Centre for Continuing Education

French Course 502 (Level 18)

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.

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

This French course is part of the fifth year French program at CCE and is suitable for those who have completed all levels of French up to 501 or who have completed 420 hours of recent face-to-face tuition.


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

  • utilise your improved listening, reading, speaking and writing skills
  • exchange views with peers on the social, cultural and linguistic context of each film reviewed
  • adjust and rectify some grammatical and pronunciation points
  • discuss some of current linguistic, cultural and social trends, as well as elements of various political issues as portrayed in each film.


You will have the opportunity to practice and consolidate your understanding of the nuances of the French language from your previous studies, and to expand and express your appreciation of art.

The grammatical component of the course is based on the difficulties you may encounter in your analysis of each film, as well as grammatical points stemming from each subject area.

Intended Audience

Suitable for B1 level students, those who have completed all levels of French up to 501 or who those have completed 420 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.

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.