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Intermediate French Courses

The Intermediate French language and conversation course is designed for you if you already have a good knowledge of basic French.

Whilst enrolled upon the course you will develop your language skills through a range of engaging topics enabling you to express your opinions and converse with others in French.  Intermediate 2 runs in semester 1 and is followed in semester 2 with Intermediate 1, allowing progression from the Beginners course.

Please note: this course is not suitable for international students requiring a short term student visitor visa.

Dates and Times

This course will run every Wednesday from 5.30pm - 7.00pm between the following dates:

Course 1 Intermediate 2:
Wednesday 25th September 2019 to 29th January 2020

Course 2 Intermediate 1:
Wednesday 5th February 2020 to Wednesday 24th June 2020


The full cost is £220. The deposit is £50.

Undergraduates, postgraduates and staff at St Mary’s receive a 10% discount.


During the course, you will study the following topics, to build upon your knowledge of everyday language:

  • Day-to-day life
  • Healthy living
  • Free time
  • Making arrangements
  • Our world
  • Holidays and travel
  • Film and TV

The course is assessed via

Optional assessments take place every three weeks and you will receive a certificate listing topics studied and marks achieved in each of the assessments at the end of the course.


A good pre-existing knowledge of basic French.

All participants must be over 18 years of age to enrol.


Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a certificate of attendance, issued by St Mary’s University.