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French Level 1 Part 1 - Summer Intensive

Key information

Subject area:


Course type:


Credit level:

Not for credit


15 hours

Available course dates:

From: 08 July 2024 To: 12 July 2024

Course overview

By studying French Level 1, you will be able to communicate in very basic everyday-life situations, including greetings, daily activities, finding your way, telling the time and date, making simple purchases, ordering a meal, etc. Be able to understand very simple oral and written texts and ascertain specific information on simple topics, have developed an insight into French-speaking life, culture and society. 

What does this course cover?

Topics may include:



Numbers: 1 to 10

Nationalities and countries





Objects and furniture

Going out, sports, and hobbies

Functions may include:

Introducing oneself and others

Greeting other people

Understanding class commands and instructions

Giving and asking personal information

Understanding numbers

Presenting general information about a country

Expressing oneself politely

Discovering French celebrities, artists, and athletes

Identifying objects

Talking about likes and dislikes

Asking and telling the time

Grammar may include:

Present tense: irregular verbs être, avoir, faire, and aller

Present tense: regular verbs -er and s’appeler

Subject pronouns

Stressed pronouns

Articles with countries

Adjectives gender agreement (nationalities)

Questions (1): quel

Indefinite articles

Possessive adjectives (1)

Negative sentences

Prepositions à and de

What will I achieve?

When French Level 1 is complete, you will achieve the equivalent of A1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), entry level of the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).


*The above is an indication of content that may be covered over the duration of the course but it could vary depending on the level and progress of students in the class.

Course status:

Places available

Full fee £250

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