French classes

Spring term 

10 week online courses with weekly 90 minute classes via MS Teams. Courses are open to students and staff of Falmouth University and the University of Exeter in Cornwall, with some availability for members of the public. The courses are non-credit bearing with no formal assessment and provide a relaxed, sociable environment in which to learn. Classes range in size from a minimum of 8 to a maximum of 14. 

'I particularly enjoy the breakout room conversations but I like the whole class, there's a good mix of all the different skills.'

Courses:  23 January – 31 March 2023

  • Introduction to French (online via MS teams) Wednesdays 6.00-7.30pm

You have very little or no knowledge of the language.

  • French Beginners (online via MS Teams) Mondays 6.00-7.30pm - now closed

You have studied some French before. You already know some familiar everyday expressions and basic phrases. You can introduce yourself and can ask and answer questions about personal details, such as where you live and what your job is, and can order food and drink in a café. You are already familiar with numbers 1-50 and days of the week. Equivalent to A1-on the Common European Framework 

  • French Pre-Intermediate online via MS Teams Tuesdays 6.00-7.30pm - now closed

You can already understand and communicate on familiar topics such as basic personal and family information, eating out, and some hobbies. You are familiar with numbers 1-100, and understand prices and can tell the time. You can follow most conversations likely to arise whilst travelling (shopping, eating out, transport, hotels) and speak about topics that are familiar, of personal interest or pertinent to everyday life (e.g. family, work, travel and some current events). Equivalent to A2 on the Common European Framework 

Requirements for online courses

  • Online courses are delivered via MS teams and require a laptop/pc with a stable internet connection and the camera and microphone enabled. 
  • These are interactive sessions and all attendees are expected to have their camera turned on. 

Fees and registration

  • 10 weeks: £100 for members of the public discounted to £60 for students and staff.  

  • Please note that priority is given to students and staff and availability may be limited for members of the public. 


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