Learn French, Level 7/8

This French course is intended for you if you have already had the great experience of approximately four years of prior French study and would like to enhance all your listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in the language. We focus on conversational French particularly and keep up to date with discussion of current issues and events in French-speaking countries, using authentic sources. Language structures are explained, building a higher level of comprehension and greater confidence in communication.

The book (with CD) used is Alter Ego+, Book 2 – méthode de français (Hachette).

Term 3

Dossier 3 - "La France Vue par ..."
the French as perceived by other nationalities
cultural differences and expectations
life in Paris and elsewhere in France

Language and Vocabulary
different ways to ask questions
relative pronouns
demonstrative pronouns
indefinite pronouns, adverbs
the superlative
emphatic language

Term 4

Dossier 4 - "Mediamania"
information sources
radio, television
newspapers, online
subjective reporting
expressing opinions on TV programmes

Language and Vocabulary
expressions used in journalism
interrogative and possessive pronouns
“si” and imperfect tense
past tenses
passive voice

Level 7/8, approximately 3 1/2 and 4 1/2 year’s prior learning of the language necessary.


Please bring pen and paper.

New – Flexible Payment

Pay your Language Course Fee in four equal instalments:

  • 1st Payment Secures your enrolment – this can be paid at any time before the commencement of the course
  • 2nd Payment: Week 5 of 16
  • 3rd Payment: Week 8 of 16
  • 4th Payment: Week 12 of 16

Please contact the enrolments team on 9528 3344 to arrange your flexible payment plan.

Other Information:

  • To ensure resources are ready for you at the start of your course, we ask you ideally enrol at least one week before the course commences.
  • All courses need a minimum number of students to run ("we try our hardest to get those") . If your course does not have enough students it will be cancelled prior to the commencement and you will be informed.

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.