French 2 (face-to-face)

Do you want to learn French for a holiday or for your study or work? Did you take French in school, but it has become a little rusty? French 2 will quickly help you get back on track! The course focuses on practical skills and introduces you to French culture.

Target group

French 2 is for anyone who has completed the course French 1. Did you have French as a subject in secondary school (HAVO/VWO) or have you gained knowledge of the French language in some other way? If so, you may be able to start French 2 straight away. You do have to complete an intake. This consists of a short telephone conversation with the teacher. The intake is free of charge. If you would like to book an intake, email your telephone number to The maximum number of participants per group is 16.

Course level

Entry level: A1 (CEFR)
Level on completion: halfway to A2 (CEFR)

Course content

After this course, you will be able to:

  • hold short, simple conversations about personal topics;
  • understand the key information in everyday conversations about familiar topics;
  • understand the key information in short, simple texts (brochures, advertisements);
  • write short, simple messages or emails.

The emphasis is on speaking skills. Reading, listening, and writing skills will also be addressed. You will also learn more about French culture. After completing this course, you can take the course French 3 (A2 level).


This course includes 8 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 17 April 2024 26 June 2024 19:30-21:15 hrs.

View the full schedule here.

This course is offered annually in February, May and September.

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.


You follow the course at our location: Forum, Wageningen Campus.

If circumstances dictate this, the face-to-face course may be taught entirely online.

Course materials

  • Nouveau rond-point pas à pas a2. ISBN: 9789460303197.

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
Regular fee €275

The course price does not include course materials.
Payment: We will send you an invoice by email on the day the course starts.