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French 4

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 course French 4 will help you to better understand and speak French.

Classes take place on the Wageningen University & Research Campus, in the Forum building.

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.

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 meets once a week for 8 weeks. Each class is 1 hour and 45 minutes. You should expect to spend 2 to 3 hours on homework each week.

Dates and times

The course French 4 is offered annually in October, February, and May. The next course starts in May 2019.

Course materials

Alter Ego+ A2 (Livre de textes) ISBN: 9782011558121

This book is available at the WUR shop in the Forum building on the Wageningen University & Research campus.

Certification and exam

To receive a Wageningen in'to Languages certificate, a minimum attendance of 80% is required. A diagnostic test is optional. This costs €25.


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

Prior to registration

To ensure that new course participants are placed into the appropriate course, they are required to participate an intake interview (optionally by telephone). You cannot register for a course until you have taken this course level assessment. Please contact our Service Centre ( / 0317-482552) to schedule an appointment.