FIRST CONTACT WITH FRENCH LANGUAGE
Thirty-six out of the 56 registrants have made it till the last night of the French course teaser delivered by the Centro Franco Omanais in partnership with Gulf College. The instructor, Mr. Hassan Al Ramadhani who has been bestowed with the Ordre des Palmes académiques (Order of Academic Palms), a national order of France for distinguished academics and figures in the world of culture and education, has shown his expertise making everyone in awe of his great influence on radical learning. Mr. Damien JEAN-MARIE, CFO Educational Supervisor and Dr. Irene Pineda Villareal, GC Manager of the Centre for Languages and Cultural Studies have ensured the smooth flow of the linguistic activities.
The three-night course conducted from 7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. on the 25th , 26th and 27th of July 2017 at Gulf College has been attended by administrators of the Ministry of Education and Air Force, marketing manager and personal affair officer of Nuhas Oman L.L.C., sale manager of CoPart Inc., flight attendant of Oman Air, students of Oman Tourism College and Cardiff Metropolitan University, and other French enthusiasts.
The attendees have brought home the bacon for they gained the basic knowledge and skills in introducing themselves in French, conversing with acquaintances, determining formal from informal statements, writing correct spelling and even adding numbers. They have expressed their interests to join the regular course in French this coming semester.
Another group will have yet its first encounter with French from the 20th to 22nd of August 2017. The real goodness of France has reached other parts of the Sultanate and much has yet to be discovered and explored.