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French Beginners Consolidation 3 (A1)

$252 Limited GST free / $227
French Beginners Consolidation 3 (A1)

This course is for students who have completed French Beginners Consolidation 2. You will further develop basic skills to use in conversation, reading, listening and writing whilst also learning about

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This course is for students who have completed French Beginners Consolidation 2. You will further develop basic skills to use in conversation, reading, listening and writing whilst also learning about French culture.


TEXT: Alter Ego 1+ (2012) Dossier 7 Leçons 2-3 and Dossier 8: Leçon 1.


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


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


Topics (as related to textbook)
Quel look? Pages 140-143

  • Describing outfits and accessories
  • Positive and negative opinions
  • Asking/Indicating clothes and shoe sizes
  • Giving fashion advice

Des cadeaux pour tous Pages 144-147

  • Choosing the right gift for all occasions
  • Buying gifts on the internet
  • Describing objects and giving information about their functions
  • Carnet de voyage – Philippe Starck, grand nom du design

Achats citadins Pages 154-157

  • Shopping at the Fnac + modes of payment
  • Shopping for food in a variety of outlets
  • Describing food stuffs using adjectives

Grammar (as covered in textbook topics)

  • 3rd person indirect object pronouns
  • Structures for giving advice including adjectives and adverbs
  • Adjectives ending in -able
  • 3rd person singular and plural indirect object pronouns
  • Relative pronouns qui and que
  • More adjectives ending in –able to describe objects
  • Indicating quantities with articles
  • Pronoun en to replace or accompany quantities


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

  1. Expand the use of basic French in everyday social and business settings.
  2. Increase the skills, vocabulary and study attitude 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.