Intensive French Language: A1-2 (Beginning)

Institut Catholique de Paris

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Intensive French Language: A1-2 (Beginning)

  • Host University

    Institut Catholique de Paris

  • Location

    Paris, France

  • Area of Study

    French

  • Language Level

    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:
    Describe one day?s activities

    -Linquistic:
    Reflexive verbs in the present tense
    Everyday Verbs in present and past tense/ simple accord of past participle

    -Vocabulary:
    Timetable
    Activities and everyday?s places
    Transportation
    Housing

    OBJECTIVES PART 2:

    -Communication:
    Talk about future activities

    -Linguistics:
    Near Future

    -Vocabulary:
    Weather Forecast

    OBJECTIVES PART 3:

    -Communication:
    Talk about what happened
    One?s day using the past tense

    -Linguistics:
    Past tense (everyday?s verbs and reflexive verbs)
    Imperfect tense for a state/ description
    Frequency adverbs

    -Vocabulary:
    Time of the day
    Leisure
    Sport

    OBJECTIVES PART 4:

    -Communication:
    Ask/ Accept/ Refuse

    -Linguistics:
    Demonstrative Adjectives
    The Imperative
    The Conditional of politeness (to want, can)
    Personal Pronouns COD, COI

    -Vocabulary:
    Celebrations
    Terms to thank somebody
    Money

    OBJECTIVES PART 5:

    -Communication:
    Express one?s taste, one?s opinion
    Appreciate/ Compare

    -Linguistics:
    Tonic pronouns
    The Comparative
    The reason: why, because

    -Vocabulary:
    Feelings
    Simple verbs of opinions (to think that, to believe that?)

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.