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Department of Languages

French

French is a Romanic language spoken mainly in France, Belgium, Switzerland, Canada and many countries in Africa.

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French for beginners

Corresponds to the Common European Framework of Reference A1: Objectives: to understand clear standard speech on familiar topics which students meet at school and in their free time. To be able to hold a conversation on these topics. To write simple texts about familiar topics. To be able to read and comprehend simple texts. To improve their professional language.
 

Grammar:

Articles, conjugation of verbs of 1st class, auxiliary verbs, near future tense, declension of nouns, possessive pronouns, question formation
Topics for conversation: Introducing myself, family, education, hobbies, living
Technical part: The concept of expert language and its use, basics of specialized terminology, description of a simple machine

Pre-intermediate French

Corresponds to the Common European Framework of Reference A2: Objectives: to understand clear standard speech on familiar topics which students meet at school and in their free time. To be able to hold a conversation on these topics. To write simple texts on familiar topics. To be able to read and comprehend simple texts. To improve their professional language.
 

Grammar:

Compound past tense, structures with infinitive, comparatives of adjectives, numerals, possessive and relative pronouns
Topics for conversation: Studying at university, getting around the town, travelling, French cuisine, sports, listening about life and institutions
Technical part: Units of measurement, SI system, mathematical expressions and operations, expressions from geometry and technology

Intermediate French

Corresponds to the Common European Framework of Reference A2 – B1: Objectives: to understand clear standard speech on familiar topics which the students meet at school and in their free time. To be able to hold a conversation on these topics. To write simple texts on familiar topics. To be able to read and comprehend simple texts. To improve their professional language.
 

Grammar:

Perfect tense, partitive article for abstract words, past perfect, subjunctive, sequence of tenses
Topics for conversation: CV, cover letter, culture and politics in French speaking regions, introduction to expert terminology
Technical part: Engines and their parts, IT expressions, CAD systems

Upper-Intermediate French

Corresponds to the Common European Framework of Reference B1 - B2. The aim is to understand longer speech and lectures provided the topic is familiar enough. To hold conversation with native speakers, to participate actively in a discussion on familiar topics, to explain and justify opinions. To write texts on topics related to the student's interests. To write an essay, a report disclosing information or giving reasons in support of a particular point or against. To read articles and reports dealing with current issues as well as popular scientific and professional articles
 

Grammar:

Past simple, past subjunctive, past conditional, nominal sentences in expert texts
Topics for conversation: Presentations, expert texts focused on culture and technology, correspondence, civilisation
Technical part: Grammar expressions typical for expert language, research and science, CNRS, ecological and energetic systems

French exams - requirements

ZBFR 2041063 Francouzština - bakalářská zkouška [dokumenty]
ZMFR 2041083 Francouzština - magisterská zkouška [dokumenty]