Conversational French Advanced

An advanced course for those with very good French language capabilities.


Why take this course?

This course is for those who have completed the Intermediate level course, or those who already have a good knowledge of French. The course aims to allow you to interact easily and fluently in French, meaning you can progress further in your conversations and interactions. 

What you will experience

This course will build on your vocabulary, spoken and written skills so that you can converse and communicate at an advanced level. You will continue to explore the language in a safe, fun and structured learning environment. By the end of the course you should be able to:

  • Discuss current affairs from the UK and France
  • Speak and understand more about French culture
  • Express opinions and make comparisons
  • Describe events in the past and present (holidays, family events)
  • Describe people
  • Give advice
  • Talk about plans and future events
  • Express different feelings
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Entry requirements

Although there are no formal entry requirements, students should have completed the Conversational French (Intermediate) course or have significant previous knowledge of the language.

What you need to know

Additional costs

Students will be asked to purchase a textbook, selected by the tutor, after the first meeting of the class.

Anything else?

Please note, this course is not eligible for fee waiver.

Next steps




Please note that timetabling changes can often occur after the Part-time Course Guide is published, and as a result the printed version of the guide may not hold the most up-to-date information.

We therefore advise you that all start dates and times listed on the website are at all times accurate, and should be used as your main point of reference before booking your course.

Inverurie Learning Centre

Starts Duration Day(s) Time Fees Code
5 December 2019 10 Weeks Thursday 9:30 am - 11:30 am £149.00
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27 February 2020 10 Weeks Thursday 9:30 am - 11:30 am £149.00
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Online bookings

If you would like to book your place online, please complete the relevant form by selecting the ‘Book Online’ button. This will then be passed to our Admissions team who will process your application.

Paper bookings

If you would prefer to submit a paper booking form, please return it to us completed and signed.

Completed forms should be returned to the following freepost address:

The Student Information & Admissions Manager
North East Scotland College
Aberdeen City Campus

Should you have any problems with your application, please contact the Student Advice Centre:

Telephone: 01224 612330

If you take up a place on a College course, at the start of the course you will be asked to sign an enrolment form. In signing the form and/or taking up a place on a College course, you will enter into a contract with the College and be bound by the North East Scotland College Standard Terms and Conditions of Study. Copies of the Terms and Conditions are available for inspection on notice boards and at various locations throughout the College, at the College Reception, on the College website:, or can be obtained on request from the Student Funding and Admissions Manager, North East Scotland College, Aberdeen City Campus, Gallowgate, Aberdeen AB25 1BN. Please note that courses are offered subject to (a) there being sufficient numbers of enrolments and (b) the availability of resources. The College reserves its right (i) not to run courses where the number of students is considered insufficient or where resources are unavailable and (ii) in certain circumstances, to refuse admission to an individual applicant.