French Advanced B1 (LDM179CD22)


Cyprus Hall, Burgess Hill


10:00 - 12:00


2 hours x 11 sessions

Ceri Dunbar

03456 01 01 61

Cost breakdown

Tuition fee£143.00
Total cost£143.00


Concessions available if you are: 65 or over or on a means tested benefit (evidence required)

What is the course about?

This is a Learning for Personal Interest course which will enable you to understand more complex lines of argument concerning familiar topics. You will be able to participate in discussions with a degree of fluency and spontaneity and express viewpoints on a range of topical issues. The emphasis will be on developing your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills as well as your understanding of the rules of the language.  The structure of the language is introduced through a range of topics and social situations, and is explained and reinforced using resources and activities created by the tutor. You will also gain an insight into the culture, history and customs of the country.  Topics could include: travel, the media, healthy living, leisure pursuits - sports, cinema and music- the world of work, and topics that are related to your personal interests.

What previous experience, knowledge or qualifications do I need for this course?

This is the follow-on of a pre-established class that welcomes new learners. You will have studied the language for some years and may have completed an Aspire Intermediate course (CEFR:A2), studied a course at Sixth Form or studied at the previous Aspire Level 3. If you are unsure of your level, please contact us and we will put you in touch with the tutor. Diagnostic self-assessment sheets are available from our centres and on our website.

What do I need to bring with me?

Pen and paper.

Are there any additional costs?


What can I do next?

You might also like to progress to other Aspire Sussex courses developed to improve your skills for everyday life, employment, health and wellbeing or to explore a personal interest, see below.

Learning for Life: Develop your skills to support greater independence, including digital skills and skills to support family learning. Courses available include: Computer Skills for Beginners and Improvers, Microsoft packages, Creative Writing and British Sign Language.

Learning for Work: Develop your skills for the workplace, including to improve the chance of getting a job or to progress at work. Courses available include; Level 1 and 2 Functional Skills English and Maths, Digital Skills qualifications, and GCSE English and Maths.

Learning for Health & Wellbeing: Develop your skills to support personal wellbeing including confidence and independence through healthy body and mind and improved nutrition. Courses available include: Yoga, Mindfulness, Cooking/Nutrition and Art for Wellbeing.

Learning for Personal Interest: Develop skills to support your quality of life, gain cultural enrichment and personal fulfilment, encourage social interaction. Courses available include: Textiles, French, Spanish, Italian, German, Drawing and Painting, Pottery, Photography and many more.

Detailed information on or all these courses and many more can be found online or in our brochure. If you have any questions, please ask your tutor or contact aspire on 0345 601 01 61 or visit our website at

Course Location

Cyprus Hall
Cyprus Road
Burgess Hill
West Sussex
RH15 8DX