What is the course about?
This is an introduction to the subjunctive in French looking at its verb forms and basic uses.
What will we cover?
Some of the simple contexts where the subjunctive is used in French.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- conjugate verbs in the subjunctive
- identify some of the contexts using the subjunctive.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
Students should have done at least 3 years of French recently. This course is ideal for students preparing for the DELF examination or A-level or students who have enrolled for any French courses from 3 lower onwards.
It is also essential that you have knowledge of more complex grammar terminology such as: the subjunctive, the conditional, direct and indirect speech, pronouns.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
The course is based on the communicative approach:
- active students’ interaction
- emphasis on speaking and listening skills
- pair and group work
- role plays
- use of realia, pictures and authentic material
- use of audio-visual techniques when appropriate
Please note, students are expected to participate in oral classroom activities and to do some homework as and when required.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
All the material for the course will be provided by the tutor.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
To find out about our great discounts on our French workshops, please visit our - French workshops and short course bundles page.
General information and advice on courses at Build is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details