French level 3/4 Conversation

Code Duration Start Day Time Tutor Fee Venue Concessions
VLFRX561 26 weeks 26th Sep 2019 Thursday 6:30pm - 8:15pm Morgan Lasalle £225 Varndean College Yes

Course Information

Who Is This For?
Those who have completed a Stages 1 and 2 in French or equivalent. Join this level if you are already familiar with the past, present and future tenses in French and wish to revise and consolidate structures which you have already learnt. This class will concentrate on building your confidence in the spoken and written language whilst at the same time learning more about French culture and life in France.
What Will I Learn?
You will build on your pre-intermediate knowledge of the language and develop your conversational skills as well as learning to get by in more challenging practical situations. You will also develop and consolidate your knowledge of grammar and vocabulary.
Content of the Course
Build on your pre-intermediate knowledge of the language and develop your conversational skills as well as learning to get by in more challenging practical situations. You will also develop your knowledge of grammar and vocabulary.
Assessment Details
You will be assessed throughout the course.
Teaching Methods
You will learn through whole group work, pair work and small group work. Emphasis will be placed on becoming more confident in your spoken French. However all skills (reading, writing listening and speaking will be practised.)
What's Next?
Higher language courses.

Financial Information

If you are studying an accredited course at Entry Level, Level 1 or Level 2 you may be eligible for a concessionary rate.

  • If you are unemployed and claiming Job Seekers Allowance/Employment Support Allowance or Universal Credit.
  • Unemployed and in receipt of a means tested benefit and wish to upskill to enter employment. (You will need to complete a self-declaration form).
  • Employed but seeking employment.
  • If you are employed but earn less than £15736.50.
  • It is your first level 2 or Level 3 qualification and you are aged 19-23.

You must enrol in person at the college and bring evidence of benefit; proof of age (passport/driving licence) or pay slips with you. This must be dated within three months of the course start date. Please contact the Registry on 01273 546604 for further information.

If you are in receipt of a means tested benefit or on a low income you may apply to the Learning Support Fund for help with travel, childcare costs and some tuition fees.

You will be required to complete a learner support application form and provide evidence of benefit or income support your application. Please contact the Adult Education Office on 01273 546602 for further information.

If your course costs more than £200 you may apply to pay in three instalments.

You must complete and sign an instalment form. The first payment will be taken on application, followed by a further payment at the start of the course and a final payment 2 months later. Please note that a handling charge of 10% of the course fee (up to a maximum of £30) is added to all instalment payments. You will still be liable for the full cost of the course if you leave the course prior to all instalments being paid. Please contact the Registry Department on 01273 546604 for further information.

No refunds are given once a course has started. If a course is cancelled by the college you will receive a full refund of all fees paid. If you decide to cancel your enrolment before the class starts your payment will be refunded less a 20% administration charge (up to a maximum of £50). If you decide to cancel your enrolment for a Saturday workshop less than 72 hours before the class your payment will be refunded less an 80% administration charge.


Please ring the Adult Education office on 01273 546602 for further information.