French Courses

Savoir vivre

Do you want to take your French to the next level or prepare for the next CEFR French exam on your to-do list? Or do you simply aim to improve your conversational skills? No matter what your next goal in French is, odds are we have the right course for you! For those looking to clear the next CEFR level in French, we have level and exam preparation courses. To those aiming to brush up their existing skills, we offer conversational and grammar refresh courses.

Current and upcoming French courses

Level Courses

Step by step

Highly enjoyable, varied lessons ensure your French improves on all fronts. Expanded vocabulary and increased grammar knowledge enable you to more effectively communicate in speech and writing.

Our level courses comply with the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for Languages.

In our level courses, students improve their listening, speaking, reading and writing skills while attaining the grammar relevant to the respective CEFR level.

Depending on the level, level courses last 100 or 150 lessons and are divided into two or three 50-lesson-modules.

  • hear, understand and speak French
  • read and write in French
  • comprehensible hands-on grammar
  • instructive exercises with practical examples
  • interesting reading and audio texts with useful vocabulary drawn from life

Conversational Courses

More than small talk

Do you already have a couple of French courses under your belt, but struggle to apply your French knowledge when spreaking? Do you have the feeling you are unable to properly join in conversations? A conversational course can enhance improve your rhetorical skills.

In our conversational courses, students go much further than small talk about the weather and football. Discussion and presentation exercises ensure students improve their ability to explain, discuss and persuade. Through regular practice, students gain self-confidence and poise in their private and professional dealings in French.

  • talk, chat, think, argue…
  • discuss, reason, inform, phone, philosophise…
  • explain, present, convince…
  • … and all that in French!
  • Get your message across as intended!

Grammar Refresh

Brush up your grammar!

Has it been a while since your last French course and now you are keen to brush up your grammar knowledge? Or did you pick up French hands-on without any formal training and would now like to learn the rules of the game from scratch? No matter what your motivation is, in a grammar refresh course you will systematically and efficiently learn French grammar while effectively putting into practice inside and outside the classroom.

We offer grammar refresh courses on basic and intermediate levels each lasting 50 lessons (1 module). The basic level courses cover the grammar topics from the A1 and A2 levels while the intermediate level courses cover the grammar topics from the B1 and B2 levels.

  • Systematical, thorough and of practical use
  • Focussed and time-efficient
  • Highly recommended for people returning to their French studies after a break
  • Finally use the Passé Composé and Imparfait verb tenses correctly!

Exam Preparation Courses

Get your French certificate

Are you aiming to take one of the established and professionally recognised French exams? No matter which certificate your are pursuing, improve your chances of success with the right preparation. We have over 12 years of experience in preparing students for the DALF and DELF exams so we know what counts, what to look out for and how to prepare.

In our exam preparation courses, the students and teacher go through model exams. Students are familiarised with the exam format and gain better understanding of what is required to pass the exam. Students experience completing each part of the exam within the allowed time frame.

If and when any particular grammar knowledge gaps come to light, individual grammar topics can be reviewed if necessary. The students and teachers work out a suitable exam strategy according to the strengths and weaknesses of the students.

  • highly productive lessons
  • optimal preparation
  • available for all popular DALF and DELF exams
  • standard or business French

French

The second language of Switzerland

French is the second national language of Switzerland and the national language of four EU countries. As such, its importance in the world of business cannot be overstated.

What’s more, knowledge of French will open the door to 33 countries spread across five continents that are waiting for you to discover them.

Would you like to learn the language of art, gastronomy and love? At Bene Sprachkurse, we will help you reach your goals in the language of Asterix and Obelix.

Current French Courses

Course Level / Type Size / Frequency Days Times Dates Status
F2010A1.1
Level Course
Mini Group
Semi-Intensive
Mon Wed 19:00 - 20:30Jan 2021 - Apr 2021upcoming,
places available
F2010A1.2
Level Course
Mini Group
Semi-Intensive
Mon Wed 19:00 - 20:30Apr 2021 - Jun 2021upcoming,
places available
F2011A2.1
Level Course
Mini Group
Semi-Intensive
Tue Thu19:00 - 20:30Jan 2021 - Apr 2021upcoming,
places available
F2011A2.2
Level Course
Mini Group
Semi-Intensive
Tue Thu19:00 - 20:30Apr 2021 - Jun 2021upcoming,
places available
F2012B1.1
Level Course
Mini Group
Semi-Intensive
Mon Thu19:00 - 20:30Jan 2021 - Apr 2021upcoming,
places available
F2012B1.2
Level Course
Mini Group
Semi-Intensive
Mon Thu19:00 - 20:30Apr 2021 - Jun 2021upcoming,
places available
F2013B2.1
Level Course
Mini Group
Semi-Intensive
Wed Fri 19:00 - 20:30Jan 2021 - Apr 2021upcoming,
places available
F2013B2.2
Level Course
Mini Group
Semi-Intensive
Wed Fri 19:00 - 20:30Apr 2021 - Jun 2021upcoming,
places available
F2013B2.3
Level Course
Mini Group
Semi-Intensive
Wed Fri 19:00 - 20:30Jun 2021 - Sep 2021upcoming,
places available
F2014A1/A2
Grammar Refresh
Mini Group
Standard Plus
Tue18:30 - 20:50Jan 2021 - May 2021upcoming,
places available
F2015B1/B2
Grammar Refresh
Mini Group
Standard Plus
Wed18:30 - 20:50Jan 2021 - May 2021upcoming,
places available
F2016A2/B1
Conversation
Mini Group
Standard
Mon19:00 - 20:30Jan 2021 - Jun 2021upcoming,
places available
F2017B2/C1
Conversation
Mini Group
Standard
Thu19:00 - 20:30Jan 2021 - Jun 2021upcoming,
places available
F2018B1
Exam Preparation
Mini Group
Semi-Intensive
Mon Wed 19:00 - 20:30Jan 2021 - Apr 2021upcoming,
places available
F2019B2
Exam Preparation
Mini Group
Semi-Intensive
Tue Thu19:00 - 20:30Jan 2021 - Apr 2021upcoming,
places available
F2020C1
Exam Preparation
Mini Group
Semi-Intensive
Wed Fri 19:00 - 20:30Jan 2021 - Apr 2021upcoming,
places available
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