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, B2, and C1 level French exams ("idoneità" taken on a PASS-FAIL basis)

 

Teacher: Adrienne Turri

Exam sessions:

to be announced

 

The exams will be held in Gmeet.

 

Program:

The French language exam (“idoneità) includes: 

  • oral comprehension (listening)
  • written comprehension (open and multiple choice questions)
  • written production (letter or essay)
  • oral production (summary of a text and personal presentation)

 

Exam examples can be found below.

Iscrizioni:

You can register for the exam from this page  with your UNISI username and password.

Courses at the Language Center - academic year 2020/2021 (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 October 5th 2020 until February 4th 2021 - 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 a.m. in Gmeet virtual classroom

(a link will be sent by email for each day of the course in order to participate in the lessons)

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 but not mandatory: Grammaire par étapes, nouvelle édition, Enrico de Gennaro, ed. Il Capitello, ISBN 788842 662396

 

  1. B1 LEVEL FRENCH COURSE (for those students who have an A2 level and would like to prepare for B1) – from October 5th 2020 until February 4th 2021 - 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 1:00 p:m (review of A2 grammar for about six weeks) - Gmeet virtual classroom

Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (written work) – Gmeet virtual classroom

(a link will be sent by email for each day of the course in order to participate in the lessons)

Textbooks:

  • EDITO B1 Méthode de Français ed DIDIER . ISBN : 978-2-278-08773-0
  • GRAMMAIRE : advised but not mandatory: Grammaire par étapes, nouvelle édition, Enrico de Gennaro, ed. Il Capitello, ISBN 788842 662396

 

  1. B2 LEVEL FRENCH COURSE – from October 6th 2020 until February 4th 2021 - 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., Gmeet virtual classroom

Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., (written work), Gmeet virtual classroom

(a link will be sent by email for each day of the course in order to participate in the lessons)

Textbooks:

  • EDITO B2 – Méthode de Français –E. Heu, J.J Mabilat - ed DIDIER – ISBN : 978-2-278-08098-4
  • GRAMMAIRE : advised but not mandatory: 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, Gmeet virtual classroom (contact Adrienne Turri for link)
  • Room 3 at the Language Center by appointment only

 

 

Exam sessions at San Niccolò (Porta Romana) - academic year 2020/21 (spring semester)

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

The exams are held on Google Meet.

For further information contact: liliane.izzi@unisi.it

 

FRENCHI  1 EXAM (DFCLAM)

Exam sessions to be announced

 

see notice and program on ProfBlog Dr. Izzi

 

Enrolment:

You can register for the exam by accessing this page  with your UNISI username e password.

 

B2 level French language exam (“idoneità”):

Exam sessions to be announced

 

 

Enrolment:

You can register for the exam by accessing this page with your UNISI username e password.

 

C1 level French language exam (“idoneità”):

Exam sessions to be announced

 

Enrolment:

You can register for the exam by accessing this page with your UNISI username e password.

Annual French I course (lettorato - DFCLAM) at San Niccolò (Porta Romana) - academic year 2020/21 (fall semester)

100- hour language course (October 1st 2020 until May 30th 2021)

Please note at the end of the course the level reached will be B1, with attention given to grammar and the written language (see program below).

This course is for students who have already reached an A1/A2 level, but it is also for beginners; it allows one to acquire a precise knowledge of basic phonetics, spelling, and grammar.

Those students who are at a higher level should contact the teacher for level evalutaion and to decide the best pathway 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.

Course times (from October 1st)

Monday 10:15 a.m. -12:00 p.m. – Room 349/B

Thursday 4:15 – 6:00 p.m. – room 349/A

Textbook:

Grammaire expliquée du français, niveau intermédiaire, Clé international, ISBN 2-09-033703-6

For further information contact Liliane Izzi:

email: liliane.izzi@unisi.it

Prof.Blog (blog docenti.lett.unisi.it)

Office hours: Monday at 1:30 p.m. on Gmeet: https://unisi.webex.com/meet/liliane.izzi

or Tuesday, also on Gmeet, by appointment

 

B2 and C1 level courses at San Niccolò (Porta Romana) - academic year 2020/21 (fall semester)

B2 and C1 level exam preparation courses begin on October 1st 2020 and finish at the end of May 2021.

 

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 1st 2020 to May 30th 2021)

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 12:00 -1:45 p.m. - room 349/B

- Thursday 2:30 - 4:15 pm - room 349/A

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

Prof.Blog (blog docenti.lett.unisi.it)

Office hours: Monday at 1:30 p.m. on Gmeet: https://unisi.webex.com/meet/liliane.izzi

or Tuesday, also on Gmeet, by appointment

 

 

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 1st 2020):

- Monday 2:30 – 4:15 p.m., room 349/C

- Thursday 6-7:45 p.m., room 349/A

 

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

Prof.Blog (blog docenti.lett.unisi.it)

Office hours: Monday at 1:30 p.m. on Gmeet: https://unisi.webex.com/meet/liliane.izzi

or Tuesday, also on Gmeet, by appointment

 

Programma Idoneità C1 di Francese 2020-21