French for Beginners
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Who is it for?
The course is for people who want to acquire basic language skills for leisure or professional development. The emphasis is on elementary vocabulary to understand and take part in basic conversations. On completion of the course, you will be able to progress to a continuation course to give you the opportunity to develop your skills further.
No prior knowledge is required.
What does the course involve?
During the course you will develop competence in listening, reading, writing and speaking across a range of real-life situations. These situations will include:
- introducing yourself, family and friends, getting to know people
- ordering a meal, buying food and drink
- booking accommodation
- finding out about facilities and where places are, understanding basic directions
- making enquiries, asking for bus/ train timetables and buying tickets
- telling the time and understanding opening and closing hours
- talking about special occasions.
We suggest you bring a pen and some paper to take notes.
It is also recommended you purchase the BBC Talk French 1 (The ideal course for absolute beginners) book as it is used in lessons and for home learning.
What do I do next?
Please enrol online by clicking on the Enrol button above. If you are under 19 or haven’t lived in the UK for the last three years, please contact the college either in person or by phone on 01743 342333 between 9.00am-5.00pm Monday to Thursday and 9.00am-4.30pm on Friday to discuss your options further.
You will be required to pay any course fees at the time of enrolment, so please ensure that you have your payment method ready.
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