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.