French Language: A2-1 (High Beginning)

Institut Catholique de Paris

Course Description

  • Course Name

    French Language: A2-1 (High Beginning)

  • Host University

    Institut Catholique de Paris

  • Location

    Paris, France

  • Area of Study

    French

  • Language Level

    High Beginning

    Hours & Credits

  • Contact Hours

    108 - 180
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    7 - 12
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    10 - 18
  • Overview

    Each section is composed of 3 to 4 macro-objectives that need to be acquired in a minimum of 90 teaching hours (which correspond to 6 hours X 15 weeks). These 90 hours are the minimum teaching amount.

    OBJECTIVES PART 1:

    -Communication:
    Place yourself in time: Describe a situation in the present, past and future tense
    Place yourself in space: ask and give directions

    -Linquistic:
    Present tense
    Imperfect of description, recent past, present perfect
    Relatives pronouns : who, what and where
    Prepositions and Adverbs of place
    Simple personal pronouns
    Express quantity: in, a lot of, a bottle of?

    -Vocabulary:
    Stages of life
    School, accommodation, health
    Time: first, then
    Space: next to, on the edge of?
    Situation verbs: to find, to locate, to go by, to cross, to go along

    OBJECTIVES PART 2:

    -Communication:
    Talk about future, about an obligation + infinitive

    -Linguistics:
    Simple future
    To have to + infinitive

    -Vocabulary:
    Travel
    Holidays
    Landscapes

    OBJECTIVES PART 3:

    -Communication:
    Invite, accept or refuse

    -Linguistics:
    Polite conditional
    Adverbs of place : y
    Imperative

    -Vocabulary:
    Cultural activities: cinema, theater?
    Vocabulary field ?change and transformation?:
    To change, to get better, to increase, to decrease
    Vocabulary field ?accommodation and housing?:
    To rent, to buy, to move, to settle down, the owner, the tenant, the rent

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.