General information

Course type AMUPIE
Module title French for true beginners used in everyday situations
Language French / English
Module lecturer mgr Aleksander Wolski
Lecturer's email
Lecturer position lecturer
Faculty Foreign Languages Teaching Centre
Semester 2024/2025 (winter)
Duration 30
USOS code 31-FRA-PIE-I


30h x 2 groups = 60h

Module aim (aims)

Assimilation of basic structures and vocabulary in French language used for communication in everyday situations.

Development of four language skills - speaking, reading, writing and listening

acquiring the ability to use teaching aids and information technology to develop language skills

acquiring culture informations about French people and country

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

The course is dedicated for beginners, students who don't know French but who are interested in discovering French language and culture.


Week 1: Introducing oneself and others.

Week 2: Countries and nationalities. Most known professions.

Week 3: Objects - asking "what is it?" and people - asking "who is it?"

Week 4: Days of the week, months and seasons of the year.

Week 5: Numbers. Telling the date.

Week 6: Hours. Questions "what time is it?", "at what time...?" and answering them.

Week 7: Inscription for university classes. Telling email addresses and phone numbers.

Week 8: Making shopping. Buying different things. Asking for the price.

Week 9: Spending free time, hobbies. Everyday activities.

Week 10: Fixing meetings (examples of dialogues).

Week 11: Asking for the way - how to get from one place to another ( on foot or by public transport)

Week 12: Describing the weather.

Week 13: Describing people - appearance and personality. Family members.

Week 14: Basic informations about French future and past tenses.

Week 15: Evaluation test.

Reading list

Sylvie Poisson-Quinton: Festival 1 méthode de français, CLE International 2005

Anne-Lyse Dubois, Martine Lerolle: Scénario 1 méthode de français, Hachette 2008

Jacky Girardet, Jean-Marie Cridlig, Panorama 1, CLE International 2004