Expressions familières et argotiques

Course Dates: 15/11/22 - 29/11/22
Time: 14:45 - 16:45
Location: Keeley Street
Vous regardez des films français, écoutez de la musique française, rencontrez de jeunes français et vous n’y pigez rien… pardon, n’y comprenez rien ! Démystifiez les expressions argotiques et familières et développez votre compréhension de la langue française et de sa culture.
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Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £55.00 Concession £45.00

Course Code: LFW75

Tue, day, 15 Nov - 29 Nov '22

Duration: 3 sessions (over 3 weeks)

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What is the course about?

This lively workshop will introduce you to l’argot et les expressions familières françaises through watching shorts, film exerpts, listening to radio programmes and discovering litterature or BD . This will allow you to understand French films better and will make your listening to the radio more enjoyable. With a particular emphasis on speaking, listening, practice and vocabulary building, you will also increase your confidence in using your chosen argot and expression familières within your conversation.

What will we cover?

Expressions familières et argotiques.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

- better understand French films
- make your listening to the radio more enjoyable
- increase your confidence in using your chosen argot and expression familières within your conversation.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

The workshop will be delivered entirely in French, so you should have studied French for 5 or 6 years.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

Our courses are characterised by spoken interaction and communication. Typical activities include pair work, group work, role plays and games. A range of resources will be used to support your learning including presentations, hand-outs, and audio-visual material.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

There are no other costs.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Any French 4 or 5 course, according to your level. If in doubt, please contact Languages on

Sylviane Decrolière

After studying English in a French University, Sylviane decided to move to the UK and very soon, started to give French Private Tuitions. She then successfully attended Adult Teaching courses and attends many Trainings on a yearly basis. Sylviane managed a language department in a London adult education college and was invited to give weeks long trainings to primary uk teachers teaching Languages. She also gave support and advice in writing a book on learning Hindi. Sylviane has experience in teaching French to Students of different backgrounds and levels; this includes French grammar, culture including francophone culture, litterature and more specific subjects. Sylviane enjoys teaching and uses her creativity in her teaching. Being a life Coach specialised in Education, gives Sylviane the increased ability to adjust and help a diversity of Students. Sylviane speaks 5 languages and is currently learning Shikomori, a language related to Kiswahili. "Learning French helps you understand many different cultures and its people (Francophones countries). Learning a language is also best to nothing else to keep dementia away".

Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.