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The course will cover the following:

  • Notion of gender: masculine and feminine nouns
  • Articles: definite and indefinite
  • Present tense of most usual verbs (-er, -ir, -re -oir verbs, pronominal verbs)
  • Common descriptive adjectives, agreement and position
  • How to ask a question
  • Possessive adjectives (mon, ma, mes… etc.)
  • Idiomatic expressions with être/avoir (J’ai froid, j’ai faim … etc.)
  • Aller + infinitive
  • Demonstrative adjectives (ce, cet, cette, ces)
  • Contracted articles (definite articles with à/de)
  • Imperative mood
  • Positive and negative sentences
  • Introduction to past tense: passé compose (perfect)
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Beginners - mid year enrolment - learn from scratch - 6 months

Product Code: 2018-T3.4-B-M-STD 2018

Age Group Adults
Type Standard
Session 2018 - Term 3
Pace 3 hours /week for 21 weeks
Duration 63 hours
Level Beginners
Schedules 23 Jul 2018 to 10 Dec 2018
  • Monday - 1:00pm to 4:00pm at Suite 1, level 1, 799-803 Hunter Street (Charlene BONNEAUD)
Note: This course is designed for beginners who want to start learning French mid year. It is an enrolment for Term 3 and 4 that is to say 21 weeks long.

At the end of this course you should have reached level A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR): an instrument for plurilingual education. This level is described as:

  • Can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases.
  • Can introduce him/herself and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where he/she lives, people he/she knows and objects he/she has.)
Required Course Material
$60.00 AUD
Alter Ego 1 - Bundle - Workbook + Textbook

Alter Ego 1 is required for the Beginners, Continuing Beginners and Elementary course. It corresponds to the level A1 from the CEFR.

'Alter ego' is based on a variety of real-life situations to create interaction, leading to the acquisition of effective communicative skills.

$700.00 AUD
Approx $519.89 USD

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Jesmond, NSW 2299

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