French for Beginners

This excellent French course for beginners, in the wonderful city of Bordeaux, focuses on the four key pillars of learning French - speaking, listening, reading and writing. You will also have the opportunity to develop your vocabulary and get to grips with some of the grammatical basics of the French language.

Our price promise

If you find this course cheaper elsewhere, we will match the price and give you a £50 voucher when you book*.

*Applies only to like-for-like dates at the same school on the same course for the same duration.

Study

Minimum entry requirements

Course format

  • Length of study: From 1 week
  • Lessons per week: 20
  • Hours per week: 15
  • Maximum class size: 12
  • Typical student age: 18-40
  • Typical student mix:
    44% European, 32% North American, 8% Middle Eastern, 16% Japanese

Dates and fees

  • Start dates:
    • 4 Apr 2016
    • 25 Apr 2016
    • 6 Jun 2016
    • 18 Jul 2016
    • 8 Aug 2016
    • 19 Sep 2016
    • 7 Nov 2016
    • 21 Nov 2016
  • Tuition fees: From 270.00 EUR

    Tuition length options

    • 1 week: 270.00 EUR
    • 2 weeks: 540.00 EUR
    • 3 weeks: 810.00 EUR
    • 4 weeks: 1040.00 EUR
    • 5 weeks: 1300.00 EUR
    • 6 weeks: 1560.00 EUR
    • 7 weeks: 1820.00 EUR
    • 8 weeks: 2080.00 EUR
    • 9 weeks: 2340.00 EUR
    • 10 weeks: 2400.00 EUR
    • 11 weeks: 2640.00 EUR
    • 12 weeks: 2880.00 EUR
    • 13 weeks: 3120.00 EUR
    • 14 weeks: 3360.00 EUR
    • 15 weeks: 3600.00 EUR
  • Compulsory fees

    • Our admin fee: 49 EUR
    • Enrolment fee: 80.00 EUR
  • Other expenses:

Course overview

This course is an introduction to French language and French culture. It is designed for students who have never learned French or whose knowledge is limited to just a few words. It combines basic grammar, vocabulary and communication skills studied in real life situations.

At beginner level, teachers will present basic grammar points and vocabulary for everyday situations.

The objective of this course is to enable students to:

  1. Express themselves in everyday situations (introducing themselves, greeting people, talking about their habits, expressing their feelings and opinions, asking and giving information, finding their way, talking about past events or projects)
  2. Understand words and sentences in simple texts, understand simple instructions, understand and participate in short conversations on topics of everyday life
  3. Write short texts

 

 

Course details

Core lessons of twenty general French lessons offering a total of 15 hours spread through the week (on average 3 hours per day). 1 lesson = 45 minutes

Skill focus

Focus is on the four key language skills (speaking, listening, reading and writing).

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Accredited by these organisations : ICEF, English UK