Course Summary

This course is designed for students who can converse in French and who wish to maintain their linguistic skills. It is suitable for those who wish to use the language in travel, work or social situations, to explore contemporary French society and culture or to proceed to a highly advanced level of study. Grammar is revised when needed and written work is encouraged.

Language Modules at CAE

Skills

Elementary:  Levels 1 to 6

Understands and communicates simple personal and work-related messages.

Intermediate: 1 – 4

Understands and communicates any important information both in writing and orally.

Advanced: 1 – 4

–  Can understand, communicate and put into practice standard information both in everyday life and work related situations.

–  Puts complex information into practice, both in everyday life and in work situations, presentations and meetings.

Proficient: 1 – 4

Expert: 1 – 6

If you have previous knowledge in a particular language, we will be happy to suggest a course for you, give us a call and we will assess your skills. 9652 0611

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, 6th February - 16 classes


Session ID DLJ03301C
6 Feb - 22 May 10:00am - 11:30am
Location CAE
Session Fees
$439 / $417 (conc)
Teacher
Veronique Le Jalle

Tuesday, 17th July - 16 classes


Session ID DLJ03302C
17 Jul - 30 Oct 10:00am - 11:30am
Location CAE
Session Fees
$439 / $417 (conc)
Teacher
Veronique Le Jalle

The course covers the following social cultural themes:

  • the press and television
  • French political system and political parties
  • French philosophers
  • literature and songs
  • tourism, transport, regions of France
  • art, art appreciation, museums
  • health, cuisine, genetic modification, sport
  • environment, energy, French regional parks
  • latest technologies, internet, medical discoveries
  • changes in society, immigration, refugees.

At the end of two semesters of Savoir-Faire students should be able to listen to and understand, read, write with confidence and above all to speak with spontaneity on a broad range of social, political and cultural issues using a very good variety of vocabulary and grammar.

400 - 450 hours of French 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.

Text materials will be supplied in class.

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

Ideal for those who have done previous study in French Year 12 VCE, University study( undergraduate levels )or equivalent . This course will help with revising and consolidating linguistic skills for travel, study, work or social situations.

Last updated: March 16, 2018 02:50pm