Course Information: Get by in French on Holiday

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Learn some basic French for your next holiday in a French speaking country.

When and Where


From 03 Jun 2020 to 01 Jul 2020
Wed 13:00-15:00
for 5 weeks

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03 Jun 2020
13:00 to 15:00
10 Jun 2020
13:00 to 15:00
17 Jun 2020
13:00 to 15:00
24 Jun 2020
13:00 to 15:00
01 Jul 2020
13:00 to 15:00


Stoke Lodge
Shirehampton Road
Stoke Bishop

with Pavla Hartl-Sammut


Fees and concessions information

The full (undiscounted) fee for this course is £66 , the concession rate is £40. Please note that concession rates are subject to proof of eligibility. For more details please see our Terms and conditions


Learn some basic French for your next holiday in a French speaking country! Topics may include: finding your way, booking accommodation, visiting places of interest, shopping, travelling around and eating out. Please note that this course is for total beginners.

What can students expect?

To gain some practical “survival” practical knowledge needed in holiday situations, such as greetings, buy and order food and drinks, give and request personal info, places to visit…
This is both a “stand alone” course that learners will hopefully find useful during their holiday if that is all they want to achieve, and also one that hopefully will give them a taste for learning the language in more depth. This short course is for people who intend to holiday in a French speaking country and have not studied French previously.

Late starters allowed?

No, as this course is aimed at total beginners and is only 10.5 hours long.

Previous experience required?


Are there any extra costs?


Work set between sessions?

For their benefit, learners are encouraged to practice some activities of the previous week.

What should students bring?

To the first session, only pen and paper!

Teaching method/style?

Presentation by tutor, then, repetitions, drills, mini-dialogues, simulations, role play.