French for Beginners Z2

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
04FZ2 Z 1 0+4 Czech
Věra Šlechtová (guarantor)
Department of Humanities and Languages

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.


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 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.


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


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

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