Practice your French, Culture and Society Today (B1-B1+) WEA Sydney

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Practice your spoken skills, improve fluency, revise grammar and expand on vocabulary as we converse about modern French culture and society. You will be able to communicate effectively with natural French speakers in everyday situations. For students who have completed of A2 and early B1 levels, with a minimum of recently completed 400 hours of French. The course will include grammar revision and expansion including tenses, adverbs and adjectives'; conversational practices including asking questions, answering questions, conducting a dialogue with other students and following instructions; and fluency practice through student-to-student and student-to teacher conversations; and an exploration of French cultural practices for authentic language-learning acquisition.


  • Face-to-Face


  • Tutor supplied material


This course provides practice is the following:

  • reading and comprehension practice
  • vocabulary building
  • speaking
  • writing
  • grammar

The grammatical consolidation includes:

  • Tenses and their use
  • Depuis, Pendant, il y a
  • Adjectives, Adverbes
  • Pronouns and prepositions

The vocabulary building will cover a variety of aspects of everyday life and French current topics.


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

  1. Understand both concrete and abstract ideas and topics within everyday French cultural experiences
  2. Converse with confidence about cultural and everyday topics incorporating personal experiences
  3. Present talks and converse with students on topics associated with modern French culture and society using newly introduced grammar and vocabulary


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.

Christine Graff

BALLB, Licence es Lettres
Christine has taught French in the UK, the US and Australia at secondary and tertiary levels. She has continued to teach and train adults through her professional life (WEA and Alliance from...

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