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French 101: A1

Basic communication skills in an academic environment


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French 101

Basic communication skills in an academic environment

CEFR level A1

All EUI members

Length of course

24 weeks, 72 hours

October - June


Time & Place

First term:

October - December 2019

24 hours


Anne-Marie Diogo

French 101: Listening & speaking skills

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, students will

  • be able to understand simple spoken French
  • be able to speak French with acceptable pronunciation
  • be able to participate in simple French conversations
  • be more confident in speaking French 


Course contents

Course materials are provided by the teacher

The course includes work on the following:

  • Listening comprehension: listening and understanding audiovisual documents
  • Improving pronunciation: French phonetic features
  • Speaking skills: presentation on themes of participants’ choice; expressing personal opinions on simple subjects.

Learning methods and activities

Activities in class include:

  • Communicative approach to stimulate speaking and understanding
  • Task-based approach
  • Error correction in groups and at class level

Page last updated on 06 August 2019