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French Courses in UK

French courses in England with Cactus Language Training

Learn French with Cactus! No one else offers as many different course options in as many locations as we do.

Below you will find a list of all our French courses in London and around the UK, from weekend crash courses to intensive French courses and evening classes – we have a course to suit every lifestyle and budget.

Next to our group courses we also offer: French Private Tuition , French Full Immersion Courses , Business French

Interesting facts about French:
French is one of the most commonly learned foreign languages, and it's easy to see why. Often described as the 'language of love', the very sound of this soft and rhythmic language can transport you straight to the heart of Provence. That said, French is also an important player in the international sphere of commerce and politics and as such can be a very useful language to know.

Course Summary

  • Small Classes
  • Lively course format
  • Qualified & experienced teachers
  • Includes course book / materials

French Beginner Courses

Is this your level?
I know more French or Take our level test.

Holiday Survival Weekend Courses

Locations AvailableDay TimesStart DatesPrice
London Holborn-Russell SquareSat+Sun 10:30am-4:30pm17 May£115

French Beginner 1 Courses

Is this your level? You are a complete beginner and have no prior knowledge of the language, with the exception of perhaps a few key words.
I know more French or Take our level test.

10-week Courses

Locations AvailableDay TimesStart DatesPrice
BrightonWed
7:00-9:00pm
23 Apr, 9 Jul, 1 Oct£170
BristolWed
6:30-8:30pm
9 Jul, 1 Oct£170
LeedsTue
6:30-8:30pm
8 Jul, 30 Sep£170
LiverpoolThu
6:30-8:30pm
3 Jul, 25 Sep£170
London Bond StreetWed
6:30-8:30pm
9 Jul, 1 Oct£190
London HighgateWed
6:30-8:30pm
24 Sep£190
London Holborn-Russell SquareThu
6:30-8:30pm
17 Apr, 10 Jul, 2 Oct£190
London IslingtonWed
6:30-8:30pm
2 Jul, 24 Sep£190
London Kings CrossTue
6.30 - 8.30pm
8 Jul, 30 Sep£190
London WimbledonTue
6:30-8:30pm
1 Jul, 23 Sep£190
ManchesterTue
6:30-8:30pm
8 Jul, 2 Oct£170
OxfordWed
6:30-8:30pm
2 Jul, 24 Sep£170
SheffieldTue
6:30-8:30pm
1 Jul, 23 Sep£170

5-week Fast Track Courses

Locations AvailableDay TimesStart DatesPrice
London Holborn-Russell SquareMon+Thu 6:30-8:30pm12 May, 3 Nov£190

7-week Saturday Courses

Locations AvailableDay TimesStart DatesPrice
London Holborn-Russell SquareSat
10:30-13:30pm
7 Jun, 16 Aug, 18 Oct£225

1-week Intensive Courses

Locations AvailableDay TimesStart DatesPrice
London Holborn-Russell SquareMon-Fri 1:30-5:30pm19 May£245

French Beginner 2 Courses

Is this your level? You are a "false beginner" - i.e. you have some prior, but very basic, knowledge of the language, and find it difficult to produce more than a few key words and phrases. Maybe you haven’t used the language in a while and/or want to start at "the beginning".
I know more French or Take our level test.

10-week Courses

Locations AvailableDay TimesStart DatesPrice
BrightonWed
7:00-9:00pm
9 Jul, 1 Oct£170
BristolWed
6:30-8:30pm
9 Jul, 1 Oct£170
LiverpoolThu
6:30-8:30pm
24 Apr, 3 Jul, 25 Sep£170
London Bond StreetWed
6:30-8:30pm
9 Jul, 30 Sep£190
London HighgateWed
6:30-8:30pm
24 Sep£190
London Holborn-Russell SquareThu
6:30-8:30pm
10 Jul, 2 Oct£190
London IslingtonWed
6:30-8:30pm
2 Jul, 24 Sep£190
London Kings CrossTue
6.30 - 8.30pm
15 Apr, 8 Jul, 30 Sep£190
London WimbledonTue
6:30-8:30pm
15 Apr, 1 Jul, 23 Sep£190
ManchesterTue
6:30-8:30pm
22 Apr, 10 Jul, 30 Sep£170
OxfordWed
6:30-8:30pm
2 Jul, 24 Sep£170

5-week Fast Track Courses

Locations AvailableDay TimesStart DatesPrice
London Holborn-Russell SquareMon+Thu 6:30-8:30pm12 May£190

French Elementary 1 Courses

Is this your level? You can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and basic phrases, but your ability to communicate is limited and you find it difficult to understand everyday spoken language.
I know more French or Take our level test.

10-week Courses

Locations AvailableDay TimesStart DatesPrice
BrightonWed
7:00-9:00pm
9 Jul, 1 Oct£170
BristolWed
6:30-8:30pm
9 Jul, 1 Oct£170
LeedsTue
6:30-8:30pm
8 Jul, 30 Sep£170
LiverpoolThu
6:30-8:30pm
3 Jul, 25 Sep£170
London Bond StreetWed
6:30-8:30pm
9 Jul, 1 Oct£190
London HighgateWed
6:30-8:30pm
24 Sep£190
London Holborn-Russell SquareWed
6:30-8:30pm
9 Jul, 29 Sep£190
London IslingtonWed
6:30-8:30pm
2 Jul, 24 Sep£190
London Kings CrossTue
6.30 - 8.30pm
8 Jul, 30 Sep£190
London WimbledonTue
6:30-8:30pm
1 Jul, 23 Sep£190
ManchesterTue
6:30-8:30pm
8 Jul, 2 Oct£170
OxfordWed
6:30-8:30pm
2 Jul, 24 Sep£170

French Elementary 2 Courses

Is this your level? You can use and understand simple sentence structures and have come across different grammatical structures, but are not confident in applying them correctly/consistently.
I know more French or Take our level test.

10-week Courses

Locations AvailableDay TimesStart DatesPrice
London Kings CrossTue
6.30 - 8.30pm
22 Apr£190

French Intermediate 1 Courses

Is this your level? You can use and understand simple structures fairly consistently, and can respond to a wide range of questions on familiar subjects.
I know more French or Take our level test.

10-week Courses

Locations AvailableDay TimesStart DatesPrice
BrightonWed
7:00-9:00pm
9 Jul, 1 Oct£170
BristolWed
6:30-8:30pm
9 Jul, 1 Oct£170
LiverpoolThu
6:30-8:30pm
3 Jul, 25 Sep£170
London Bond StreetThu
6:30-8:30pm
17 Apr, 9 Jul, 30 Sep£190
London Holborn-Russell SquareWed
6:30-8:30pm
16 Apr, 9 Jul, 29 Sep£190
London Kings CrossTue
6.30 - 8.30pm
8 Jul, 30 Sep£190
London WimbledonTue
6:30-8:30pm
1 Jul, 23 Sep£190
ManchesterThu
6:30-8:30pm
10 Jul, 30 Sep£170
OxfordWed
6:30-8:30pm
2 Jul, 24 Sep£170

French Intermediate 2 Courses

Is this your level? You have a reasonable idea of how the verb system works and an active vocabulary of around 700 words. You can express yourself in familiar contexts, albeit with quite a few mistakes still.
I know more French or Take our level test.

10-week Courses

Locations AvailableDay TimesStart DatesPrice
London Bond StreetWed
6:30-8:30pm
23 Apr£190
London Holborn-Russell SquareTue
6:30-8:30pm
22 Apr£190

French Upper Intermediate Courses

Is this your level? You can understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc. You can deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken. You can produce simple connected text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest. You can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions, and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.
I know more French or Take our level test.

10-week Courses

Locations AvailableDay TimesStart DatesPrice
London Holborn-Russell SquareTue
6:30-8:30pm
15 Apr, 9 Jul, 29 Sep£190
London Kings CrossTue
6.30 - 8.30pm
8 Jul, 30 Sep£190
ManchesterTue
6:30-8:30pm
8 Jul, 2 Oct£170

French Advanced Courses

Is this your level? You can understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in your field of specialisation. You can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible, without strain for either party. You can produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue, giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.
I know more French or Take our level test.

10-week Courses

Locations AvailableDay TimesStart DatesPrice
London Holborn-Russell SquareWed
6:30-8:30pm
9 Jul, 29 Sep£190
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