French - Post Intermediate - Language and Culture (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) Tuesday 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 course is for people who would like to practise speaking in French on a number of topical and cultural issues, in a community setting.  It is suitable for students who have completed intermediate level or have at least two years' experience.

Course dates and details

Start End Day / Time Duration Course Fee Reduced Fee
25/09/18 04/12/18 Tues 18:30 - 20:30 10 weeks £128

£44

15/01/19

12/03/19 Tues 18:30 - 20:30 8 weeks £103 £34
30/04/19 11/06/19 Tues 18:30 - 20:30 6 weeks £70

£26

What topics will I study?

Students will have the option of a variety of topics including current French affairs, study of France and French-speaking countries and work on contemporary films and fiction. 

What are the entry requirements?

It is suitable for students who have completed intermediate level or have at least two years’ experience but don’t yet have/want to do a GCSE. If anyone considering this course has any questions about their level, our administrator can contact the course tutor for you: karentriggs@exe-coll.ac.uk / 01392 400 260.

What facilities are there?

There is a cafe in the Community Centre but learners will also be given a college badge and have access to all college facilities, including Learning Centres and computers. 

What can the course lead on to?

This course does not lead to any other specific courses or provide any formal qualifications; after the course, students can go on to study a GCSE or AS level if they wish. 

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?

This course has enhanced my understanding of grammar, literature and culture.”

The classes and the other members have been a lot of fun.”

I really enjoyed the course, particularly the poems and songs etc. as they made the language more real somehow.”

I feel more confident with my French. I feel that now I can achieve my goal of going to University in France.” [This student was subsequently offered a place at University in Caen]


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.

College Prospectus

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