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French for Travellers

Workshops

Need a crash course before your trip to a Francophone country? Need to brush up on the basics to get yourself around? This is the course for you!


Pace: 2 hours / day over 2 days

Grammaire : La fonction des mots dans une phrase

Workshops

Come and strengthen your knowledge of French grammar. In this course, you will learn the nature and function of words for instance what is COD, a COD a complement du nom… and how these words work in a sentence. This will help you improve your sentence structure and understanding of new rules.

Open to Beginners and Intermediate


Pace: 2 hours / day

Le Conditionnel

Workshops

Come and revise the conditional mode. This workshop will help you to know how to form it and when we use it in French. It will also cover the different types of hypothesis. After this workshop, conditional won’t have any secret for you.


Pace: 2 hours / day

Le français parlé (B1+)

Workshops

Do you want to understand French people in the street? Come and learn everything about casual French, verlan and other slangs used in France.


Pace: 2 hours / day

Listening A1

Workshops

Train your ears and improve your listening through useful exercises to help you identify the type of message heard (dialogue, announcement…) and precise your understanding of the different information.

Open to A1.1students and above.

AF Adelaide
Thursday 21 Jul 2022 - 6pm ▸ 8pm
21 Jul 2022

Phonétique

Workshops

Improve your pronunciation, intonation and French accent through different exercises.


Pace: 2 hours / day

Pronoms, Compléments et Relatifs

Workshops

You are confused when to use direct object pronouns, indirect object pronouns, en, y. Relative pronouns « qui » and « que » make no sense? This workshop will explain all of this and help you understand and practice these little but very important verbs. (from level A2.1)


Pace: 2 hours / day

Situation politique en Nouvelle Calédonie (B2 +)

Workshops

Come and understand the specific political situation in New Caledonia. This workshop will explain the specificities of this beautiful island.


Pace: 2 hours / day
A1 Beginners

A1.1 Beginners

Term Course

Learn how to greet others, introduce yourself and someone else, give and ask for information (name, address, telephone number...), and start to express yourself in another language!

Textbook: 
Cosmopolite 1/A1, Dossier 0 + 1


    Pace: 2 hours / week over 10 weeks

    A1.2 Beginners

    Term Course

    Travel to another city, describe it, ask for and give directions and learn how to book an accommodation.

    Talk about your family and learn how to describe someone. Express your personal tastes and study how to give more information about yourself (profession, passions, dreams).


    Textbook: 
    Cosmopolite 1/A1, Dossier 2 + 3


    Pace: 2 hours / week over 10 weeks

    A1.3 Beginners

    Term Course

    Let’s go out ! Describe your daily routine at home and at work, ask for and give information about events, accept or decline someone’s invitation.

    Explore the past with passé composé and talk about past events and experiences, give advices with imperative.

    Textbook: Cosmopolite 1/A1, Dossier 4 + 5


    Pace: 2 hours / week over 10 weeks

    A1.4 Beginners

    Term Course

    After doing revision of passé composé, travel in francophone countries, choose a travel destination and learn future. Describe cities, talk about seasons and climate and express your sensations and emotions.

    Textbook: Cosmopolite 1/A1, Dossier 6


    Pace: 2 hours / week over 10 weeks
    A2 Intermediate

    A2.1 Intermediate

    Term Course

    Let’s talk about food! Understand a menu, order and give your opinion about a restaurant making comparisons with others. 
    Go back to the past and learn imparfait to compare yesterday and today.
    Go shopping and learn about clothing trends and and become a fashion critic!

    Text Book: Cosmopolite 1,  Dossier 7 + 8


    Pace: 2 hours / week over 10 weeks

    A2.2 Intermediate

    Term Course

    Discover different types of tourism in France, compare linguistic stays, describe unusual accommodations and express rules and recommendations with various structures.

    Talk about past experiences, express your emotions and learn how to structure your speech with time markers.! 


    Textbook: 
    Cosmopolite 2/A2, Dossier 1 + 2


    Pace: 2 hours / week over 10 weeks

    A2.3 Intermediate

    Term Course

    Let’s talk about work in France and Australia. Speak about your career, give advices and learn about a new past tense: le plus-que-parfait.

    Share your tastes regarding cultural activities (series, music, comics, etc.). Learn how to ask written and spoken questions and express wishes with conditional.

    Textbook: Cosmopolite 2/A2, Dossier 3 and 4


    Pace: 2 hours / week over 10 weeks

    A2.4 Intermediate

    Term Course

    ​ Learn how to describe someone’s characteristics. Convince, reassure and react to someone’s opinion. Share your fears and feelings when you were traveling.

    Talk about cooking, cosmetics, repairs cafés and vintage. Discuss success stories and learn how to give a chronology to yours.

    Textbook: Cosmopolite 2/A2, Dossier 5 & 6


    Pace: 2 hours / week over 10 weeks

    B2.5 Upper Advanced

    Term Course

    ​ Let’s talk about past. Understand someone’s story and share your memories about French. Stand up for a cause, criticize a project, ask for opinions and offer solutions.

    Understand and discuss news. Learn how to make suggestions with conditional and express your hopes with subjunctive.

    Textbook: Cosmopolite 2/A2, Dossier 7 & 8


    Pace: 2 hours / week over 10 weeks

    Intermediate Conversation

    Term Course

    Learning Objectives
    Conversation classes are designed to increase your comprehension and usage of French and increase fluency and spontaneous exchanges in a safe and fun environment.

    • Increase your vocabulary and your French fluency
    • Improve your everyday spoken French.

    • Practise grammar while speaking

    • Increase your knowledge about France and its culture

    Course Structure
    Strengthen your confidence and exchange with other students around topics pre-established together in an hour-long conversation class.  

    Increase your vocabulary and your French fluency, your everyday spoken French, practise grammar while speaking and increase your knowledge about France and its culture in a very structured lesson divided between class talks, group chats and individual public speaking. 

    Please note: This is a supplementary class for current students enrolled in Intermediate classes A2.1 to B1.8. This is not a stand-alone class.


    Pace: 1 hour / week for 10 weeks
    B1 Advanced

    B1.2 Advanced

    Term Course

    Discover issues you can encounter when you are abroad. Learn how to describe health issues and their consequences, how to express your feelings in these situations. Share and discuss your past experiences abroad describing your differences with your country, your tastes and interests.

    Text Book: Cosmopolite 3/B1,  Dossier 2


    Pace: 2 hours / week over 10 weeks

    B1.3 Advanced

    Term Course

    What do you do tonight? Talk about going out: discuss events, persuade and choose what to do. Discover customs of different countries and discuss cultural differences. Learn how to describe someone’s behaviour.

    Text Book: Cosmopolite 3/B1,  Dossier 3 


    Pace: 2 hours / week over 10 weeks

    B1.6 Advanced

    Term Course
    What’s new? Talk about media and compare traditional media and social media. Learn how to structure an article and talk about past events. Discuss and analyse fake news. Learn how to explain and argue in a French way!

    Text Book: Cosmopolite 3/B1 - Dossier 6


    Pace: 2 hours / week over 10 weeks

    B1.7 Advanced

    Term Course
    What for the future? Talk about scientific innovation, present and explain scientific discoveries and technologic innovations. Imagine our future and the consequences of these innovations on it.

    Text Book: Cosmopolite 3/B1 - Dossier 7


    Pace: 2 hours / week over 10 weeks

    B1.8 Advanced

    Term Course
    Let’s talk about culture! Present a cultural work and learn how to make a critic and show your enthusiasm. Discover and discuss different types of art. Talk about movies and their critics. Discuss books and the importance of reading.

    Text Book: Cosmopolite 3/B1 - Dossier 8


    Pace: 2 hours / week over 10 weeks
    B2 Upper Advanced

    B2.2 Upper Advanced

    Term Course
    Let’s talk about the past! Make hypothesis about the past, describe old professions and discuss society’s evolution. Share memories of your childhood and learn how to present past events in different ways.

    Textbook: Cosmopolite 4/B2, Dossier 2



    Pace: 2 hours / week over 10 weeks

    B2.4 Upper Advanced

    Term Course

    Do you like social media? Discuss data protection and the evolution of traditional medias. Debate around the use of social media in our daily life and if we need a “detoxication” from it. 

    Textbook: Cosmopolite 4/B2, Dossier 4


    Pace: 2 hours / week over 10 weeks

    B2.6 Upper Advanced

    Term Course

    How to make our society better? Learn and debate around social and fair economy, discuss solutions about protecting environment. Understand and talk about citizen participation and debate about overconsumption.

    Textbook: Cosmopolite 4/B2, Dossier 6


    Pace: 2 hours / week over 10 weeks

    Upper Advanced B2 Conversation

    Term Course

    While doing revisions and practicing French grammar, improve your everyday spoken French. Through different topics increase your vocabulary and your knowledge about France and its culture. This class is focus on speaking and improving your fluency. It requires a B2 level minimum.


    Pace: 3 hours / week over 10 weeks

    Upper Advanced B2 Conversation

    Term Course

    While doing revisions and practicing French grammar, improve your everyday spoken French. Through different topics increase your vocabulary and your knowledge about France and its culture. This class is focus on speaking and improving your fluency. It requires a B2 level minimum.


    Pace: 2 hours / week over 10 weeks
    C1 Academic

    Upper Advanced C1 Conversation

    Term Course

    While doing revisions and practicing French grammar, improve your everyday spoken French. Through different topics increase your vocabulary and your knowledge about France and its culture. This class is focus on speaking and improving your fluency. It requires a B2 level minimum.


    Pace: 3 hours / week over 10 weeks

    Upper Advanced C1 Conversation

    Term Course

    While doing revisions and practicing French grammar, improve your everyday spoken French. Through different topics increase your vocabulary and your knowledge about France and its culture. This class is focus on speaking and improving your fluency. It requires a B2 level minimum.


    Pace: 2 hours / week over 10 weeks

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    Normally: $345
    Code: INT A2.3 VEN10 - 2022T3
    This course is only for students who have completed A2.2 or who have been allocated this level following a placement test.

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