International Francophone Institute

http://ifi.vnu.edu.vn


The intensive French training program at IFI

The intensive French training program at IFI is for candidates who will apply for a master's degree program (in French); the students will study abroad and want to learn about the language and culture of the Francophone community. The international and interactive learning environment in VNU’s campus gives learners access to professors and students from different countries, along with many job and internship opportunities overseas.

OBJECTIVE
This course is not only to help students gain independent communication skills, be able to study academics in French but also improve independent skills: teamwork skills, skills research, presentation, analysis, information technology, project creation and implementation, etc.

PROGRAMME OVERVIEW:
Time: The lessons in the evening Monday to Friday from 18pm to 21pm or in the afternoon Saturday and Sunday

Pace: 4 sessions per week (1 session = 3h)
Number of students per group: 15 to 20

LEVEL
Elementary to advanced (A1 to B2) according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages 

Beginner A1:
Can recognise and use familiar words and simple phrases for concrete purposes. Can introduce himself or someone else. Can ask and answer basic questions about home, family, surroundings, etc. Can communicate in a basic way when the other person speaks slowly and clearly, and is ready to repeat or reformulate to help communication.
Duration: 105 h/6 weeks

Elementary A2:
Can understand isolated phrases and common expressions that relate to areas of high personal relevance (like personal or family information, shopping, immediate environment, work). Can communicate during easy or habitual tasks requiring a basic and direct information exchange on familiar subjects. Using simple words, can describe his or her surroundings and communicate immediate needs.
Duration: 105 h/9 weeks

Intermediate B1:
Can understand the main points of clear standard speech on familiar subjects in work, school, leisure activities, etc. Can manage in most situations that come up when travelling in a region where the language is spoken. Can produce a simple and cohesive text on familiar subjects or subjects of personal interest. Can narrate an event, an experience or a dream; describe a desire or goal, and outline reasons or explanations behind a project or idea.
Duration: 126 h/7 weeks

Upper Intermediate B2:
Can understand the main ideas of concrete or abstract topics in a complex text, including a technical article in the user’s area of expertise. Can communicate with a degree of spontaneity and fluency during a conversation with a native speaker, in a way that is comfortable for everyone. Can speak in a clear, detailed way on a number of subjects; express an opinion on current affairs, giving the advantages and disadvantages of the various options.
Duration: 126 h/7 weeks

For more details, please contact us:
International Francophone Institute, VNU, 144 Xuân Thủy, Cầu Giấy, Hà Nội
Tel: 024.37549505
Website: http://www.ifi.vnu.edu.vn
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IFI.VNU/