Course Summary

Take this opportunity to extend and consolidate your linguistic skills and explore contemporary French culture and society by reading about, listening to and discussing contemporary themes. Grammar is revised and written work encouraged.

Please note: If you wish to join this course after the start date your fees will be credited on the next level. PLEASE VISIT CAE CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTRE OR PHONE 9652 0681 TO ENQUIRE ABOUT ENROLLING IN THIS COURSE.

Course Sessions

Tuesday, 9th July - 16 classes


Session ID DLJ03202C
9 Jul - 22 Oct 1:45pm - 3:15pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$439 / $417 (conc)
Teacher
Veronique Le Jalle

Tuesday, 12th November - 16 classes


Session ID DLJ03203C
12 Nov - 28 Apr 1:45pm - 3:15pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$439 / $417 (conc)
Teacher
Veronique Le Jalle

Nov.12-Dec.17 (5 sess) & Feb.4-Apr.28 (1 1 Sess) No class: Mar.31 & Apr.7, 2020

The course covers the following socio-cultural themes:

  • consumerism, e-bay use, hypermarkets
  • the press, media, writing news reports
  • causes, rights, discrimination
  • art, theatre, cinema
  • environment, energy, threatened species
  • justice systems, the law
  • travel, planning, researching destinations

By the end of two semesters of Enrichissement students should be able to listen to and understand, read and write, and above all speak with spontaneity on contemporary themes using a good range of vocabulary and grammar.

It is recommended that students have approximately 300-350hours of previous study.

F 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
Edito – niveau B2 – 3e edition ; 2015 – livre + cd + dvd (French Edition)
by Jean-Jacques Mabilat (Author), Elodie Heu (Author), Marion Perrard (Author), Didier (Editor)
Publisher: French and European Publications Inc (February 28, 2015)
Language: French
ISBN-10: 2278080989
ISBN-13: 978-2278080984

Available from:

LANGUAGE INTERNATIONAL, 15 Station Street, Kew East Vic 3102 ph: 9857 0030

Available with companion website access from Georgetown University Press. Companion website access can be purchased by itself.

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

The course is designed for students who can converse in French and who wish to further their linguistic skills for use in travel, work or social situations, to explore contemporary French society and culture or proceed to an advanced level of study. Ideal for those who have done previous study in French (approximately Years 11-12 or the equivalent) and are keen to take up the language again. The course will help reinforce their comprehension and conversation skills.

Last updated: August 16, 2019 04:54pm