French - Intermediate (Part 1)
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About this course
This is the first part of three ten week courses which are perfect for anybody who has a basic understanding of French, either through your own experience or from completing our French - Beginners course.
What will I learn?

You will consolidate and extend your knowledge of the vocabulary and expressions needed to deal with everyday situations in a French-speaking country. You will be encouraged to practise these expressions in class and to reinforce your learning by doing written exercises at home. Grammar exercises will also be introduced as the need arises. Students will practise the four language skills of reading, listening, speaking and some writing, with the emphasis of the course is on speaking and listening.

On completion, you should be able to:

  • Use French grammar structure and verb tense in different situations
  • Understand and participate in simple conversations in everyday situations
  • Demonstrate confidence in using basic expressions in French
  • Demonstrate some knowledge of the francophone culture
  • Feel inspired to continue studying the French language and culture

The following topics will be covered during the course:

  • Eating at restaurants
  • Using public transport
  • Booking accommodation
  • Weather
  • Talking about what you did on holiday
  • Health
  • Leisure activities
  • Shopping and Fashion
Entry requirements
There are no entry requirements associated with this course other than needing a basic understanding of French.
Study, assessment and qualifications
Assessment is informal, based on your personal targets and the learning outcomes and will be undertaken regularly with you by the course tutor.
Additional costs and information

You will be asked to buy a coursebook for this course, the tutor will advise the best book to buy, and you will need pens and a notebook. 

It is recommended that you do a little homework each week to help you progress with your language learning.

The following websites will help you with your language learning:

What could I do next?
You can enrol on the next term, French Intermediate (Part 2), to build on your language skills.