What's covered?

This course is for you, if you have already studied the language for about 2 years. By the end of this course, you should be able to engage in conversation with a native speaker with confidence and to feel at home using a variety of tenses and idiomatic expressions. In addition, you will be able to write letters, make simple presentations and express opinions and preferences.

At Stage 3, your continuing exposure to the language will extend your language skills and begin to take you beyond the strictly basic demands of previous levels. Increased accuracy, a wider range of vocabulary, practice in using the past, present and future tenses and a greater understanding of idiomatic expressions combine to give more confidence in speaking. You should be able to take part in conversations on everyday topics with less need for repetition and explanation on the part of the native speaker.

The language you learn will enable you to: Make arrangements Give simple presentations Write letters Express preferences Make complaints, etc.

The settings will include personal life, travel, leisure activities, the workplace etc.

What do you need?

Satisfactory completion of a Lower Intermediate (Stage 2) course or the equivalent (approx. 120 hours tuition). You should already be able to use the present tense, perfect tense and immediate future. Students might need to buy course books which will provide much of the material for lessons and for homework.

How you are assessed

There is no formal assessment on this course. Your teacher will discuss your progress with you on a regular basis.

How Long?

30 weeks, 2 hours per week

What course next?

Advanced (Stage 4) or AS Level

What could this lead to?

Good Modern Language skills are important for many reasons. Our range of courses is designed to equip learners with the skills they need for both their personal and working lives.

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Many students are entitled to a reduction in tuition fees on many of our courses, which can dramatically reduce the overall cost of the course. More information can be found on our course fee reductions page. Financial support, loans and instalment plans are also available to eligible students.

Contact us on 01753 793288 to check whether you might be eligible for a reduced fee.

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