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Decoding the Fide exam for English speakers (A1)

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What you’ll learn

Prepare for your A1 fide exam with the following 20 every-day topics in French:

  • Presenting yourself
  • Medical consultation
  • Filling a prescription
  • Making an official appointment
  • Changing a driver’s licence
  • Asking help from train conductor
  • Buying an SBB season ticket railcard
  • Asking for help at school reception
  • Talking to your French teacher
  • Asking help from a friend
  • Buying clothes
  • Eating out
  • Asking for directions
  • Chatting to a friend on the phone
  • At the supermarket
  • At the bank
  • Finding an apartment
  • Chatting with neighbours
  • Going to emergency
  • Hospital admission
  • Speak French confidently and comfortably in everyday situations
  • Understand what’s being said back to you
  • Go from complete beginner to building your own sentences after the very first lesson
  • Build a solid base vocabulary of words and phrases you can use straight away in the real world
  • Get to grips with French pronunciation

Pricing Plans

This course includes:

20 on-demand video
400 interactive exercises
Vocabulary practice linked to each unit
Learn to make sentences
Access on mobile and TV
Certificate of completion
Participate in role-play video
Pronunciation practice


It is assumed that students have already been exposed to a little bit of French. They understand basic numbers (1-20), can say hello, thank you and goodbye in French and have been exposed to around 30 hours of French already.

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