A semi intensive program for people who want to finish their A2 level fast.
We will do it over a 9 weeks period, doing 10 hours a week.
The fees can be paid before the program begins, or in two installments of 360 euros, through a prelevement.
The date is tentative and may be delayed till the A1 program is finished that started 9 weeks ago, and we get 10 students for this program.
You can understand English language. You have the A1 level of French language.
You are also comfortable using computers and either know, or can adapt to zoom rapidly, in case you are joining online. In this case, you should have access to an internet connexion which allows you have a two hours long discussion conventiently.
There will be an assessment of your current level of French, by one of our teachers, to ascertain that you can fit into this program.
Based on your performance during the test, we will suggest you a program that will best suit your situation.
As per the guidelines of CEFRL (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) after completing the A2 level, learners can understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance, as well as communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters. They can describe in simple terms aspects of their background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need. They can
fully introduce themselves and others giving details about their current situation as well as their likes and dislikes and leisure activities;
express themselves using the immediate past, the present continuous and the near future;
ask questions in three different ways according to the level of formality and the context;
talk about different relationships (friends, neighbors, colleagues, family);
talk about the future and make previsions using the future tense (futur simple);
describe family trees, including extended and blended family;
describe people, places and habits in the past using “imparfait”;
tell stories in the past using a blend of past tenses;
describe extensively a town or city and the changes that have occurred;
talk about their feelings and impressions;
talk about their daily life and make comparisons;
give their preferences;
describe a country and talk about cultural differences using anecdotes;
make a polite request using the conditional mood;
communicate on the phone, including leaving and understanding messages;
give advice and make suggestions using the conditional mood;
express obligation, wishes and hopes using a variety of structures;
talk about house chores;
talk about different work environments and their pros and cons;
make hypotheses using “si” clauses;
write and understand biographies;
talk about exceptional experiences;
give explanations using various expressions for cause and consequence;
explain why something is important to them and why they decided to commit to a cause;
talk about the environment, pollution and climate change;
give and ask details about different objects and items of clothing;
talk about shopping habits and express quantities;
use a variety of pronouns to avoid repetition and build more complex sentences;
talk about the media and different sources of information;
interact to offer solutions to a problem;
discuss cultural habits and present a cultural event;
give their opinion and explain it;
describe and give their opinion on a trip;
plan for a trip and describe it;
use reported speech;
talk about a book they have read.
At a cultural level, they learn about various French and francophone artists, celebrities, and sportspeople and discover different French popular media, museums and pieces of art. They also learn about current social trends and changes such as the rise of vegetarian and vegan habits or entrepreneurship in France and coworking spaces.
At the end of our program, you will attend a test at our centre, to ascertain that you have reached the desired level for which you opten fo this program. Our test is based on the DELF model.
Successfull candidates are given a certificate from our centre.
For students who are unable to sit on this exam, can attend the same later depending on his / her availabilities, and our scheduled dates for examiniations of the same level.
DELF (Diplôme d'études en langue française)
Our students wanting to appear DELF examinations following our program are requested to inform us when joining the program. We can book your place in one of our partner universities who organises the DELF examinations.
It is important to book your places well in advance because the places are limited.
As of now, we have a 100% success rate in DELF examiniations. All our students who have gone for the DELF examination, have cleared it.
Our programs are not published publicly. However, they can be provided to our learners if asked.
We are at the 4th floor of a building, which is accessible by wheelchair easily. The lift is spacious and there are no staircases one needs to climb while reaching our centre.
If you have any other concern that you want to share, like you hear or see differently than most others and need special adaptation, please send a whatsapp message to Sourav, disability service officer of Centre Zenith, to 07 78 64 53 16.