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Course length: 6 weeks

Maximum class size: 8 people

Lesson duration: 2 hrs lesson per week

Lesson time: 18:30 - 20:30

Lesson day: Monday
Starting date: 20th September 2021

Venue: John Pounds Centre - Portsmouth

Total cost: £135 - No Enrolment Fees

Enrolment deadline: 13th September


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This course is for students with little or no prior exposure to the language.


Social distancing and Hygiene applied.

French for Beginners in Portsmouth

Starting on Monday 20th September 2021

Whether you are interested in learning French for travelling, working abroad or simply give your brain a boost, we will teach you the basic structures and vocabulary of the target language in order to understand simple daily situations.

Our courses

Learning another language means to explore other cultures and knowing a different style of communication.

We make learning an exciting and engaging experience with effective ways to develop your language skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing. The lessons are focused on communication and cultural aspects.

All our courses take place in a friendly and relaxing atmosphere.

Course overview

This course is an introduction to the French language and it is perfectly suited to those looking to get a grasp of the basic rules of the language.

It consists of one evening class a week of 2 hours (with a break of 10 minutes), for a total of 6 weeks which is ideal for those with various commitments or working full-time.

Course content

You will learn the alphabet and sounds, numbers, how to introduce yourself, countries and nationalities, professions and place of work and family members alongside basic structure of the target language.

Classroom activities will include:

  • Role-playing
  • Pair and group work
  • Work on pronunciation and intonation
  • Listening to audio clips
  • Grammar in context

Course materials

We provide handouts to work on during the course. You will need a notepad and pen.

A small French-English/English-French dictionary would be very useful.

Tutor information

All our language courses are taught by qualified native or non-native speakers with broad teaching experience and a passion to teach their language and culture.

Prerequisite knowledge

Our courses are taught at progressive levels. If you have no prior knowledge you must start at Beginner Level 1.

If you wish to join Beginner Level 2 course, you must have completed Beginner Level 1 or be familiar with the content taught in Beginner Level 1.

If you wish to enrol on Beginner Level 3 course, you must have completed both Beginner Level 1 and Beginner Level 2 or be familiar with the content taught in these two modules.


No qualification is issued at the end of the course, but if required, you will be awarded a certificate of attendance on completion of the course. You must attend at least 70 per cent of the course to be eligible for the certificate.

Couse Fee: £135

Please read our Terms and Conditions.

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The completion of the Enrolment Form without the payment does not guarantee a place on the chosen course.

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" The course was very useful for my holidays. "


Former student