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French language teacher Valérie

Course Duration15 Weeks

Course Overview

Our year end A2 program for 2023 will be a hybrid one, that is, this can be attened both by coming to the classroom or through zoom. The A2 level is required for the 10 years residency card.

For people who will be paying individually, can choose to pay by installment, through our bank Oney. Oney will give you an option to pay by 3 or 4 installments and will charge a small fees for handling that.

The price mentioned in this page is for individuals. For companies, or if you are paying through your OPCO, the price is different, please contact to get a quote.

For those who will pay through their CPF, please find the link below. Please note that if you want to pay through your CPF and if you do not have a card of 5+ years, it may take longer to validate your CPF funded programs.

PS: 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 conveniently.

Prerequisite

You can understand English language. You have the A1 level of French language.

Pre-assessment

One of our teachers will assess your current level of French to determine if you are a suitable candidate for this program. Based on your performance in the test, we will recommend a program that is best suited to your needs.

Objective

Listening: To be able to understand phrases and the highest frequency vocabulary related to areas of most immediate personal relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local area, employment). To be able to  catch the main point in short, clear, simple messages and announcements.

Reading: To be able to  read very short, simple texts. To be able to find specific, predictable information in simple everyday material such as advertisements, prospectuses, menus and timetables and they can understand short simple personal letters.

Spoken interaction: To be able to communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar topics and activities. To be able to handle very short social exchanges, even though they can't usually understand enough to keep the conversation going themselves.

Spoken production: To be able to use a series of phrases and sentences to describe in simple terms their family and other people, living conditions, their educational background and their present or most recent job.

Writing: To be able to write short, simple notes and messages relating to matters in areas of immediate needs. To be able to write a very simple personal letter, for example thanking someone for something.

Program

As per the guidelines of CEFRL (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) after completing the A2 level, learners can understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance, as well as communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters.  They can describe in simple terms aspects of their background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need. They can

fully introduce themselves and others giving details about their current situation as well as their likes and dislikes and leisure activities;

express themselves using the immediate past, the present continuous and the near future;

ask questions in three different ways according to the level of formality and the context;

talk about different relationships (friends, neighbors, colleagues, family);

talk about the future and make previsions using the future tense (futur simple);

describe family trees, including extended and blended family;

describe people, places and habits in the past using “imparfait”;

tell stories in the past using a blend of past tenses;

describe extensively a town or city and the changes that have occurred;

talk about their feelings and impressions;

talk about their daily life and make comparisons;

give their preferences;

describe a country and talk about cultural differences using anecdotes;

make a polite request using the conditional mood;

communicate on the phone, including leaving and understanding messages;

give advice and make suggestions using the conditional mood;

express obligation, wishes and hopes using a variety of structures;

talk about house chores;

talk about different work environments and their pros and cons;

make hypotheses using “si” clauses;

write and understand biographies;

talk about exceptional experiences;

express dissatisfaction;

give explanations using various expressions for cause and consequence;

explain why something is important to them and why they decided to commit to a cause;

talk about the environment, pollution and climate change;

give and ask details about different objects and items of clothing;

talk about shopping habits and express quantities;

use a variety of pronouns to avoid repetition and build more complex sentences;

talk about the media and different sources of information;

interact to offer solutions to a problem;

discuss cultural habits and present a cultural event;

give their opinion and explain it;

express contradiction;

describe and give their opinion on a trip;

plan for a trip and describe it;

use reported speech;

talk about a book they have read.

At a cultural level, they learn about various French and francophone artists, celebrities, and sportspeople and discover different French popular media, museums and pieces of art. They also learn about current social trends and changes such as the rise of vegetarian and vegan habits or entrepreneurship in France and coworking spaces.

French language teacher : Valérie

Valérie has joined us a few months ago, with a lot of experience. She has two decades of experience of teaching French language behind her.

Information for disabled people

In our Bezons centre, we are located on the 4th floor of a building that is easily accessible by wheelchair. The elevator is spacious and there are no stairs that need to be climbed to reach our center.

In our Gare de Lyon centre, we are located at the ground floor, and accessible by wheelchair.

If you have any other concerns, such as if you hear or see differently from most others and need special accommodations, please send a WhatsApp message to Sourav, our point of contact for disabled individuals at Centre Zenith, at 07 78 64 53 16.

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

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

*54€ / week

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Course features

Starts on Oct 23, 2023
Duration 15 Weeks
Class size (max) 12
Program Hybrid
Assessments Yes
Certificate Yes
DELF/DALF Optional

Course timings

Monday 07:00pm - 09:00pm
Wednesday 07:00pm - 09:00pm
Friday 07:00pm - 09:00pm

Financing

This program can be financed by the following means:

Bank A/C details

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

Your French teacher Valérie

French language teacher

*A French teacher attributed to a progam is subject to change without prior notice to students, before or during a program.

Exam Statistics

Exam type DLCF* DELF** DCL*
Exam level: A2
Avg Marks: 79.12 72.44 N/A
Pass rate: 96.36% 100.00% 100.00%
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Exam level: Overall (A1, A2, B1, B2)
Avg Marks: 79.79 70.79 N/A
Pass rate: 98.19% 100.00% 100.00%
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  • * 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


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Other statistics

689 - Total number of students who have done a French language course with us

161 - Total number of programs started

5.30 - Average number of students per class

31 - Total number of One on One programs started

Student Count = 689 Class Count = 161


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Testimonials

# Fantastic proposition overall. Great faculties who make genuine efforts to deliver the French language from your perspective at a super affordable price. Definitely one of the best schools in Paris. Highly recommended!
Devopam Dasgupta