French Beginners Level 2

French Beginners Level 2

This course is suitable for those who have already studied French for one term.


The course is based on a communicative approach and aims to develop the skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing in the foreign language. It aims to enable students to understand and use French effectively for purposes of practical communication, to develop some understanding of grammar and to offer insights into the culture of French speaking countries.


The main course book is "Voila", ISBN no. 13:978-1-473-60118-5), third edition, published in June 2014.


This course feeds into Beginners level 3 in the next term.



Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course you will have been given the opportunity to:


  • Request information on services in a bank or tourist office
  • Write a simple letter
  • Describe houses and flats
  • Practise ordering food and drink at a café or a restaurant
  • Practise apologising and complaining
  • Tell the time
  • Talk about travel and practise buying tickets
  • Practise making bookings in a hotel


You will also have learnt some basic French grammar, in particular:


  • Regular verbs in the present tense: -ir verbs
  • Some irregular verbs: vouloir, pouvoir, aller, faire, devoir
  • Comparatives and superlatives
  • Prepositions: à and de
  • Direct object pronouns
  • The immediate future


Your Tutor

Veronique Fournier Véronique Fournier is a French native speaker from Brittany. She completed a Masters’ degree in Modern Languages and International Business in Nantes, and a PGCE at the University of Cambridge. She has secondary teaching experience (French and Spanish) and has taught at the Universities of Cardiff, Cambridge, and for many years at Anglia Ruskin where she used to be Head of French. She is also an examiner and does editing for Cambridge Assessment. She used to be an Item Writer for Asset Languages. Apart from teaching language skills, her areas of expertise are French politics, French history and French economics.  


Tuition fees: £110.00
Materials Costs: £0.00
Total Cost: £110.00


No. of sessions: 10

Day Date Times
Mon 23/09/2019 19:00-21:00
Mon 30/09/2019 19:00-21:00
Mon 07/10/2019 19:00-21:00
Mon 14/10/2019 19:00-21:00
Mon 28/10/2019 19:00-21:00
Mon 04/11/2019 19:00-21:00
Mon 11/11/2019 19:00-21:00
Mon 18/11/2019 19:00-21:00
Mon 25/11/2019 19:00-21:00
Mon 02/12/2019 19:00-21:00

Your next step

Click here to Enrol Online

Pay by credit or debit card over the telephone. Please call the Adult Education Office on 01223 278002 Monday to Thursday 9am to 7pm and Friday 9am to 4pm during term time and Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm out of term time.

Pay by cheque, made payable to Hills Road Sixth Form College. Please send you cheque together with a completed enrolment form, which you can find by clicking on ‘How to Enrol’ on the left hand side, to the Adult Education Office, Hills Road Sixth Form College, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 8PE. Please enclose a SAE if you require a receipt.

Please note full refunds can only be made if a class is cancelled or closed at the discretion of the College, or if you cancel your enrolment no less than two weeks before the course starts.

  • ofsted
  • AccessAble Logo
  • international school
  • maple group
  • disability
  • stonewall
  • acseed