Key French Authors (C1) WEA Sydney

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Expand your vocabulary and improve your conversation by exploring some works by key classic and contemporary French Authors. Learn about their life and famous masterpieces. Build your comprehension and conversation skills by exploring classic and modern French Authors such as: Saint-Exupéry, Victor Hugo, Flaubert, Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir as well as contemporary writers such as Pancol and the controversial Houellebecq.


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Each student will choose a book from the below list (ebook provided by the tutor) to start reading over the term.

  • Saint-Exupéry, Le Petit Prince
  • René Goscinny_, Le Petit Nicolas_
  • Victor Hugo, Les Misérable
  • Flaubert Madame Bovary
  • Sartre, Le Mur
  • Simone de Beauvoir, Mémoires d’une jeune fille rangée
  • Katherine Pancol, Muchachas
  • Houellebecq, La Soumission


  • Great French writers
  • Key famous books
  • Famous Abstracts
  • Two French poets
  • Key love stories
  • A writer from the South of France
  • Two contemporary writers
  • 7 best novels to read


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

  1. Be inspired to read some French Books.
  2. Know more about some key French Writers.
  3. Discuss in French the key classic and contemporary French Authors.
  4. Expand and polish advanced French reading and speaking skills.


If you are a new WEA Student and enrol into a language class and subsequently find that you are at the wrong level (whether too high or too low), you are permitted to transfer into another more suitable class at no additional cost, provided that the request is made within the first two classes and is in writing from your tutor directly to the Education Manager. After that point, an administration fee of $30 will apply.