Course Summary

French Elementary 2 is an 18-hour course for beginners. The content of the course has been selected to suit prospective travellers, people wanting to interact socially with the French-speaking community both in Melbourne and overseas or those who would like to try learning a new language for enjoyment and cultural insight. 


Course Sessions

Monday, 16th January - 10 classes

Session ID DLAT8902C
16 Jan - 27 Mar 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Location CBD
Session Fees
$329 / $313 (conc)
Catherine Vaillant

No class: Mar.13, 2023

Wednesday, 18th January - 10 classes

Session ID DLAT8901C
18 Jan - 22 Mar 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Location CBD
Session Fees
$329 / $313 (conc)
Lachlan Dorse

Tuesday, 21st February - 10 classes

Session ID DLAT8903C
21 Feb - 2 May 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Location CBD
Session Fees
$329 / $313 (conc)
Lachlan Dorse

No class on Apr.25, 2023

This course covers general topics such as:

  • get to know people; where they come from
  • use of preposition to talk about a city, en France, au Canada, à Melbourne
  • use of preposition to locate a place: sur, sous, dans
  • use of other articles: à la, à l’, au, aux, de l’, de la, du, des
  • introduction and use of the verb aller, venir & prendre
  • use of negation: ne … pas
  • use of demonstrative adjectives: ce, cet, cette, ces
  • use of qu’est-ce-que or est-ce-que to ask questions
  • express means of transport

By the end of this course the student will be able to:

  • name countries and towns using the right article
  • name and locate places in a city
  • use of preposition to indicate location of things
  • talk about different types of accommodation
  • say where you live and come from

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

Cosmopolite 1: Textbook, Workbook and Parcours Digital (online activities). French language course for adult beginners featuring language and culture studied in authentic situations from the French-speaking world. Linked to the Common European Framework of Languages (CEFRL).

Hirschsprung, N. & Tricot, T., Cosmopolite 1, Hachette. ISBN 978-2-01-401597-3.

Please note: Textbook for new Elementary 2 students can be purchased on enrolment at CAE 

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

Last updated: November 29, 2022 04:40pm