Course Summary

French: Elementary 4 is a course designed for beginners who wish to learn to speak, read, write and understand basic French used in everyday situations.

Description

French Elementary 4 is a course designed for continuing beginners who wish to learn to speak, read, write and understand basic French used in everyday situations for enjoyment and cultural insight. The content of the course has been selected to suit prospective travelers, people wanting to interact socially with the French-speaking community both in Melbourne and overseas.

Outcomes

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

  • talk about time and daily schedules
  • talk about daily activities and habits
  • talk about our day at work
  • talk about outings, offer to make an outing
  • accept or refuse an invitation

Course Content

This course covers general topics such as:

  • use of time markers when talking about time of the day
  • formal and informal time
  • reflexive verbs to talk about daily habits: se lever, se doucher, …
  • use of reflexive pronouns to talk about daily habits: me, te, se,
  • introduction to other -re verbs: lire, écrire
  • use of parfois, souvent, jamais, toujours to talk about how frequently you do some activities
  • introduction to other -oir verbs: pouvoir, devoir et vouloir …
  • introduction to other -ir verbs link with going out: choisir, sortir
  • different ways of asking questions – formal & informal
  • accepting and refusing an invitation to go out:
  • Introduction to l’impératif présent  to invite someone and give instructions

Prerequisites

French Elementary 3 or equivalent of about 40 – 60 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.

Material Required

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.

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

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

Course Sessions

Tuesday, 13th August - 8 classes


Session ID DLV74202C
13 Aug - 1 Oct 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location CBD
Session Fees
$385 / $366 (conc)
Teacher
Catherine Vaillant
Last updated: June 14, 2024 04:35pm