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All our French courses are available for adults aged 19 on 31 August 2017 and over only.

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Beginners French pt1 (A1)

This is a lively introduction to the French language and culture, including a gentle introduction to reading and writing at a basic level, and simple grammar and vocabulary so you can introduce and speak about yourself. This course is suitable for complete beginners with no knowledge of the language. On completion of this course, you can progress onto Beginners French pt2 (A1).

Beginners French pt2 (A1)

This course continues to introduce the French language and culture. You will further develop your vocabulary to hold simple conversations, asking and answering questions on a range of topics. On completion of this course, you can progress onto Beginners French pt3 (A1).

Beginners French pt3 (A1)

This course continues to introduce the French language and culture. You will advance your vocabulary to hold more in-depth conversations, including use and understanding of past and future tense. On completion of this course, you can progress onto Elementary French pt1 (A2).

Elementary French pt1 (A2)

A class for improvers in the French language. Using previous knowledge, you will work on basic sentence structures and develop fluency and vocabulary. You will become more confident in using present, past and future tenses. On completion of this course, you can progress onto Elementary French pt2 (A2).

Elementary French pt2 (A2)

This lively communicative course builds on previous vocabulary and grammar to enable you to deal with more practical topics verbally and in writing, including shopping for food, ordering a meal and giving opinions. On completion of this course, you can progress onto Elementary French pt3 (A2).

Elementary French pt3 (A2)

This lively communicative course is designed to develop your speaking skills by promoting discussions on several issues, for example health and well-being, food and French etiquette around a meal. You will also consolidate your grammar, with the introduction of the subjunctive. On completion of this course, you can progress onto Intermediate French pt1 (B1).

Upper Intermediate French pt1 (B1/2)

Improve your intermediate French on this lively communicative course.
You will practice your verbal and listening skills in a range of situations, developing pronunciation and fluency. In particular, you will explore and discuss French culture and current affairs. On completion of this course, you can progress onto Upper Intermediate French pt2 (B1/2).

Upper Intermediate French pt2 (B1/2)

Continue improving your intermediate French on this lively communicative course. You will further develop your listening, speaking, reading and writing skills, especially in the use of pronouns and expressions of permission, prohibition, and obligation. You will explore and discuss ‘la France d’outre-mer’ (French overseas territories).
On completion of this course, you can progress onto Upper Intermediate French pt3 (B1/2).

Upper Intermediate French pt3 (B1/2)

You will need to have completed the course Upper Intermediate French pt1 (B1/2) or to be assessed as having achieved an equivalent level by our specialist staff.

Conversation club – French

Whatever your level, come and practice your French in this conversation session. You will expand your vocabulary and improve your fluency by discussing a variety of topics, meeting other French speakers, and becoming familiar with different accents.

French for Holidays (1 day intensive)

Planning for a holiday to a French speaking country? This course will teach you some simple phrases and vocabulary, so you can communicate in a variety of everyday situations while you are away.

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