French B1

Spoken Interaction
Spoken Production
Written Production
B1 CEFR I can understand the main points of clear standard speech on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc. I can understand the main point of many radio or TV programmes on current affairs or topics of personal or professional interest when the delivery is relatively slow and clear. I can understand texts that consist mainly of high frequency everyday or job-related language. I can understand the description of events, feelings and wishes in personal letters. I can deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken. I can enter unprepared into conversation on topics that are familiar, of personal interest or pertinent to everyday life (e.g. family, hobbies, work, travel and current events). I can connect phrases in a simple way in order to describe experiences and events, my dreams, hopes & ambitions. I can briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans. I can narrate a story or relate the plot of a book or film and describe my reactions. I can write straightforward connected text on topics, which are familiar, or of personal interest.
B1+ French Studies I am improving my ability to understand audio and video files (4-8 min) in order to summarise the document.I am working on newspaper articles (300-600 words). I am not only able to summarise it but also to reflect on it. Peer work is required to prepare a 10 min Powerpoint presentation and argument about current events and news topics as part of the final exam. I am improving my ability to express a point of view through analysis and argumentation. I know how to make an academic presentation with slides creation and animation software. I am improving fluency and accuracy in expression on a selected range of topics and on documents containing figures and images. At the end of the semester, I am able to make a description and to organise comments from figures and images (250 words). I can create and develop a blog to expose and share opinions about a specific topic.
B1 French Studies I am working on authentic audio file (4-6 min). At the end of the semester, I am able to understand the detailed content and answer to precise questions as part of my final exam. I am working on authentic texts (newspaper articles of 300-600 words) to be able to answer detailed questions.I am improving my ability to discuss selected familiar topics. I can express my opinion and argue (5-8 min) about a current issue which has been studied in class during the semester. I am working on various oral techniques as the expression of a point of view, memorisation and improvement of pronunciation through classic and actual drama extracts. I am able to make a 10 min speech on a prepared topic and to display an extract selected among famous plays. I am working on the fluency and accuracy in expression on a selected range of topics. At the end of the semester, I can give my point of view on a current topic in a short essay (150 words).