French Beginners 5 - Online (A1) WEA Sydney

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Available Classes

This course is a continuation from French Beginners 4 and is for any student wishing to learn the language for business, travel or everyday use with approximately 80 hours of French required. Students will develop skills to use in conversation, reading, listening and writing. This course aims to build general basic comprehension and communication skills in beginners French and an introduction to cultural practices, with a focus on clear explanation of basic language principles.


  • Online


  • Alter Ego A1 + (2012) Dossier 5: Leçon 2-3 & Dossier 6: Leçon 1.


Classes will consist of a minimum of 1.5 hours virtual class time, together with 30 minutes worth of work to be completed independently. You will be able to contact your tutor by email or phone to ask for guidance and feedback on this work. In addition tutors may set additional homework.

Dossier 5: Leçon 2

  • Making a phone call / answering the phone
  • Giving advice (1)
  • The Recent Past and the Near Future
  • Imperative of verbs être and avoir and of reflexive verbs
  • Telephone conversation formulas
  • Terms related to travel

Dossier 5: Leçon 3

  • Talking about the past
  • Understanding biographical information
  • Describing a person physically and discussing similarities
  • Passé composé (2): reflexive verbs with être
  • C'est/il est

Dossier 6: Leçon 1

  • Talking about seasons
  • Expressing sensations/perceptions and feelings
  • Understanding simple information on climate and weather forecasts
  • Locating an event in the year
  • Talking about the weather (2)
  • Colours


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

  1. Understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type.
  2. Can introduce him/herself and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where he/she lives, people he/she knows and things he/she has.
  3. Can interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.
  4. Can demonstrate the skills, language and attitudes required for further study of French.


Abbey's Language Book Centre, 131 York Street Sydney, Ph: 9267 1397 |

Please note that textbook cost is not included in the course fee. In the event of a course being cancelled WEA cannot be held responsible for the purchase of any textbooks. We therefore suggest you purchase your textbooks closer to the time of the course commencing.


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.