French Language Courses in Summer 2019

French Language Courses in Summer 2019

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Register online and confirm your registration at TII by paying your course fees (payment by credit or debit cards only). All payments are accepted at our offices: Al Luqta Street, Qatar Foundation, Gate #2, LAS Building, First Floor.

Registration details:
Dates: 10 March - 3 April 2019
Days: Sunday - Thursday
Time:
From 10 March - 28 March from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
From 31 March - 3 April from 10:00 am - 6.00 pm

 

For placement test, please contact the French Program Coordinator:
Boualem Yahiaoui at byahiaoui@hbku.edu.qa or 44540328

 

You may already started a plan to the heart of Europe and visit Paris, the City of Lights,  or explore Provence, Gascony, or the French Riviera, Cannes, Nice, or plan to enjoy the Alps for a unique skiing experience. Whatever you decide, we will provide you with French language skills to help make your experience smoother and more meaningful.

Our Early Summer program will help you improve your French skills from absolute beginner to more advanced skills. This summer, we offer 6 different courses focusing on real life conversation.

So, the focus will be on topics of interest that give French learners essential skills needed to communicate effectively within a French speaking environment.

 

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French Regular Courses (20 hours)

Course details:
Course duration: 7 April - 1 May 2019 (4 Weeks), 20 hours
Tuition fee including material:  QAR 1,300
Textbook: No textbook is used during this course. The instructor brings relevant materials to class.

Speak French 1

Have you studied French in the past? Do you have some basics and wish to practice? Would you like to brush up your French in preparation for your holidays? Then come and join the “Speak French 1” course!

This course focuses on communication skills. Through a variety of activities, including role-play, booking reservations online or via a travel agency and replicate situations you will face on your trip at a tourist information offices, restaurants, shops, hotels, airports, medical facilities, museums to name a few.

Prerequisites: This class is best suited to students who have passed French Beginner 1 or equivalent

Section 1: Sundays and Tuesdays, 5:00 to 7:00 pm + one class indoor and outdoor practical class-meeting with a native speaker
Section 2: Mondays and Wednesdays, 7:00 to 9:00 pm + one class indoor and outdoor practical class- meeting with a native speaker
 

Speak French 2

Have you taken a French course and want to practice what you have learned? Would you like to brush up on your language skills before your holidays? Then “Speak French 2” is the right course for you!

This course will delve into French so you can expand your knowledge to express yourself with more fluency. Learners will understand and use daily expression used in the French-speaking world to interact with native speaker.

Prerequisites: This class is best suited to students who have passed French Beginner 2 or equivalent

Section 1: Sundays and Tuesdays, 10:00 to 12:00 pm + one class on Wednesday indoor and outdoor practical class-meeting with a native speaker.
Section 2: Sundays and Tuesdays, 5:00 to 7:00 pm + one class on Wednesday indoor outdoor practical class- meeting with a native speaker.

Speak French 3

Do you have prior knowledge of French and aim for accuracy expressing yourself in everyday situations? Do you want to practice and expand on your current knowledge? Would you like to gain confidence and improve your pronunciation?

Then this is the right course for you. You will develop greater fluency in expressing yourself and interacting with native speakers. You will gain language accuracy and hone your oral skills to interact effectively in a variety of situations.

Prerequisites: This class is best suited to students who have passed French Pre-Intermediate 1 and/or Pre-Intermediate 2, or equivalent

Section 1: Sundays and Tuesdays, 5:00 to 7:00 pm + one class indoor and outdoor practical class-meeting with a native speaker

Speak French 5

Do you wish to understand French media, read challenging written documents or to have faster conversations in French?

In this course, you will be exposed to a variety topics in French culture and current events. You can engage in debates, and express opinions. This course will provide you with the language and cultural skills to understand documents, such as newspaper articles, literary texts, songs or current media events, as well as take part in conversations with native speakers. By the end of this course, you will gain access to the fluency of native speakers and speak with greater ease on various topics.

Prerequisites: This class is best suited to students who have passed French Intermediate 1 or Intermediate 2, or equivalent

Section 1: Mondays and Wednesdays, 10:00 to 12:00 pm + one class on Tuesday indoor and outdoor practical class-meeting with a native speaker.
Section 2: Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:00 to 7:00 pm + one class on Tuesday indoor and outdoor practical class-meeting with a native speaker.

 

French  Specialized Courses

Culture Française & Actualité (French Culture & Current Events)

Are you a Francophile? Do you follow current events? Are you interested in understanding better and learning more about the contemporary French language? Then Culture Française & Actualité is your course.

In this course students participate in the selection of topics and materials. You practice listening, speaking and reading language skills, with the purpose of understanding documents of a more complex nature. This course gives you the opportunity to practice oral skills through socio-cultural themes in authentic materials. You will focus on presenting, analyzing and debating various topics from a variety of sources including the written press, the Internet, television, literature, songs and films. That requires more advanced grammatical skills which you will improve in the process. This course will follow a constructivist approach to language learning.

Prerequisites: This class is best suited for students who have completed French Upper-Intermediate 1 or Upper-Intermediate 2, or equivalent

Section 1: Sundays and Tuesdays, 7:00 to 9:00 pm + one class indoor and outdoor practical class-meeting with a native speaker

French for Travelers 1

Are you planning to spend your holidays in a French-speaking country but you do not speak French yet? Do you want to be able to speak enough to be able to travel independently? Knowing and mastering a significant bit of French will make your trip even more enjoyable. This is the right course for you.

This is a topic specific short course for the true beginner who wishes to handle travelling situations and everyday life interactions. After taking this course you will be able to go to travel agencies, airports, tourist information offices, hotels, pharmacies and ask about locations in a new city. You will make phone bookings, order in restaurants, buy in shops, etc. You will learn some useful phrases to know before traveling. The class is conducted in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere; you will use games, role plays and authentic materials to engage in conversations in semi-authentic situations.

 

Prerequisites: None. This class is best suited to students who have not previously studied French.

Duration: 30 March - 1 June 2019

Section 1: Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:00 to 7:00 pm + one class indoor and outdoor practical class- meeting with a native speaker

 

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