French Course: Beginner French - Short Courses Sydney

French Course: Beginner French

What you'll learn

Improve your work skills by gaining a solid understanding of the basics of the French language through our comprehensive French language short courses in Sydney!

This French course is perfect for aspiring travellers, language enthusiasts, and professionals looking to learn the French language and enhance their skillset. Whether you dream of strolling through the charming streets of Paris, connecting with French-speaking friends, or advancing your career with new language skills, this course is designed to cater to your aspirations.

Throughout this comprehensive course, you will develop essential language skills for practical, everyday conversations, reading, and writing. Our skilled instructors will guide you in exploring the nuances of French pronunciation and vocabulary, providing you with the tools to communicate with finesse.

While the course provides an introduction to French grammar and sentence structure, the focus remains on building a solid foundation to enhance your confidence in expressing yourself. By the end of this course, you'll be amazed at your ability to engage in simple, two-way conversations with native French speakers.

Each session is filled with interactive activities and engaging content, making learning a delightful and rewarding experience. Your aspirations and goals are at the forefront of our approach, ensuring a realistic and achievable progression in your language skills.

You will:

  • Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of the French language and culture
  • Develop essential language skills for everyday conversations, reading, and writing
  • Explore the nuances of French pronunciation and vocabulary
  • Understand the basics of French grammar and sentence structure
  • Gain the confidence to engage in simple two-way conversations with native French speakers
  • Embark on this fulfilling language adventure with our native French-speaking tutors, who are passionate about helping you succeed in your language goals

Learning outcomes

By the end of this French Course: Beginner French, you should have:

  • Acquired the ability to introduce yourself and others confidently in French
  • Mastered the use of the French alphabet to spell your name and other words
  • Understood the concepts of formality and informality ("tu" or "vous") in various social contexts
  • Expanded your cultural knowledge by naming countries and continents in French
  • Learned to provide and request personal information effectively
  • Practiced asking and responding to simple questions in French
  • Developed the skills to count from 0 to 100 and use numbers in context
  • Greeted people formally and informally with ease
  • Engaged in classroom interactions using appropriate language structures

Course content

This French Course: Beginner French covers

Topics

  • Greetings and introducing oneself
  • Understanding formality and informality in social interactions
  • Naming countries and continents in French
  • Providing and requesting personal information
  • Asking and responding to simple questions
  • Counting from 0 to 100 and using numbers in context
  • Mastering the French alphabet for accurate pronunciation
  • Basic business communication skills, such as introductions and professional networking

Grammar

  • Introducing definite and indefinite articles
  • Using possessive adjectives to describe ownership
  • Discovering describing words (adjectives) to enhance communication
  • Verbs relating to the language used to achieve the above outcomes, e.g., s’appeler, être, avoir etc. (affirmative and negative)
  • Gender (masculine, feminine) and Number (singular, plural)

Intended audience

This French Course: Beginner French is ideal for

  • Language enthusiasts
  • Professionals seeking to enhance their language skills for career advancement
  • Travel enthusiasts planning to explore French-speaking countries
  • Anyone who has a passion for learning new languages and cultures

Pre-requisite

  • This course is designed for complete beginners. No prior language skills are required.

Course venue

Online via Zoom

  • Zoom details will be emailed to you 
  • Requirement: A device and stable internet connection

Course materials

What to bring to class

  • Textbook
  • Notebook and pen

Textbook & Resources

Please purchase the course textbook – which is used for all our French Language Courses:

Course Textbook: Cosmopolite 1

Author: Hirschsprung Nathalie & Tricot Tony

ISBN: 9782017139164).

We recommend purchasing your textbook after your course has been confirmed (usually within three working days of the proposed start).

The textbook is not included in the enrolment fee. 

Certificate of completion

Achievement Recognition

Upon successfully completing the course with at least 80% attendance, you will receive a Certificate of Attendance. This certificate serves as a testament to your commitment and effort in mastering the French language. It can be a valuable addition to your resume, showcasing your dedication to personal and professional growth.

Additional information

  • Course delivery: Fully online through interactive virtual classrooms.
  • Certificate: A certificate of completion will be provided to students who successfully finish the course.
  • Enrol in 3 French language courses and get automatically 15% off!

An overview of our French Language program:

Level Course name Description Pre-Requisite
Level 1 French Course: Beginner French Learn the fundamentals of the French language no experience required
Level 2 French Course: Elementary French Elevate your language skills and take you closer to fluency in French 20+ hours of prior language learning
Level 3 French Course: Intermediate French This course is for you if you are a graduate of our French Course: Elementary French 40+ hours of prior language learning
Optional French Course: Communication Skills After graduating from our French Course: Intermediate French, practise your French communication skills 60+ hours of prior language learning

If you're uncertain about meeting the requirements or if this course matches your language proficiency, reach out to the College via phone or email. Our team can help you find the right course level for your skills.

Course testimonials

Course tutors

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Enrol in 3 French language courses and get automatically 15% off!

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