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This course is designed for beginners who have completed the Beginners (Part 1) course or for those who know only a few words of French. It provides the ideal reinforcement to conversational French, based on the basic situations covered in Part 1.It is suitable for those wanting to learn for fun or for those wanting to progress onto the next level. Principal activities will be based on listening and speaking but there will also be a few reading and writing activities.
What will I learn?
The aim of the course is to provide you with basic speaking and listening skills in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere which will increase your confidence to 'have a go' when you are abroad.
On completion, you should be able to use French grammar structure and verb tense in different situations. The following topics will be covered during the course: Greeting and making introductions; Talking about yourself and family; Using numbers and understanding prices; Ordering food and drink; Shopping; Finding your way around; Visiting the pharmacy/doctor.
There are no entry requirements associated with this course, other than basic knowledge of French or having completed our French Beginners (Part 1) course.
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 lecturer.
Additional Costs and Information
You will be asked to buy a coursebook: your lecturer will recommend which one to purchase.
This course runs on one day per week at the Chippenham Campus and the dates are:
14.01.21-25.03.21 Thursday 13:30-15:00
What Could I Do Next?
On completion of your course you may choose to progress onto these following courses
- Development Worker
- Political Risk Analyst
- Languages Teacher
- Speech And Language Therapist
It is thought that there are up to 7,000 different languages spoken around the world today. More than half of the world’s languages have no written form.
The world’s most widely spoken languages are: Mandarin Chinese, English, Spanish, Hindi, Arabic, Bengali, Russian, Portuguese, Japanese, German and French.