French for Beginners for Adults

Course Code: Q271709

Key Information

  • Course type

    Languages (part time)

  • Campus:

    Highbury Campus

  • Start Date:

    September 2023 (various dates - please enquire for the next available course)

  • Duration:

    10 weeks

  • Attendance:

    Part time

  • Adult fee:


You will study the basics of French, enough to ‘get by’ on a visit to France at the most basic standard. Depending on the time of year, the class will also look at French culture and cultural events that happen in France at relevant times.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Hold very basic, transactional conversations in French and write some basic information and instructions.
  • Understand most general things said to them in conversations and transactions while being able to understand simple written instructions.
  • Begin to understand some aspects of the way the French conduct their daily lives and some facets of French culture.

This course is for anyone who has never studied French before or those in need of a refresher.

While you will not receive a formal qualification, this fun and informative course will help expand and practise your skills in French.

This course will be held for 1.5 hours a week, Tuesdays 6-7.30pm (term time only). You will be expected to attend all your timetabled sessions on time, unless prior agreement has been made and agreed with your tutor. If you arrive more than 10 minutes late for class, you may be asked to leave. If you are absent for three consecutive weeks without notice you will automatically be withdrawn from the course.

You could progress on to French for Intermediate.

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