French 1+2 Intensive Summer Course

Knowledge of the French language is not required for enrolment in this course. It is a beginners course.

Practical Information

No. of lessons: 15 sessions of 3 hours
Preparation: Approximately 2 hours per session
Language of instruction French/English/Dutch
Course load: The course load is 112 hours. On request a Course load declaration form can be issued. The student should enquire with their department whether course participation can be converted into credits.
Start courses: Course starts in August

Course Fees

Course Programme and Enrolment

For information on the current programme and in order to enrol, please follow the link below. Individuals can pay by Credit Card (Mastercard or VISA) or iDeal.

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Target Group and Admission Requirements

The course is intended for adults with a higher education, including both Leiden University students and staff members and other interested parties with no relation to the University. The course is open to persons aged 17 and older who have completed a secondary school education. Knowledge of the French language is not required for enrolment in this course. It is a beginners course.

Course Material

Titel

Version Originale 1, A1, Méthode de français, Livre de l'élève + Cahier d'exercices.

ISBN 9789460301667 + ISBN 9789460301841

Auteur(s Denyer e.a. 
Verkrijgbaar bij Boekhandel Van Stockum

Titel

Grammaire progressive du français niveau débutant, 2e édition avec 440 exercises + cd audio.

ISBN 9789462933422

Uitgeverij CLE International
Verkrijgbaar bij  Boekhandel Van Stockum
   
Titel

Corrigés Grammaire progressive du français niveau débutant, 2e édition avec 440 exercises.

ISBN 9789462933415

Uitgeverij CLE International
Verkrijgbaar bij Boekhandel Van Stockum

You are requested to arrange your own purchase of the course material. The books are available at most good bookstores

Level

The course level is indicated with the help of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Skills Starting level Target level
Listening 0 A1
Reading 0 A1
Speaking production 0 A1
Speaking interaction 0 A1
Writing 0 A1

Click on the skills for further clarification.

Course Description

Having completed this course, participants are able to communicate on simple topics from everyday life and to understand simple radio and television announcements in general terms. In addition, they are able to read and write short and simple texts.

The topics covered include: housing, food and drink, professions, and hobbies. The course covers various aspects of life and customs. Participants study elementary grammar and vocabulary and practice these new skills in a communicative context. Spanish is in principle the language of instruction. Participants are expected to prepare for the lessons at home (approximately two hours per lesson).

The course is concluded with a oral/written test. A certificate is awarded if the test is completed successfully and the participant has attended 80% of the lessons.

Participants who have completed the course will have reached level A1 of the Common European Framework for Languages.

Last Modified: 12-05-2017