Centre for Continuing Education

French Course 101 (Level 1): Beginners

French. Learn French with us.

If you want to learn to speak French, our French classes are ideal for adult learners to enjoy a practical and social experience while you learn French language and culture. Learn French the smart way with French courses at the University of Sydney.

No prior knowledge is required. Ideal for preparing for travel or work commitments, participants learn the basics including greetings, manners, the alphabet, numbers and writing. Grammatical elements are also introduced as you start to work on your speaking and listening skills.

Content

  • Greetings.
  • Numbers.
  • Alphabet.
  • Communicating in class.
  • Greeting and taking leave.
  • Asking for and providing personal information.
  • Asking for the price of an item.
  • Telling someone about your likes.
  • The regular verbs in -er.
  • Irregular verbs s’appeler,être avoir.
  • Countries and nationalities.
  • Gender of adjectives.
  • Negative.
  • Articles and Possessive Adjectives.
  • Days and months.

Delivery

Delivered as interactive workshops where active participation is encouraged.

Prescribed text

Alter Ego Plus 1 A1 Livre d’Eleve & CD-ROM by Annie Berthet ISBN 9782011558107

Alter Ego Plus 1 A1 Cahier d’Activites & Audio CD by Annie Berthet ISBN 9782011558114

Based on the Introductory Units 0-1 of the above text. The text is used for activities and forms the basis for consolidation and practice between meetings.

Textbooks should only be purchased after confirmation is received from us. This usually occurs up to 5 days prior to commencement.

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Language Book Centre
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Take your enrolment confirmation and a copy of this page to the Language Book Centre to receive a 10% discount off the price of the recommended text.

Please note that in some cases, our suggested supplier may not stock your prescribed text. Please check stock availability prior to signing up for any membership.

Please Note

Selected Language and Culture courses that teach spoken language may include use of language immersion (course instruction in the selected language) as part of the training strategy.

Features

Language courses are offered in four terms each year during January, April, July and October. Try our Language Proficiency Calculator to work out which language level is right for you.

What others say.

  • Our tutor is a natural educator who kept the class interested and focused due to their enthusiasm and experience. It was a pleasure to attend the course every week. I look forward to continuing on this learning journey.

French Course 101 (Level 1): Beginners
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