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Beginners French

Course overview

Bonjour! Have you always wanted to learn another language? Master the basics with Beginners French, and you’ll be "couramment avant de le savoir!"

More than 200 million people speak French, it is the second most widely learned foreign language after English, and the ninth most widely spoken language in the world. Start your journey to learning another language today with this part-time course.

The course is suitable for people with little or no previous knowledge of the language.

At the end of this course you will have an understanding of some of the basic grammar points and also language necessary for some of the situations people may find themselves in if visiting the country.

This course will be classroom based but an informal, enjoyable social setting to develop your language skills.

This course will be delivered by an experienced and enthusiastic tutor with a thorough knowledge of the country, its language and culture.

Students are asked to bring a pen and paper, no other equipment is required for this course.

Please note this course depends on minimum student numbers to run, we therefore do not recommend you purchase any equipment until the course is confirmed as going ahead. You will be fully refunded the course fee should the course be cancelled.

Course Modules

- Greeting people
- Asking and answering questions about yourself and others
- Numbers and time
- Ordering in restaurants and shopping
- Directions and describing places
- Likes and dislikes
- Basic grammar points such as verb formation, sentence structure.

The lecturer will also try to incorporate anything that you as a learner would like to tackle specifically so there will be opportunity at the beginning and throughout the course to identify other subjects or revisit topics.

Please note that all topics may not be covered in the course. The lecturer on the relevant campus will look to cover more/less topics depending on the ability of the learners in the group and also try to incorporate anything that you as a learner would like to tackle.

What can I do next

Why not try our Improvers French course to further develop your understanding of the language?