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This free course, French: Ouverture, is taken from Ouverture, a language module that concentrates on French as a tool for communication, but it also provides some insights into French society and culture through authentic printed, audio and video materials. The course will be of interest to all those who want to improve their language skills in order to communicate more easily and effectively in French. French: Ouverture focuses on the French on holiday.
After studying this course, you should be able to:
- understand spoken descriptions of holiday resorts
- understand people talking about where and when they take their holidays and why
- write an informal postcard or letter identifying the advantages and disadvantages of a holiday resort and/or describing personal holiday plans
- make a short oral presentation about personal holiday plans
- question other people about their plans.
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This course is taken from Ouverture, a language course that concentrates on French as a tool for communication, but it also provides some insights into French society and culture through authentic printed, audio and video materials. It will be of interest to all those who want to improve their language skills in order to communicate more easily and effectively in French. This course focuses on the French on holiday.
This OpenLearn course is an adapted extract from the Open University course L120.
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Originally published: Friday, 11th March 2016
Last updated on: Friday, 11th March 2016
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