Course Overview

The French for Beginners Diploma Course will help you to learn the key words, phrases and idioms used in daily French in order to engage in basic, day-to-day conversations. With 10 modules, each accompanied by a downloadable audio version and concluding in a multiple-choice assessment, this course will ensure you develop accurate comprehension and pronunciation.

You'll start the course by learning how various sounds in French are pronounced and you'll become familiar with the specificities of the French alphabet. We'll introduce you to basic formal and informal greetings and introductions and the use of singular and plural pronouns and verbs, before moving on to numbers. You'll learn how to correctly pronounce numbers, and ask for and tell the time and the prices of items, along with how to make an appointment and requests, book a reservation and set an appointment.

The course will guide you through expressing your likes and dislikes and the descriptive adjectives and verbs commonly used in daily life. We'll explore how to talk about and describe the daily activities you engage in within the home, work, travel, sports, and transportation.

Key facts

Duration: 1-2 Weeks

Level: Beginners

Start date: 15th of each month

Delivery: Online

Assessment: Written Test

Awarded By: City College London Ltd


Sounds in the French Language

Introducing Yourself and Others

The Numbers and Time

French Food Vocabulary - Likes and Dislikes

Activities - Work, Home, Sports and Travel

French Verbs for Movement and Transportation

Telephoning, Making Appointments and Requests

Introduction to Past Tenses - Days of the Week, Months and Seasons

Introduction to Future Tenses and Holidays

French Media

Learning Outcomes

There are many reasons for learning French. For some, it is the appeal of the sound and musicality of the language, for others, it is the need to grasp idiomatic sentences to travel to France for business, tourism or family reasons.

Whatever your reason, the French for Beginners Diploma Course will provide you with the tools you need to gain a basic, conversational level of spoken and written French and a solid foundation from which to build, should you wish to take your studies further.

Entry Requirements

Not Applicable