Leaving Cert French Oral Day Course - Euro Languages College
  • Email: info@elc.ie
  • Dublin: +353 1 278 4448
  • Galway: +353 91 502 542

Oral Courses

French Oral Preparation Course

As an extension of the Euro Languages College summer courses, we also run a one-day French Oral Exam Preparation Course which has been running since 2004.

  • Students who take this course will gain increased confidence and be better equipped to succeed in the French oral examination.
  • 25% of the overall grade in higher level Leaving Cert French so it is important to maximise the chances of getting higher grades.

What Happens On The ELC Oral Day?

  • Have a mock oral exam and get feedback with an experienced Teacher.
  • Full explanation of the marking scheme and how to get into the top bands.
  • Individual Q & A practice sessions.
  • Tips on how to expand answers, lead the examiner, personalise, replies etc.
  • A list of common mistakes with grammar structures.
  • Training on verbs and oral questions associated with them.

Why Should I Attend the ELC Oral Day?

  • Small groups - 1 Teacher to a maximum of 15 students.
  • You will gain in confidence as the oral exam will no longer feel like unknown territory.
  • You will get notes so that you can continue your oral preparation and practice at home before actual exam.
  • Guidance and advice on your "document."
  • Over 2000 students have done this course with over 95% satisfaction rates

Course Dates and Venues

Venue Date Code
Alexandra College, Dublin 6 Mon 12 Feb D12-18
University College Cork Sat 10 Feb C10-18
Alexandra College, Dublin 6 Sun 4 Mar D04-18
NUI Galway Sun 4 Mar G04-18

If the above dates do not suit we can organize a date and venue in your location for groups of 12 - 15 students. For further info please email or call us.

Timetable for the Day

  • 09.30am                      Registration.
  • 10.00am - 1.00pm     Course teaching and participation.
  • 1.00pm - 2.00pm       Lunch. Please bring own packed lunch or eat locally.
  • 2.00pm - 5.00pm       Course teaching and participation.

The individual mock oral examinations will take place throughout the day.

Some students may finish at 5.30pm if the individual mock oral examinations run on longer than expected.

Course Fees

The fees to attend the course are €125

Fees include tuition, mock oral, course notes and refreshments.

How to Book

Check availability and book your place online.


Download the booking form and post to: ELC, 48 Lower Salthill, Galway along with a cheque for €125.


  • The courses are strictly for students who will take their Leaving Certificate Examinations in June 2018
  • Fees paid are non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • A high standard of behaviour and good manners is required at all times. Students must obey the college rules and the direction of the staff.
  • If a student is in breach of the above rules, a member of the Euro Languages College staff will immediately contact the student’s parents to advise them of the situation and request that they collect their son / daughter or arrange for them to be sent home on public transport.

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