Learn French - Continuers

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Course description

Maintain and build your French language skills in Sydney with this continuer’s course.

Whether you are learning French for work, travel or just because you love the language, you can take your skills to the next level with this informal interactive course.

This course will consolidate what you have learned and help you further expand your vocabulary, grammar and understanding of French. In addition, the new topics will give you plenty of listening, speaking and writing practice.

This course is suitable for

Students who have completed approximately 80-100 hours of French language learning (for example, Levels 1 to 5 with this college, or similar). You may have done several short French language courses in Australia or abroad or you may have studied French at High School and are looking for an opportunity to brush up on your skills and practice the language (listening, speaking, writing).

If you are unsure whether this course is a suitable level for you, please contact the Customer Service Team to arrange an assessment by the course teacher before you enrol.

Learning objectives

By the end of this course you will:

  • consolidate previous learning through an activity, if warranted
  • understand expressions of point of view or sentiments relating to a particular topic and in turn reciprocate with your impressions/sentiments
  • understand and discuss simple weather information. (Future simple)
  • expand on geographical locations by pinpointing whereabouts of countries, islands, towns, monuments etc.
  • describe the main characteristics/features/activities of a location and provide a positive or negative assessment (pronoun ‘y’; placement of adjectives)
  • understand and create a menu
  • comment on the foods you like / dislike
  • shop for food (partitive articles)

These topics will be addressed during this course, but not necessarily in the above order. Please note that the curriculum may be adapted to suit the needs of the class.

Textbook

Alter Ego Plus A1
ISBN: 9782011558107

The textbook costs approximately $43, including CDRom. (You may also opt to buy the activity book and audio CD that accompanies the textbook – approx. $30). To encourage learning through immersion in the language, the text is entirely in French, so you may also choose to buy a French/English dictionary or app as an extra learning resource.

You can purchase the textbook from Abbeys Bookstore (131 York Street, Sydney). It is close to the CBD campus and offers a 10% discount to Sydney Community College students.

What to bring to class

Please bring your course book, a notebook and pen to each class.

Avoid disappointment. Enrol early.

Please ensure that you have given a valid email and mobile number as all course changes will be communicated via sms or email.