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BEGINNER (A1)

Beginner 1 - Alliance Française South Campus

Standard Courses
Have fun learning with 2 hours a week of interactive classes!

● Discovering the French language
● Spelling and counting
● Greetings and politeness
● Asking questions
● Introducing yourself and others (name, nationality, age, etc.)
● Explaining why you are learning French

Course prerequisite: No prior knowledge of French whatsoever
Textbooks: Cosmopolite 1
Complimentary tea or coffee 

Delivered at the French-Australian Pre-School (FAPS) - Everyone is welcome !



Pace: 2 hours per week over 10 weeks
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Currie Crescent Community Centre
Thursday   10am ▸ 12pm
25 Jul 2024 ▸ 26 Sep 2024

Beginner 1 - groupe 2

Standard Courses
Have fun learning with 2 hours a week of interactive classes.

This course is designed for complete beginners who have never been in contact with the French language.

In class, you will work on oral/written comprehension and discover how the language works using a variety of documents (videos, written and audio) and in context (in many everyday situations).The teacher will support you in carrying out a variety of activities. You will interact with other learners and the teacher. Grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation will be explained and are approached in an active way.

The Cosmopolite A1 is the reference manual. It will be used in class and for supplementary activities. In addition, the teacher will provide supplementary resources to ensure a variety of materials are studied.


● Discovering the French language
● Spelling and counting
● Communicating in the classroom
● Greetings and politeness
● Asking questions
● Introducing yourself and others (name, nationality, age, etc.)
● Explaining why you are learning French
Pace: 2 hours per week over 10 weeks

Beginner 1 - Kingston Campus

Standard Courses
Have fun learning with 2 hours a week of interactive classes!

● Discovering the French language
● Spelling and counting
● Greetings and politeness
● Asking questions
● Introducing yourself and others (name, nationality, age, etc.)
● Explaining why you are learning French

Course prerequisite: No prior knowledge of French whatsoever
Textbooks: Cosmopolite 1




Pace: 2 hours per week over 10 weeks
ORDER THIS COURSE:
Currie Crescent Community Centre
Monday   10am ▸ 12pm
22 Jul 2024 ▸ 23 Sep 2024

Beginner 1

Standard Courses
Have fun learning with 2 hours a week of interactive classes.

This course is designed for complete beginners who have never been in contact with the French language.

In class, you will work on oral/written comprehension and discover how the language works using a variety of documents (videos, written and audio) and in context (in many everyday situations).The teacher will support you in carrying out a variety of activities. You will interact with other learners and the teacher. Grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation will be explained and are approached in an active way.

The Cosmopolite A1 is the reference manual. It will be used in class and for supplementary activities. In addition, the teacher will provide supplementary resources to ensure a variety of materials are studied.


● Discovering the French language
● Spelling and counting
● Communicating in the classroom
● Greetings and politeness
● Asking questions
● Introducing yourself and others (name, nationality, age, etc.)
● Explaining why you are learning French
Pace: 2 hours per week over 10 weeks

Beginner 2

Standard Courses

Have fun learning with 2 hours a week of interactive classes!

● Naming and locating places
● Indicating your destination and your origin
● Describing the way you travel
● Talking about where you live
● Giving and understanding directions
● Enquiring about and booking accommodation
● Talking about your family
● Describing someone’s physical appearance and personality

Course prerequisite: Beginner 1 or take a free level assessment
Textbooks: Cosmopolite 1




Pace: 2 hours per week over 10 weeks

Beginner 3

Standard Courses

Have fun learning with 2 hours a week of interactive classes!

● Talking about your likes and dislikes
● Talking about your passions, dreams and hobbies
● Explaining basic health issues
● Asking about and giving the time
● Talking about your daily routine and work activities
● Talking about going out
● Suggesting, accepting and refusing an invitation


Course prerequisite: Beginner 2 or take a free level assessment
Textbooks: Cosmopolite 1



Pace: 2 hours per week over 10 weeks

Pre-elementary 1

Standard Courses

Have fun learning with 2 hours a week of interactive classes!

● Talking about going out
● Suggesting, accepting and refusing an invitation
● Relating past experiences, recent experiences and future plans
● Understanding a biography
● Describing someone’s physical appearance
● Describing a work experience
● Giving advice

Course prerequisite:
Beginner 3 or take a free level assessment
Textbooks: Cosmopolite 1



Pace: 2 hours per week over 10 weeks

Pre-Elementary 2

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Have fun learning with 2 hours a week of interactive classes!

● Understanding travel plans
● Describing a holiday location
● Choosing a travel destination and accommodation
● Talking about the weather
● Talking about sensations and emotions
● Understanding a menu and discussing flavours
● Going grocery shopping
● Talking about reading habits

Course prerequisite: Pre-Elementary 1 or take a free level assessment
Textbooks: Cosmopolite 1



Pace: 2 hours per week over 10 weeks

Pre-Elementary 3

Standard Courses

Have fun learning with 2 hours a week of interactive classes!

● Comparing a past situation to the present
● Choosing an outfit, describing and buying clothes
● Making a positive or negative comment
● Comparing and evoking changes
● Describing a restaurant and ordering
● Describing an experience
● Giving movie/show recommendations
● Organising a gathering

Course prerequisite:
Pre-Elementary 2 or take a free level assessment
Textbooks: Cosmopolite 1


Pace: 2 hours per week over 10 weeks
ELEMENTARY (A2)

Elementary +

Standard Courses
Have fun learning with 2 hours a week of interactive classes.

This course is designed for participants who already have some Elementary/A2 level notions in French.

In class, you will work on oral/written comprehension and discover how the language works using a variety of documents (videos, written and audio) and in context (in many everyday situations). The teacher will support your learning in carrying out a variety of activities. You will interact with other learners and the teacher. Grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation will be explained and are approached in an active way.

The Cosmopolite A2 is the reference manual. It will be used in class and for supplementary activities. In addition, the teacher will provide supplementary resources to ensure a variety of materials are studied.

Pace: 2 hours per week over 10 weeks

Elementary

Standard Courses

Have fun learning with 2 hours a week of interactive classes!

● Comparing linguistic stays in France
● Doing administrative procedures
● Organising a trip
● Asking about accommodation
● Describing a place
● Giving details
● Relating an experience
● Understanding advice and safety instructions

Classes that fall on a public holiday will be held on the friday of the same week.

Course prerequisite: Pre-Elementary 3 or take a free level assessment
Textbooks: Cosmopolite 2



Pace: 2 hours per week over 10 weeks
INTERMEDIATE (B1)

Intermediate + (ONLINE)

Standard Courses
Have fun learning with 2 hours a week of interactive classes.

This course is designed for participants who have some Intermediate/B1 notions in French.

In class, you will work on oral/written comprehension and discover how the language works using a variety of documents (videos, written and audio) and in context (in many everyday situations). The teacher will support your learning in carrying out a variety of activities. You will interact with other learners and the teacher. Grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation will be explained and are approached in an active way. The Cosmopolite B1 is the reference manual. It will be used in class and for supplementary activities. In addition, the teacher will provide supplementary resources to ensure a variety of materials are studied.

Pace: 2 hours per week over 10 weeks

Intermediate

Standard Courses
Have fun learning with 2 hours a week of interactive classes.

This course is designed for participants who have a solid A2 level in French.
In class, you will work on oral/written comprehension and discover how the language works using a variety of documents (videos, written and audio) and in context (in many everyday situations). The teacher will support your learning in carrying out a variety of activities. You will interact with other learners and the teacher. Grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation will be explained and are approached in an active way.

The Cosmopolite B1 is the reference manual. It will be used in class and for supplementary activities. In addition, the teacher will provide supplementary resources to ensure a variety of materials are studied.

Intermediate Term 2: "Let's move to a francophone country": expressing sentiments with the subjunctive; solving problems after expressing a complaint; using expressions of consequences; talking about health and healthcare; nuancing likes and dislikes; describing similitudes and differences.
Pace: 2 hours per week over 10 weeks
ADVANCED (B2)

Advanced +

Standard Courses



Course prerequisite: Advanced 7 or take a free level assessment
Textbooks: Cosmopolite 4


Pace: 2 hours per week over 10 weeks

Advanced

Standard Courses
Have fun learning with 2 hours a week of interactive classes.

This course is designed for participants who have a B1/Intermediate level in French.

In class, you will work on oral/written comprehension and discover how the language works using a variety of documents (videos, written and audio) and in context (in many everyday situations). The teacher will support your learning in carrying out a variety of activities. You will interact with other learners and the teacher. Grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation will be explained and are approached in an active way.

The Cosmopolite B2 is the reference manual. It will be used in class and for supplementary activities. In addition, the teacher will provide supplementary resources to ensure a variety of materials are studied.

Pace: 2 hours per week over 10 weeks
EXPERT (C1)

Perfectionnement

Standard Courses

Looking to practice your conversation skills in French? This class will give you an opportunity to practice speaking, listening and to interact with others. The Perfectionnement class focuses on social change and contemporary global issues.

If you are not sure about your level, take a free level assessment


Pace: 2 hours per week over 10 weeks
Advanced 8

Advanced +

Standard Courses



Course prerequisite: Advanced 7 or take a free level assessment
Textbooks: Cosmopolite 4


Pace: 2 hours per week over 10 weeks

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If you have already studied with us, please check with your teacher which level you should enrol in. 

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2. Filter by session, for example Term 1 or Summer Intensives
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