French courses

** French courses - October 2020 ** 

Are you searching for quality French classes in Groningen?
Conveniently located in the Harmoniegebouw (1st floor - Oude Kijk in ‘t Jatstraat 26), a building of the University of Groningen, the Institut français provides French classes for adults in group and private French lessons, to suit any language level and every learning objective. Our levels follow the Common European Framework.

                           

IN A CLASSROOM (face-to-face)

These courses are organised in a classroom at the University in smaller groups due to the coronavirus social distancing measures. It is advised to register as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. As a result of new COVID-19 measures, the classrooms may not be fully accessible. In this case, the lessons can be given online: an efficient and accessible way to learn French. 

 

* * General French courses * *

These lessons include a balance of conversation, listening, pronunciation and grammar to help you communicate in everyday situations in French speaking countries and develop fluency and confidence. Participants are given plenty of opportunities to practise the spoken French language through discussions, debates and conversation activities.

 

Level 1

A1.1 - your first steps in French - Tuesday - 7pm/9pm - 1st class: 6th October

A1.2 - basic knowledge of French - Thursday - 7pm/9pm - 1st class: 8th October

 

Level 2

A2.1 - French elementary - Monday - 7pm/9pm - 1st class: 5th October

A2.2 - French elementary plus - Monday - 7pm/9pm - 1st class: 5th October

 

Level 3

B1.1 - French intermediate - Monday - 7pm/9pm - 1st class: 5th October

B1.2 - French intermediate plus - Wednesday - 7pm/9pm - 1st class: 7th October

 

Level 4

B2.1 - Vantage or upper intermediate - Thursday - 7pm/9pm - 1st class: 8th October

B2.2 - Vantage or upper intermediate plus - Wednesday - 7pm/9pm – 1st class: 7th October

 

Level 5

C1.1 - Advanced - Thursday - 7pm/9pm - 1st class: 8th October

C1.2 - Advanced - Wednesday - 7pm/9pm - 1st class: 8th October

 

** Price **

50 hours (25 classes) - Price: € 335,- / students: € 320,-.

24 hours (12 classes) - Price: € 190,- /  students: € 175,-.

 

* * French conversation * *

This course is for people who wish to improve their speaking skills. The teacher will use articles from newspapers, magazines, TV programs and books. You will feel more confident and be able to increase your knowledge about France, its culture and actuality.

Our conversation courses are based on participation and interaction, so you can improve your speaking skills. Material provided, no textbooks are required.

Level 3/4

B1/B2 - Monday - 7pm/9pm - 1st class: 5th October

 

Level 5

C1 - Advanced - Tuesday - 10am/12pm - 1st class: 6th October    

C1 - Advanced - Thursday - 10am/12pm - 1st class: 8th October

C2 - Proficiency - Tuesday - 7pm/9pm - 1st class: 5th October                 

C2 - Proficiency - Friday - 10am/12pm - 1st class: 9th October

 

** Price **

50 hours (25 classes) - Price: € 335,- / students: € 320,-.

24 hours (12 classes) - Price: € 190,- /  students: € 175,-.

 

NEW : IN A VIRTUEL  CLASS  - ONLINE COURSE - * * Special for the General French courses * *

 

We are proposing you to refresh your French remotely online to give you the best learning experience adapted to your needs. Stimulating, flexible and interactive, our Online French Group Courses will meet your expectations and make you progress in no time!

Level 1

A1.1 - your first steps in French - Wednesday - 10am/12am - 1st class: 7th October

A1.2 - basic knowledge of French - Thursday - 10 am/12am - 1st class: 8th October

 

Level 2

A2.1 - French elementary - Friday - 10am/12am - 1st class: 9th October

A2.2 - French elementary plus - Tuesday - 7pm/9pm - 1st class: 6th October

 

Level 3

B1.1 - French intermediate - Friday - 2pm/4pm - 1st class: 9th October

B1.2 - French intermediate plus - Thursday - 10am/12am - 1st class: 8th October

 

Level 4

B2.1- Vantage or upper intermediate - Tuesday - 7pm/9pm - 1st class: 6th October

B2.2- Vantage or upper intermediate plus - Thursday - 7pm/9pm – 1st class: 8th October


Level 5

C1- Advanced - Monday - 7pm/9pm - 1st class: 5th October

 

** Price **

50 hours (25 classes) - Price: € 335,- / students: € 320,-.

24 hours (12 classes) - Price: € 190,- /  students: € 175,-.

 

Specialised Courses

** Professional French **

24 hours, Thursday, 7pm/21pm

Normal rate: 245€, student rate 230€ - Start date: Thursday 8 October 2020

This course will allow you to practice the French language in a professional setting. It will give you more confidence and improve your command of the spoken and written language. If you need to write business letters, send e-mails, make phone calls in French, this course is for you. From level A2.

 

** DELF/DALF preparation course ** 

** on request **


** Registration **

* from 3 to 25 September 2020:

* With an online appointment

You can send an email to institutfrancais@rug.nl. Then we will contact you.

In order to get an idea of your level, you can also take a free test during your appointment.

The payment must be made at the time of registration via internet.

More information by e-mail: institutfrancais@rug.nl

 

Currently we can only be reached by mail. The Harmony Building, and therefore the office of the Institut français is closed.


PRIVATE COURSE ** in a classroom or/and online **

We offer two types of courses:

General courses:

These are courses that will help you improve your general French skills. You will determine with your teacher precisely what you need to know, develop or perfect. Do you want to focus on oral and written practice or just one of the two? Anything is possible. It is up to you.

- Work on all four language skills: listening, reading, speaking, writing.

- Strengthen oral or written production or comprehension

- Grammar points to be explained and practiced

- Vocabulary enrichment

- Pronunciation to be improved

Courses with specific objectives:

- Preparation for exams or tests (DELF/DALF, TCF...)

- The acquisition of skills related to a professional activity:

commercial, tourism, hotel business, humanitarian action, diplomacy ...

- Preparing for a stay in a French-speaking country

** In person - in a room at the University of Groningen ** or/and ** online --- new!

Online courses:

** Effective and interesting courses!

- The same quality of lessons, the same interactivity and the same enthusiasm of a native, experienced and trained FLE teacher.

- Access to a virtual classroom that preserves the conviviality of a course in a classroom

- Direct contact with your teacher by videoconference

- Diversified courses

- Easy to access: just click on the link to join the course

- Screen sharing

- Oral but also written interactions through a chat and a whiteboard

 

** Attractive rates - valid until 30 September 2020:

Individual tuition

- For 1 person: 59 € / hour instead of 69 € / hour

Small group courses (of the same level and objectives):

- For 2 persons: 35 € / pers / hour

- For 3 persons: 25€ / pers / hour

 

** Special offers:

* from 10 hours, 1 hour free + method offered

* from 20 hours, 2 hours free + method offered

 

** Duration of lessons: flexible, adapted to the needs and possibilities of each student.

** What you need:

* a computer

* a webcam

* earphones or headphones

* a reliable internet connection

 

More information: send us an e-mail at institutfrancais@rug.nl to arrange an online appointment directly with a teacher.

 

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