When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor Michel Willame
  • Course Code W22LUSB04C
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

Whether you’ve been with us before or you’re joining now, be assured that this content rich, dynamic course run in a friendly, encouraging atmosphere will help you consolidate your basic knowledge of French, improve confidence in all four skills and expand your cultural awareness regarding topics as varied as the weather, daily activities, travelling through France and visiting a chateau! Pas mal, n’est-ce pas?

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe a house/apartment and engage in a basic conversation in a letting agency
  • Understand forecasts and talk about the weather
  • Talk about daily routine activities using common reflexive verbs in the present tense
  • Use common phrases to buy food at the market
  • Engage in a simple dialogue at the train station
  • Use the past tense to talk about events in the past


  • Full fee
  • Concession fee
  • Class format and activities

    Practising speaking, listening, reading and writing, Learning through speaking and practical activities (individual tasks, role-plays, pair and small group work, games), Writing basic single words and short sentences, Following and giving simple presentations, Listening for gist and understanding of basic message, Revising on topics (e.g. vocabulary) and grammar points, Using the perfect tense with 'avoir' and 'etre', Using the imperative form, Using reflective verbs, time expressions

    Entry requirements

    We recommend that you achieve the learning outcomes of French Stage 1 Term 2 or the equivalent of 30-35 hours before enrolling for this course. Also suitable if you learnt French some time ago and would like to start again at near beginner’s level. You can alternatively take our online assessment to see whether you are suitable for this course.

    What you need to know before you enrol

    Revision will be an important part of learning, therefore you should dedicate at least 2 hours a week to individual study and homework.

    What you need

    Paper and pen. , A bilingual French dictionary. , If required, a course book will be negotiated at the start of term. Please bring your own device, and a notebook and file to each lesson.

    What you can do next

    French Stage 2 Unit 1