Franse taalcursus
Franse taalcursus

Language course French for very advanced students (C1)

Can you already have almost fluent and spontaneous conversations on a variety of topics, formulate your opinion in detail, understand the main ideas of complex texts, even on abstract topics? Have you already mastered French grammar? And would you like to take your French language skills to an even higher level? Then take this French C1 course. This course builds on the French halfway to C1 language course.


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    After completing this French language course, you will be able to:

    • Understand long speeches even when not clearly structured and when relationships are only implied and not explicitly stated.
    • Understand television programs and movies without too much effort.
    • Understand long and complex factual and literary texts, and appreciate the use of different styles.
    • Understand specialized articles and long technical instructions, even when they do not relate to your field.
    • Give clear, detailed descriptions of complex topics.
    • Express yourself fluently and spontaneously without noticeably searching for expressions. 
    • Use language flexibly and effectively for social and professional purposes.
    • Write clear, well-structured text, expressing points of view at some length. 
    • Write about complex topics in a letter, an essay or a report, emphasizing the points that are important to me.

    The course focuses primarily on verbal communication, as well as reading, listening and writing skills. You will also learn more about French culture. To receive a Radboud in’to Languages certificate, you need to attend 80% of the classes.

    After this course, you will have achieved language level C1.

    Why take a group course at In’to?

    • Small groups (max. 18 participants)
    • Lots of interaction and personal feedback
    • Fast-paced with quick results
    • Comprehensive digital learning environment
    • Our teachers are rated 8.8!

    Would you prefer individual classes, or a shorter, more intensive course? Check out our tailor-made courses.


    Type of education
    Very advanced

    Contact information

    Do you have a question? Or would you like to discuss which course best suits your needs and starting level? Feel free to contact us. We are happy to help you out.

    Contact us

    024 - 361 21 59
    info [at] (info[at]into[dot]ru[dot]nl)

    This course takes place from 1 February until 28 March 2024. You take this course online through the Virtual Classroom and always with guidance from a teacher.

    Course day and time: Thursdays from 20:00 to 21:30 hrs.
    Number of participants: min. 5 - max. 16

    What do the classes cover?


    • Developing an idea
    • Defending or criticising a project
    • Preparing and taking part in a debate
    • Different languages and world views, endangered languages
    • Inclusive writing style
    • Legalisation of cannabis
    • Learning with video games, artificial intelligence
    • Bioethics, compulsory vaccination
    • Wellbeing at work


    • Understanding long speeches even when not clearly structured and when relationships are only implied rather than explicitly stated
    • Understanding specialised articles and lengthy technical instructions, even when they don't relate to your field
    • Providing clear, detailed descriptions of complex topics, without noticeably searching for words
      Using the language flexibly and effectively for social and professional purposes
    • Writing a letter, essay or report on complex topics, highlighting the points that matter to you

    Approach and content

    French is spoken as much as possible during classes, with Dutch and English as the supporting languages. This means that in most cases, you can take this course if you do not speak Dutch. Please contact our Service Centre for more information.

    You should count on about three to four hours of individual study per week.

    Course materials

    • Tendances C1/C2 (level C1 + C2)
      Textbook. ISBN: 9789462936553
      Workbook. ISBN: 9789462936560

    The course materials can be purchased at Roelants bookstore. Course materials are not included in the course fee.

    Recommended (not mandatory):

    • Le petit Grevisse (grammar book). ISBN: 9782801100875

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    • Regular fee: € 319,-
    • RU students: € 159.50 (50% discount)
    • RU and Radboudumc staff & alumni: € 287.10 (10% discount)
    • WUR staff & alumni: € 287.10 (10% discount)

    Determine your level with a free intake

    If you did not complete the previous level with us, a free telephone intake prior to registration is mandatory.

    Schedule your intake

    If you want to get an idea of your level on your own, you can do this using our online level test.


    Via the button below you can register directly. You do not need to pay immediately upon registration. You will receive an invoice after the second class.

    Register now

    This course starts every year in January/February, April/May and October. If you would like to take this course, but is it fully booked or your desired start date has not yet been listed, let us know that you would like to be kept informed, and we will let you know when you can sign up for new dates.