Intensive French Language: A1-1 (True Beginning)

Institut Catholique de Paris

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Intensive French Language: A1-1 (True Beginning)

  • Host University

    Institut Catholique de Paris

  • Location

    Paris, France

  • Area of Study

    French

  • Language Level

    True Beginning

  • Prerequisites

    Please use the following only as a guideline to determine what each student's language level may be. Each semester/quarter is of COLLEGE-LEVEL French or the equivalent of: 0 Semesters/0 Quarters = Beginning 1-2 Semesters/ 1-3 Quarters = High Beginning 3-4 Semesters/4-6 Quarters = Intermediate 5-6 Semesters/7-9 Quarters = High Intermediate 7-8 Semesters/10-12 Quarters = Advanced Fluent/Native Speaker = Superior Please note that a student's French language level in France is based on the standards of the French university.

    Hours & Credits

  • Contact Hours

    90
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    6
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    9
  • Overview

    OBJECTIVES PART 1:

    -Communication:
    Introduce oneself/ To introduce someone to somebody
    Get in contact with

    -Linquistic:
    You (informal)/ You (formal)
    To Be/To Have/To Be Called
    Elision
    It is/ He is
    Personal Pronouns (subjects)
    Present Tense -Vocabulary:

    -Vocabulary
    The Alphabet
    Identity/ Nationality
    Numbers
    Greetings

    OBJECTIVES PART 2:

    -Communication:
    Characterize a person

    -Linguistics:
    Simple sentence, positive, negative
    Gender, Number agreement:
    Nouns and adjectives
    Definite article, indefinite
    Possessive article
    Introduction to basis grammar terms (subject, verb, complement)

    -Vocabulary:
    Description of a person
    Family
    Colors
    Clothes

    OBJECTIVES PART 3:

    -Communication:
    Ask simple questions
    Answer (space and time)
    Describe an itinerary

    -Linguistics:
    Two questioning forms:
    Who/When/Where/How many or much/How/ Which
    Prepositions: at, of, in, on

    -Vocabulary:
    Hours
    Days
    Months
    In space: on the right/ on the left
    Objects in the classroom, in the house, on the street

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.