When dealing with French organizations
or coping with bureaucracy, your success may depend upon your ability
to communicate in French.Your competitors will have this skill.
A conversational approach forms the basis of our French lessons,
with the emphasis on fluent oral communication and the development
of a wide vocabulary. Students are given written exercises
cassettes to consolidate what they have been taught during a class.
The format of the courses enables students to assimilate material
Tuition is offered in a variety of forms: as an
intensive course, a long term programme, with individual or group
lessons to suit your own requirements.
The aim of NFT is to emphasize practical competence.
NFT teachers integrate the appropriate business, cultural and
backgrounds and familiarize people through role play with the very
situations they are likely to encounter. Topics of interest are
introduced within a functional framework, through audio visual
such as Espaces and le Nouveau Sans Frontières. Newspapers,
magazines, films, television programmes and cassettes are used to
ensure that students are familiar with regional variations and up-to-date
For group tuition, the teachers will
assess all students and divide them into groups of comparable level:
The elementary level enables the
student to acquire the basic essentials of communication and master
the key elements of French for social situations.
The intermediate level gives the student the ability
to converse comfortably on both a personal and professional level
and provides an opportunity to become familiar with idiomatic expressions
and standard business vocabulary.
The advanced level promotes the student's mastery
of the normal social and vocational uses of the language and provides
a specialist range of vocabulary related to his work environment.
We arrange tuition at all levels,
from beginners to advanced. We organize assessments before and
General: an all purpose course
for social and business needs.
Business and commercial: a course
designed for the busy client, specializing in business language
skills, negotiations and French business practice.
Legal: an intermediate and advanced
level course which develops oral and written proficiency, as well
as providing basic information on company law, property law, contract
law and legal terminology.
designed for intermediate and advanced students, the course teaches
technical terms and provides on-site fluency. It familiarizes
with French architectural and engineering working practices.
Journalism: a course concentrating
on interviewing skills and the ability to digest economic and political
Secretarial: a practical course
concentrating on conversational and written skills, including letter-writing,
business courtesies, telephone techniques and client relations.
Other courses: GCSE and A-level
tutorials, holiday survival courses, refresher courses and courses
for telephone operators.
Times and Locations
Courses are normally held on client premises but
if preferred can be held at a central London location. Classes can
run from one to four hours per day or week. Courses are completely
flexible based upon your requirements. Lessons are available at
any time between 8.00am and 10.00 pm, seven days a week. Rates vary
depending on the number of students and the number of classes booked.