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CULP: French Intermediate 1


Course will be delivered online.

The Programme offers general language tuition with a focus on communicative competence.

At intermediate 1 level the focus is on every day and real-time, oral/aural communication. Each course features a functional-notional syllabus and grammar points are analysed in context.

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Target audience
  • University staff and students
  • Further details regarding Language Centre eligibility criteria are available

CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference): A2

Topics covered

The Course will include:

  • Introducing yourself and others
  • Discussing your family
  • Discussing your studies, internships and employment
  • Talking about your daily routine
  • Eating out
  • Finding your way about town
  • Making travel arrangements
  • Reporting problem with your accommodation
  • Shopping in a department store
  • Relating past events
  • Talking about healthy eating and keeping fit
  • Discussing future plans
  • Making phone calls
  • Learning about the geography and history of France
  • Talking about what France means to you
  • Listening/Speaking: express opinions on abstract/cultural matters in a limited way or offer advice within a known area, and understand instructions or public announcements.
  • Reading: understand routine information and articles, and the general meaning of non-routine information within a familiar area.
  • Writing: write letters or make notes on familiar or predictable matters.
  • To build on a basic understanding and an appreciation of the salient linguistic features;
  • To establish the learner as a confident language user in a range of predictable everyday situations;
  • To equip the learner with the skills and knowledge to deal with straightforward job applications and interviews;
  • To increase students’ knowledge of the cultural background of France within the context of language teaching.

Presentations, practicals and online learning

System requirements
  • Raven access is required
  • Further information regarding Raven is available
  • Students Fees: £200 to be paid online. Please select ‘Concessionary’ under the course fee when you make your booking.
  • Staff Fees: £200 to be paid online. Please select ‘All charged’ under the course fee when you make your booking.
  • Links to the online store will be provided with your confirmation email.
  • Payment is required within 24 hours of your booking to secure your place.
  • Refunds available after the first lesson only.
  • Payment for the courses is made on the Online Store (CULP General Purpose courses), (Raven log in).
  • Course materials can be found on Moodle (Raven log in), once the course has started.

Fifteen taught sessions of two hours plus online learning


Three times per year (subject to demand)

Related courses
CULP: Cambridge University Language Programmes

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