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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 no previous knowledge of the language. 

Duration: 20 weeks 
Day and Time:

Group A: To be confirmed.
Group B: To be confirmed.
Group C: To be confirmed.

Term Dates:

Term 1: Week commencing 8 October 2018 to week commencing 10 December 2018. (10 weeks)

Term 2: Week commencing 28 January 2019 to week commencing 1 April 2019. (10 weeks)

Venue: Trent Building, University Park Campus

Cost: 

  • University of Nottingham Students: £240 (paid in two instalments of £120)
  • Staff and Members of the Public: £260 (paid in two instalments of £130) plus an additional £10 exam fee. Please note the exam is optional.

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 French level 1 evening class or who have an equivalent amount of previous knowledge.

Duration: 20 weeks 
Day and Time: 

Group A: To be confirmed.
Group B: To be confirmed.

Term Dates:

Term 1: Week commencing 8 October 2018 to week commencing 10 December 2018. (10 weeks)

Term 2: Week commencing 28 January 2019 to week commencing 1 April 2019. (10 weeks)

Venue: Trent Building, University Park Campus 

Cost: 

  • University of Nottingham Students: £240 (paid in two instalments of £120)
  • Staff and Members of the Public: £260 (paid in two instalments of £130) plus an additional £10 exam fee. Please note the exam is optional.

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 French level 2 evening class or who have an equivalent amount of previous knowledge.

Duration: 20 weeks 
Day and Time: 

Group A: To be confirmed.
Group B: To be confirmed.

Term Dates:

Term 1: Week commencing 8 October 2018 to week commencing 10 December 2018. (10 weeks)

Term 2: Week commencing 28 January 2019 to week commencing 1 April 2019. (10 weeks)

Venue: Trent Building, University Park Campus 

Cost: 

  • University of Nottingham Students: £240 (paid in two instalments of £120)
  • Staff and Members of the Public: £260 (paid in two instalments of £130) plus an additional £10 exam fee. Please note the exam is optional.

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 French level 3 evening class or who have an equivalent amount of previous knowledge.

Duration: 20 weeks 
Day and Time: 

Group A: To be confirmed.
Group B: To be confirmed.

Term Dates:

Term 1: Week commencing 8 October 2018 to week commencing 10 December 2018. (10 weeks)

Term 2: Week commencing 28 January 2019 to week commencing 1 April 2019. (10 weeks)

Venue: Trent Building, University Park Campus 

Cost: 

  • University of Nottingham Students: £240 (paid in two instalments of £120)
  • Staff and Members of the Public: £260 (paid in two instalments of £130) plus an additional £10 exam fee. Please note the exam is optional.

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 French level 4 evening class or who have an equivalent amount of previous knowledge.

Duration: 20 weeks 
Day and Time: To be confirmed.

Term Dates:

Term 1: Week commencing 8 October 2018 to week commencing 10 December 2018. (10 weeks)

Term 2: Week commencing 28 January 2019 to week commencing 1 April 2019. (10 weeks)

Venue: Trent Building, University Park Campus 

Cost: 

  • University of Nottingham Students: £240 (paid in two instalments of £120)
  • Staff and Members of the Public: £260 (paid in two instalments of £130) plus an additional £10 exam fee. Please note the exam is optional.

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.
 

Evening class enrolment

Evening Class enrolment has now closed.

Enrolment will open again in August 2018.

New Beginners courses will be available from October 2018.

See all Evening Classes 

Contact

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

 

 
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