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General French

A training according to your level, suitable to your needs.

The Alliance Française de Banjul « General French » Course is a module of 14 level, elaborated according to the European Framework of Reference for Languages (CECRL).

If requested, the course can be completed by an intensive preparation to the different world wide recognized official French certifications: the DELF, the DALF and the TCF Québec.

The advanced level courses (C1 & C2) have a civilizational content which requires a complete immersion to the local environment. These levels perfectly include the social actuality related to the culture or to the politic in France.

DELF Level A1 (from 60 to 100 hours of French) Beginer

- This is the beginner or “breakthrough” level of language use.
The student is able to interact in a simple way: he can talk about himself and his immediate environment.

- A basic ability to communicate and exchange information in a simple way.

- Exemple : CAN ask simple questions about a menu and understand simple answers.

DELF Level A2 (Approximately 200 hours of French) Beginer

- This is the basic user level of the European Framework. It demonstrates a command of basic structures of the language.

- The student is able to perform simple tasks of daily life.

DELF Level B1 (Approximately 400 hours of French)

- This diploma is for intermediate or “threshold” users.

- Can understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc.

- Can deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken.

- Can produce simple connected text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest.

- Can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes & ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.

DELF Level B2 (Approximately 600 hours of French)

- This diploma certifies a degree of independence and a general command of the language.

- Can understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in his/her field of specialization.

- Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party.

- Can produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.