Learn French, Level 1 - Part 1 St George & Sutherland Community College

Learn French, Level 1 - Part 1

Acquire conversational skills in French using online videos, lectures and podcasts from authentic sources that will enhance your listening skills and increase your confidence in your spoken delivery.
This course is geared to the potential tourist, business person and those wishing to improve communication with French native speakers. Discover the culture of this great nation. This course will require the purchase of a textbook.

Level 1, 6 months prior learning of the language necessary.

Course Outline:

  • Introduction to course numbers, days of the week, months
  • Revision. Greeting and questions in French Video and workbook
  • Revision. Asking for accommodation Video and workbook
  • Revision. Vocabulary for food and eating. Role play
  • Revision. Popular French tourist destinations Video and workbook
  • Revision. Travel- metro, SNCF, bateaux Video
  • Revision. Vocabulary for shopping e.g. clothes Video and workbook
  • Revision. of term work Short presentation

Learning Outcomes:

  • Students able to count to 100, know days and months
  • Students able to introduce themselves and ask for directions
  • Students able to enquire about accommodation in hotel
  • Students able to order food in café/restaurant/shop
  • Students' introduction to French culture
  • Students able to ask use appropriate vocabulary to travel on French public transport
  • Students able to buy goods in shops and markets
  • Students able to give short spoken presentation on subject of choice


  • You will need to purchase Getting started in French ISBN 978-1-4441-7459-5 beginners book
  • Please bring a pen and paper.

Language Bundle:

  • All language classes/levels are delivered as Part 1 and Part 2 across two terms. To maximise your chance of learning we recommend enrolling into both parts 1 and 2.
  • If you book into Parts 1 and Part 2 you will automatically save $40.
  • When enrolling in Part 1, Part 2 will automatically be selected at the checkout. You can untick Part 2 if you wish.

About our Tutors:

"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."

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.