French

French courses are held at the San Francesco and San Niccolò campuses. Information regarding both campuses can be found on this page. 

DELF certification is accepted by our university. If you have been awarded a DELF certificate, please contact Adrienne Turri, during her office hours, or by email

turri@unisi.it

The orginial DELF certificate, a photo ID, and photocopies of both these documents should be presented for verification and validation.

 

 PLEASE NOTE: A B1 foreign language exam (exam code L99987) , awarded six credits, may be chosen as an elective in the THIRD YEAR of the Economics and Banking curriculum (Laurea in Scienze Economiche e Bancarie).

Exam sessions at the Language Center, Piazza San Francesco, 8

A2, B1, and B2 level French exams ("idoneità" taken on a PASS-FAIL basis)

Teacher: Adrienne Turri

Next exam sessions:

 

  • February 27th  2020, 9:00 a.m., Room DISAG 57 (DISAG classroom can be found on the first floor next to reception and study tables)
  • April 30th 2020, 2:30 p.m., Room DISAG 57
  • June 3rd  2020, 9:00 a.m., Room DISAG 57
  • June 29th  2020, 9:00 a.m., Room DISAG 57

 

Program: oral and written comprehension and production.

Registration online from this page with UNISI username and password.

 

French for Economics (EGIF students):

Next sessions:

to be decided

 

Program: Units 1-9

Exam structure:

  • grammar and vocabulary exercises, writing
  • written comprehension of one or more texts which include economic and sociological terminology

 

Registration online from this page with UNISI username and password.

 

 

 

COURSES, TEXT BOOKS, OFFICE HOURS - academic year 2019/2020 (fall semester)

A2, B1, B2, and DELF A1/A2, B1, and B2 one-semester courses held for all students at the Language Center in Piazza San Francesco, academic year 2018/19

 

PLEASE NOTE: IN ORDER TO ATTEND AN A2 LEVEL FRENCH COURSE, STUDENTS MUST HAVE A MINIMUN KNOWLEDGE OF ITALIAN.

 

 

1) A1/A2 COURSE FOR ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS (preparation for A2 level exam) from March 9th until June 2nd - Teacher: Adrienne Turri

Note: at the end of the course, students will have reached the A2 level

 

Enrolment: you can register for the course from this page  with your UNISI username and password.

Lesson times:

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 8.30-10.00 am, Room DISAG 57 (found on the first floor near reception area and study tables)

Textbooks:

  • TENDANCES A1 – livre de l’élève - J. Girardet, J Pécheur, C Gibbe, M L Prizet – CLE INTERNATIONAL - ISBN 978 209038 5250
  • TENDANCES A1 - Cahier d'activités J. Girardet - J. Pecheur ISBN 978 209038526 7
  • GRAMMAIRE: advised: Grammaire par étapes, nouvelle édition, Enrico de Gennaro, ed. Il Capitello, ISBN 788842 662396

 

B1 level French exam (for those students who have an A2 level and would like to prepare for B1) – from March 9th until June 2nd  - Teacher: Adrienne Turri

 

Enrolment: you can register for the course from this page  with your UNISI username and password.

 

Course times:

Monday 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p:m (review of A2 grammar for about six weeks) - Room DISAG 57

Monday 12:00 am to 1:00 p.m. (start of B1 preparation), Room DISAG 27

Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (written work)

Textbooks:

  • EDITO B1 Méthode de Français ed DIDIER . ISBN : 978-2-278-08773-0
  • GRAMMAIRE : advised: Grammaire par étapes, nouvelle édition, Enrico de Gennaro, ed. Il Capitello, ISBN 788842 662396

 

B2 level French exam – from March 10th until June 2nd - Teacher Adrienne Turri

(For those students who already have a B1 level and would like to reach B2)

 

Enrolment: you can register for the course from this page  with your UNISI username and password.

Course times:

Tuesday 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Room DISAG 57

Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., (written work), Room DISAG 27

 

Textbooks:

  • EDITO B2 – Méthode de Français –E. Heu, J.J Mabilat - ed DIDIER – ISBN : 978-2-278-08098-4
  • GRAMMAIRE : advised: Grammaire par étapes, nouvelle édition, Enrico de Gennaro, ed. Il Capitello, ISBN 788842 662396

 

For further information contact

adrienne.turri@unisi.it

 

Office hours:

  • Adrienne Turri: Thursday 12:00-1:00 pm, Studio 3 at the Language Center

 

 

Exam sessions at San Niccolò (Porta Romana) - academic year 2019/20 (fall semester)

French 1 exam ("lettorato"), B2 and C1 level French exams ("idoneità") - San Niccolò - Teacher: Liliane Izzi

 

French 1 exam:

- January 24th 2020, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., room 356, San Niccolò

- January 27th 2020, end-term test B2 level, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., room 356, San Niccolò

see notice and program on ProfBlog della dott.ssa Izzi

 

Registration online from this page with UNISI username and password.

 

B2 level French language exam:

  • January 27th 2020 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. room 468, San Niccolò. Final B2 written exam with use of monolingual dictionary.

 

Registration online from this page with UNISI username and password.

 

C1 level French language exam:

 

  • February 27th 2020, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., room 456, San Niccolò –  épreuve intermédiaire du cours de français C1: compréhension à la lecture et synthèse de documents (cette dernière avec le dictionnaire monolingue); exposé oral.

 

Registration online from this page with UNISI username and password.

 

On January 27th at 9:00 a.m. and February 27th at 9:30 students who intend to sit the French Language 1, B2, or C1 final exams can also register. Please contact the teacher for the exam program (email: izzi@unisi.it)

 

Office hours:

January 23rd, 1:00 p.m.

January 27th, 2:00 p.m.

February 27th, 8:30 a.m. (room 428)

 

 

 

A2 and B1 level courses at San Niccolò (Porta Romana) - academic year 2019/20 (fall semester)

French language course A2 level (beginners) one-semester course, 50 hours - Teacher: Evelyne Fannes

cod. L 99988 - 2000840

Exam sessions:

A2 level French exam ("idoneità") :

- Thursday September 26th 2019, 9:00 a.m., orale componente (room 428)

B1 level French exam ("idoneità"):

_ Thursday September 26th 2019, 9:00 a.m., oral component (room 428)

Iscrizioni:

E' possibile iscriversi all'esame accedendo a questa pagina  con username e password UNISI oppure via mail fannes@unisi.it

              

Course times

Level A2 (from October 4th 2019 to January 20th 2020)

Monday 9-11 a.m., room 20

Friday 9-11 a.m., room 447

The A2 course will be repeated in the spring semester.

 

Level B1 annual course, 100 hours (from October 4th to June 2020)

Monday 11 a.m. to 1.00 p.m., room 349A

Friday 11 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., room 349A

 

 

For further information, contact: Evelyne Fannes

Office hous at the Language Lab, San Niccolò

 

B2 and C1 level courses at San Niccolò (Porta Romana) - academic year 2019/20 (first semester)

French language course 1 (dfclam) and B2 and C1 level exam preparation courses begin on October 3rd 2019, with a presentation of each course and a pre-test to evaluate each student's level.

  • French language 1 (dfclam), 4.00 p.m., room 348B
  • B2 level French, 2:00 p.m., room to be announced
  • C1 level French, 6:00 pm, room to be anounced

The lesson timetable will be discussed at each presentation.

1) French language course 1 ("lettorato") - (Dfclam) - October 7th 2019-30 maggio 2020

Please note: at the end of the course, students will have reached a B1 level, with greater attention placed on grammar and written work (see program). This course is indicated for those that have already reached an A1/A2 level, but is also suitable for beginners, and allows the student to acquire the fundamentals of phonetics, spelling, and grammar (annual course, 100 hours of lessons). Those students with a higher level of French should contact the teacher in order to evaluate his/her level and plan the best path of study.

The course includes a placement test (to evaluate the current level), and a mid-term exam (written and oral) at the end of each semester, and prepares for the French Language Module 1 held by another teacher in the spring semester.

Enrolment: you can register for the course from this page  with your UNISI username and password.

Lesson times:

Monday 9-11 a.m., room 349 B

Thursday 4-6 p.m., room 349B

Friday 9-11 a.m., room 349B

Recommended text for theoretic study: Grammaire Expliquée du Français, niveau intermédiaire, Clé international, ISBN 2-09-033703-6

The didactic material for lessons will be provided by the teacher.

The teacher, Liliane Izzi, can be contacted by email: liliane.izzi@unisi.it

 

2) B2 level French language preparation for "idoneità" (exam code L99986) for students belonging to all faculties - Teacher: Liliane Izzi

Annual course: 100 hours (October 3rd 2019 to May 30th 2020)

Please note: At the end of the course, students will have reached B2 level, with greater attention placed on grammar and written work. It is indicated for students who already have a B1 level and for those who have taken a French Language 1 ("lettorato") course. Grammar and vocabulary will be treated in greater depth, and written and oral language on specific topics will be improved (see program).

 

The course includes a placement test to evaluate the current level, and a midterm exam (written and oral) at the end of every semester and allows students to earn 6 credits. For those students who do not have the exam as part of their curriculum, a CLA certificate will be provided.

Enrolment: you can register for the course from this page  with your UNISI username and password.

 

 

Lesson times:

- Monday 2-4 pm - room 349B

- Thursday 2 - 4 pm - room 349B

 

Lesson times are provisional, and may undergo changes according to the necessities of the students who would like to attend.

Didactic material will be provided by the teacher.

Liliane Izzi can be contacted by email: liliane.izzi@unisi.it

 

3) C1 level French language course ("idoneità" exam code L99985) for all students enrolled in the university- annual course, 100 hours of lessons -Teacher: Liliane Izzi

Please note: Students will reach a C1 level by the end of the course, with the possibility of taking an external C1/C2 exam at the Institut Français Florence. The course is open to those students who have passed a B2 level exam or equivalent. Further improvement and deeper knowledge of written and oral competencies, with greater attention to the levels of language. The specific parts of the C1 exam include summaries of documents, essays, convincing oral presentation and debate (see program).

The course includes a placement test and a midterm exam (written and oral) at the end of each semester.

Enrolment: you can register for the course from this page  with your UNISI username and password.

Lesson times (from October 7th 2019):

- Thursday 6-7 p.m., room 349B

- Friday 2-4 p.m., room 356

 

Lesson times are provisional, and may undergo changes according to the necessities of the students who would like to attend.

 

For information contact Liliane Izzi (liliane.izzi@unisi.it)

Office hours:

Thursday 1-2 p.m.