What's covered?

If you already have a basic knowledge of French, this course will develop your skills to include the present, past and future tenses and a significantly increased vocabulary. The course is classroom based and has a strong emphasis on speaking and listening skills. This stage is for those who have already studied the language for about 1 year and have a basic knowledge of French. The aim is to develop further the basic linguistic skills already acquired in the four skill competencies. You will learn the language for: Receiving visitors Arranging meetings Hobbies and pastimes Telephone and written communication Talking to the doctor Day-to-day routines, etc. Talking about past & future events

What do you need?

Satisfactory completion of a Post Beginners (Stage 1 Part 2) course or equivalent. This stage is for those who have already studied the language for approximately 1 year.

How you are assessed

This leads to the Level 1 Award in Speaking and Listening French (ABC Awards) You will take a series of assessments in the skills of Speaking and Listening.

How Long?

2 hours per week, 30 weeks

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

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