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A1 Discovery

A1 introduction: Le speedy

5-week courses for adults

This 5-session course is for complete beginners who are keen to kick off their French journey with fast-paced learning. By the end of this introductory course, you will be able to: start a conversation, use numbers, express likes and dislikes, introduce yourself and ask for personal details. You will also be able to communicate with your teacher and your classmates in French. An exciting new start ahead!

Students who complete A1.1 Le Speedy will be eligible to progress to A1.2 Discovery. 

No textbook is required for this course. All material will be provided. 

Please note: Students who prefer a slower pace, and who learn better from structured classes that follow a textbook, are advised to join a 10-week A1.1 Discovery class. 


Pace: 3 hours per week over 5 weeks

A1.2 Discovery

10-week courses

You've learnt the basics and now you're back for more! In this course, you will learn the vocabulary and structures to talk about places, locations and how you travel, including giving information about where you live, giving and understanding directions, and booking accommodation. You will also learn how to talk about your family, describing people, your likes and dislikes, and more. A1.2 Discovery is for students who have completed A1.1 or have been assessed at this level prior to enrolling.

Textbooks you will need for this course are:

Please follow the links above to purchase the textbooks from Language International Book store. 


Pace: 2 hours per week over 10 weeks

A1.2 Discovery

9-week courses for adults

You've learnt the basics and now you're back for more! In this course, you will learn the vocabulary and structures to talk about places, locations and how you travel, including giving information about where you live, giving and understanding directions, and booking accommodation. You will also learn how to talk about your family, describing people, your likes and dislikes, and more. A1.2 Discovery is for students who have completed A1.1 or have been assessed at this level prior to enrolling.

Textbooks you will need for this course are:

Please follow the links above to purchase the textbooks from Language International Book store. 


Pace: 2 hours per week over 9 weeks

A1.3 Discovery

9-week courses for adults

It's time to start talking about the things you do regularly and how/when you do them! In this course, you will learn the vocabulary and structures to talk about your hobbies, passions and dreams, how to talk about time, your daily routine and work activities, as well as going out and suggesting, accepting and refusing (politely, of course!) an invitation, and more. A1.3 Discovery is for students who have completed A1.2 or have been assessed at this level prior to enrolling.

Textbooks you will need for this course are:

Please follow the links above to purchase the textbooks from Language International Book store. 


Pace: 2 hours per week over 9 weeks

A1.3 Discovery

10-week courses

It's time to start talking about the things you do regularly and how/when you do them! In this course, you will learn the vocabulary and structures to talk about your hobbies, passions and dreams, how to talk about time, your daily routine and work activities, as well as going out and suggesting, accepting and refusing (politely, of course!) an invitation, and more. A1.3 Discovery is for students who have completed A1.2 or have been assessed at this level prior to enrolling.

Textbooks you will need for this course are:

Please follow the links above to purchase the textbooks from Language International Book store. 


Pace: 2 hours per week over 10 weeks

A1.4 Discovery

10-week courses

Get ready to leave the world of only speaking about the here and now... You're going to start talking about things that happened in the past and the future! In this course, you will begin learning the vocabulary and structures to talk about past experiences and future plans, as well as describing someone's physical appearance, talk about a work experience, travel plans, giving advice, and more. A1.4 Discovery is for students who have completed A1.3 or have been assessed at this level prior to enrolling.

Textbooks you will need for this course are:

Please follow the links above to purchase the textbooks from Language International Book store. 


Pace: 2 hours per week over 10 weeks
A2 Intermediate

A2.1 Discovery

9-week courses for adults

You're not a beginner in French any more; you've got the basics sorted and you're ready to keep making progress! In this course, you will learn the vocabulary and structures required to talk about topics such as holidays, the weather, feelings and emotions, discuss food, tastes and grocery shopping, comparing a past situation with the present, and describing and buying clothes. A2.1 Intermediate is for students who have completed A1.4 or have been assessed at this level prior to enrolling.

Textbooks you will need for this course are:

Please follow the links above to purchase the textbooks from Language International Book store. 


Pace: 2 hours per week over 9 weeks

A2.1 Discovery

10-week courses

You're not a beginner in French any more; you've got the basics sorted and you're ready to keep making progress! In this course, you will learn the vocabulary and structures required to talk about topics such as holidays, the weather, feelings and emotions, discuss food, tastes and grocery shopping, comparing a past situation with the present, and describing and buying clothes. A2.1 Intermediate is for students who have completed A1.4 or have been assessed at this level prior to enrolling.

Textbooks you will need for this course are:

Please follow the links above to purchase the textbooks from Language International Book store. 


Pace: 2 hours per week over 10 weeks

A2.2 Discovery

10-week courses

Your vocabulary is growing and you're ready to start formulating more complex sentences to express yourself in French! In this course, you will learn the vocabulary and structures required to talk about topics such as describing an experience and changes, giving recommendations about film and TV shows, describing and buying clothes, ordering and eating out at a restaurant, organising a gathering, and how to create more descriptive sentences with 'qui' and 'que'. A2.2 Intermediate is for students who have completed A2.1 or have been assessed at this level prior to enrolling.

Textbooks you will need for this course are:

Please follow the links above to purchase the textbooks from Language International Book store.


Pace: 2 hours per week over 10 weeks

A2.3 Discovery

9-week courses for adults

Ready to begin giving even more precise detail when you communicate in French? In this course, you will learn the vocabulary and structures required to talk about topics such as organising a trip/tour and describing places, providing clarifications using relative pronouns like 'qui' and 'que', making comparisons, expressing things that must and must not be done, and discover how the subjunctive is used in French. A2.3 Intermediate is for students who have completed A2.2 or have been assessed at this level prior to enrolling.

Textbooks you will need for this course are:

Please follow the links above to purchase the textbooks from Language International Book store. 


Pace: 2 hours per week over 9 weeks

A2.3 Discovery

10-week courses

Ready to begin giving even more precise detail when you communicate in French? In this course, you will learn the vocabulary and structures required to talk about topics such as organising a trip/tour and describing places, providing clarifications using relative pronouns like 'qui' and 'que', making comparisons, expressing things that must and must not be done, and discover how the subjunctive is used in French. A2.3 Intermediate is for students who have completed A2.2 or have been assessed at this level prior to enrolling.

Textbooks you will need for this course are:

Please follow the links above to purchase the textbooks from Language International Book store. 


Pace: 2 hours per week over 10 weeks

A2.3Discovery

9-week courses for adults

Ready to begin giving even more precise detail when you communicate in French? In this course, you will learn the vocabulary and structures required to talk about topics such as organising a trip/tour and describing places, providing clarifications using relative pronouns like 'qui' and 'que', making comparisons, expressing things that must and must not be done, and discover how the subjunctive is used in French. A2.3 Intermediate is for students who have completed A2.2 or have been assessed at this level prior to enrolling.

Textbooks you will need for this course are:

Please follow the links above to purchase the textbooks from Language International Book store. 


Pace: 2 hours per week over 9 weeks

A2.4 Intermediate

10-week courses

Build on your knowledge of French so far and develop your ability to talk about past events, memories, experiences and the world of work. In this course, you will learn the vocabulary and structures required to talk about topics such as emotions and feelings, your experiences over time, looking for a job and talking about professional skills, and using 'si' (if) to indicate a consequence. A2.4 Intermediate is for students who have completed A2.3 or have been assessed at this level prior to enrolling.

    Textbooks you will need for this course are:

    Please follow the links above to purchase the textbooks from Language International Book store.


    Pace: 2 hours per week over 10 weeks

    A2.5 Intermediate

    10-week courses

    Continue to progress with your spoken and written communication skills in French, by discovering new verb tenses, grammar points and expressions! In this course, you will learn the vocabulary and structures required to talk about topics such as describing your professional experience, talking about a TV series, describing a cultural event, expressing comments, judgements and explanations, and answering formal questions. A2.5 Intermediate is for students who have completed A2.4 or have been assessed at this level prior to enrolling.

    Textbooks you will need for this course are:

    Please follow the links above to purchase the textbooks from Language International Book store. 


    Pace: 2 hours per week over 10 weeks

    A2.6 Intermediate

    10-week courses

    You're now ready to learn how to use deeper and more complex phrases in French, to do things like report information with indirect speech, express disagreement and talk about your state of mind. In this course, you will learn the vocabulary and structures required to talk about topics such as relationships between people, describe someone's character, convince others of an argument, and understand tasks and instructions, e.g. writing a recipe. A2.6 Intermediate is for students who have completed A2.5 or have been assessed at this level prior to enrolling.

    Textbooks you will need for this course are:

    Please follow the links above to purchase the textbooks from Language International Book store. 


    Pace: 2 hours per week over 10 weeks

    Everyday Conversation (A2)

    5-week courses for adults

    Want to have a chit chat with your French neighbours or in-laws? This course is for you!

    By now, you have acquired solid foundations in French. Advance to the next level with this Everyday Conversation course and gain the confidence to start a conversation in French. Using role plays and interactive activities, you will improve your speaking skills while practising past and future tenses. Enrol now and enjoy having real, everyday conversations in French.
     
    This course is designed for A2.2 to A2.6 students. Not sure this course is for you? Organise a level assessment here and we will help you to find the right class!


    Pace: 2 hours per week over 5 weeks
    B1 Independent

    B1.1 Independent

    9-week courses for adults

    Now you're really starting to be able to express yourself more precisely and independently in French! In this first course of the B1 levels, you will learn the vocabulary and structures required to understand and talk about a successful experience in the past, explain a series of actions that have occurred in chronological order, describe and present memories and defend a cause. B1.1 Independent is for students who have completed A2.6 or have been assessed at this level prior to enrolling.

    Textbooks you will need for this course are:

    Please follow the links above to purchase the textbooks from Language International Book store. 


    Pace: 2 hours per week over 9 weeks

    B1.2 Independent

    10-week courses

    Keep developing your growing skills in French to be able to communicate your thoughts and opinions more clearly and precisely! In this course, you will learn the vocabulary and structures required to ask and give an opinion on an issue, talk about topics such as the environment, news and current affairs, books and literature, using the conditional form to make suggestions and the subjunctive to express wishes and hopes. B1.2 Independent is for students who have completed B1.1 or have been assessed at this level prior to enrolling.

    Textbooks you will need for this course are:

    Please follow the links above to purchase the textbooks from Language International Book store.


    Pace: 2 hours per week over 10 weeks

    B1.3 Intermediate

    9-week courses for adults

    You're now ready to discover and exchange information while learning to use a range of tenses and structures, such as the conditional form, the pronouns 'où' and 'dont', using the subjunctive to talk about feelings, commands (the imperative) and expressions of consequence. In this course, you will learn the vocabulary and structures required to talk about topics such as cities and how you feel about a place, moving to another country and the problems that you may encounter, and describing similarities and differences. B1.3 Independent is for students who have completed B1.2 or have been assessed at this level prior to enrolling.

    Textbooks you will need for this course are:

    Please follow the links above to purchase the textbooks from Language International Book store. 


    Pace: 2 hours per week over 9 weeks

    B1.4 Independent

    10-week courses

    Reinforce your existing skills in French and get ready to talk about topics like leisure and outings, family events, cultural differences and sustainable development! In this course, you will learn and strengthen your knowledge of vocabulary and structures such as those required to express agreement, disagreement and uncertainty, debate a current topic, and convince others to support a cause. B1.4 Independent is for students who have completed B1.3 or have been assessed at this level prior to enrolling.

    Textbooks you will need for this course are:

    Please follow the links above to purchase the textbooks from Language International Book store. 


    Pace: 2 hours per week over 10 weeks

    B1.5 Independent

    10-week courses

    Get ready to speak about your studies, work and professional skills, as well as the world of the media in French! In this course, you will learn and strengthen your knowledge of vocabulary and structures to present and describe your professional background, analyse and compare information, and explain and debate a topic. You will learn and practise using elements such as connector words to create more complex sentences, the passive voice and the various verb tenses you have already encountered so far. B1.5 Independent is for students who have completed B1.4 or have been assessed at this level prior to enrolling.

    Textbooks you will need for this course are:

    Please follow the links above to purchase the textbooks from Language International Book store. 


    Pace: 2 hours per week over 10 weeks

    B1.6 Independent

    10-week courses

    Consolidate and extend your French skills, while discussing the always-relevant topic of innovation! In this course, you will learn and strengthen your knowledge of vocabulary and structures to present a discovery or invention, express an opinion or concern, imagine what may happen in the future and envisage potential positive and negative consequences. You will learn and revise grammar topics such as relative pronouns like auquel, lequel, duquel etc, using different verb tenses to help express doubt and certainty and an introduction to the past subjunctive. B1.6 Independent is for students who have completed B1.5 or have been assessed at this level prior to enrolling.

    Textbooks you will need for this course are:

    Please follow the links above to purchase the textbooks from Language International Book store. 


    Pace: 2 hours per week over 10 weeks

    Conversation & Grammar B1+

    10-week courses

    Keen to improve both your confidence speaking in French as well as your grammatical accuracy? This course will help you do both! Through conversation, role plays and debates on a range of cultural and current topics, the focus in this course is on your speaking skills. You will also revise and consolidate the main grammar points introduced in level B1 through listening, speaking, reading and writing activities to reinforce your understanding and fluency. Each term covers different content and may vary slightly depending on the needs of the group. We recommend spending four terms in Conversation & Grammar. All material provided - no textbooks required.

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    Pace: 2 hours per week over 10 weeks

    Grammar & Conversation B1+

    10-week courses

    Keen to improve both your confidence speaking in French as well as your grammatical accuracy? This course will help you do both! Through conversation, role plays and debates on a range of cultural and current topics, the focus in this course is on your speaking skills. You will also revise and consolidate the main grammar points introduced in level B1 through listening, speaking, reading and writing activities to reinforce your understanding and fluency. Each term covers different content and may vary slightly depending on the needs of the group. We recommend spending four terms in Conversation & Grammar. All material provided - no textbooks required.

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    Pace: 2 hours per week over 10 weeks

    Voyage chez les impressionistes (B1)

    5-week courses for adults

    Enrich your knowledge of art and the French language while the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) presents the exhibition: 'French Impressionism from The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston'. Learn about the Impressionists' lives and techniques through discussion, articles, video and audio materials in French about this revolutionary artistic movement.

    This course is designed for B1-level French learners.


    Pace: 2 hours per week over 5 weeks
    B2 Advanced

    Grammar & Conversation B2

    10-week courses

    Keen to improve both your confidence speaking in French as well as your grammatical accuracy? This course will help you do both! The focus of this course is to brush-up on your French grammar and develop more complex language structures, while enhancing your French speaking skills with discussions and debates on a variety of cultural and current affairs topics. Each term covers different content and may vary slightly depending on the needs of the group. We recommend spending four terms in Conversation & Grammar. All material provided - no textbooks required..


    Pace: 2 hours per week over 10 weeks

    Grammar & Conversation B2

    9-week courses for adults

    Keen to improve both your confidence speaking in French as well as your grammatical accuracy? This course will help you do both! The focus of this course is to brush-up on your French grammar and develop more complex language structures, while enhancing your French speaking skills with discussions and debates on a variety of cultural and current affairs topics. Each term covers different content and may vary slightly depending on the needs of the group. We recommend spending four terms in Conversation & Grammar. All material provided - no textbooks required..


    Pace: 2 hours per week over 9 weeks

    Les Lumières: siècle philosophique (B2)

    5-week courses for adults

    Travel in space and time to the second half of 17th-century France and learn more about Les Lumières: the cultural, philosophical, and intellectual movement which developed the ideas of Renaissance humanism, and sought the triumph of reason over faith, and the bourgeois over the nobility and clergy. This course will cover the following topics: philosophy, religion, politics, freedom of speech, and emancipation of women. Tout un programme!

    Détails par séance:

    • Séance 1 : Introduction au siècle des philosophes (petit point historique et idéologique : nouvelles idées, encyclopédie, métaphore de la lumière et de l'ombre, pour partir sur de bonnes bases)
    • Séance 2 : Voltaire et Dieu (critique du clergé, théisme et autres athéismes)
    • Séance 3 : Montesquieu, un philosophe pour (re)penser la cité (La critique de la société française et le besoin de changement)
    • Séance 4 :  Rousseau, un contrat pour la société 
    • Séance 5 : Les Lumières et les femmes (un petit aperçu des avancées féministes et de la part d'ombre des Lumières)

    Pace: 2 hours per week over 5 weeks
    C1 Academic

    Arts & Culture C1

    10-week courses

    Maintain your high level of French through discussions and debate on a range of interesting and in-depth cultural topics! This course will encourage you to engage your curiosity through articles, documentaries, TV reports and other resources related to the arts and culture. Topics vary and may include literature, gastronomy, cinema, art and also popular culture, TV, the media, technology or travel.


    Pace: 2 hours per week over 10 weeks

    Grammaire & Conversation B2/C1

    10-week courses

    This course is designed for students with a B2 level of French or higher, who would like to continue to focus on grammar and conversation at an advanced level. This class will incorporate a range of French language exercises to improve accuracy and fluency with a focus on grammar and diction. Students will have the opportunity to improve their spoken French through discussion and debate on a range of cultural topics from literature and arts to current affairs. Through this course, students will have further developed their use of complex language structures in French and will feel more confident conversing in French. All material provided - no textbooks required..


    Pace: 2 hours per week over 10 weeks

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    Code: EA2.2FA T42021
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