Centre for Continuing Education

French Course 403 (Level 15)

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) update: arrangement of our courses

Some of our courses have moved to online delivery. We aim to continue to deliver a high-quality educational experience through interactive, online classes in real-time. If you are currently enrolled in a course with us, we will be in touch soon with options for your enrolment.

Please note that for online classes, all course materials will be shared electronically. No printed resources will be available.


Level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)

Aims

This course aims to consolidate and build upon your knowledge through the development of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills, further to those gained in previous courses. More complex grammatical structures will be introduced in order to improve all essential language skills.

Outcomes

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • talk about your consumption and your buying habits
  • make comparisons
  • characterise objects and services
  • negotiate and discuss a price
  • report speeches
  • warn someone about something.

Content

This course covers the following topics:

  • comparisons
  • compound relative pronouns
  • report speeches (present tense)
  • report speeches (past tense) and sequence of tenses
  • vocabulary: consumption, the Internet, negotiation
  • phonetic: accents and nasals.

Intended audience

Suitable for B1 level students, those who have completed all levels of French up to 402 or those who have completed 345 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 3 B1 Livre d’Eleve & CD-ROM by Sylvie Pons et al, ISBN 9782011558145.

Alter Ego Plus 3 B1 Cahier d’Activites Book & Audio CD by Sylvie Pons et al, ISBN 9782011558152.

Based on Dossier 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.

Suggested textbook suppliers

booktopia
booktopia.com.au

Language Book Centre
languagebooks.com.au

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 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.

Apply for the language repeat discount.

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