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Conversational French for Beginners

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  • Duration
    2 months

  • Start Date
    Wednesday 11th September 2019

  • Venue
    Ipswich Road

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Start Date

  • Wednesday 11th September 2019, Part Time


A practical course for beginners with a focus on speaking and listening. Learn and understand the key phrases and vocabulary you’ll need if going to France, while gaining an insight into French culture.

The course follows a six week programme lessons during which you will learn phrases to be used in a variety of situations helping your french vocabulary grow. The lessons shall look to follow:

Week 1: Introducing yourself, greetings, meeting people, introducing family
Week 2: Directions, asking directions, utilities, shops, arranging where and when to meet
Week 3: Ordering food/drinks, prices, numbers
Week 4: Hobbies and music, shopping
Week 5: Holidays, geography of France, names of countries, practical phrases for travelling in France
Week 6: Christmas in France – a typical French Christmas, revision of topics

Course details are as follows:
Time: 18:00 - 20:00
Duration: 6 weeks - (11/09/16-16/10/19)
Day: Wednesdays
Location: City College Norwich

For your first session please bring with you a notepad to use as your vocabulary book), pen and paper.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course you will be able to:

- Greet and introduce yourself
- Use practical phrases and ask basic questions in French, such as requesting directions or ordering food
- Be familiar with cultural aspects of French society
- Understand basic grammatical concepts


No formal progression.



Please note that courses may be cancelled if minimum numbers are not met. Please be aware that if you are no longer able to attend your course you will be offered an alternative date where available, however no refunds are available unless this course is cancelled by City College Norwich.