Where will this course lead?

This course is suitable for beginners or those who wish to enhance their skills. It is aimed to help the student grow confidence to speak French right away.

What will I study?

You will learn to use the language in a variety of everyday situations e.g. shopping, travel, entertainment and eating out. The emphasis of the course is on speaking and listening, although some reading and writing will be included.

Term 1 - Beginners is designed for complete Beginners of the language.

Term 2 - Beginners/Improvers is open to those who have studied in Term 1 or have some knowledge of the language.

Term 3 - Improvers is for those who have studied in Terms 1 or 2, or have a good knowledge of the language.

How will this course be delivered?

A two-hour lesson each week for the duration of the course.

What qualifications will I get?

This is a personal development course.

How will I be assessed?

This course is for personal development and is informally assessed by the tutor with self-assessment and evaluation by the student.

How do I get a place on the course?

Enrolment opportunities are available throughout the year. Please contact us for more details on 0121 678 7000 or email Community.SkillsforLife@Solihull.ac.uk

What are the entry requirements?

Students must be aged 19+.
If you have learning difficulty or disability please let us know when you apply.

What else do I need to know?

Please bring a pen and paper to your lessons.

Please note: Materials are not supplied for Cakes, Flowers/Floristry, Textiles, Soft Furnishings, Homemade Crafts, Calligraphy, Art, Cookery, Tiling, Painting & Decorating, Sewing or Dressmaking.

Solihull College offers full time and part time courses for businesses and residents in Birmingham, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Coventry Warwickshire and the whole of the West Midlands.

What can I do after this course?

We also offer a range of courses for adults, as well as Wider Family Learning courses designed for adults and children to learn together.


Blossomfield Campus

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Course Fee

£140 (for 10 weeks)

Course Code


Study Mode

Part Time

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