Peace Corps - French Language Lessons (Tunisian)
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The instructional materials in French are designed for use by language trainers of Peace Corps volunteers serving in francophone Tunisia, to supplement situational language and grammar instruction. A brief introductory section offers strategies for teaching verb tenses. The diverse materials that follow include lists of situational questions in various tenses, lists of sentences for translation from English to French, notes on using photographs for classroom instruction, brief texts in French with vocabulary underlined, notes on having students conduct and report on out-of-class interviews, a series of interview questionnaires and project topics, questions formed in different tenses, verb conjugation exercises, a series of brief stories and comprehension exercises, a list of common expressions in erroneous French, lists of class discussion and presentation topics, topical Tunisian vocabulary lists, popular expressions and idioms, Americanisms, role-playing topics, a press conference exercise, problem-solving exercises, and a list of proverbs.
PROGRAMS THAT USED THIS LANGUAGE
Tunisia: 1962-1996, 2013, Currently Inactive
Tunisia: Education, Environment, Agriculture, Health, Business, Youth & Community Development
French is an official language in 29 countries, most of which form la francophonie (in French), the community of French-speaking countries. It is an official language of all United Nations agencies and a large number of international organizations. According to the European Union, 129 million, or twenty-six percent of the Union's total population, can speak French, of whom 72 million are native speakers (65 million in France, 4.5 million in Belgium and an additional 2.5 million in Switzerland, which is not part of the EU) and 69 million are second-language or foreign language speakers, thus making French the third language in the European Union that people state they are most able to speak, after English and German. Twenty percent of non-Francophone Europeans know how to speak French[clarification needed], totaling roughly 145.6 million people in Europe alone. As a result of extensive colonial ambitions of France and Belgium (at that time governed by a French-speaking elite), between the 17th and 20th centuries, French was introduced to colonies in the Americas, Africa, Polynesia, the Levant, Southeast Asia, and the Caribbean.
French (Tunisian) is spoken in: Tunisia
French (Tunisian) is also called: Français, française, la langue française