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French Evening Classes

We are currently offering Levels 1 to 5 in French. Please see below for more information about each of the levels on offer.
 

French Level 1

This class is designed for students who have completed the autumn term of the French level 1 evening class or who have an equivalent amount of study (approximately 40 hours of study)

Duration: 10 weeks 
Day and Time:

Group A: Monday 6:30-8:30pm 
Group B: Wednesday 6:30-8:30pm
Group C: Monday 6:30-8:30pm

Term Dates:

Term 2: Week commencing 29 January 2018 to week commencing 30 April 2018. (Easter break 26 March 2018 to 22 April 2018 - there are no classes during the break)

Venue: Trent Building, University Park Campus

Cost: UoN Students - £115.
         Staff and Public - £125.

Learning outcomes: 
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • exchange simple greetings 
  • introduce themselves and other people 
  • Give personal information about family, job or studies, where they live 
  • Give the same information about other people 
  • Use numbers 1-100, express dates, time, prices 
  • Shop for food and clothes 
  • Order meals and drinks 
  • Give directions 
  • Talk about the weather 
  • Book holiday accommodation
 

French Level 2

 

This class is designed for students who have completed the autumn term of the French level 2 evening class or who have an equivalent amount of previous knowledge.

Duration: 10 weeks 
Day and Time: 

Group A: Tuesday 6:30-8:30pm
Group B: Wednesday 6:30-8:30pm

Term Dates:

Term 2: Week commencing 29 January 2018 to week commencing 30 April 2018. (Easter break 26 March 2018 to 22 April 2018 - there are no classes during the break)

Venue: Trent Building, University Park Campus 

Cost: UoN Students - £115.
         Staff and Public - £125.

Learning outcomes: 
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe daily routine 
  • Describe health issues 
  • Describe leisure interests 
  • Describe transport / how to get to places 
  • Describe places where to live (flats, houses, cities, countryside) 
  • Use the present tense of regular verbs and a few irregular verbs (avoir, être, aller) 
  • Talk about events / activities in the future 
  • Talk about events / activities in the past 
 

French Level 3

This class is aimed at students who have completed the autumn term of the French level 3 evening class or who have an equivalent amount of previous knowledge.

Duration: 10 weeks 
Day and Time: 

Group A: Monday 6:30-8:30pm
Group B: Tuesday 6:30-8:30pm

Term Dates:

Term 2: Week commencing 29 January 2018 to week commencing 30 April 2018. (Easter break 26 March 2018 to 22 April 2018 - there are no classes during the break)

Venue: Trent Building, University Park Campus 

Cost: UoN Students - £115.
         Staff and Public -  £125.

Learning outcomes: 
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Discuss leisure interests in the present and in the past 
  • Discuss TV programs, films, the use of the Internet, the media 
  • Find out about French education system 
  • Discuss pros and cons of jobs 
  • Arrange meetings 
  • Understand job adverts and French CVs 
  • Discuss pros and cons of various means of transport 
  • Report incidents 
  • Use the imperfect and the perfect to describe, discuss activities / events in the past 
  • Start using the subjunctive.
 

French Level 4

This class is aimed at students who have completed the autumn term of the French level 4 evening class or who have an equivalent amount of previous knowledge.

Duration: 10 weeks 
Day and Time: 

Group A: Tuesday 6:30-8:30pm
Group B: Wednesday 6:30-8:30pm

Term Dates:

Term 2: Week commencing 29 January 2018 to week commencing 30 April 2018. (Easter break 26 March 2018 to 22 April 2018 - there are no classes during the break)

Venue: Trent Building, University Park Campus 

Cost: UoN Students - £115.
         Staff and Public - £125.

Learning outcomes: 
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Discuss education in France 
  • Discuss relationships 
  • Discuss social issues (reality TV, tobacco, alcohol, lifestyle choices) 
  • Discuss new technologies 
  • Discuss popular music and sport 
  • Discuss environmental issues (global warming, natural disasters, recycling) 
  • Discuss tourism 
  • Understand and use an increasing range of tenses: present, past (imperfect, perfect and pluperfect), future and future perfect, conditional and conditional perfect, subjunctive. 
 

French Level 5

This class is aimed at students who have completed the autumn term of the French level 5 evening class or who have an equivalent amount of previous knowledge.

Duration: 10 weeks 
Day and Time: Thursday 6:30-8:30pm

Term Dates:

Term 2: Week commencing 29 January 2018 to week commencing 30 April 2018. (Easter break 26 March 2018 to 22 April 2018 - there are no classes during the break)

Venue: Trent Building, University Park Campus 

Cost: UoN Students - £115.
         Staff and Public - £125.

Learning outcomes: 
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • discuss further social issues: the place of young people, inequalities 
  • Educational issues: tradition vs modernity, les rythmes scolaires 
  • Cultural issues: films, books, food, music, languages 
  • Technological issues: the Internet, increased freedom or increased control 
  • Write and speak with increasing sophistication 
  • Argue topics 
  • Discuss feelings 
  • Use all tenses and moods with increasing mastery.
 

Spring Term enrolment is now open.

See all Evening Classes 

Contact

T: +44 (0) 115 74 84176evening-languageclasses@nottingham.ac.uk

 

 
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