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French Conversation for Beginners

French Conversation for Beginners


The French Conversation for Beginners course at CTS College offers an enriching opportunity for individuals seeking to broaden their horizons through language acquisition. In an era of globalisation and technological advancements, the ability to communicate in a foreign language is an invaluable skill, whether for career changes or leisure travel. French, renowned as 'the language of love,' holds cultural significance globally, with over 200 million speakers and France standing as one of the world's leading economies.

In the Caribbean, including Trinidad and Tobago, the influence of French is evident in language and culture, making it essential to preserve this historical connection. This course, designed to gradually introduce participants to basic French conversation, employs interactive sessions, audio-visual aids, and engaging activities, fostering a supportive and enjoyable learning environment.


Upon completion of this programme, students would be able to:

  • Engage in basic French conversation
  • Use key French expressions in everyday scenarios


Below are some of the main features of this course:

  • Short duration - can be completed in only 6 weeks with 1 class per week
  • Competitive rates with flexible payment plans
  • Experienced lecturer with excellent student support
  • Online classes which are also recorded for further review
  • Support group via WhatsApp with the lecturer, programme manager and students

Target Audience

This course is perfect for:

  • Persons interested in learning French (no prior knowledge necessary)
  • Those who love to travel and experience new cultures

Entry Requirements

No prior experience or qualifications are required for enrolment in this course – all are welcome to join and learn.

Course Content

The following would be covered in this course:

  • Introducing yourself and someone else
  • Greeting someone in a formal and informal context
  • Forming simple sentences
  • Asking and replying to questions
  • Expressing desire
  • Speaking in the negative
  • Using the past, present and future tenses
  • Using essential verbs in French
  • Asking for and giving directions
  • Expressing quantities and telling time


Course Offering

Day Time Duration Contact Hours Cost Lecturer
Saturday 09:00 am to 12:00 pm 6 weeks 18 hours $800.00 Ms. Mary Grant

Session - Saturday (09:00 am to 12:00 pm)

Session Start Date End Date
2024 - Cycle 1 - Online Classes Saturday, January 27, 2024 Saturday, March 2, 2024
2024 - Cycle 2 - Online Classes Saturday, April 27, 2024 Saturday, June 8, 2024
2024 - Cycle 3 - Online Classes Saturday, August 3, 2024 Saturday, September 7, 2024
2024 - Cycle 4 - Online Classes Saturday, November 2, 2024 Saturday, December 7, 2024

Delivery Mode

Online Classes

This course will be delivered via live online classes. Students will be provided with a link to join the class as well as other relevant instructions at least one day before the start of each class. These classes are also recorded - therefore students have the option to review the course content as often as they like.

Additional Info


Students would be required to complete the following assessment(s) for this course:

  • Weekly activities
  • Individual and group exercises


In order to receive the CTS College certificate of completion or participation for this course, students must attend a minimum of 75% of classes and pay any outstanding fees. Where applicable, students who do not meet the necessary assessment requirements, but attended the required amount of classes would receive a CTS College certificate of participation.

Certificates would be provided in digital format which would allow students to access, print and share their certificates 24/7 on demand. For more information on our digital certificates please click here.

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Fees & Payment


This course is offered at the affordable price of $800. In order to start the course, students must pay a minimum of 50% before the first class.

Payment Plans

Students can be given a payment plan where the initial downpayment is made, with an arrangement for the remaining balance to be paid over the duration of the course. Please feel free to contact us to discuss a payment plan customised for you.

Payment Methods

The following table shows the details for the 4 convenient ways to pay the CTS College fees for this programme:

Payment Method Details
Linx Paid at the Administration Office
Credit Card Paid at the Administration Office

Paid at the Administration Office

Made Payable to CTS College

Online Bank Transfer

Paid via Online Banking

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Student Support


At CTS College, we believe in crafting an extraordinary student experience. This is why we have selected Ms. Mary Grant to facilitate the French Conversation for Beginners course. Ms. Grant not only imparts knowledge, but creates a learning experience where students feel valued and appreciated. She is also committed to shaping a transformative learning journey and creating an educational adventure that goes beyond the ordinary.

Mary Grant is a University of the West Indies graduate who holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in French and Spanish. Throughout her academic career she has worked as a French interpreter, participated in French theatre and travelled to Spain and France to further develop her linguistic skills and abilities. She holds a great passion and love for the French language, culture and lifestyle, which she wishes to share with others in hope that they too will one day have the same passion.

Programme Management

The programme management team is responsible for the management of this course. If you would like further information or clarification on this programme please contact:

Ms. Kelly Ann Bholasingh
Programme Manager
Phone: (868) 360-3209 / (868) 740-9095

E-mail: Certifications@CTSCollege.com

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