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        Basic French - Elementary Courses

        Target group:Beginners. Zero-level adult beginners, people who haven’t brushed up on their French for years.

        Content:The courses are designed for students with zero-level or poor foundations, taught by both Chinese and foreign teachers. In the phonetics course, foreign teachers are responsible for French foreign phonemes, pronunciation rules and text teaching, while Chinese teachers are responsible for reviewing, enhancing and practicing the teaching content of each unit. In the basic French course, foreign teachers are responsible for dialogues, phonetics exercise and reading, while Chinese teachers are responsible for word explanation, sentence patterns, grammar and exercises.

        Textbook description: French (1) (revision) published by FLTRP, with a total of 18 lessons, divided into two parts: Phonetics (Lesson 1-10) and Basic French (Lesson 11-18). A general phonetics review lesson is designed between the two parts, which contains five sections (phoneme table, the basic rules of phonetics, phonetic exercises, written symbols, and punctuations). Each lesson is divided into:
            1.Text, which includes vocabulary, notes.
            2.Phonetics, which include the table of phonetic rules, pronunciation essentials, phonetic knowledge, phonetics and letters; the vocabulary part includes the usage and examples of commonly used words.
            3.Grammar, which includes grammar points associated with the current lesson.
            4.Exercises, which includes listening, text, grammar, and speaking exercises.
            n addition, the phonetics stage is interspersed with alphabets, tongue twisters, writing rules, counting and other fun exercises. The basic French course is interspersed with arithmetic, everyday language sum-up, phonetic exercises, etc. In addition, each lesion is supplemented with a proverb and a short description of French culture.

        Schedule
        1. Phonetics (Lesson 1-10): 4 months (15 weeks/60 hours), 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday
        2. Basic French (Lesson 11-18): 3 months (12 weeks/48 hours), 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday

        Class size: 6-8 people per class

        Special Offer
        1.Phonetics: RMB 500 of reduction for students enrolling before the end of September; that is, RMB 4,890
        2.Phonetics + basic French: RMB 1,500 of reduction for students enrolling before the end of September; that is, RMB 8,190

        Start dates:
        1.Phonetics: October 9, 2014 – January 22, 2015
        2.Basic French: March 3, 2015 - May 28, 2015