More Information on Defense Language Institute French Courses
This French course contains 15 lessons, one for each day of the first three weeks and initial phase of the course. Every fifth lesson is a review lesson. The objective is to enable the student to distinguish and produce the sounds of French with sufficient accuracy to understand and speak French within the limits of the vocabulary and grammar included in this volume.
The content of the volume includes the entire phonology and, as indicated, also the first grammar lessons. The stage is set, as well, for area studies, i.e. French life and culture.
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The French language course additional material is provided for use by the students and faculty of the Defense Language Institute. It facilitates the finding of grammatical references to Volume I through Volume VIII of the French Basic Course. It is a cross-reference presented in alphabetical order.
This module provides an introduction to French telephone communication, in which supportive factors that aid speech and comprehension (gestures, facial expressions, etc.) are not present. Certain phrases introduced in this module are used almost exclu-sively in telephone conversations.
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This French language program owes a great deal to the Commander, Fort Devens, and to those members of the 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), who have given the Nonresident Instruction Division, DLIFLC the benefit of their great experience as subject matter experts in the development of the field test edition of this Special Forces French Functional Program. Special thanks are also extended to the instructors of the DLIFLC French Department for their valuable collaboration in translating and correcting dialogues, narratives, and exercises.
This program is an original effort designed to provide a functional ... Read Full Description
The SOLT French lessons presented in this Module include elements from the standard and nonstandard French that you will likely encounter in a francophone region like l'Afrique
francophone. Language components such as basic vocabulary and grammar information involve the standard French, that is, what is considered the linguistic "norm," spoken by many different groups. Spoken French varies from region to region within France itself and outside of Europe. For instance, French regional varieties or dialects found in francophone West Africa may differ only slightly from the standard or common language used in France. Kn... Read Full Description
At the end of this French course, you will be able to describe daily activities at a military installation in French.
Talk About Your Daily Routine
- Describe your daily routine at different hours of the day
- Describe your weekend
Identify Military Facilities
- Name different facilities at the military installation
- Talk about unit facilities
- Talk about food service, laundry, clothing sales, central issue facility, post exchange, medical, and transportation facilities
- Inquire information about the shooting ranges and instruction in Francophone Africa
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