French Beginners 9 - F2F (A1) WEA Sydney

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Available Classes

This course is a continuation from French Beginners 8 and is for any student wishing to learn the language for business, travel or everyday use with approximately 160 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 intermediate French and an introduction to cultural practices, with a focus on clear explanation of basic language principles.


  • Face-to-Face


  • Alter Ego 1+ (2012) Dossier 9: Leçons-2-3

Supplier: Abbey's Bookshop
Please note that textbook cost is not included in the course fee. In the event of a course being cancelled, WEA Sydney cannot be held responsible for the purchase of any textbooks. Language courses will be confirmed or cancelled at least 7 days prior to their starting date.


Dossier 9 Leçon 2

  • Looking for accommodation: understanding and using real estate ads
  • Understanding/asking precisions regarding a home and condition of location
  • Understanding the description of an atypical home
  • Terms indicating an evolution
  • De plus en plus (de) / de moins en moins (de)

Dossier 9 Leçon 3

  • Talking about relationships with housemates
  • Understanding/expressing rules (prohibitions and recommendations)
  • Direct and indirect pronouns (synthesis)
  • Infinitive for recommendations
  • Devoir + infinitive il faut + infinitive/imperative mood rules


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

  1. Can understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment).
  2. Can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters.
  3. Can describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.


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.

Beatrice Siragusa

MA. Conference Interpreting
Beatrice holds a Bachelor's degree in Applied Interlinguistic Communication and a Master's Degree in Specialized Translation and Conference Interpreting (with a focus on Italian, French and...