French Language and Culture 1


(CEFR A1.1) This module offers students the opportunity to learn French from beginner’s level. The module will also enhance understanding of the cultural and contextual environment of the target language. Insofar as is practicable, this module will seek to accommodate students with certified learning disabilities. This module develops communicative language skills and adopts an action-oriented approach to teaching and learning. Upon successful completion of this module students are deemed to have reached A1 Level of the Common European Framework.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Identify when people speak slowly and clearly familiar words/phrases/conversations and concrete information (e.g., about him/herself, family, school, hobbies or surroundings) 

  2. Distinguish familiar names, words, notices, and simple sentences in short texts (e.g., visual adverts, social media texts, leaflets). 

  3. Interact, ask, and answer basic questions on predictable areas of immediate need and familiar topics (e.g., everyday life, family, school). 

  4. Produce short, elementary written sentences, complete easy forms. 

  5. Recognise social and cultural aspects of France and French-speaking countries introduced in the module. 

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