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French Level 1, Part 2 (Evening 5 Week Intensive)

Key information

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Course type:


Credit level:

Not for credit


15 hours

Available course dates:

From: 24 April 2024 To: 22 May 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?


  • Weather
  • Cities and activities
  • Directions and transports
  • Food and restaurants
  • Groceries and shops
  • Clothes and fashion
  • Music and instruments
  • Arts and artworks



  • Talking about the weather
  • Getting information about a city
  • Locating a place
  • Asking for directions
  • Expressing a need
  • Writing a postcard
  • Talking about food habits and buying food
  • Making projects
  • Ordering in a restaurant and giving one’s appreciation
  • Buying clothes and understanding document about fashion
  • Talking about an experience
  • Giving instruction



  • Prepositons before countries and places: à and de
  • Prepositions of location
  • Questions (2): est-ce que and qu’est-ce que
  • Adjectives agreements: gender and number
  • Prepositions before modes of transport: à and en
  • Present tense: venir, boire, vouloir, mettre, and prendre
  • Partitive articles
  • Quantities
  • Adverbs of frequency
  • Near future with aller
  • Past tense: passé composé (1)
  • Introduction of past tense: imparfait (c’était, il y avait, and il faisait)
  • Numbers (2)

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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