Course Summary

French Elementary 2 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

Thursday, 11th January - 9 classes


Session ID DLV74001C
11 Jan - 8 Mar 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$349 / $332 (conc)
Teacher
Chao Wang

Tuesday, 30th January - 9 classes


Session ID DLV74002C
30 Jan - 27 Mar 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$349 / $332 (conc)
Teacher
Alison Patience

This course covers general topics such as:

  • Quantifiers (peu de vs beaucoup de)
  • Using prepositions of place (behind, next to, far from)
  • Definite articles (le, la, les)
  • Reading a tourism guide
  • Present tense of verbs ending in er
  • Talking about hobbies:  Faire + activits
  • Possessive adjectives, e.g. My, your, his, etc (mon, ton, son, etc)
  • Negation (ne…pas)
  • Vocabulary related to places and services in a town
  • Vocabulary related character like: hobbies, tastes and relationship links (avoir l’air)

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

  • Describe a town or a district.
  • Engage in a simple conversation about interesting aspects of a place.
  • Talk about tastes, interests and hobbies.
  • Express quantities.
  • Describe another person’s character.
  • Talk about one’s family and friends.
  • Talk about the different types of accommodations in France.
  • Identify important French identities.

French: Elementary 1 or equivalent of about 20 hours of previous study.

IF YOU HAVE NOT COMPLETED THE PREVIOUS LEVEL AT CAE, YOU NEED TO CONTACT CAE FOR A SKILL ASSESSMENT PRIOR TO ENROLLING.

N.B. CAE withdrawal policy does not allow for refund or transfer once the course has started in the event that the level of the class is not suitable.

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 15, 2017 12:10am