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French 6 2017 - Proficient

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Eiffel Tower and the Seine

Weds 2.30-4.30pm

This course is intended for those who have studied the language recently for 5 years or more or who may have lived in a French speaking country and achieved a high level of proficiency, in particular in speaking and listening skills, and in reading articles in newspapers and magazines.  The standard will be of post ‘A’ level and will introduce greater linguistic sophistication and fluency to discussions. Extensive use will be made of French TV news broadcasts, newspapers and magazine articles, films, songs and cartoons as stimuli for well-argumented discussions in small groups or for the whole class. 

The course runs for 20 weeks, 2 hours per week. 

The price of the course will be added during the registration process.  

Course Fees are:

Students registered in 2016-17: £95
LU and LSU Staff, Alumni, Campus Partner Staff and Concessions (pensioners, job seekers etc) registered in 2016-17: £125
General Public registered in 2016-17: £155
Students: £125
LU and LSU Staff, Alumni, Campus Partner Staff and Concessions (pensioners, job seekers etc): £155
General Public: £185
Discount for anyone registered in 2016-17:£30 (already applied to the returner rates above). No more than one discount can be applied per year.

Any refunds should be requested in writing to languages@lboro.ac.uk by Friday 13th October at 4 pm. A £20 fee will be applied.



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Course Dates

11th October 2017 – 9th May 2018

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Course Leader

Michel Cornette
Course Description

The emphasis will be on exposure to and active production of the language in a variety of situations closely connected with current affairs issues occurring mainly in France and/or in the UK. Students will be encouraged to develop their fluency in the language and to widen their vocabulary in specific fields, whilst paying more attention to grammatical accuracy. The course will also enable students to acquire a greater and more varied understanding of key elements/aspects of French culture, history and current issues.

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