Centre for Continuing Education

French Course 301 (Level 9)

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 CCE, the University of Sydney.

Suitable for those who have completed all levels up to 204 or who have completed 195 hours of recent face to face tuition. Your speaking, listening and writing skills will be further developed through learning various indicators of cause and consequence (e.g.‘therefore’) and making proposals.


This course covers the following topics:

  • Compare the old situation with the new situation
  • Describing an appartment/house
  • Explaining the function of a room
  • Situating an event in time
  • Looking for a place to live
  • Understanding newspaper ads
  • Understanding/ asking for further information about a place
  • Understanding/expressing things forbidden
  • Giving/ understanding recommendations
  • Speak about your relationship with flatmates
  • Passé composé vs imperfect
  • Direct and indirect Personnel pronouns


This course is delivered as a series of 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 Dossier 9 of the above text. The text is used for class 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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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.


Language courses are offered in four terms each year during January, April, July and October.

What others say.

  • I feel so much more confident with the French language now. The tutor has been wonderfully patient, encouraging, warm and amusing. The group has been a great mix of younger and older, multi-lingual and enthusiastic plodders.

  • I think our teacher (who is native French) is patient, youthful and fun whilst being very professional. Outstanding over four classes. I think the tutor helped keep the class together.

$390 Limited inc GST
French Course 301 (Level 9)

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