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Xaviere Hassan Post 1

14 August 2015, 2:25 PM

Welcome message

Dear all,

Welcome to the French Boot Camp 2015!

Following the success of last year's programme, the Department of Languages at the Open University is running the Boot Camp for a second time for those who have studied L120 during the 14J presentation and those who have already registered for the L211 15J presentation.

We hope that this programme will help you meet and engage with other participants, who are also interested in learning French. Of course, the more you will put into the programme, the more you will get out of it!

On this website, you will find self-study materials that are meant to trigger lively exchanges among all participants in the General Forum, the Grammar Forum, and the Tutorial Forum - which will be monitored by a tutor.

We suggest three routes to work through the resources, depending on how much time you have to dedicate to this programme. Try and take part in the tutorial sessions in OULive if you can, and listen and interact with the Bitesize recordings including the relevant threads in the Grammar Forum.

The Boot camp website points you to various free online resources for grammar but this is only a starting point.  If you are aware of any open, reliable, online resources that could be useful to practice and improve your French, please feel free to share your findings with other participants.

Finally, when you go into OULive you will probably be asked whether you want to "keep" and/or "run" files while the system is trying to launch. Please "keep" and "run" and you will get there in a few minutes.

We are ready for you and are looking forward to working with you.

"A vos marques.... Prêt(e)s... À vos claviers!

Bon courage!

The Boot Camp Team


Anne Lebailly Post 2 (summarised) in reply to 1

14 August 2015, 4:48 PM
Chers étudiants, Bienvenus au bootcamp. I am really looking forward to...
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Anne Verries-Wade Post 3 (summarised) in reply to 2

17 August 2015, 5:54 PM
Bonjour à tous! My name is also Anne (Anne VW) and I look forward to working...
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Kate Fairbairn Post 4 (summarised) in reply to 3

18 August 2015, 11:45 AM
Et moi, c'est Kate bonjour! My week is week 2 but I will also be working with...
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