French courses

TaalTaal offers quality French courses on several levels. Our groups are small and dynamic, so you will have lots of personal attention and guidance.

The new season starts in the week of 22 April 2019 and consists of 11 lessons of 90 minutes.

It is possible to sign up for a course that is already running. Please take into account about 2.5 hours of self-study next to the regular courses.

Are you interested in signing up? Please use the sign up buttons located under each course description. If you have any questions, you're welcome to call us, send an e-mail or use the contact form.

NOTE: if you prefer all instruction and lesson materials to be in English, you can sign up for the "French/EN" courses, which may be beneficial for beginner levels.

Please note: private lessons and intensive courses can be started at any time.

Course overview

French Level 1 (A0+)

week commencing 22 April
€252

Result after the course:  During this course, we will start studying the French Language by immediately paying a lot of attention to the pronunciation of French words. You will also learn how to greet someone and how to say goodbye. In addition, you will learn how to say your name, where you live and how you are doing. What else will be discussed? Numerals, verb forms connected to the regular verbs ending in -er, some irregular verbs, sentences in the negative form and different ways of asking a question in French. At the end of this course, you will be able to talk about yourself, and understand and answer simple questions.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Friday between 20:00 and 21:30 hrs

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Voyages édition internationale 1 €29.50

(ISBN: 9789462934375)

Voyages édition internationale 1 cahier d'activités €24.50

(ISBN: 9789462934382)

French Level 3 (A1)

week commencing 6 May
€252

Result after the course:  By now you will have built up a nice vocabulary and speaking French will start becoming easier for you to do. You will be able to talk about your hobbies and your plans for the future and read longer texts. In the course French 3, we will be talking about the weather, holidays and family. Furthermore, you will learn how to describe someone's appearance and character. We will converse about accepting and rejecting an invitation and how to say something in the Past Tense (passé composé) and Future Tense (futur proche). Other grammar subjects that will be covered are : the possessive pronoun, other forms of negative expressions and a few new irregular verbs will be introduced.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Monday between 10:00 and 11:30 hrs

Advice for new students: if you are not sure which course will be the best for you, we would like to advise you to plan an intake. The intake is to assess your level and recommend which course you can follow. Please contact us by phone 070-3226091 or send an email to info@taaltaal.nl

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Voyages édition internationale 1 €29.50

(ISBN: 9789462934375)

Voyages édition internationale 1 cahier d'activités €24.50

(ISBN: 9789462934382)

French Level 4 (A1+)

week commencing 22 April
€252

Result after the course:  Your vocabulary is larger which makes it easier for you to start a conversation. You can write short letters and read articles, magazines and newspapers.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Thursday between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs

Advice for new students: if you are not sure which course will be the best for you, we would like to advise you to plan an intake. The intake is to assess your level and recommend which course you can follow. Please contact us by phone 070-3226091 or send an email to info@taaltaal.nl

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Voyages édition internationale 2 €29.50

(ISBN: 9789462934405)

Voyages édition internationale 2 cahier d'activités €24.50

(ISBN: 9789462934412)

French Level 10 (B1+)

week commencing 6 May
€252

Result after the course:  You can understand the main ideas of complex texts on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in your field of specialisation. You can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party. You can produce clear, detailed texts on a wide range of subjects and explain viewpoints on current issues, giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Monday between 20:00 and 21:30 hrs

Advice for new students: if you are not sure which course will be the best for you, we would like to advise you to plan an intake. The intake is to assess your level and recommend which course you can follow. Please contact us by phone 070-3226091 or send an email to info@taaltaal.nl

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Saison 3 €27.00

(ISBN: 9782278080434)

Saison 3 exercises €15.00

(ISBN: 9782278081097)

French/EN Level 1 (A0+)

week commencing 22 April
€252

For whom:  This course is tailor made for English speaking students. All explanations and extra course material are in English. It's the perfect course if you would like to learn a basic level of French and don't speak Dutch. You can follow higher levels with regular students.

Result after the course:  During this course, we will start studying the French Language by immediately paying a lot of attention to the pronunciation of French words. You will also learn how to greet someone and how to say goodbye. In addition, you will learn how to say your name, where you live and how you are doing. What else will be discussed? Numerals, verb forms connected to the regular verbs ending in -er, some irregular verbs, sentences in the negative form and different ways of asking a question in French. At the end of this course, you will be able to talk about yourself, and understand and answer simple questions.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Friday between 20:00 and 21:30 hrs

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Voyages édition internationale 1 €29.50

(ISBN: 9789462934375)

Voyages édition internationale 1 cahier d'activités €24.50

(ISBN: 9789462934382)

French Refresher

week commencing 6 May
€252

Description:  The goal of this course is to improve your spoken French at the level A2.1/A2.2 to be able to converse in a more relaxed and pleasant manner with other French speakers. The course will give students the opportunity to practice in various different ways while also giving attention to elements of specific French grammar that might still be trouble spots. Basic grammar of earlier lessons will be looked at again to develop better and stronger speaking skills.

For whom:  Students who are at least at level A2.1 or have completed the level 7 course at TaalTaal. It is advised to ask for an intake before enrolling to this course.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Tuesday between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs

Intensive French Course

€975

Description: An intensive course is given privately (for 1 person) and consists of 15 contact hours divided over 1 or 2 weeks, for example 5 consecutive days of 3 hours each. The exact configuration can be discussed with the teacher for best possible results. Please do take into account time needed for self-study and homework.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  flexible

Lesson method: Any lesson method may be used, but as an indication, you can consider one of the following standard books.

Voyages édition internationale 1 €29.50

(ISBN: 9789462934375)

Voyages édition internationale 1 cahier d'activités €24.50

(ISBN: 9789462934382)

Totem 2 : Livre de l'élève + DVD-ROM + manuel numérique simple inclus €26.00

(ISBN: 9782011560551)

Totem 2 : Cahier d'activités + CD audio €16.00

(ISBN: 9782011560568)

Our Philosophy

* Quality education by experienced teachers * Focus on practical results * Lots of conversation * Excellent return on price + time investment * Excursions with teacher and fellow students (on request) * Accelerated courses available *