COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
Proficiency in French Language (Lower)
Course Code: 
15FRE230
Year Taught: 
2015
2016
2017
2018
Type: 
Elective
Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Engineering
Campus: 
Bengaluru
Chennai
Coimbatore
Amritapuri

'Proficiency in French Language (Lower)' is a course offered in the B. Tech. programs at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Unit 1

Population - Identity

How to introduce yourself (name, age, address, profession, nationality); Numbers; How to ask questions;

Grammar – Pronouns - subjects; Regular verbs of 1st group (er) in the present; Être (to be) and avoir (to have) in the present; Interrogative sentence; Gender of adjectives.

Unit 2

The suburbs - At the train station

Introduce someone; Buy a train ticket or a cinema ticket; Ask for information; Official time; Ask for a price; The city (church, town hall, post office…)

Grammar – Pronouns - subjects (continuation); Gender of adjectives (continuation); Plural of nouns and adjectives; Definite and indefinite articles; Interrogative adjectives; I would like (Je voudrais).

Unit 3

Paris and the districts - Looking for a room

Locate a room and indicate the way; Make an appointment; Give a price; Ordinal numbers; Usual time; Ask for the time.

Grammar - Imperative mode; Contracted articles (au, du, des); negation.

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