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French: Advanced Conversation

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This course is for you if you have attended several years of part-time study and/or if you have a good knowledge of French and you want to further practise your conversational skills.

This course will make extensive use of audio/visual materials and there will be ample opportunity to expand your active vocabulary (B2/C1).

Pre-enrolment is essential

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Learning and teaching

You will have the opportunity to practise in small groups and act role-play exercises you will encounter in French speaking countries.

The content of the course will include a revision of different tenses such as preterit, perfect, imperfect and pluperfect, although the main aim of the course is the practice of the different skills.

The emphasis of the course is on participation and practice.

You will be encouraged to actively participate in class through various non-threatening forms of activities designed to stimulate communication.

All course materials provided.

Coursework and assessment

Continuous Assessment via class participation.

Reading suggestions

Materials will be provided.

Audio material available via our on-line learning platform.

Library and computing facilities

As a student on this course you are entitled to join and use the University’s library and computing facilities. Find out more about using these facilities.


Our aim is access for all. We aim to provide a confidential advice and support service for any student with a long term medical condition, disability or specific learning difficulty. We are able to offer one-to-one advice about disability, pre-enrolment visits, liaison with tutors and co-ordinating lecturers, material in alternative formats, arrangements for accessible courses, assessment arrangements, loan equipment and dyslexia screening.