our french courses


Coffee Time French is an alternative way to learn French. Get out of the classroom and meet others with a shared interest in the language and culture. Our six week courses for only £60 are tailor made and enable you to practise speaking in a friendly and relaxed environment. Hosted in local cafés by French teachers. Each course follows a new theme to help you grow your vocabulary, improve your grammar and your pronunciation.

Small, friendly groups (maximum 6) around the coffee table so you can parler beaucoup!

Only £60 | Book now


Apero Time French is a six week French course at the luxurious Library of Liquor in Southbourne, Bournemouth. 

Class times,6-7 and 7:30-8:30pm, level Café noir. The course is aimed at beginner plus; those who have done a GCSE but are a little rusty. Learn real French in a relaxed and fun environment. Glass of French wine included!

Only £90 | Book now


We cater for all levels, whether you are just starting out on your French language journey, have had a few French lessons or can speak pretty much fluently, we have a course for you.

Grain de café

You’re a total French novice but passionate to learn the language

Café noir

For people who have taken GCSE French but are a bit rusty

Café au lait

For people who have studied A Level French or who have some knowledge of the tenses

Grand café

For people who can jump into any conversation in French

Course dates & Times

Terms Sept ’18 to July ’19

Term 1: 10th Sept – 19th Oct 2018

Term 2: 29th Oct – 7th Dec 2018

Term 3: 7th Jan – 15th Feb 2019

Term 4: 25th feb – 5th April 2019

Term 5: 23rd April – 24th May (5 weeks £50/£75)

Term 6: 3rd June – 12th July 2019

Course Times

Monday 9:30-10:30am & 11-12 at Velo Domestique Southbourne

Monday 6-7pm & 7:30-8:30pm The Library Southbourne

Tuesday 11am-12pm Coffee#1 Southbourne

Tuesday 6:30-7:30pm Cliff House Hotel

Wednesday 9:30-10:30am at Velo Domestique Southbourne

Wednesday 11-12 at The Shelley Theatre Southbourne

Friday 2:30-3:30pm Cliff House Hotel, Southbourne

Rambling French

1st Friday each month, beginning 7th Sept 2018, we host a free French meet-up at the Bistro on The Beach at 9:30am. 

Walk along the sea front and speak French and grab a coffee.


To reserve your place, simply complete the form below.

You’ll receive a call from one of our team and we’ll find the right course for your level and send you a booking form. Complete BACs payment (details on booking form) and you’re all booked in – Très simple!

Alternatively give us a call on 0751 3181077
or send us an email to coffeetimefrench@gmail.com