General information

Course type AMUPIE
Module title French for Beginners I
Language French/English
Module lecturer dr Hanna Wiczyńska
Lecturer's email
Lecturer position lecturer
Faculty Foreign Languages Teaching Centre
Semester 2024/2025 (winter)
Duration 30


30h x 2 grupy=60 h

Collegium Heliodori Święcicki, Grunwaldzka 6

Module aim (aims)


Developing the four basic language skills: speaking, reading, writing, and listening.

Mastering a range of vocabulary, phrases, and structures of French at the beginner level.

Acquiring the ability to understand simple written and listened texts on general topics.

Acquiring the intercultural knowledge necessary to establish and maintain communication with users of the target language, appropriate to their level of proficiency.

Familiarization with the fundamental values of the culture of French-speaking countries.

Developing an awareness of continuous improvement of language skills.

Acquiring the ability to use teaching aids and information technology proficiently to develop language skills.

Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)

The course is for students who have no prior knowledge of French (true beginners) and who are interested in discovering French language and culture.



Week 1: Hello, my name is ....- How to introduce yourself?

(Bonjour, je m'appelle....- Comment se présenter?)

Week 2: Hello Sir, I'm here to register… - How to sign up for classes?

(Bonjour Monsieur, c'est pour une inscription…- Comment s'inscrire aux cours ?)

Week 3: What does he/she look like? - Appearence and character

(Comment il/elle est ? - Apparence et caractère)

Week 4: I don't feel well… - Bodyparts, well-being, complaints

(Je me sens mal…- Parties du corps, bien-être, plaintes)

Week 5: What are you doing at the weekend?- Free time and hobbies

(Qu'est-ce que tu fais le weekend? - Temps libre et loisirs)

Week 6: What's the weather like today?-weather and climate

(Quel temps fait-il aujourd'hui? - Météo et climat)

Week 7: Greetings from Guadeloupe… - On holiday

(Salutations de Guadeloupe…- En vacances )

Week 8: I get on well with my sister...- My family

(Je m'entends bien avec ma soeur… - Ma famille)

Week 9: The French-speaking world


Week 10: At the Champs Elysées... - Sights of Paris

(Aux Champs Elysées - Curiosités de Paris)

Week 11: My ordinary day

(Ma journée ordinaire)

Week 12: Christmas in France, Christman in Poland

(Noël en France, Noël en Pologne)

Week 13: Journey to Martinique

(Voyage en Martinique)

Week 14: Revision


Week 15: Evaluation Test

(Test d’évaluation)

Reading list


Dubois A., Lerolle M., Scénario 1, A1/ A2, Méthode de français, Hachette, 2008

Grégoire M.,Thiévenaz O., Grammaire progresive du français, niveau débutant, CLE, 2013

Menand R., Nouveau Taxi 1, Hachette, 2010 + zeszyt ćwiczen

Miquel C.,Vocabulaire progressif du français, niveau débutant, Clé International, 1999