Languages (part time)
You will study the intermediate and higher levels of French grammar, including reference to the subjunctive mood and the literary tense.
Themes and topics will come from French news media and other events happening in the Francophone world from French media written for French speakers in France, Canada, and other parts of the Francophone World.
Depending on the time of year, we will also look at Francophone culture and cultural events that happen in ‘la Francophonie’ at relevant times.
After completing this course, you should be able to:
This course is for anyone who has studied a considerable amount of French before (at least 40 hours tuition) and wishes to improve on their intermediate knowledge or polish their French making it more "French".
This course is scheduled for two hours per week, Wednesdays 7-9pm (term time only). You will be expected to attend all of your timetabled sessions on time, unless prior arrangement has been made and agreed with your tutor.
If a student arrives more than ten minutes late for class, they may be asked to leave. If a student is absent for three consecutive weeks without notice they will automatically be withdrawn from the course.
While you will not receive a formal qualification, this fun and informative course will help expand and practise your skills in French.
You will be able to hold transactional conversations in French about various topics covered during the course and write some basic information and instructions.
You should be able to understand most general things said to you in these kinds of conversations and transactions while being able to understand most written instructions.
Our exciting journey has taken a giant leap forward! This new website is the result of Highbury and Portsmouth College’s official merger, an ambitious move which is already creating significant benefits for the city and region.
Jubilant students and staff are celebrating a return to pre-pandemic performances for A Level and Level 3 results released today.
It was great to welcome so many prospective students and their families to our October open events.