Diploma in French Language Studies
Learn to speak and write basic French with confidence.
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The course will first teach you French vocabulary for greeting people, introducing yourself, and talking about your studies or your background. You will then learn core French language skills including numbers, time, and dates, and how to talk about the weather. The course will then teach you key French grammar and vocabulary for speaking about important topics, including how to pay your bills, order food, apply for a job, and speak about your profession.
The course will then give you the vocabulary you need to have light and easy social conversations with new friends, including how to talk about your hobbies, your home, your fashion style, and your family. Throughout the course you will receive essential guidance to speaking and listening to the French language with a phonetics section in each module that covers the pronunciation of the alphabet, French accents, and vowels. By the end of the course, you’ll have a strong grasp of the French basics, and be much more ready for your first perfect French conversation.
Learning a language is a journey. First, you have to learn the basics, and you have to learn them well. Getting the foundational stuff right means that the rest of your journey will be less stressful and more successful. So, make a strong start with this course on essential French, and in less than 15 hours you’ll be one big step closer to being a fluent French speaker, or just making your next trip to France that little bit more enjoyable. Bon voyage!
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Having completed this course you will be able to: - Greet people and introduce yourself; - Talk about your family and friends; - Talk about numbers, dates and times; - Pronounce the letters of the French alphabet; - Pronounce the French accents correctly; - Describe you personality and physical characteristics; - Order groceries or order a cup of coffee; - Give and receive basic directions; - Talk about your home; - Talk about your fashion style and clothes; - Talk about your pastimes; - Tell people about your studies at university; - and speak about your profession.
All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Diploma course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Diploma course, you have the option to acquire official Certification, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certification is:
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