Upper-Intermediate French Courses in Auckland & Wellington (B2)
Learn French in Auckland and Wellington with our fun 8 week immersion French language classes for Upper Intermediate learners (B2) taught by expert native French teachers from France and start speaking French today! In these French B2 Upper Intermediate French language courses you will learn to talk about people, make suggestions, negotiate and bargain, careers, goals, tastes, talk about travels and tell stories... Furthermore every lesson will include something about French Culture and People.
Our French Language Course Program follows the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) and ranges from Level A1 to C2.
- The French B2 level is broken down into B2.1 - B2.5 according to the CEFR.
- Intermediate French B2 = University 300 level courses (University of Auckland French 304 and Victoria University Fren 301 & 302)
- To enrol in the Intermediate French B2 you must have completed Improvers French B1, Ncea Level 3 French, University of Auckland French 204 or Victoria University Fren201 & 202.
French Course objectives for B2 are :
- Can understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in his/her field of specialisation.
- Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party.
- Can produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.
- You can understand extended speech and lectures and follow even complex lines of argument provided the topic is reasonably familiar.
- You can understand most TV news and current affairs programmes.
- You can understand the majority of films in standard dialect.
- You can read articles and reports concerned with contemporary problems in which the writers adopt particular attitudes or viewpoints.
- You can understand contemporary literary prose.
- You can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible.
- You can take an active part in discussion in familiar contexts, accounting for and sustaining my views.
- You can present clear, detailed descriptions on a wide range of subjects related to my field of interest.
- You can explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.
- You can write clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects related to my interests.
- You can write an essay or report, passing on information or giving reasons in support of or against a particular point of view.
- You can write letters highlighting the personal significance of events and experiences.
- Alter Ego + 4, Methode de Francais, 2015 [With CD] By Joëlle Bonenfant et all. EAN : 9782014015508. Readily available at online bookstores and downloadable pdfs
- Each evening course is made of 8 x 1 1/2 hour weekly classes running for over 2 months at the same time and day of the week as its listed course start date. There are no classes on Public holidays.
Benefits of taking your French courses with the French Institute:
- You will learn French with qualified and experienced professional French teachers from France
- Progress in a friendly French immersion environment
- Benefit from a small class sizes which maximises your student and teacher interactions
- Follow a structured curriculum following the Common European Framework of Reference A1-C2 (CEFR - www.coe.int)
- Work toward internationally recognised exams (DALF/DELF)
- Use the recommended Alter Ego + Series of textbooks used in Universities and schools worldwide such as the University of Auckland, Monash University, University of Singapore, University of Lucknow, University of Texas, University of Sydney, Oxford University, Alliance Fraincais and many more...
- Back up your learning with resources from our media-library
- Working Holidays Visas: Learn about 1 year Working Holiday Visas for France, Belguim and Canada.
- French Language Exams for Residence: Learn about the language requirements for Residence and Citizenship in France
- Why learn with the French Institute: 15 reasons to learn at the French Institute today...
French School Locations:
- Auckland Central - Level 10, Acrossia House, 155 Queen St, Auckland
- North shore - Northcote Memorial Hall, 2 Rodney St, Northcote
- Wellington - Aro Valley Community Hall, 48 Aro St, Wellington
- $150, includes 8 weeks of classes, an expert teacher from France and small class sizes, all for less than $19 a class. There are no hidden membership fees or contracts.
French courses start all year round - Enrol today!