BEGINNERS FRENCH 2-UWFR 102

This course is designed to provide a working knowledge of the basic concepts of the French language with an emphasis on the skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. Attention is given to communicative skills at an early stage where fundamentals of French pronunciation and elements of contemporary French culture are introduced into the teaching.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

At the end of the course, students are expected to do the following:

1.Apply correctly grammatical elements studied, in everyday expressions.

2.Understand spoken French.

      3.Communicate in basic French expressions.

 

TEACHING STYLE

A lecture/teaching format will be used. Students can ask questions and make contributions.Students must study their textbooks before all class sessions.

 

READING LIST

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1.Claude le Goff, Le Nouveau French for Business, Le francais des affaires, Didier, Paris, 1994.

2.Anne Gruneberg et Beatrice Tauzin,  Comment vont les affaires ? (Cours de francais professionnelle pour debutant), Hachette, 2004

3.Conjugaison. Larousse, Livre de Bord/SERGER, 2004.

4.Dubois, Jean, Lagane, René. La nouvelle Grammaire française. Larousse, 1973.

5.Jean-Luc Penfornis,Français.com,CLE international 2007

6.Grammaire. Larousse, Livre de Bord/SERGER, 2004.

7.Grossier, Alfred. Les pays d’Europe Occidentale. Conception Graphique, 1994

 8.Loiseau, Raymond. Orthographe française. Paris: Hachette, 1980.

9.Monnerie, Annie. Grammaire-Guide Pratique. Paris: Hachette, 1993.

COURSE EVALUATION

1.Attendance and Participation [5 points]: Regular and punctual class attendance is required.

Financial accounting is very practical subject which requires constant practice to be able to have an understanding. Students will therefore be required to solve a lot of questions on the topics after it has been treated in class and to ask questions where there are challenges

2. Assignment [10 points]: students will be given assignment to be submitted on a deadline. Homework is an opportunity to grasp the concepts presented in class and requires time and effort. Students will randomly be invited to individually defend their work. Suspected cases of cheating will be dealt with in accordance with the university’s regulations.

 

3. Team Project [10 points]: Teams of up to 5 members will undertake projects involving the preparation and analysis of financial statements. Details will be communicated to students.

 

Members in each group will be evaluated individually based on how well they worked in the team.

DATE

FRI, 16th OCT 2016

FRI 21st OCT 2016

Fri, 28th OCT ,2016

Fri, 4th Nov 2016

Fri,11 Nov  2016

Fri, 18th,2016

Fri 25th,2016

 

Fri, 2nd Dec, 2016

Fri,9th Dec. 2016

Fri, 16th Dec,2016

Fri,23 Dec  , 2016

Fri, 6th Jan , 2017

Fri, 13thJan ,2017

Fri, 20th Jan,2017

 

 

 

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ACTIVITY

Basic pronunciations/days of the week, months of the year,Cardinal/Ordinal numbers

 Salutation/self introduction:Countries /adjectives of nationalities

Introducing  others: Leave-taking, aurevoir…….

Definite /indefinite articles Contracted articles/ Telling time.Quelle heure est-il?

Negation/Conjugation: Irregular/Regular verbs.ne- pas

Test1  Write about yourself  in French

MID-SEMESTER

EXAMINATIONS

  Vocabulary related to family

Test 2 Grammar: Questions based on regular and irregular verbs in present tense

Test 3:French orals using the tenses studied to talk about one’s family

Preposition: a, au ,aux, chez….

Test 4: Based on present tenses of (avoir/être)

Expressing one’s taste,dislike and preferences

Conjugation:Revision of  Present tense Using some regular /irregular verbs:Avoir,aller,venir..

 

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