Learn French, Level 9+ St George & Sutherland Community College

Learn French, Level 9+

This French Course is appropriate for students with more than at least 4 years of prior French learning. We focus on more complex conversational French reinforcing past study and including discussions of current French and world issues and events.
Using on line videos, lectures and podcasts from authentic sources will enhance your listening skills and increase your confidence in your spoken delivery.

Level 9+, approximately 4 1/2 year’s prior learning of the language necessary.
This language course is offered across 2 × 8 week terms.

Course Outline:

  • Introduction to course. Discussion on previous study
  • Discussion on French news broadcast. Video and comprehension of French song
  • Discussion on French news broadcast. French beaux arts. Videos
  • Discussion on French news broadcast. Video – changing face of France
  • Discussion on French news broadcast. Episode of French history
  • Discussion on French news broadcast. Popular French pastimes. Video
  • Discussion on French news broadcast. Differences/similarities in Australian and French society
  • Discussion on French news broadcast. Presentation
  • Revision. Dictation from workbook. Online vocabulary test Writing letters and emails
  • Revision. Dictation from workbook. Online grammar test
  • Revision. Dictation from workbook. French idioms and expressions Video
  • Revision. Dictation from workbook. French humour Video
  • Revision. Dictation from workbook. Holidays both religious and secular
  • Revision. Dictation from workbook. Discussion on French songs Video
  • Revision. Dictation from workbook. Looking at French movies
  • Revision. Dictation from workbook. Discussion on semester work and any issues from students

Course outcomes:

  • Students can revise/recollect previous study of French language
  • Students can translate/ understand song lyrics and discuss meaning
  • Students can discuss and appreciate French artistic world
  • Students to discuss changes in culture and society of modern France
  • Students will discuss selected event from French history (teacher to choose)
  • Students to discuss popular sports, hobbies etc in modern France
  • Students can debate “les differences” in the 2 countries
  • Students to deliver short presentation (5 minutes) on topic of their choice
  • Students will listen to dictation by teacher, write text and self-correct. Students can confidently use written texts
  • Students will listen to dictation by teacher, write text and self-correct. Further use of more advanced grammar
  • Students will listen to dictation by teacher, write text and self-correct. Students to learn common French expressions
  • Students will listen to dictation by teacher, write text and self-correct. What makes the French laugh
  • Students will listen to dictation by teacher, write text and self-correct. More understanding of French culture
  • Students will listen to dictation by teacher, write text and self-correct. Popular French music
  • Students will listen to dictation by teacher, write text and self-correct. Watching and enjoying French movies
  • Students will listen to dictation by teacher, write text and self-correct. Discussion on how students can self-learn to continue their knowledge of French.

Materials:

Please bring a pen and paper.

About the tutor:

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.
$249 Limited inc GST / $236.50
Learn French, Level 9+

<p><p>This French Course is appropriate for students with more than at least 4 years of prior French learning. We focus on more complex conversational French reinforcing past study and including

...
$249 Limited inc GST / $236.50
Learn French, Level 9+

<p><p>This French Course is appropriate for students with more than at least 4 years of prior French learning. We focus on more complex conversational French reinforcing past study and including

...
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