French Year 1 Stage 3

You have completed our French Year 1 Stage 2 course or equivalent and are keen to extend your vocabulary while starting to use more complex structures and longer sentences.
This fun and interactive course will enable you to build your confidence to use the language in a variety of practical situations.
This course will be delivered online using Teams portal.

Course Content

As part of this course you will revise skills learnt in Stage 1 & 2 and learn how to:

Describe your daily routine / every day activities
Name and discuss family members and relationships
Talk about weather and seasons
Discuss hobbies and favorite past times
Tell the time and describe sequence of events
Shop - ask for quantities and prices

You will also learn more regular and some irregular verbs in the present tense and will start to use the negative form.

Safety Information
We want to keep you safe while you are at RHACC and as such all on-site classes will have additional hygiene procedures in place, as per government guidelines. Please note that if guidance changes, we may need to make changes to your course, such as reducing numbers attending onsite, or in the event of lockdown, postponing or moving the course online. Please act responsibly and do not attend the class if you display any of the symptoms of Covid-19 or have been in recent contact with someone who has. Please see government advice here.

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for this course you must be 19 or over on the start date of the course.

This is a course for students who have just completed French Year 1 Stage 2 , 11 weeks (22 hours) or equivalent.
Prior to the course students should be able to greet people, introduce themselves and have some knowledge of the alphabet, numbers and simple sentences in present tense.

First Class Requirements

Please download app and test prior to lesson.
Please contact your tutor if you have any technical problems.

Attendance Requirements

Attendance is essential to acquire language skills and guarantee progress.

Assessment Methods

Learners will discuss their goals with the tutor who will assess their progress during the course through in-class observation and a range of activities.

Further Study Options

Further to completing the above course you can join French Year 2

Additional Information

Students will receive a message from their tutor prior to session with instructions on how to join the online session.


Remote Learning:
Some of our courses are now delivered through remote learning, including video conferencing (using Microsoft Teams, Zoom, Skype) and email contact with your tutor.

If your course is indicated as an ONLINE COURSE, you will need either a PC (with a camera and microphone), laptop, tablet, smartphone and access to the internet to be able to join the lessons. Lessons will run at the published time – so be ready and set up to join in.

We hope you will enjoy this new approach to learning – many of our learners have commented on how they are enjoying the classes and have improved their IT and digital skills in the process.

Please don't worry if some of this is new to you - you are not alone! See here for guidance on how to use our simple software. If you are experiencing any problems with connection or installing software for your online class please contact our eLearning support team via the Student Intranet Portal: We are here to help you.