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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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Product Code: 2018-T1-B-W-G1-STD 2018

Age Group Adults
Type Standard
Session 2018 - Term 1
Pace 2 hours / week over 9 weeks
Duration 18 hours
Level Beginners
A valid membership is required in order to enroll in this course

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.)
From Wednesday, 07 Feb 2018 to Wednesday, 04 Apr 2018
  • Wednesday - 18:00 to 20:00 - University of Newcastle (Charlene BONNEAUD)
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.

$230.00 AUD
Approx $177.03 USD

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