Learn French for Beginners - Part 2 St George & Sutherland Community College

Learn French for Beginners - Part 2

The beginner’s French part 2 course is a continuing of French Beginners' - Part 1. This course is designed for those who would like to continue on from Beginners part 1, or have previous French knowledge. Our native French-speaking tutor is happy to provide you with a sound foundation for the basics of the French language and its pronunciation. She understands the challenges that come with learning a new language, and how to overcome them and be confident. You will learn more of the French language in a friendly and welcoming atmosphere.

We will continue using the book “The French experience 1” as a basic tool to refer to, but during the classes, we will use multitudes of material audio and hard copies, and a multi-media which includes use of video, role play and games.

This language course is offered across 2 × 8-week terms.

Course Outline:

Topics covered

Unit 2, 3 and 5 of the French Experience 1

  • Family
  • Describing your family
  • Numbers from 70 – 100
  • Professions
  • Saying what job you do
  • where you work and for whom
  • Giving your opinion of your job
  • Telling the time
  • Explaining your working hours
  • Days of the week
  • Saying how often you do something
  • Les courses
  • Shopping
  • Grammar
  • Verbes regulars and irregulars: travailler, commencer, finir, aimer, plaire, aller, prendre, descender.
  • Prépositions: chez, à la, pour, dans, jusqu'à, de…..à , avec.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this French for beginners' part 2, you should be able to:

  • Talk about your job in French.
  • Understand other professions.
  • Tell the time.
  • Explain your working hours.
  • Say the days of the week.
  • Say how often you do something.
  • Like and dislike the job.
  • Shop for groceries.


  • Bring pen & paper
  • Text book The French Experience 1

About our Tutors:

Fatima – Fatima is a French native speaker; she has 17 years of teaching French in different community colleges. She loves the French language and its culture. She often travels to France to spend time with family and she recently spent a week in “Le Touquet ” in the North of France which she loved very much.
She provides a multi-media experience for language acquisition, which includes use of video, role play and literature."

Georgette – Bonjour, I am a native French speaker and I look forward to igniting your passion to learn by sharing my knowledge and appreciation of French language and culture. I will use class conversations, online media and songs in a relaxed and fun environment.

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 before the commencement and you will be informed.

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