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French - Advanced




Admission Requirements

French – Intermediate and/or basic knowledge of French: B2 (Common European Framework). Students that do not meet this prerequisite should contact the instructor regarding the required competencies before course allocation.


French Advanced is a French language course for upper intermediate level students.(B2 CEFR). This course is aimed at advanced learners who wish to develop the four language skills: reading,,writing, listening and speaking. This course can also serve as preparation for the French Ministry of Education DALF C1 (diplôme approfondi de langue française). For more information visit the website of The Alliance Française La Haye: http://www.aflahaye.nl/fr/tests-diplomes/delf-dalf

Course Objectives

The required competences for a C1 language level (CEFR) can be described as follows: the student can express himself fluently through oral as well written communication in personal, professional and academic contexts. At the end of the course the student will be able to understand relatively long oral texts, to give a well-structured presentation, to write an argumentative essay and a synthesis of several documents. The activities in class include also the study and use of vocabulary and advanced grammar.

Mode of Instruction

The course is based on language learning books, requires a lot of self-study at home. The method of teaching is communicative and classes will be conducted in French. A Blackboard site will support the course, hosting a toolbox, course outline+weekly overview, assignments and assessment.


Assessment: Listening comprehension exam
Percentage: 20%
Deadline: Week 6 and 14

Assessment: Oral presentation + discussion
Percentage: 20%
Deadline: Week 7 and 15

Assessment: Written exam: reading/vocabulary/ grammar/ creative writing
Percentage: 40%
Deadline: Week 7 and 15

Assessment: Compositions (1000 words)
Percentage: 20%
Deadline: Week 8 and 16


Le Nouvel Entraînez-vous DELF B2 200 activités, Anatole Bloomfield/ Emmanuelle Daill
CLE International ISBN: 2-09-035243-4 (version+cd)

Réussir le DALF C1-C2 (cahier+cd), D. Chevalier-Wixler, Didier ISBN: 9782278061013

Grammaire progressive du Français avec 400 exercices, Niveau avancé +Corrigés, CLE International M. Boularès/ J.Frérot

The first lesson you must be in possession of the books!

Contact Information


Weekly Overview


Preparation for first session