Beginners' French for Business


Programme fact file

Programme title: Beginners' French for Business
Qualification: CPD hours
Start date: Wednesday 20th April 2016 - Wednesday 11th May 2016, 6.30pm to 8.30pm
Duration: 22 weeks
Maximum places available: Limited
Fees: £120
Available on weekends/evenings: Yes
School: School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies

Programme overview

Course description

Beginners' French for Business Term 2 this class is designed for students who have completed one term of the French for Business evening class or who have an equivalent amount of study (approximately 40 hours of study).

On successful completion of this 22 week course, students will be able to:

  • Exchange greetings, introduce themselves and others in a formal or social, professional context giving details on titles and positions in company.
  • Asking and giving personal and contact details, expressing wishes and preferences, give personal information about family.
  • Learn expressions for telephone conversation, giving instructions, express needs.
  • Suggest course of action, give details of itinerary, ask for information, talk about travel arrangements.
  • Talk about free time and hobbies, talk about food and tastes, give personal preferences.
  • At the restaurant ordering meals and drinks, asking for details on food and ingredients.
  • Talk in details and describe your profession, and a company, give financial information, talk about a product or service.
  • Describe professional competences and professional experience, put together and discuss a CV.
  • Introduce a topic in a meeting, give results and evolution of business, ask questions on a project or specific part of a company
  • Give feedback, complain. Talk about a problem.

Students will be required to purchase a text book for this course.

Programme detail

Course details

**Please note** - The full level 1 course is 22 weeks. This is the second half of the 22 week course. New students are welcome to book on to the course if they have equivalent previous knowledge.


Venue details

Our courses are delivered at the University of Nottingham Language Centre, within the Trent Building, on the University Park campus.

The Language Centre
University Park

Free parking is available from 5pm Monday to Friday, or the University Park campus can be reached by public transport. A map is available to download which shows the location of Trent Building (11 on the map), and the nearest car parks.

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