FRENCH FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES

3 blue skyscrapersAll courses are available in person (in Montpellier), via Skype unless stated otherwise.

These courses are designed so you can develop your language ability in a particular context.

However, a language cannot be learnt in isolation, and therefore you will also work on your command of general language skills. As part of this, you will take a systematic approach to grammar, vocabulary development, and skills work.

Business French, all levels.

  • Learn to communicate comfortably and professionally with French speaking clients and colleagues in a variety of professional situations, such as interviews, conferences, meetings, and phone conversations.
  • Developing specialised, technical vocabulary
  • Business etiquette (e-mail communication, phone calls, formal meetings, business trip etc)
  • Presentation skills
  • Accent reduction.

What you will learn depends on your level. To learn more about the programme for each level, please click on the links below or contact me .

White and blue airplaneFrench for relocation, all levels.

This course is designed to help you and your family prepare for a move to a French speaking country.

  • If you are beginner in French: you will learn sufficient skills to cope with day-to-day situations when you arrive
  • If you have already studied French: you will expand your vocabulary to cover a wide range of social and business situations
  • For all levels: you will study French culture, how to fill in administrative documents, geography of the region where you’re going to move, local customs, business etiquette, health system etc.

What you will learn depends on your level. Please contact me to learn more about the programme.

road signsFrench Cultural training course/intermediate, upper-intermediate and advanced levels.

1:1 or small group basis. The course can last from ½ day to 2 days.

Feel more confident!

  • Acquire the essential knowledge and tools to live or/and work in a French speaking country (France, Switzerland, Belgium, Luxembourg, Canada etc).
  • Learn how to speak French both appropriately and effectively.
  • Understand the culture of your target cultural environment.

What you will learn depends on your level.

Please contact me to learn more about the programme.

3 books, one gree, one red, one blueFrench at university: exam preparation, all levels.

  • Developing an academic style
  • Building a specialised vocabulary in your discipline
  • Presentation skills
  • Accent reduction.

What you will learn depends on your level and discipline.

Please contact me to discuss the programme.

Black and white house drawingFrench for French house owners/ intermediate, upper-intermediate or advanced levels.

This course is designed for people who wish to buy/ rent a house/flat in France or you already own a house in France.

  • How to fill in official documents
  • Rules/ the law: rights and duties of a house/ flat owner or tenant.
  • How to deal with a construction company, builders: rules/ the law, telephone calls, to make an enquiry, ask for a quote, make an appointment, write a complaint etc.

What you will learn depends on your level.

Please contact me to learn more about the programme.

Passport French for diplomatic staff/ civil servants working for the European institutions.

  • How to make a presentation, a speech in French
  • Taking part in a conversation by talking about recent European news
  • How to take part in a meeting/ debate by presenting, developing your arguments.
  • French etiquette
  • Accent reduction.

What you will learn depends on your level.

Please contact me to learn more about the programme.

Red Stethoscope drawingMedical French/ upper-intermediate or advanced level.

  • Learn the medical vocabulary your need to do your job in French and make sure the medical language you use is accurate at all times.
  • The French medical system, how it works
  • French medical etiquette: behavioural differences between patients/ doctors in France and in the UK
  • Accent reduction.

What you will learn depends on your level.

Please contact me to learn more about the programme.