French A1
Course code
old course code
Course title in Estonian
Prantsuse keel A1
Course title in English
French A1
ECTS credits
Assessment form
lecturer of 2022/2023 Autumn semester
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lecturer of 2022/2023 Spring semester
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Course aims
To develop prerequisites for the acquisition of oral and written language skills in French at A1 level (Breakthrough) according to ELP (the European Language Portfolio). The course is designed to target the students who have no knowledge of French.
Brief description of the course
Phonetics: in-depth overview of French phonetics.
Grammar: regular nouns and adjectives, their singular, plural and gender attributes,definite and indefinite article, infinitive forms of verbs, present tenses and imperative mood, personal pronouns and possessive adjectives.
Speaking skills: self introduction, ability to understand simple everyday communication, ability to answer questions on the following topics: age, home etc.; expansion of vocabulary on such topics as family, colours, parts of body, food, telephone, public transport.
Writing skills: compiling short descriptive and informative texts.
Reading and listening comprehension: ability to understand short informative texts and comprehend listening texts on everyday topics.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
Ability to exploit the acquired forms in oral and written texts;
Ability to recognise and form grammar structures, undersatnd slow everyday speech, read simple descriptive and informative texts;
Ability to pass an exam on A1 level.
Kristiina Rebane