Introduction to French

Learn to communicate in one of today’s most in demand languages for business and tourism. Gain professional advantage with bilingual skills to communicate in practical situations with French speakers.

Certificate of Achievement

Introduction to French

Registration Fee: TT$995

Programme Delivery: Online

Contact Hours: 45 hours

Days: Tuesdays & Thursdays 

Time: 5pm-8pm

Next Session: May 10, 2022

What you will gain from this course:

Course Description:

This course is designed to introduce students to the French language within its cultural context. An immersive approach to instruction is used to enable participants to acquire basic proficiency in the four main language learning skills (speaking, listening, reading and writing), with an emphasis on speaking. 

Topics:

  • Introductions and Greetings
  • Formal and Informal Language
  • Alphabet and Sounds
  • Family
  • Descriptive adjectives (general appearance and character; agreement of adjectives)
  • Numbers, Calendar and Time
  • Personal Details (age, address, nationality)
  • Food and Drink (basic vocabulary; placing an order)
  • Likes and Dislikes/Hobbies
  • Travel (modes of transportation; airport vocabulary)
  • Accommodation (types; checking in to a hotel)
  • Visiting a City (place names, directions)

Questions? Please contact us at hazel.taylor@thti.edu.tt or 868-477-8910

Instructor: Maria Woods

Instructor: Maria Woods

French and Spanish Speaker, Translator and Instructor

Maria Woods is a French and Spanish speaker, translator and instructor. She also speaks Portuguese. Ms.Woods holds a Master of Arts Degree in Applied Foreign Languages, Spanish-English-French from Universite Paul Valery, Montpellier, France. She has worked for the French Embassy, the Alliance Francaise, the Association of Caribbean States, the Caribbean Interpreting and Translating Bureau of the University of the West Indies, and the Ministry of National Security.

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