French Language: B1-2 (High Intermediate)
Institut Catholique de Paris
Area of Study
Contact Hours84 - 126
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits5 - 8
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units8 - 12
Hours & Credits
OBJECTIVES PART 1:
Express the past
Structure different type of tales
Sequence of tenses and the use of clues for place and time
Distinction between the imperfect and passé composé
The shaping and function value of the simple past
Linked to a life story: to be born, to grow up (big steps of life), town, city, hamlet (description of a place)
Linked to history and to current events of a country: to reign, to declare war, to succeed, the monarchy?
Linked to economical, political and current events information
OBJECTIVES PART 2:
To put forward: Hypothesis and condition, Express a wish, regret, blame, forecast, advice, suggestion
Values of conditional present and past tense
If + past perfect
The imperative used with several pronouns
To sensitize to nominalization, to derivation (to declare/ declaration, prison/imprisonment
OBJECTIVES PART 3:
Express logical links
The expression of the reason: because, since, like, for, indeed, given that, because of, thanks to, with
The expression of the consequence: thus, so much that, so that, that?s why
The expression of the purpose: for, for that, so as to, for fear that
The expression of the conceding: although, yet, nevertheless
Linked to quantity, statistics: a lot of, few of, most of the, the main part of the, a good/big part, a minority, the range of, a percentage, 10% of the?
Linked to the study of social phenomenon: homes, households, the youth, the retires, the executives, liberal professions?
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.