French Evening Classes

Whether you fancy learning French for fun, holidays, work or simply out of interest for France and/or other French-speaking countries, we have the right course for you.

FRENCH BEGINNERS

This course is suitable for learners with very little or no prior knowledge of the language. Your tutor will introduce you to the language and assume no prior study.

You will study topics such as:

  • Greetings; introducing yourself and others
  • Talking about yourself, your family, pets and friends
  • Ordering drinks and food in a bar/restaurant
  • Shopping for food, drinks, souvenirs and clothes

Each topic will help you to increase your knowledge of vocabulary and expressions, through reading and listening exercises, role­-plays and other pair work activities, pronunciation tasks, etc…

The course will also give you:

  • An understanding of the French culture and some of the traditions in France and other French­ speaking countries.
  • Confidence in dealing with basic situations when you are abroad.

 

FRENCH BEGINNERS ­- LEVEL 1

This language course is for those learners who studied one of our short courses at TRC in the Autumn of 2021 and between February and Easter of 2022 at TRC. It is designed to bridge the gap between the complete beginners and the level 2 course.

You will study topics such as:

  • Revision and extension of Beginners topics
  • Asking and answering simple questions
  • Hometown and directions
  • The time
  • Food ­ i.e. recipes, regional dishes, …

The course will also help you develop:

  • An understanding of the French culture and some of the traditions in France and other French­ speaking countries.
  • Confidence in dealing with basic situations when you are abroad.

 

FRENCH ­ – LEVEL 2

Most learners in this course will have participated in a full French beginners course (24 weeks) at Thomas Rotherham College before. The course could also suit those individuals who learnt the language at GCSE and got a GCSE grade C some years ago but have not practised the language for a while.

You will study topics such as:

  • Revision and Extension of Beginners/Beginners Level 1 topics
  • Helping a guest to settle in – house,
  • hometown and understanding directions
  • Daily Routine
  • Leisure Activities
  • The Weather

Each topic studied will help you to increase your fluency and confidence when using French. You will learn some more French grammar and also further develop your knowledge of life in French and other French­ speaking countries.

 

FRENCH ­- LEVEL 3

This course is for those individuals who have studied the language for at least 2 years in recent times, not years ago. It is aimed at those learners that completed one of our Improvers Level 1 or Level 2 courses just before the spring of 2020. You will study topics such as:

  • Revision and Extension of Level 2 topics
  • Your personal hobbies
  • Past and future holidays
  • Talking about events in the past
  • Future plans

The course will further develop your knowledge of French grammar and your fluency, so that you can maintain some intermediate level conversations with French speakers. You will also be learning more about France as a country (regions, customs and traditions) and about other French­ speaking countries.

 

ADVANCED FRENCH

The focus of this course is on maintaining the advanced language skills (reading, listening, writing and speaking), as well as on the consolidation grammar. This course will cover topics such as the cultural heritage of the country ­ festivals, gastronomy, art, film, …­ and problem solving situations (doctors, pharmacy, police, bank, …). Other topics mutually negotiated between the tutor and the course students may also be part of the course. You will develop a greater in­depth knowledge and un ­speaking countries. 

 

FURTHER INFORMATION

All classes start week beginning 10th October 2022 and run for 22 weeks.

Cost: £199

For more information and to book please click on the following link:

TRC Evening Language Courses 2022-23

French 2022-23