French - Intermediate - (Hele Road site)
This course is for people aged 19 or over
Faculty of Professional and Adult Learning
Level Location Start Date End Date Day Time Fee Reduced Ask Apply
Leisure Hele Road Various (please see below) Various (please see below) Monday Various (please see below) Various (please see below) Various (please see below)

What is it like to study this course and how will I be assessed?

This is a course for those that have already attended the beginners course or already has a basic knowledge of French. You will build on your knowledge and skills enabling you to cope with more challenging everyday situations and you will gain more confidence in speaking and listening.

Course dates and details

Evening - Hele Road (Tuesday)




Day / Time


Course Fee

Reduced Fee




Mon 18:30 - 20:30

10 weeks






Tues 18:30 - 20:30

8 weeks






Mon 18:30 - 20:30

6 weeks



What topics will I study?

You will cover the following (format is flexible and may vary):

  • Daily routine
  • Places in France
  • Describing towns
  • Comparative and superlative
  • French speaking countries
  • Describing past events
  • The imperfect tense
  • Describing people
  • Talking about your childhood
  • Stolen property
  • Returning goods and getting your money back

What are the entry requirements?

You will have completed 1 year or equivalent study of the French Language.

What facilities are there?

Learners will be given a college ID badge and have access to all college facilities, including learning centres and computers. 

What can the course lead on to?

You can either progress with French or choose another language course.

Are there any additional costs?

If learners wish to purchase a textbook, grammar resource or dictionary to help with home study, your lecturer can advise you when you come to class.

What do our students think?

French grammar and conversation. Find it all enjoyable, nothing to dislike."

Just the right level. Excellent content. Everyone encouraged to participate and practice."

Style of teaching, healthy learning atmosphere, freedom to ask questions."

The participants on this course were all of a similar level and this made the sessions more stimulating. I enjoyed the course."

It is important that you apply and pay for your course at least one week before the course starts to ensure that you will have access to all the facilities and resources in your first week.
Please be aware that there are no car parking facilities at Exeter College city centre sites, but public car parks are available across the city.

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