B1 for intermediate learners of French language

B1 for intermediate learners of French language

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French language teacher To be announced

Course Duration135 Hours

Course Overview

Congratulations, you have taken the right decision to do your B1 level. This is the level after which you should be able to have intermediate level conversation with people around you.

Prerequisite

You can understand English language. You have the A2 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.

Pre-assessment

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.

Objective

As per the guidelines of CEFRL (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) after completing the B1 level, learners can understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc. They can deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken. They can produce simple connected texts on topics which are familiar or of personal interest. They can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes & ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans. They can

introduce themselves and others using complex sentences with relative pronouns;

compare the characteristics of different generations using comparatives and superlatives;

give advice and make previsions using the conditional mood and the future tense;

identify and explain cultural differences with various expressions of cause and consequence;

express opposition;

tell a story in the past, whether personal or fictional;

emphasize parts of a story or a piece of information;

describe their professional background and talk about their career;

make comments about statistics and survey results;

bring nuance to their speech;

express obligation using the subjunctive mood;

talk about and use online services;

make recommendations and suggestions;

express wishes and desires;

make hypotheses in the present, the future and the past using “si” clauses;

describe an issue and make a formal complaint;

express judgment;

participate in a survey;

talk about leisure activities and free time in details;

explain different social practices;

ask for detailed information;

talk about different aspects of a city and locate with precision;

describe transformations of a city;

organize a guided tour of a city;

give precisions about the way they do something using gerund;

describe different types of housing;

talk about improvements in living environments;

make and understand comments about novels;

describe a work of art;

explain the work of an artist;

explain why something is useful or not;

explain the benefits and the importance of arts and culture;

express opinions about various topics, including arts, and justify them;

use connectives to produce an organized and well-structured speech;

describe different professions and their related characteristics;

express a goal using the subjunctive mood;

take part in a debate and moderate it;

talk about whistle blowers and denounce dangerous practices;

react to others’ statements and opinions;

use reported speech in present and past tenses;

talk about the evolution of media and information;

give an unverified piece of information using the conditional mood;

use the past conditional to express regrets and reproach;

express doubt and feelings using the subjunctive mood;

understand law articles;

understand commonly used slang;

tell a story in the past using a variety of tenses and connectives to express simultaneity, anteriority and posteriority;

write a cover letter;

describe social trends;

discuss travelling;

understand poetry.

At a cultural level, they discover various French and francophone artists and work of arts, including excerpts of novels. They learn about the history of France, as well as some French laws and civil rights and duties. They also dive into cultural and social trends and cultural events.

Examination

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.

Program

Our programs are not published publicly. However, they can be provided to our learners if asked.

Information for disabled people

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. 

You can also email us to formation@centrezenith.com or send a direct message using www.facebook.com/centrezenith, our Facebook page.

*This price below is an indication of what the weekly price will be. Fees are charged for a whole level.

*56€ / week

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Course features

Course fees ** 1080€

** This price is for students who are paying by themselves and at one shot. If you pay by installment there will be an additional minimal handling charge. If you pay through your office, OPCO or CPF, the price will be different, for that, please contact us.

Starts on Dec 20, 2022
Duration 135 Hours
Class size (max) 12
Program Hybrid
Assessments Yes
Certificate Yes
DELF/DALF Optional

Course timings

Tuesday 07:00pm - 09:00pm
Thursday 07:00pm - 09:00pm
Saturday 11:00am - 02:00pm

Bank A/C details

Account name Centre Zenith
IBAN FR76 1751 5900 0008 0119 4183 742
BIC CEPAFRPP751

Exam Statistics

Exam type DLCF* DELF**
Exam level: B1
Avg Marks: 77.58 N/A
Pass rate: 100% 100%
The above DCLF data has come from a sample size of 6 students
The above DELF data has come from a sample size of 6 students
The exams were conducted between October 2018 to July 2022
Exam level: Overall (A1, A2, B1)
Avg Marks: 76.48 N/A
Pass rate: 97% 100%
The above DCLF data has come from a sample size of 98 students
The above DELF data has come from a sample size of 18 students
The exams were conducted between October 2018 to July 2022
  • * DLCF is an internal exam conducted by Centre Zenith by the end of each program
  • ** DELF is a an exam conducted by the French ministry of education

Student satisfaction

100% *
of our students who participated in our survey are statisfied and will recommend our program to friends


*The above is from a sampls size of 15 students, who participated in a survey conducted at the onset of CoViD in 2020.

Other statistics

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What students say

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Excellent language school with reasonable rates. I did A2 and am doing B1. Satisfied and would recommend.

Satvik Shukla

Information for disabled people

Information For Disabled People