French Intermediate (Level 3)
You have reached the A2 level in the ELP self-assessment grid (equivalent to a good grade at GSCE) and/or completed the Post-Beginners (level 2) Course.
Courses started October 2022
- Course: Wednesdays 6.00pm - 8.00pm
Delivery: On-campus (face-to-face)
Timeline: Resumes 25 January - ends 29 March 2023
Lengths: 10 weeks (30 learning hours)
- Course: Thursdays 6.00pm - 8.00pm
Timeline: Resumes 26 January - ends 30 March 2023
Lengths: 10 weeks (30 learning hours)
You are welcome to join these courses, which started in October 2022, provided that you have previous knowledge of the language to learn and progress with the current group.
The online course is taught in a small group. It requires a minimum of 8 and it can have up to a maximum of 12 students; while on-campus courses require a minimum of 8 and it can have up to a maximum of 18 students. Course fee includes all tuition, access to Blackboard, handouts and any tests/exams, but not a textbook.
Courses started online will remain online throughout.
Please note that courses taught on-campus could be moved online if the Covid-19 situation prevents face-to-face teaching, and for as long as it is required. This decision will be made by the Government and/or the University of Leicester to guarantee the safety of students and staff.
Terms run from October to December and from January to March. The full course comprises 60 learning hours. Lessons are two hours long and take place once a week. When enrolling you are committing to the full 20 weeks. There is the option to pay for the full course in one payment or two instalments. You are welcome to join in the second term of a course if you have previous knowledge and experience of the language.
You have reached level A2 or completed the Post-beginners (level 2) or you have enough knowledge to be on track with the group.
You can use the ELP self-assessment grid to judge how competent you are in the language. Alternatively, if you require help to assess your level please contact us or come along to one of our drop-in sessions.
- Talking about learning languages and countries
- Arranging to meet and fixing appointments
- Discussing your background and home
- Discussing the environment and the weather
- Finding information about the area you are visiting
- Making travel arrangements
- Describing events in the past
- Communication styles and media
- Discussing jobs preferences and skills
- Food and restaurants
Version Originale 3: Livre De L'Eleve (B1) (2011) by Monique Denyer, Christian Ollivier, Emilie Perrichon and Christian Puren.
There isn’t a University bookshop however The European Bookshop website holds our book list and offers a 10% discount to all our students.
It is not essential to bring a course book to the first class. The tutor will discuss book requirements in class and advise you of the best places to obtain the book if required. With some languages there is the option for us to order textbooks on behalf of a class
This course is taught in French; English is used when necessary or requested by students in particular situations or grammar explanations. Our programme aims to develop the four language skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing as well as cultural awareness. It provides a good balance between understanding the culture, vocabulary and grammar structures of the French language and enhancing communication and interaction. It supports comprehensive and productive skills in speech and writing through authentic based activities and guided practice in the use of French language. Students will be encouraged to seek opportunities to learn and practise the four skills outside the classroom taking advantage of learning resources provided by tutors and the programme. Lessons are planned to allow intensive interactive practice with individual feedback and advice on progress.
Upon completing the Intermediate level (3), you can progress onto the Upper-intermediate level (4).