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French 4 (online course)

Do you want to learn French for your internship, study or work in France and are you already reasonably proficient in French grammar? Are you looking to deepen this knowledge and improve your French communication skills? The online course French 4 will help you to better understand and speak French.

This course is taught entirely online using the Virtual Classroom in Brightspace.

Target group

French 4 is for anyone who has taken 3 to 4 years of French at middle school and who has since been in contact with the French language to some degree, whether through a course or spending some time in a French-speaking country. This course is also intended for anyone who has completed the course French 3. The maximum number of participants per group is 16.

End level

  • French 4: halfway to B1 (CEFR)

Course content

After this course, you will be able to:

  • hold simple conversations about familiar topics;
  • understand the key information in simple texts;
  • formulate your personal opinion in a simple way;
  • write texts and emails about familiar topics.

The emphasis is on speaking skills. Reading, listening, and writing skills will also be addressed. You will also learn more about French culture.


This course includes 8 online classes, one per week. Each class is 1 hour and 45 minutes. You should expect to spend 2 to 3 hours on homework each week.

Dates and times

Day Start date End date Time
Wednesday 29 September 1 December 19:30-21:15 hrs

View the full schedule here.

If you would you like to take this course but it is either full or does not list a starting date that suits you, please click here and you will be notified once you can sign up for new dates.

Course materials

  • Nouveau Rond-Point B.1.2. ISBN: 9789460304545

After having registered for this course, you will receive additional information about the course materials in due time.

Certification and exam

To receive a Wageningen in'to Languages certificate, a minimum attendance of 80% is required. A diagnostic test is optional.


BSc/Msc WUR students € 60
WUR Employees € 250
Standard fee € 275