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French Level 1, Part 3 (Evening 5 Week Intensive)

Key information

Subject area:


Course type:


Credit level:

Not for credit


15 hours

Available course dates:

From: 05 June 2024 To: 03 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:

  • Jobs search, working environment, and colleagues
  • Habits and daily activities
  • Describing physical appearances and personality traits
  • Family
  • Accommodation and types of housing
  • Health and body
  • New media and social network

Functions may include:

  • Applying for a job
  • Talking about one’s habits
  • Describing the personality of colleagues and friends
  • Making physical description
  • Making an appointment by phone
  • Writing one’s LinkedIn profile
  • Talking about one’s family
  • Describing and comparing accommodation
  • Self-development and changing life
  • Talking about one’s health
  • Giving one’s opinion
  • Writing emails
  • Presenting a problem

Grammar may include:

  • Present tense: pouvoir, devoir
  • ‘il faut’ expression of obligation
  • Present tense: reflexive verbs
  • Agreement of adjectives
  • Pronouns object (direct)
  • Comparison
  • Stressed pronouns with prepositions
  • Past tense: passé composé (2)
  • Possessive adjectives (2)
  • Imperative mood
  • Relative pronouns: qui and que
  • Time indicators (2)
  • Imperfect past tense
  • Future tense
  • Direct and indirect object pronouns
  • Imperative in the negative form

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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