Centre for Continuing Education

French Course 302 (Level 10)

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Level A2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)


This course aims to consolidate and improve knowledge through development of speaking, oral comprehension, reading and writing skills, further to those gained in previous courses. More complex grammatical structures and vocabulary will be introduced in order to expand language skills.


This course covers the following topics:

  • regions of France
  • outremer
  • time indicators (Indicateurs de temps)
  • pronoms démonstratifs (celui/celle), interrogatifs (quel/quelle) and possessifs
  • expressing cause, purpose or consequence (en raison de/ étant donné que/ afin que)
  • l’hypothèse
  • se plaindre et protester
  • the imparfait with special constructions 70
  • could, should, would
  • le causatif
  • the participe present and le gérondif.

Intended audience

Suitable for A2 level students, those who have completed all levels of French up to 301 or those who have completed 220 hours of recent face-to-face tuition.

Delivery style

Delivered as a series of interactive workshops where active participation is encouraged. Each session is conducted in a friendly and relaxed classroom setting.

Prescribed text

Alter Ego Plus 2 A2 Livre d’Eleve & CD-ROM by Annie Berthet et al, ISBN 9782011558121.

Alter Ego Plus 2 A2 Cahier d’Activites & Audio CD by Annie Berthet et al, ISBN 9782011558138.

The text is used for activities and forms the basis for consolidation and practice between meetings.

Please Note

Selected Language and Culture courses that teach spoken language may include use of language immersion (course instruction in the selected language) as part of the training strategy.


Language courses are offered in four terms each year during January, April, July and October.