Amira's French Conversation

The “Step-by-Step” Objectives for
Your French Course at Amira

Real, personal progress and an agreeable, entertaining course.

Beginners (European Reference Level A1)

Level 1.0 / A1.0 : For people new to learning European languages: Slow start with French. We help you to distinguish and recognise the sounds of French. You’ll practise pronunciation and acquire essential vocabulary (with pictures) and discover initial grammar. The aim : your confident and clear verbal expression of the phrases you’ll learn. Next Step = Level 1A.

Level 1A
/ A1.1 : In this lively, dynamic beginners’ course, we ask you to use French right from the start, without translation. Learn introductions, numbers, shopping, directions, metro, pub small talk, restaurant, etc. The aim : to build rapid progress in your use of  basic French. Next = Level 1B.

/ A1.2: Have everyday conversations: neighbour, town hall, bank, market, post office, teachers, clothes, landlord. The aim : to help you reply in French when someone asks you a question. Next = Level 2A.


Intermediate (A2)

2A / A2.1: Express your personality to friends. Talk about you, your work, your leisure and projects. Make dates. Next = Level 2B.
2B / A2.2: Using French creatively, consolidate the basic structural knowledge necessary to have a conversation. Next = Level 2C.

Higher - Advanced (B1 - B2)

2C / B1.1: French Conversation. Take firm control of your life in French, for example, at the garage, or on the phone, or in a dispute. Next = Level 3A.
3A / B1.2 : Evolve in the French environment. Join in and contribute your views in fast-paced group conversations. Write letters and become sure of the basics. Next = Level 3B.
3B - 4A  / B2.1-B2.2: Practical fluency.  You’ll practise advanced grammar like the «subjonctif» and argue for ideas in complex, professional discussions. French TV will become natural to you. Next = Level 4B.

Proficiency (C1 - C2)

4B - 5A / C1.1-C1.2: Independence. It’s a question of style. You’ll develop a precise expression with freedom from, «Please correct my text». Next = Level 5B
5B - 5B+ / C2.1-C2.2: Mastery, the path of perfection and taste, at ease with both great literature and specialised subjects. Result :  French is part of your life.

And you ?

Your Level : Self assessment

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