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French Beginners Consolidation 1 (A1)

$252 Limited GST free / $227
French Beginners Consolidation 1 (A1)

This course is an introduction to French for any student wishing to learn the language for business, travel or everyday use. Students will develop skills to use in conversation, reading, listening and

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This course is an introduction to French for any student wishing to learn the language for business, travel or everyday use. Students will develop skills to use in conversation, reading, listening and writing.


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


CLASS PLAN
Nine sessions that aim to build general basic comprehension and communication skills in elementary French.


CONTENT
Conversational French and an introduction to cultural practices, with a focus on clear explanation of basic language principles with revision activities & exercises.


Topics (as related to textbook)


Dossier 5 – Grande Nouvelle pp102-109

  • Making a phone call
  • Responding to a phone call
  • Identifying a situation
  • Giving advices
  • Evoquing an event in the past
  • Learning how to read and write a biography
  • Describing a person

Dossier 6 – Voyage, voyages pp115-119

  • Expressing your feelings and emotion
  • Feelings vocabulary
  • Telling the weather
  • The 4 seasons
  • Colours
  • The 5 senses

Grammar (as covered in textbook topics)

  • The Recent Past
  • The Imperative with Reflexive verbs
  • The Perfect Past with Reflexive verbs
  • Expressions : Il est/C’est
  • Expressions using Avoir
  • Il fait + weather


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

  1. Speak clearly and be understood in basic French in particular to talk about themselves and exchange basic information with others.
  2. Demonstrate the skills, language and attitudes required for further study of French.


IMPORTANT: 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.


TEXTBOOK SUPPLIER
Abbey’s Language Book Centre, 131 York Street Sydney, Ph: 9267 1397 | www.languagebooks.com.au


LANGUAGE CLASS TRANSFER POLICY
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.