French as a Foreign Language

 

Specialised in teaching French as a Foreign Language, Clarife aims to help students integrate as easily as possible into French university life and adapt to French culture through the development of language skills. Clarife proposes courses of weekly classes as well as various intensive courses. Students receive a certificate of their level at the end of each course.

Clarife offers a wide variety of courses :

What’s your level ?

Click here to self-assess your current level of French language skills in reference to the Common European Framework of Reference.

 

Expression and Culture

For those wishing to enrich their French language skills through the discovery of, and integration into, French culture, in order to make the most of their time in Lille. Students will work on written and oral expression through realistic and practical role-plays and group exercises, within a small multicultural group.

This course, is proposed at different levels at different times during the year.

Dates

  • 1st session : September 25 to October 19, 2017
  • 2nd session : November 13 to Décember 7, 2017
  • 3rd session : January 22 to February 15, 2018
  • 4th session : March 19 to April 13, 2018

Hours

30 hours

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9:00am-11:00am

Level

  • All levels, depending on dates

ECTS and Evaluation

4 credits. Written and Oral evaluations with a Certificate at the completion of the course.

 

Registration*

*If you are already a student at a Faculty of the Université Catholique de Lille, use your ICampus login. If you are an external student but have already previously registered for a Clarife course, use your AGORA login. If this is your registration please create an account.

 

Spoken Expression

For those wisjing to develop their spontaneous expression whilst being accurate and effective and able to adapt to different contexts and circumstances. This course will allow you to practice verbal and non-verbal communication in a small group, to be able to hold the interest of your interlocutors and communication in a convincing manner.

Dates 

January 16 to April 3, 2018

Hours

15 hours

Tuesday 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Level

A2/B1

ECTS and evaluation

2 credits. Oral evaluation with a Certificate at the completion of the course.

Registration open from August 28th

Registration*

*If you are already a student at a Faculty of the Université Catholique de Lille, use your ICampus login. If you are an external student but have already previously registered for a Clarife course, use your AGORA login. If this is your registration please create an account.

 

Written expression

For those wishing to better master written expression. This course will help you to write in a more readable, more relevant and more effective manner.

Dates

September 26 at december 12, 2017

Hours

15 hours

Tuesday : 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Level

B2-/C1

ECTS and Evaluation

2 credits. Written evaluation with a Certificate at the completion of the course.

 

Registration open from August 28.

Registration*

*If you are already a student at a Faculty of the Université Catholique de Lille, use your ICampus login. If you are an external student but have already previously registered for a Clarife course, use your AGORA login. If this is your registration please create an account.

 

Spring modular courses

Open to all, this 100-hour course is split into 5 independent modules : Communication, Written and Spoken Expression, Grammar, Literature and Cinema, and Civilisation and Culture (including an element of Intercultural Communication). The course aims to help students enrich and perfect their command of the French language.

Dates

May 2 to June 29, 2017

Hours

20 hours per modules

  • Civilisation / Éléments interculturels
  • Communication
  • Expression écrite / Registres de langue
  • Grammaire
  • Littérature et cinéma

5 modules of 20 hours

Lessons of 2 or 3 hours

Level

B1/B2+

ECTS and Evaluation

2 credits per modules. Evaluations in the middle and at the end of the course. A Certificate indicating the marks obtained will be presented at the completion of the course.

Registration*

*If you are already a student at a Faculty of the Université Catholique de Lille, use your ICampus login. If you are an external student but have already previously registered for a Clarife course, use your AGORA login. If this is your registration please create an account.

 

Summer programmes

For those wishing to use the summer break to consolidate and enrich their language skills. The course focusses on spoken expression whilst including too training for written expression through aspects of French culture.

Dates

ESP : 1 : June 2018

ESP 2 : july 2018

Hours

48 hours – morning courses

27 hours : French communication or 27 hours French society and culture

Everyday :

9:00am – 12:00am

1:30pm – 4h30pm to French communication or French society and culture

Level

Beginner to B2

ECTS and Evaluation

  • 4 credits : June session
  • 6 credits : July session
  • Written and oral evalution with a Certificate at the completion of the course

Registration fees

  • 576€ June courses (ESP1)
  • 576€ July courses (ESP2)
  • 324€ conversation (ESP3)

 

Registration*

*If you are already a student at a Faculty of the Université Catholique de Lille, use your ICampus login. If you are an external student but have already previously registered for a Clarife course, use your AGORA login. If this is your registration please create an account.

 

University integration course August – September

Clarife proposes a pre-rentrée (University integration) course in French as a Foreign language to aid your entry into University life and studies.

This course is targeted at international students arriving to study at one of the Faculties of the Université Catholique de Lille, or any other French University to help them develop the language skills necessary for their studies, and help them adapt to French culture.

Dates

August 22 to september 1, 2017

Hours

30 hours of classes in the morning

20 hours conversation the afternoon

Level

Beginner

A1, A2-B1, B1+ B2+ by group

ECTS and Evaluation

4 credits – Students having followed the entire course will receive a certificate detailing their marks. Some students, if their parent institutions agree, may receive course credits (ECTS).

 

Registration*

*If you are already a student at a Faculty of the Université Catholique de Lille, use your ICampus login. If you are an external student but have already previously registered for a Clarife course, use your AGORA login. If this is your registration please create an account.

 

Other courses

For Students from foreign universities

Clarife organizes, throughout the academic year, tailor-made courses for groups of students coming from foreign universities. Contact us for further information.

For companies

Clarife also offers one-on-one or small group tailor-made courses for companies and their employees. Contact us for further information.

Registration*

*If you are already a student at a Faculty of the Université Catholique de Lille, use your ICampus login. If you are an external student but have already previously registered for a Clarife course, use your AGORA login. If this is your registration please create an account.