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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

French for Beginners Z2

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
04FZ2 Z 1 0+4 Czech
Lecturer:
Tutor:
Zuzana Panáčková (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Languages
Synopsis:

The course is linking up with 04FZ1. Elementary linguistic knowledge and communication skills are expanded. The scope is given by lessons 8 - 13 of the textbook: Pravda - Pravdová : French for Beginners . Additional topics and skills are filled in from the textbook Espaces I, lesson 1 - 5 (introductions, invitation, welcoming, agreement - disagreement, apology, thanking, travelling, map of France, food, expression of will, wish, order, prohibition, pleasure). Correct pronunciation is practiced. Stress on oral communication.

Specific topics covered: How does the machine work? A few expressions concerning the study. Name of University and Faculty.

Requirements:

Linguistic knowledge and competence at level FZ1.

Syllabus of lectures:

Functions, situations, topics: introductions, invitation, greetings, agreement - disagreement, will, order, obligation, prohibition, excuse, apology, thanking, travelling, buying tickets, making reservation in a hotel, geography of France, numbers, time and date, daily routine.

Language structures: regular, irregular verbs, past tense passé composé, simple future. Time expressions for the past and future. Purpose (pour + inf), abbreviation of object clauses (de + inf).

Further topics: food, clothes, How does the machine work? expressions for the topic „Study at our faculty“.

The course covers lessons 8 - 13 of the textbook French for beginners is expanded by lessons 5 - 10 of textbook Espace 1.

Syllabus of tutorials:

The course is run as a series of seminars following the topics and scope of the syllabus mentioned above.

Study Objective:

Knowledge:

Knowledge of phonetics, morphology, syntax, lexis and orthography at the level appropriate to the course, namely:

Further knowledge of elementary grammar structures, vocabulary, current idioms and phrases. Pronunciation and spelling.

Skills:

Understanding and communicating simply in further elementary situations, on chosen topics and using simple language functions (asking/giving information about place, time, quantity,travelling, future plans, past actions). Dialogue and monologue.

Meeting the requirements for advance to a higher level course.

Study materials:

Key references:

[1]Pravda-Pravdová: French for Beginners(Le français pour vous), Leda, 2.vydání 2006

Recommended references:

[2]Espaces I, Hachette, Paris 1990

[3]Electronic lecture notes of the teacher

Tools:

audio program, autocorrective exercises, map of France, grammar tables, dictionary, language classroom

Note:
Time-table for winter semester 2019/2020:
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Time-table for summer semester 2019/2020:
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The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2019-09-18
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet23070005.html