Course detail

French for Beginners 2

FEKT-XPC-FR2Acad. year: 2022/2023

The seminars will put a great emphasis on communicative competence (pronunciation, speaking, reading and writing), and further development of the basic knowledge of French grammar and vocabulary. Units 5-8 of the textbook Inspire 1 will be covered during the semester.

 

Learning outcomes of the course unit

By the end of the course, students will be equipped with basic knowledge of French grammar and lexis and thus able to understand and take part in simple conversations as well as understand and write short and simple texts on familiar topics immediately related to their personal and/or professional environment and/or interests.

 

Prerequisites

It is strongly recommended to either have passed French for Beginners 1 (XPC-FR2) or have corresponding language competence.

 


Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Literature

LE BOUGNEC, Jean-Thierry a Marie-José LOPES. Inspire 1 – Méthode de français A1. Hachette, 2020. ISBN 9782017141839. (CS)
PRAVDOVÁ, Marie a Miroslav PRAVDA. Francouzština nejen pro samouky. Třetí vydání. Voznice: Leda, 2021. ISBN 978-80-7335-755-9. (CS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The work in seminars relies on a task-based, skills-orientated and communicative approach combining a wide range of activities (speaking, role-play, grammar drills, work with audio-visual materials) and on students' independent home preparation.

 

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

In order to successfully complete the course students have to pass a written test  and  a written exam.

The test covers the grammar and vocabulary studied during the semester (based on Inspire 1 - Unités 5-8). The passing grade is 50 %. Only students complying with the attendance rules will be allowed to take the test.

The exam consists of two parts: Reading comprehension and Listening comprehension. Students have to gain at least 50 % in each part. 

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Introduction, revision, Unité 5: Leçon 16 – Les activités quotidiennes

2. Verbs: Conjugation of verbs of the second class (-IR) in present tense + verb phrases

3. Verbs: Conjugation of verbs of the third class (-RE) in present tense + verb phrases

4. Unité 5: Leçon 17 – Les commerces, Le futur proche

5. Unité 5: Leçons 18-19

6. Unité 6: Leçons 20-21

7. Unité 6: Leçons 22-23 – Le passé composé

8. Unité 7: Leçon 24

9. Unité 7: Leçon 25

10. Unité 7: Leçons 26-27

11. Unité 8: Leçons 28-29

12. Unité 8: Leçons 30-31

13. Credit test

   

 

 

Aims

The aim of the French for Beginners 2 course is to strengthen and further develop language skills on A1 level of CEFR in order to foster communicative competence in everyday situations, such as work, travel, and study. This course directly follows French for Beginners 1 and covers further core grammatical structures and lexis to complete A1 level.

 

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Active participation in seminars is required. Students cannot miss more than 3 seminars.

 

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme BPC-AUD Bachelor's

    specialization AUDB-ZVUK , any year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, elective
    specialization AUDB-TECH , any year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, elective

  • Programme BPC-AMT Bachelor's, any year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, elective
  • Programme BPC-BTB Bachelor's, any year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, elective
  • Programme BPC-EKT Bachelor's, any year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, elective

  • Programme AJEI-H Bachelor's

    branch H-AEI , any year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, elective

  • Programme BPC-IBE Bachelor's, any year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, elective
  • Programme BPC-MET Bachelor's, any year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, elective
  • Programme BPC-SEE Bachelor's, any year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, elective
  • Programme BPC-TLI Bachelor's, any year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, elective

  • Programme IT-BC-3 Bachelor's

    branch BIT , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, elective

  • Programme BIT Bachelor's, 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, elective
  • Programme BIT Bachelor's, 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, elective

  • Programme MPC-AUD Master's

    specialization AUDM-TECH , any year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, elective
    specialization AUDM-ZVUK , any year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, elective

  • Programme MPC-BIO Master's, any year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, elective
  • Programme MPC-BTB Master's, any year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, elective
  • Programme MPC-TIT Master's, any year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, elective
  • Programme MPC-KAM Master's, any year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, elective
  • Programme MPC-EVM Master's, any year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, elective
  • Programme MPC-EEN Master's, any year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, elective
  • Programme MPC-EKT Master's, any year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, elective
  • Programme MPC-IBE Master's, any year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, elective
  • Programme MPC-MEL Master's, any year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, elective
  • Programme MPC-SVE Master's, any year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, elective
  • Programme MPC-EAK Master's, any year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, elective

Type of course unit

 

Language exercise

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer