The programme is aimed at students with no previous or little knowledge of the language. It covers a range of everyday topics and situations and includes a balance of all four skills (speaking, listening, reading and writing), as well as practice on key grammar points, vocabulary and pronunciation relevant to the level.
By the end of the programme, students should be able to understand and use basic everyday phrases to introduce themselves, ask and answer questions about personal details. They will also learn language to deal with everyday situations like shopping, eating out, talking about their jobs, families and interests.
Common regulations for certificate programmes in the University shall apply.
General regulations for certificate courses in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences shall apply.
Applicants for the Certificate courses in French shall be required to have a KCSE (mean grade C-) or equivalent.
Unit Code and Title
AFF 001: Introduction to French Speaking World: French Language and culture
AFF 002: Conversational French I AFF 003: French Grammar I
AFF 004: Language Practice: Structural Exercises I AFF 005: Reading and Listening I
AFF 006: French Verb I
AFF 007: Conversational French II AFF 008: French Grammar II
AFF 009: Language Practice: Structure Exercises II AFF 010: Reading and Listening II
AFF 011: Writing in French
AFF 012: French Verb II