Beginners French

Level 1 Diploma

Course Location


Trafford College


Altrincham Campus

Further Details





Course Start Date

Wednesday 25th September 2024

Course Duration

Full-time, 6 Weeks

Course Time

18:30 - 20:30

Course Fee

£ 30.00
You may be eligible for support with your tuition fees - please visit the college website - funding and finance page for further information

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Course Overview

The first part of the course is entitled ‘Welcome to French’ and it will ease you into the programme.

You will learn very quickly how to introduce yourself and make different greetings.

Moving on, you will learn how to ask for items when out shopping or in your hotel and to ask for (and understand!) directions and travel advice. You will develop your pronunciation skills, numbers and the intricacies that make the French language something wonderful and rewarding to learn.

By the end of the course, you will be able to read, speak and understand a range of common French words, number forms and useful phrases, giving you confidence in a variety of situations. You will also have some understanding of the correct pronunciation of the letters used in the French language. Joyeuses Fetes!

Course Requirements

No prior knowledge. Just enthusiasm and a willingness to participate.

What you will Learn

During this course you will learn basic French words and phrases to get you started or re-started with this colourful language and to help you get the most out of trips to France and other French-speaking countries.


No formal assessment


Upon sucessful completion of the course you can progress to our Conversational French or Improvers French programmes. Alternatively, we offer other language courses such as Greek and Italian.

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Career Options

While learning Beginners French may not lead to direct career advancement, it can provide you with valuable skills and experiences that can indirectly benefit your professional life. Additionally, it can enhance your overall cultural awareness and language learning abilities, which can be advantageous in various career contexts.

Mandatory Units

There are no mandatory units.

Contact Details

For further information please contact T: 0161 886 7070 or E:

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Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.
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