Course Summary

French: Elementary 1 is an 18 hour course designed for beginners who wish to learn to speak, read, write and understand basic French used in everyday situations.

Course Sessions

Wednesday, 17th January - 9 classes


Session ID DLV73907C
17 Jan - 14 Mar 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$349 / $332 (conc)
Teacher
TBA

Wednesday, 31st January - 9 classes


Session ID DLV73901C
31 Jan - 28 Mar 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$349 / $332 (conc)
Teacher
TBA

Monday, 12th February - 9 classes


Session ID DLV73902C
12 Feb - 23 Apr 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$349 / $332 (conc)
Teacher
TBA

No class on Mar.12 & Apr.2, 2018

Tuesday, 20th February - 9 classes


Session ID DLV73908C
20 Feb - 17 Apr 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$349 / $332 (conc)
Teacher
TBA

Saturday, 24th February - 9 classes


Session ID DLV73903C
24 Feb - 28 Apr 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$349 / $332 (conc)
Teacher
TBA

No class on Mar.31, 2018

Thursday, 1st March - 9 classes


Session ID DLV73904C
1 Mar - 26 Apr 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$349 / $332 (conc)
Teacher
TBA

Wednesday, 14th March - 9 classes


Session ID DLV73905C
14 Mar - 16 May 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$349 / $332 (conc)
Teacher
TBA

Monday, 9th April - 9 classes


Session ID DLV73906C
9 Apr - 4 Jun 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$349 / $332 (conc)
Teacher
TBA

This course covers general topics such as:

  • Greetings; Introductions; Alphabet & spelling; Numbers
  • Personal information (e.g. nationality, work, likes/dislikes)
  • Gender of nouns and adjectives: masculine/feminine
  • Formal/informal French (e.g. tu vs vous�)
  • Conjugation of simple verbs in the present tense
  • Ongoing pronunciation practice.

By the end of this course students should be able to:

  • greet people and introduce themselves and others with confidence
  • engage in simple conversations and exchange personal information about their names, nationality, addresses, telephone numbers
  • talk about themselves
  • read a short dialogue
  • express likes and dislikes, interests and hobbies
  • count to 1,000
  • use the present tense of some verbs
  • write a post card and a short email
  • have some knowledge of the French-speaking countries.

No prior knowledge of French required.

Pen and Paper

Textbook: Lions-Oliviéri, Marie-Laure; Garmendia, Agustín; Denyer, Monique, Version Originale 1/A1: A French Course for English Speakers + CD, Maison de Langues, 2010. ISBN: 9788484436935.   

Workbook:  Lions-Oliviéri, Marie-Laure; Garmendia, Agustín; Denyer, Monique, Version Originale 1/A1 + CD, Maison de Langues, 2010. ISBN: 9788484436942

Available from: BOOKERY, 9-11 Victoria Street, Fitzroy 3065. Tel: 8417 9500

Language International, 15 Station Street, Kew East, Vic 3012 Phone: 9857 0030

Order online: Foreign Language Bookshop

***Cancellations or postponements are notified 48 hours before class commencement. Please consider this before purchasing class materials***

The course is ideal for people who intend to travel to France or to a French speaking country for work or leisure.

Last updated: November 13, 2017 01:30pm