​​The Preliminary and First Steps Stages are for beginners in the language. On completing this stage, students should be able to understand standard speech relating to a range of predictable everyday matters. Topics include getting and giving information, using numbers and time, and talking about present, future and past events.

The Intermediate stage builds on the Preliminary stage by adding length and complexity to the language used. In addition to the range of areas listed above, topics include expressing degrees of certainty and doubt, talking about possibility and probability, giving advice and warnings, and taking turns in conversation. Students should have attended at least 30 hours of tuition at Preliminary level.

The Advanced stage builds on the Intermediate stage including the topics listed above, as well as talking about conditions and consequences, and giving advice. The vocabulary used will include a wide range of items of everyday communication and common idiomatic expressions. Students should have attended at least 30 hours of tuition at Intermediate level.

Assessments will be set in speaking, listening, reading, and writing, and on successful completion, students will be awarded an Esher College certificate.

Fees may be paid in full on enrolment or by 3 instalments of £97, the first on enrolment, the second by 2 December 2016, and the final payment before 3 March 2017.

Language Survival Courses

These short courses provide an introduction to the language with some ‘survival’ skills allowing you to greet somebody, indicate difficulty in understanding someone, exchange simple information about yourself, make some simple requests, and find your way to a specific place. The courses are also ideal tasters for the Preliminary stage language courses starting in September 2017.

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French Advanced

The Advanced stage builds on the Intermediate Stage including the topics listed above, as well as talking about conditions and consequences, and giving advice.  The vocabulary used will include a wide range of items of everyday communication and common idiomatic expressions. Learners should have attended at least 30 hours of tuition at level 2, or equivalent.

Fees may be paid in full on enrolment or by 3 instalments of £101, the first on enrolment, the second by 1 December 2017, and the final payment before 2 March 2018.  If you would like to take advantage of our instalment plan, please contact the Adult Department on 020 8335 2544.

​This course runs on Wednesday nights at 19:00-21:00 and lasts for 23 weeks.

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French Advanced Extension

​A 6 week extension course for students who have completed French Advanced

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French Intermediate

The Intermediate Stage builds on the Preliminary stage by adding length and complexity to the language used.  In addition to the range of areas listed above, topics include expressing degrees of certainty and doubt, talking about possibility and probability, giving advice and warnings, and taking turns in conversation.  Learners should have attended at least 30 hours of tuition at level 1, or equivalent.

Fees may be paid in full on enrolment or by 3 instalments of £101, the first on enrolment, the second by 1 December 2017, and the final payment before 2 March 2018.  If you would like to take advantage of our instalment plan, please contact the Adult Department on 020 8335 2544.

​This course runs on Tuesday nights at 19:00-21:00 and lasts for 23 weeks.

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French Preliminary

The Preliminary Stage is for beginners in the language.  On completing this stage learners should be able to understand standard speech relating to a range of predictable everyday matters.  Topics include getting and giving information, using numbers and time, and talking about present, future and past events.​

Fees may be paid in full on enrolment or by 3 instalments of £101, the first on enrolment, the second by 1 December 2017, and the final payment before 2 March 2018.  If you would like to take advantage of our instalment plan, please contact the Adult Department on 020 8335 2544.

This course runs on Tuesday nights at 19:00-21:00 and lasts for 23 weeks.

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Italian Higher Intermediate

The Higher Intermediate Stage builds on the Intermediate stage by adding length and complexity to the language used.  In addition to the range of areas listed above, topics include expressing degrees of certainty and doubt, talking about possibility and probability, giving advice and warnings, and taking turns in conversation.  Learners should have attended at least 30 hours of tuition at level 2, or equivalent.​​

Fees may be paid in full on enrolment or by 3 instalments of £101, the first on enrolment, the second by 1 December 2017, and the final payment before 2 March 2018.  If you would like to take advantage of our instalment plan, please contact the Adult Department on 020 8335 2544.

This course runs on Monday nights at 19:00-21:00 and lasts for 21 weeks.

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Italian Intermediate

The Intermediate Stage builds on the Preliminary stage by adding length and complexity to the language used.  In addition to the range of areas listed above, topics include expressing degrees of certainty and doubt, talking about possibility and probability, giving advice and warnings, and taking turns in conversation.  Learners should have attended at least 30 hours of tuition at level 1, or equivalent.

Fees may be paid in full on enrolment or by 3 instalments of £101, the first on enrolment, the second by 1 December 2017, and the final payment before 2 March 2018.  If you would like to take advantage of our instalment plan, please contact the Adult Department on 020 8335 2544.

​This course runs on Wednesday nights at 19:00-21:00 and lasts for 23 weeks.

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Italian Preliminary

The Preliminary Stage is for beginners in the language.  On completing this stage learners should be able to understand standard speech relating to a range of predictable everyday matters.  Topics include getting and giving information, using numbers and time, and talking about present, future and past events.​​

Fees may be paid in full on enrolment or by 3 instalments of £101, the first on enrolment, the second by 1December 2017, and the final payment before 2 March 2018.  If you would like to take advantage of our instalment plan, please contact the Adult Department on 020 8335 2544.

This course runs on Monday nights at 19:00-21:00 and lasts for 23 weeks.

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Spanish Extension

A 6 week extension course for students who have completed Spanish Preliminary

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Spanish HIgher Intermediate

The Higher Intermediate Stage builds on the Intermediate stage by adding length and complexity to the language used.  In addition to the range of areas listed above, topics include expressing degrees of certainty and doubt, talking about possibility and probability, giving advice and warnings, and taking turns in conversation.  Learners should have attended at least 30 hours of tuition at level 2, or equivalent.​​

Fees may be paid in full on enrolment or by 3 instalments of £101, the first on enrolment, the second by 1 December 2017, and the final payment before 2 March 2018.  If you would like to take advantage of our instalment plan, please contact the Adult Department on 020 8335 2544.

This course runs on Tuesday nights at 19:00-21:00 and lasts for 21 weeks.

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Spanish Intermediate

The Intermediate Stage builds on the Preliminary stage by adding length and complexity to the language used.  In addition to the range of areas listed above, topics include expressing degrees of certainty and doubt, talking about possibility and probability, giving advice and warnings, and taking turns in conversation.  Learners should have attended at least 30 hours of tuition at level 1, or equivalent.

Fees may be paid in full on enrolment or by 3 instalments of £101, the first on enrolment, the second by1 December 2017, and the final payment before 2 March 2018.  If you would like to take advantage of our instalment plan, please contact the Adult Department on 020 8335 2544.

This course runs on Wednesday nights at 19:00-21:00 and lasts for 23 weeks.

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Spanish Preliminary

The Preliminary Stage is for beginners in the language.  On completing this stage learners should be able to understand standard speech relating to a range of predictable everyday matters.  Topics include getting and giving information, using numbers and time, and talking about present, future and past events.

Fees may be paid in full on enrolment or by 3 instalments of £101, the first on enrolment, the second by 1 December 2017, and the final payment before 2 March 2018.  If you would like to take advantage of our instalment plan, please contact the Adult Department on 020 8335 2544.

​​This course runs on Monday nights at 19:00-21:00 and lasts for 23 weeks.

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Survival French

These short courses provide an introduction to the language with some 'survival' skills allowing you to greet somebody, indicate difficulty in understanding someone, exchange simple information about yourself, make some simple requests, and find your way to a specific place.  The courses are also ideal tasters for the Level 1 language courses starting in September 2018.

​​This course runs on Wednesday nights at 19:00-21:00 and lasts for 8 weeks.

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Survival Italian

These short courses provide an introduction to the language with some 'survival' skills allowing you to greet somebody, indicate difficulty in understanding someone, exchange simple information about yourself, make some simple requests, and find your way to a specific place.  The courses are also ideal tasters for the Level 1 language courses starting in September 2018.

​This course runs on Wednesday nights at 19:00-21:00 and lasts for 8 weeks.

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Survival Spanish

​​These short courses provide an introduction to the language with some 'survival' skills allowing you to greet somebody, indicate difficulty in understanding someone, exchange simple information about yourself, make some simple requests, and find your way to a specific place.  The courses are also ideal tasters for the Level 1 language courses starting in September 2018.

This course runs on Wednesday nights at 19:00-21:00 and lasts for 8 weeks.

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