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French: Advanced Low (C1) [winter19] - Chattanooga School of Language

LEVEL
Advanced Low (C1)

SEMESTER
Winter, starting week of January 7, 2019

DAY/TIME
Mondays, 10 weeks
6:15 to 8:15 p.m.

PRICE
$329

LOCATION
Chattanooga School of Language

What information will be covered during this course?

Advanced Low (C1)
(approximately 720 hours)

This class builds on the skills acquired at the Novice (Low-High) and Intermediate (Low-High) courses and continues to focus on the acquisition of high frequency words (the most frequently used words in a language), common structures and cognates (if applicable in target language). In this class, students will expand their knowledge of high frequency vocabulary, build their comprehension skills, and be able to handle a variety of communicative tasks as a speaker in the Advanced Low level.

Review the Proficiency Guidelines (click here) for this level and learn what you can do with language at this level in terms of speaking, writing, listening, and reading in real-world situations and non-rehearsed context.

Competencies acquired at this level: (according to ACTFL)

Advanced Low:

I can identify the underlying message and some supporting details across major time frames in descriptive informational texts.
[Interpretive]
 I can follow the main story and some supporting detail across major time frames in fi ctional texts. [Interpretive]
 I can understand the main message and some supporting details across major time frames in conversations and discussions.
[Interpretive]
 I can exchange information and ideas in discussions on a variety of familiar and concrete academic and social topics, using a
few simple paragraphs across major time frames. [Interpersonal]
 I can interact and negotiate to resolve an unexpected complication that arises in a familiar situation, using a few simple
paragraphs across major time frames.
 I can maintain conversations by providing explanations and comparisons of preferences, opinions, and advice on familiar and
concrete academic and social topics using a few simple paragraphs across major time frames.
 I can tell stories about school and community events and personal experiences, using paragraphs across major time frames.
[Presentational]
 I can state a viewpoint with supporting evidence on some concrete academic, social and professional topics of interest using
paragraphs across major time frames.
 I can deliver presentations on some concrete academic, social and professional topics of interest, using paragraphs across
major time frames.

Chattanooga School of Language
4122 North Access Road
Chattanooga, Tennessee 37415
Phone: (423) 802-2040