French Proficiency Course

Starting August 23, 2016 - Ending August 23, 2017 Expired

The Department of French is pleased to announce its proficiency course for this semester with the following details:



The proficiency course is intended for students, lecturers, members of the university community and the general public desirous of learning French or improving their proficiency level in French to improve one’s opportunities for work, research or just to have a second language.

It is a ten-week course taken during the semester. It uses the European Common Framework for Languages and focuses on using the communicative and actional approaches to language learning. Learners in this course will therefore be taught the following core competencies:

i)                    Listening Comprehension

ii)                  Oral Expression

iii)                Written Comprehension

iv)                Written Expression;



3 hours a week for 10 weeks (30 hours)


12th SEPTEMBER to 18th NOVEMBER 2016



Learners will be placed in groups after taking a placement test. The groups are:


Beginner Classes:          A1 &A2

Intermediate Classes:  B1 & B2


Morning Sessions

Twice a week from 11:30am to 1pm

Monday and Wednesday


Tuesday and Thursday


Evening Sessions

Twice a week from 5:30pm to 7pm

Monday and Wednesday


Tuesday and Thursday


There will be a maximum of 25 students in a class to ensure optimum teaching and learning.



Registration fee: GH¢20

Tuition: GH¢400



Interested applicants can purchase application forms in person from the Department’s secretariat in the Faculty of Arts building opposite Legon Main Hall.

For further information call the departmental secretary, Mrs. Benedicta Asem on 0244 25 50 95 or contact Dr. S. Chachu on 0248638903

Registration deadline: 7th September 2016