Exemplary for A1 French
Greetings, exchanging personal data, spelling, saying thank you, talking about the family, habits, preferences, the weather, counting, making suggestions, giving consent.
French at Work
Introducing yourself, introducing someone, describing the professional role, exchanging telephone numbers and e-mail addresses, telephoning, reading and sending messages, writing simple e-mails.
Language focus (and grammar)
Regular verbs ending in -ER, -IR and -DRE; irregular verbs: être, avoir, aller, devoir, faire, pouvoir, s'appeler; verbs with "ne...pas"; the definite and the indefinite article; interrogative pronouns: quel, quelle; possessive pronouns; stressed pronouns; personal pronouns te and vous; prepositions: à (au/ aux), chez, dans, en; parce que.
Symbols of France, population, geography (Paris and major cities, rivers, mountains), France and its overseas territories, French regions, means of transport, working calendar (holidays), important historical dates, internationally active French companies
European Economy & Business Management (Bachelor)
Language of instruction
Exemplary for level A1 French
After successful completion of the course, students can:
- illustrate the main idea of simple texts giving information and of short, simple descriptions, especially if they contain pictures that facilitate understanding.
- fill in a personal information sheet.
- write simple messages to friends.
- follow what is said at a very slow rate, with careful diction and long pauses to allow time to make sense of it.
- relate basic information or take part in a basic factual conversation on a predictable topic
- discover the culture of the respective country/countries in order to successfully apply the principles cultural codes in business situations