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Beginners

Beginner's French | A1.3

Comprehensive group courses

This term is all about getting ready for a trip to a francophone country! In this course for false beginners, you’ll learn how to survive in shops, restaurants, and cafés, and will discover new traditional recipes like le rougail saucisses from La Réunion. You will also learn how to talk about past, present or future events.

Materials: Textbook Odyssée A1, ISBN: 978-2-09-035569-7 (Not provided by the Alliance Française)



Pace: 2 hours weekly

Beginner's French | A2.2

Comprehensive group courses

Come and join us this term to cover a variety of topics: from the evolution of fashion to national parks and family stories, there will be lots of themes to discuss! By the end of the term, you will be able to talk about your future projects using the futur simple, organise day trips or make suggestions to your friends or family, and even complain about a bad experience just like a real French person would do!

Materials: Textbook Odyssée A2, Livre de l’élève, ISBN: 978-2-09-035572-7 (Not provided by the Alliance Française)



Pace: 2 hours weekly
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St Margaret’s Institute
Tuesday   6:30pm ▸ 8:30pm
16 Apr 2024 ▸ 16 Jul 2024
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Unlock your speaking | Beginners and improvers

Themed workshops
Ready to unlock your speaking skills in French? Through interactive exercises and stimulating discussions, beginners and improvers will develop confidence and fluency in French. This workshop is designed to help you speak with ease and confidence, and to help you along the way, we will offer you a glass of wine!


Pace: 1.5 hours weekly
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St Margaret’s Institute
Friday 17 May 2024 - 6pm ▸ 7:30pm
17 May 2024
Conversation Courses (broad intermediate)

French Conversation

Conversation classes
Practice your speaking skills in a comfortable and friendly setting with discussions and debates on various subjects, such as art and ideas. You will maintain and develop your vocabulary. For intermediate and advanced levels.


Pace: 1 hour weekly
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St Margaret’s Institute
Tuesday   12pm ▸ 1pm
16 Apr 2024 ▸ 16 Jul 2024
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Intermediate

Advanced French | C1

Comprehensive group courses





Pace: 2 hours weekly
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St Margaret’s Institute
Monday   6:30pm ▸ 8:30pm
15 Apr 2024 ▸ 15 Jul 2024
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Advanced French | C1/C2

Comprehensive group courses
This term, explore contemporary art, delve into literature and media adaptations, and navigate intriguing topics such as youth engagement with reading and media, and beliefs versus superstitions.
Grammar points will include a revision of our marvelous subjunctive, indirect speech, and le passé simple



Pace: 2 hours weekly

Chanel: icône de la mode

Themed workshops
Coco Chanel: a fashion icon. Discover the most revolutionary fashion designer of the 1900s, her dark past during World War II, and her still-present influence today. Compare fashion styles from different eras and take a stance on the blossoming body-positive movement in recent years. ​We'll even share a glass of wine from one of the exclusive Domaines owned by the Maison Chanel! 


Pace: 1.5 hours weekly
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St Margaret’s Institute
Friday 21 Jun 2024 - 6pm ▸ 7:30pm
21 Jun 2024

DELF B1 & B2 Preparation Course

Intensive or short group courses
Boost your chances with our DELF preparation class tailored for B1 and B2 levels! Our experienced teacher will guide you through targeted practice sessions, and exam strategies to ensure you're fully equipped for success! Join us and get the skills, tricks, and confidence you need to ace your exam.


Pace: 1.5 hours weekly
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St Margaret’s Institute
Wednesday   5pm ▸ 6:30pm
05 Jun 2024 ▸ 10 Jul 2024

French Conversation

Conversation classes
Practice your speaking skills in a comfortable and friendly setting with discussions and debates on various subjects, such as art and ideas. You will maintain and develop your vocabulary. For intermediate and advanced levels.


Pace: 1 hour weekly
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St Margaret’s Institute
Tuesday   12pm ▸ 1pm
16 Apr 2024 ▸ 16 Jul 2024
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Intermediate French | B1-B2

Comprehensive group courses

This term, in this class of fairly independent speakers, come reveal your scientific side talking about innovations, genetics and robotisation. You will also discuss art and architecture, and will discover the wonderful Château de Chambord or the Van Gogh immersive experience in Paris! Grammar points this term will focus on compound relative pronouns and past reported speech.

Materials: Textbook Odyssée B2, Livre de l’élève, ISBN : 978-2-09-035583-3 (Not provided by the Alliance Française)



Pace: 2 hours weekly

Intermediate French | B1.2

Comprehensive group courses

This term, chat about your professional experience, healthy lifestyles, recycling in the fashion industry, and medias and fake news. We will learn how to express our ideas in finer details in debates, and how to voice an opinion using a wide range of connectives and structures. Grammar points will include the passive voice, the conditional and of course our beloved subjonctif!

Materials: Textbook Odyssée B1, Livre de l’élève, ISBN: 978-2-09-035580-2 (Not provided by the Alliance Française)



Pace: 2 hours weekly

Intermediate French | B1.3

Comprehensive group courses

This term, come reveal your artistic side talking about cinema, paintings or even literature, voice your opinion on ecological matters, and discover many francophone initiatives both ecological and economical. Grammar points this term will focus on the double pronoun order, past reported speech, and relative pronouns.

Materials: Textbook Odyssée B1, Livre de l’élève, ISBN: 978-2-09-035580-2 (Not provided by the Alliance Française)



Pace: 2 hours weekly

Intermediate French | B2.2

Comprehensive group courses

This term, come chat about your professional experience and discuss Internet and social medias. Express your opinion on cyber-addiction or on the purpose of education while expanding your vocabulary! Grammar points will cover the structures of the hypothesis, past reported speech and declarative sentences.

Materials : Textbook Edito B2, ISBN : 9782278103669 (Not provided by the Alliance Française)



Pace: 2 hours weekly

Intermediate French | B2.3

Comprehensive group courses

This term, come reveal your historian side talking about historical figures and the representation of women throughout the centuries. You will also chat about travels and discover the most beautiful villages in France like Séguret or Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer! Grammar points this term will focus on past tenses including the passé simple or even on various comparative structures.

Materials : Textbook Edito B2, ISBN : 9782278103669 (Not provided by the Alliance Française)



Pace: 2 hours weekly

The Negritude Movement

Themed workshops
Join our literary workshop where you'll immerse yourself in the revolutionary movement of Francophone black expression born in 1930's Paris, la négritude. Through the analysis of selected excerpts, we'll explore powerful themes and the eminent voices that have shaped this unique literary movement. Come discover and discuss the works of great négritude authors such as Aimé Césaire, Léopold Sédar Senghor, and Jeanne Nardal.
For upper intermediate and advanced students. All in French.


Pace: 3 hours daily
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St Margaret’s Institute
Saturday 27 Apr 2024 - 9:30am ▸ 12:30pm
27 Apr 2024
Advanced

Advanced French | C1

Comprehensive group courses





Pace: 2 hours weekly
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St Margaret’s Institute
Monday   6:30pm ▸ 8:30pm
15 Apr 2024 ▸ 15 Jul 2024
SOLD OUT

Advanced French | C1/C2

Comprehensive group courses
This term, explore contemporary art, delve into literature and media adaptations, and navigate intriguing topics such as youth engagement with reading and media, and beliefs versus superstitions.
Grammar points will include a revision of our marvelous subjunctive, indirect speech, and le passé simple



Pace: 2 hours weekly

French Conversation

Conversation classes
Practice your speaking skills in a comfortable and friendly setting with discussions and debates on various subjects, such as art and ideas. You will maintain and develop your vocabulary. For intermediate and advanced levels.


Pace: 1 hour weekly
ORDER THIS COURSE:
St Margaret’s Institute
Tuesday   12pm ▸ 1pm
16 Apr 2024 ▸ 16 Jul 2024
SOLD OUT

The Negritude Movement

Themed workshops
Join our literary workshop where you'll immerse yourself in the revolutionary movement of Francophone black expression born in 1930's Paris, la négritude. Through the analysis of selected excerpts, we'll explore powerful themes and the eminent voices that have shaped this unique literary movement. Come discover and discuss the works of great négritude authors such as Aimé Césaire, Léopold Sédar Senghor, and Jeanne Nardal.
For upper intermediate and advanced students. All in French.


Pace: 3 hours daily
ORDER THIS COURSE:
St Margaret’s Institute
Saturday 27 Apr 2024 - 9:30am ▸ 12:30pm
27 Apr 2024

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