French Language

French at Renaissance Academy is focused on conversational, written and listening skills to give you confidence communicating with native speakers. Our members enjoy the unique opportunity to learn in a relaxed social setting and experience French in a cultural context through Renaissance Academy’s exclusive Course Excursions. French at Renaissance Academy also provides a unique insight into other areas of learning through hybrid seminars in Photography, Film and Creative Writing.

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Your lecturer is...

Cindy Laromiguiere obtained her undergraduate diploma in Marketing in 2018. In correlation with her PhD (ongoing) she has been working for Apple Inc for the past five years and recently for a French company which specialises in recruiting abroad. Her research is situated in the field of Marketing and Education, with particular focus on exploring the student learning experience in the 3rd level Irish education system. More specifically, the research aims to determine the dominant factors that have both positive and negative effects on students’ academic performance. At Renaissance Academy, Cindy is lecturing in Languages; including French and Spanish; as well as Digital Studies, Strategic Thinking and Technology.

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What you can expect to learn

Week 1
Introducing Yourself: What is Your Name? Where are You From? One Interesting Fact about Yourself
Week 2
Talking about your Hobbies: What do you like to Do?
Week 3
Discussing your Likes and Dislikes: Adjectives and Superlatives
Week 4
Asking for Directions: Finding your Way Around
Week 5
At a Restaurant: Ordering Food, Making Requests and Role Play
Week 6:
Going to the Shops: Asking for a Refund, Requesting an Item, Role Play
Week 7
Visiting the Doctor: Describing a Pain, Making an Appointment
Week 8
Writing a Postcard: What did you Do on Holiday?
Week 9
The Future Tense: What Will You Do Tomorrow?
Week 10
French and Photography: Describing your Holiday Photographs
Week 11
French Film: Discussion and Description
Week 12
Creative Writing in French: The Diary Entry

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