Beginners French 2, Certificate | Part time online | The Open University UK | United Kingdom
4 months
195 GBP/full
195 GBP/full
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Whether you want to visit, work or live in a French speaking environment, you’ll get more out of the experience if you can communicate effectively with people. This Beginners French 2 course at The Open University UK is the second in our new Beginners French series, helping you learn to speak and write the language to communicate in everyday situations.


Building on Beginners French 1: eh oui! (LGXF001), you’ll continue to learn the basic structures of French along with key vocabulary needed to talk about and order food and drink and describe where you live. This course will also increase your awareness of the cultural diversity of France and other French-speaking countries.

After successfully completing this Beginners French 2 course at The Open University UK, you will receive a digital badge. This can be shared on social media, added to email signatures or act as a certificate.

You will learn

The course is designed to help you achieve a level of language proficiency equivalent to level A1 of the Council of Europe Common European Framework of Reference for languages (CEFR).

Programme Structure

In the first part of Beginners French 2: bien sûr!, you will learn to:

  • talk about food and drink
  • explain what you like and don't like
  • understand menus
  • ask questions about food
  • order and pay for meals
  • talk about eating habits
  • buy food in shops and at markets.

In the second part of the course, you will learn how to:

  • describe your home and its layout
  • say what furniture and household goods you have and where they are positioned
  • understand property 'small ads'
  • set about looking for accommodation in a French-speaking country.

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 4 months
    • 3 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details
  • Start: At anytime before registration end date
  • Registration closes 31 December





Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • There are no entry requirements for this course.
  • It would be beneficial if you have some basic knowledge of French, similar or equivalent to the language, skills and vocabulary practised in Beginners French 1: eh oui! (LGXF001) or an equivalent course.

Tuition Fee

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    195 GBP/full
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    Based on the tuition of 195 GBP for the full programme during 4 months.
  • National

    195 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 195 GBP for the full programme during 4 months.


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