Conversational French Beginner
An introductory course for those who want to learn French.
Why take this course?
Learning a new language is not only useful in travel, but opens up a new world of literature and human understanding. This course is designed for learners with no previous knowledge of French, but an interest in learning this beautiful language. At the end of the course, learners should be able to understand simple spoken information and understand very simple text.
What you will experience
You will practice your pronunciation and build a good, basic understanding of French in a safe, fun and structured learning environment. By the end of the course, you should be able to:
- Convey and request information orally in French
- Understand simple text
- Understand spoken information
The language will be explored in simple, familiar contexts such as:
- Your interests, family and friends
- Leisure and social activity
- Telling time, day, date
- Weather, travel, directions
- Shopping, prices, numbers
- Eating out, food and drink
There are no formal entry requirements for this course.
What you need to know
Please note, this course is not eligible for fee waiver and may not be eligible for ILA funding.
At North East Scotland College
On successful completion of this course, you can progress to the following course at North East Scotland College:
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Please note that timetabling changes can often occur after the Part-time Course Guide is published, and as a result the printed version of the guide may not hold the most up-to-date information.
We therefore advise you that all start dates and times listed on the website are at all times accurate, and should be used as your main point of reference before booking your course.
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Completed forms should be returned to the following freepost address:
The Student Information & Admissions Manager
North East Scotland College
Aberdeen City Campus
UK AB25 1BN
Should you have any problems with your application, please contact the Student Advice Centre:
Telephone: 01224 612330
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