French Language Tutors

French Language Tutors

The Diplômed’Etudes en Langue Française (DELF) and DiplômeApprofondi de Langue Française (DALF) are the only two official diplomas of French language valid throughout the world. These are issued by the French Ministry of Education and consist of 6 independent levels in accordance with the Common European Framework of References for languages. Our French language tutors prepare you to ace the exam.

The exam consists of 4 sections evaluating the four language skills, namely: Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing. The Listening, Reading and Writing sections are covered under one paper. The speaking section is usually done on a different date. The total duration of the test is 1h20min. The overall pass mark is 50/100 which a candidate must obtain in order to receive the diploma.

A160 hours from Beginner levelElementary user level- validates a basic knowledge of the language and a “survival” level for daily life in an environment where the language is spoken.
A2160 hours from Beginner level   (100 hours from A1)
B1310 hours from Beginner level   (150 hours from A2)Independent user level- confirms a good knowledge of the language and the ability to communicate verbally and in writing covering a wide range of topics.
B2490 hours from Beginner level   (180 hours from B1)
C1690 hours from Beginner level   (200 hours from B2)Proficient user level- validates fluent and spontaneous communication skills at the highest level and includes specialized topics.
C2890 hours from Beginner level   (200 hours from C1)

Course Details

Sections: Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing

Coaching Material:

  • Vite et Bien Series, CLE International, Ed. 2011
  • Version Originale (VO) Series, ÉditionsMaison des Langues (FLE), Ed. 2016
  • Berlitz Rush Hour French

(Audio, video and text material)

French Language Tutoring Options: In-home/Online

French Language Tutors Profile: Our language tutors are certified professionals with years of experience under their belt of tutoring students of this cadre, and designing relevant activities to further the students towards success.

Duration: 6 – 8 Weeks/Depends upon student’s learning capability

Levels of French Language Tutoring

Competency expected to achieve (with our French Language Tutors)Topics Covered
  • Understand and use familiar everyday expressions and basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of everyday needs
  • Introduce oneself and others (in French language), ask and answer questions about personal details such as where one lives, people he/she knows and things he/she possesses
  • Interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help (in French language)

 

  • Communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters.

 

  • Describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.

 

  • Produce very simple connected text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest.
Communication

• How to greet people and how to introduce yourself

• How to talk about objects, people and places

• How to talk about your likes and dislikes

•How to agree or disagree with someone

• How to ask and tell the time

• How to express your reactions using « Quel »

• Essential colloquial expressions from France

Vocabulary

• Salutations and farewells (hellos & goodbyes)

• Numbers from 1 – 100

•Nationalities and professions

•Days of the week, months of the year

Grammar

• Subject pronouns

•Verbs belonging to the first group: parler and s’appeler

•Verbs : être/ avoir, connaitre, aller à, venir de, faire de

•Indefinite articles (un / une) and definite articles (le / la / les / l’ )

• How to differentiate between masculine/ feminine

•How to identify people (Qui est-ce ? – C’’est…)

•Using verbs aimer / préférer” to express your likes and dislikes

• The use of ‘il y a’

•Using the verb ‘faire’

•How to ask questions using est-ceque and où

• How to form interrogation using ‘est-ceque’

• How to differentiate between un / une

• How to use adjectives and the position of adjectives in a sentence

• How to use “C’est” to express possession

• Forming plural of nouns

Pronunciation

•How to pronounce the alphabets (consonants and vowels) and how to pronounce using liaison

•Accents used in French

•Different pronunciations of [c]

• How to pronounce words in plural

• How to pronounce nasal vowels (vowels preceding “n”)

Culture

• Saying hello and goodbye the French way

• The difference between Tu and Vous (formal vs. informal)

•Coffee Culture in France

• About week-ends in France

• About French cinema (Film and TV)

Competency expected to achieve (with our French Language Tutors)Topics
·         Understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc.
·         Deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken.·         Interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without much problem.·         Produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a familiar topic.
Communication

• How to ask for and give directions

• How to express probabilityand obligation

• How to ask about the weather and talk about seasons

•How to ask someone their opinion

• How to carry on a telephonic conversation

• How to suggest something and how to advise someone

• How to wish people on different occasions

Vocabulary

• To talk about your family

•Expressions of time

•About railway stations and trains

• About airports and airplanes

•About the “café” in France

•Ordinal numbers

Grammar

• Negation and its types

• Interrogation and its types

•Past tense using the verb «être»

• How to talk about the immediate future using ‘futurproche’

•Imperative sentences and imperative negative sentences

• Verbs : commencer, finir, pouvoir, vouloir, savoir, devoir

• Verbs: lire, écrire, voir, and dire

• How to use the Imparfait (another aspect of past tense)

• The difference between passé composé and imparfait

• How to use the future simple

• The prepositions used with dates, months and years

•The prepositions used to give directions

• Verbs: attendre, descendre, ouvrir, suivre, avoirenvie de

•Verbs: vendre, acheter, and payer

•To use expressions ‘trop de’ and ‘assez de’

• Possessive and Demonstrative Adjectives

• Prepositions

• Past tense

Pronunciation

• How to form interrogation using the tone

• When to use the liaison

• How to use exclamatory sentences

• Homonyms

Culture

• About the family system in France

•The terms used to address family members

•About French food and cuisine

•About festivals in France

• About the museums of Paris

Competency expected to achieve (with our French Language Tutors)Topics
·         Understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts and recognize implicit meaning.

·
Understand with ease virtually everything heard or read.

 

·         Understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in his/her field of specialization.

Communication

• How to address people in a workplace

• How to say you are not feeling well

• How to propose a toast before a meal or a drink

• How to give public talks (the French ethic of public speaking)

• How to comment on a meal

• What to say at the dining table

• What to say when you are not fully sure of something

• Advanced colloquial expressions from France and Quebec

Vocabulary

• Advanced dictionary of modern French

• About meals in France and various food items

• About the metro railway system in Paris

• Travel expressions

• French vocabulary used on social media

• Field and profession-specific vocabulary

Grammar

•To write negative sentences in the past tense

•To ask questions in the past tense

•How to use ‘tout’ in the various forms

•How to use expressions of quantity

• Forming imperative sentences with the verbs avoir and être

• The difference between the verbs entendre and écouter

• Direct and indirect object pronouns

Pronunciation

• How to pronounce tous differently

•The pronunciation of tout / toute

• How to pronounce words with the sound [w]

•How to pronounce exclamatory phrases

Culture

•About the daily life of the French in detail

•About Paris: “the city of lights”

• About the museums of Paris

Schedule a Free Demo With Our French Language Tutors

For more information about our French Language tutors, please, contact our office.

Call: +923315282487

Whatsapp: +923315282487

Email: questions@javahts.com

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