Discover


Learn more about the culture of France and French-speaking countries and regions while developing your knowledge of the French language with one of our Discover classes!

Open to students from Intermediate level (B1) upwards, our range of topical classes are taught by qualified, enthusiastic native-speaker teachers.

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Improvers (A2)

1 Class / 1 Song - August

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In this informal course you will work on your listening, reading, vocabulary, pronunciation and speaking skills while discovering Francophone music and artists. Each one-hour session is independent from the next so each week we keep you entertained and interested with a different topic.

Pre-requisite: Improvers 4 or higher, or level assessment.
Materials: Provided by the teacher.
Pace: Once a week x 1 hour

1 Class / 1 Song - July

Discover
In this informal course you will work on your listening, reading, vocabulary, pronunciation and speaking skills while discovering Francophone music and artists. Each one-hour session is independent from the next so each week we keep you entertained and interested with a different topic.

Pre-requisite: Improvers 4 or higher, or level assessment.
Materials: Provided by the teacher.
Pace: Once a week x 1 hour
Intermediate (B1)

1 Class / 1 Figure - August

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In this informal course you will work on your listening, reading, vocabulary, pronunciation and speaking skills while discovering famous and influential figures in the French-speaking world. Each one-hour session is independent from the next so each week we keep you entertained and interested with a different topic.

Pre-requisite: Intermediate 5 or higher, or level assessment.
Materials: Provided by the teacher.
Pace: Once a week x 1 hour

1 Class / 1 Figure - July

Discover
In this informal course you will work on your listening, reading, vocabulary, pronunciation and speaking skills while discovering famous and influential figures in the French-speaking world. Each one-hour session is independent from the next so each week we keep you entertained and interested with a different topic.

Pre-requisite: Intermediate 5 or higher, or level assessment.
Materials: Provided by the teacher.
Pace: Once a week x 1 hour

Current Affairs (B1/B2) - August

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In this course, you will discuss current social, cultural, environmental and political affairs in France and around the world, exploring the context as well as the headlines.

Pre-requisite: Intermediate 4 or higher, or level assessment.
Materials: Provided by the teacher.


Pace: Once a week x 2 hours

Current Affairs (B1/B2) - July

Discover

In this course, you will discuss current social, cultural, environmental and political affairs in France and around the world, exploring the context as well as the headlines.

Pre-requisite: Intermediate 4 or higher, or level assessment.
Materials: Provided by the teacher.


Pace: Once a week x 2 hours
Expertise (C1)

Arts & Culture (C1) - August

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In this course, you will explore the French-speaking cultural landscape through literary works, cinema, the visual arts and music. You will discuss extracts from documents provided by your teacher and explore additional sources such as videos, paintings or musical works, while also learning about contemporary French cultural life.

Pre-requisite: Higher Conversation, Higher Conversation + Grammar, Higher 6, Expertise or level assessment.
Materials: Provided by the teacher.
Pace: Once a week x 1.5 hours

Arts & Culture (C1) - July

Discover
In this course, you will explore the French-speaking cultural landscape through literary works, cinema, the visual arts and music. You will discuss extracts from documents provided by your teacher and explore additional sources such as videos, paintings or musical works, while also learning about contemporary French cultural life.

Pre-requisite: Higher Conversation, Higher Conversation + Grammar, Higher 6, Expertise or level assessment.
Materials: Provided by the teacher.
Pace: Once a week x 1.5 hours
1 Class / 1 Song (A2/B1)

1 Class / 1 Song - August

Discover
In this informal course you will work on your listening, reading, vocabulary, pronunciation and speaking skills while discovering Francophone music and artists. Each one-hour session is independent from the next so each week we keep you entertained and interested with a different topic.

Pre-requisite: Improvers 4 or higher, or level assessment.
Materials: Provided by the teacher.
Pace: Once a week x 1 hour

1 Class / 1 Song - July

Discover
In this informal course you will work on your listening, reading, vocabulary, pronunciation and speaking skills while discovering Francophone music and artists. Each one-hour session is independent from the next so each week we keep you entertained and interested with a different topic.

Pre-requisite: Improvers 4 or higher, or level assessment.
Materials: Provided by the teacher.
Pace: Once a week x 1 hour
Current Affairs (B1/B2)

Current Affairs (B1/B2) - August

Discover

In this course, you will discuss current social, cultural, environmental and political affairs in France and around the world, exploring the context as well as the headlines.

Pre-requisite: Intermediate 4 or higher, or level assessment.
Materials: Provided by the teacher.


Pace: Once a week x 2 hours

Current Affairs (B1/B2) - July

Discover

In this course, you will discuss current social, cultural, environmental and political affairs in France and around the world, exploring the context as well as the headlines.

Pre-requisite: Intermediate 4 or higher, or level assessment.
Materials: Provided by the teacher.


Pace: Once a week x 2 hours
1 Class / 1 Figure

1 Class / 1 Figure - August

Discover
In this informal course you will work on your listening, reading, vocabulary, pronunciation and speaking skills while discovering famous and influential figures in the French-speaking world. Each one-hour session is independent from the next so each week we keep you entertained and interested with a different topic.

Pre-requisite: Intermediate 5 or higher, or level assessment.
Materials: Provided by the teacher.
Pace: Once a week x 1 hour

1 Class / 1 Figure - July

Discover
In this informal course you will work on your listening, reading, vocabulary, pronunciation and speaking skills while discovering famous and influential figures in the French-speaking world. Each one-hour session is independent from the next so each week we keep you entertained and interested with a different topic.

Pre-requisite: Intermediate 5 or higher, or level assessment.
Materials: Provided by the teacher.
Pace: Once a week x 1 hour
Arts & Culture (C1)

Arts & Culture (C1) - August

Discover
In this course, you will explore the French-speaking cultural landscape through literary works, cinema, the visual arts and music. You will discuss extracts from documents provided by your teacher and explore additional sources such as videos, paintings or musical works, while also learning about contemporary French cultural life.

Pre-requisite: Higher Conversation, Higher Conversation + Grammar, Higher 6, Expertise or level assessment.
Materials: Provided by the teacher.
Pace: Once a week x 1.5 hours

Arts & Culture (C1) - July

Discover
In this course, you will explore the French-speaking cultural landscape through literary works, cinema, the visual arts and music. You will discuss extracts from documents provided by your teacher and explore additional sources such as videos, paintings or musical works, while also learning about contemporary French cultural life.

Pre-requisite: Higher Conversation, Higher Conversation + Grammar, Higher 6, Expertise or level assessment.
Materials: Provided by the teacher.
Pace: Once a week x 1.5 hours


COURSE CALENDAR 2022-2023

TERM 1 - AUTUMN


Mon. 26 September - Sat. 19 November 2022 (8 weeks)

Early Bird: Fri. 16 September

TERM 2 - WINTER


Mon. 21 November 2022 - Sat. 28 January 2023 (8 weeks)
Early Bird: Wed. 9 November
Winter Break: Thurs. 22 December 2022 - Wed. 4 January 2023

TERM 3 - EARLY SPRING


Mon. 30 January - Sat. 25 March 2023 (8 weeks)

Early Bird: Wed. 18 January

TERM 4 - LATE SPRING


Mon. 27 March - Sat. 27 May 2023 (8 weeks)

Early Bird: Wed. 15 March
Easter Break: Thurs. 6 April - Wed. 12 April

TERM 5 - EARLY SUMMER     


Mon. 29 May - Sat. 22 July 2023 (8 weeks)

Early Bird: Wed. 17 May

TERM 6 - LATE SUMMER 


Mon. 24 July - Sat. 16 September 2023 (8 weeks)

Early Bird: Wed. 12 July




 


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Phone: 0161 2367117
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Fri: 10am-5pm
Closed for lunch: 12:00-1:00pm
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