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Bookings for our French courses for 2022/23 are now open and are listed in the table below. To book your place, please follow the individual course links to be directed to the Online Store.Levels available: 

Stage Length  Day  Start
End Date Time


A taste of French (Stage 1a) 10  weeks Wednesday 12/10/22 14/12/22 19:00-21:00   Lucie Vowles
Move on in French (Stage 1b & c) 20 weeks Wednesday 11/01/23 21/06/23 19:00-21:00 Lucie Vowles
French Improvers (Stage 2 a,b,c) 30 weeks Thursday 11/10/22 20/06/23 19:00-21:00   Lucie Vowles
French Intermediate (Stage 3 a,b,c) 30 weeks Thursday 13/10/22 12/06/23 19:00-21:00   TBC
French Upper-Intermediate (Stage 4 a,b,c) 30 weeks Monday 10/10/22 03/07/23 19:00-21:00   Lucie Vowles



The aim of every language course at the University is to enable you to communicate in your target language (TL) at that particular level and in your particular area of interest. We use the word ‘communicate’ in its widest sense, meaning that you will not only be able to talk to people in the language but also to develop your proficiency in listening, reading, and writing. This means that the module aims for you to understand all the things which affect communication in that language, including knowledge of how the language is used, how it works and how to analyse it, and the cultural contexts in which it is spoken.


For more information about what will be covered in each of the stages for French click on the relevant schemes of work below.

Please note there will not be a scheme of work for the French Language Club as topics for each week will be decided in advance by the club members.



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Click on the stage you are interested in and you will be redirected to our Online Store.

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