Franse taalcursus
Franse taalcursus

Language course French for very advanced students (halfway to C1)

If you can 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, you've mastered French grammar, and you would like to raise your French language skills to an even higher level, you can register for the French halfway to C1 language course. This course builds on the French B2 language course.


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

    • understand long speeches, TV programmes, and films without too much effort.
    • understand long and complex factual and literary texts, and appreciate the use of different styles. understand specialised articles and lengthy technical instructions.
    • provide clear, detailed descriptions of complex topics.
    • express yourself fluently and spontaneously. Use language flexibly and effectively for social and professional purposes.
    • write a clear, well-structured text, setting out points of view in reasonable detail.

    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. 

    This course will help you on your way to  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.

    Starting date

    03 October 2024, 8 pm
    This course ends on 28 November 2024. Each session takes 1.5 hours.
    50% (RU students), 10% (RU & Radboudumc staff and alumni; WUR students and staff)
    Educational method
    Main Language
    Number of sessions
    Maximum number of participants


    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 3 October until 28 November 2024. There is no class in the week of 21 October because of the Autumn Break.

    Class day and time: Thursdays from 8.00 - 9.30 pm 
    Location: Online via the Virtual Classroom and always involves guidance from a teacher 
    Number of participants: min. 5 - max. 16

    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.

    What do the classes cover?


    • Conducting research in the age of fake news
    • Summarising information
    • Giving a presentation, narrating a series of events
    • Veganism
    • Bilingualism
    • Gentrification, the car-free day
    • Games
    • Social networks
    • Cohabitation, changes in relationships


    • Understanding TV shows and films without too much effort
    • Understanding long, complex factual and literary texts, and appreciating the use of different styles
    • Providing clear, detailed descriptions of complex topics 
      Expressing yourself fluently and spontaneously Using the language flexibly and effectively for social and professional purposes
    • Writing a clear, well-structured text, setting out points of view in reasonable detail

    Course materials

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

    Recommended (not mandatory):

    • Le petit Grevisse (grammaticaboek). ISBN: 9782801100875

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


    • 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.


    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.