Centre for Continuing Education

French Course 304 (Level 12)

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COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses

We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling.

Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available.

Level A2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)

This course focuses on emotional expression of fear, hope and concern, how to make suggestions and how to express regret. More complex grammatical structures and vocabulary will be introduced in order to expand language skills.


This course aims to consolidate and build upon your knowledge gained in previous French courses in relation to the development of speaking, oral comprehension, reading and writing skills.


This course covers the following topics:

  • la vie au travail et en enterprise
  • la consommation
  • la mode et la folie des soldes
  • les fêtes et surconsommation
  • le commerce équitable
  • les Français et l’argent
  • peurs, espoirs et inquiétudes
  • suggestions
  • prédictions
  • regrets et reproches
  • hypothéses
  • le participe présent et le gérondif (en partant/ en rentrant…)
  • la cause et la conséquence (à cause de, du fait que, si bien que, etc.)
  • la condition (si, à supposer que, à moins de/que…)
  • la concordance des temps (imperative clauses, independent clauses, dependent clauses and the indicative mood…).

Intended audience

Suitable for A2 level students, those who have completed all levels of French up to 303 or those who have completed 270 hours of recent face-to-face tuition.

Delivery style

Delivered as a series of interactive workshops where active participation is encouraged. Each session is conducted in a friendly and relaxed classroom setting.

Prescribed text

Alter Ego Plus 2 A2 Livre d’Eleve & CD-ROM by Annie Berthet et al, ISBN 9782011558121.

Alter Ego Plus 2 A2 Cahier d’Activites & Audio CD by Annie Berthet et al, ISBN 9782011558138.

Based on Dossier 6: Leçon 2 and Dossier 7: Leçon 2 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 five days prior to commencement.

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Please note

Selected 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.

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  • The resources that our teacher has created is excellent. I know from the other students in my class that they find it very useful too.
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