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Comprehensive Express Courses

Get a head start and complete a full level of the Comprehensive courses in just 4 weeks!



Small group classes for optimal learning experience
, provided by qualified native-speaking French tutors


On-site in Melbourne's CBD.

Beginners and Intermediate levels.


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Starting on Saturday 10 August 2024

Starting on Saturday 7 September 2024

Starting on Saturday 12 October 2024

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F A S T -T R A C K  C O U R S E S

Comprehensive Express Courses

4 -hour class to develop your skills in the four core areas: speaking, reading, writing and listening
Access to your own digital portal and many French resources
24/7 access to
French Lab app to practise your French on the go



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(A1) Beginner

Beginner 1 Express

Comprehensive Express Courses

Bienvenue beginners!

It's fantastique that you've decided to learn French. You've come to the right place.In this class, we will take you through the basics and have you speaking French from day one!


Among other topics, you will cover:

- Greetings and introductions (Bonjour, je m'appelle Julie)
- Introducing yourself (Je suis française, j'ai 30 ans, je suis actrice)
- Asking for basic information (Tu parles quelle langue ?)
- Telling the time (Il est dix-sept heures)
- Expressing your likes and dislikes (J'adore le camembert)


This class is for complete beginners with no experience of French. If you have any prior experience in French, book a free level assessment to find out which class is the most suitable for you.


This course requires textbooks to be purchased separately, please see the AFM Book list


Pace: 4 hours per week over 4 weeks
ORDER THIS COURSE:
AF CBD - Swanston Street
Saturday   9:30am ▸ 1:30pm
10 Aug 2024 ▸ 31 Aug 2024

Beginner 2 Express

Comprehensive Express Courses

With the basics under your belt, you will begin to speak French with more confidence. In this course, we will talk about the weather, getting around town, going shopping, and making plans.

Your learning will include:

- Using more verbs in the present tense (Je prends le train)
- Asking questions with "est-ce que" (Est-ce que tu aimes le cinéma ?)
- Placing adverbs to describe frequency (Je bois souvent du café)
- Describing quantity (Il y a beaucoup de beurre dans la cuisine française)
- Demonstrative adjectives (Tu vas faire quoi ce week-end ?)


This course requires textbooks to be purchased separately, please see the AFM Book list


Pace: 4 hours per week over 4 weeks
ORDER THIS COURSE:
AF CBD - Swanston Street
Saturday   9:30am ▸ 1:30pm
10 Aug 2024 ▸ 31 Aug 2024

Beginner 3 Express

Comprehensive Express Courses

You've been building a solid foundation in French and now let's expand on those skills!



Among other topics, this class will cover:

- Describing how we dress (Elle met un pantalon noir pour aller au travail)
- Speaking about the past (Il a appris le français à l'école)
- Describing your routine (Le matin, je me réveille à 7 heures)
- Asking questions with comment, and pourquoi (Où est-ce que tu vas ?)
- Talking about can-do and must-do (Tu peux aller à la plage, mais tu dois mettre de la crème solaire)


This course requires textbooks to be purchased separately, please see the AFM Book list


Pace: 4 hours per week over 4 weeks
ORDER THIS COURSE:
AF CBD - Swanston Street
Saturday   9:30am ▸ 1:30pm
10 Aug 2024 ▸ 31 Aug 2024
(A2) Intermediate

Intermediate 1 Express

Comprehensive Express Courses

Welcome to Intermediate, you're hitting new milestones! Now, we will take your French to the next level.



Among other topics, this course will cover:

- News and social media (Les auditeurs écoutent l'émission de radio)
- Education and the world of work (Elle a démissionné pour créer son entreprise)
- Direct (Appelle-la !) and indirect object pronouns (Tu dois lui envoyer le rapport)
- Making comparisons (J'écris autant de tweets que toi)
- Temporal expressions il y a, depuis, pendant (Nous habitons à Lyon depuis deux ans)
- Obligation (Pour progresser, il faut réviser)


This course requires textbooks to be purchased separately, please see the AFM Book List


Pace: 4 hours per week over 4 weeks
ORDER THIS COURSE:
CBD - Little Lonsdale Street - Flex by ISPT
Saturday   9:30am ▸ 1:30pm
10 Aug 2024 ▸ 31 Aug 2024

Intermediate 2 Express

Comprehensive Express Courses

As your confidence grows, so does your ability to use more complex language. Who better to teach real French than our native speaking tutors? C'est parti !



Among other topics, this course will cover:

- Travelling and exercising (Pour entretenir mon corps, je m'entraîne chaque jour)
- Sensations and the natural world (Tu entends les feuilles qui craquent dans le bois ?)
- Giving your opinion about art (Je trouve que cette exposition est géniale)
- Describing emotions (Est-ce que vous êtes déçu ou en colère ?)
- Using pronouns y and en (Mes vacances ? Je m'en souviens et j'y pense souvent)
- Superlatives (Le chimpanzé est l'animal le plus intelligent)
- Adverbs with -ment (Ecoute attentivement)


This course requires textbooks to be purchased separately, please see the AFM Book List


Pace: 4 hours per week over 4 weeks
ORDER THIS COURSE:
CBD - Little Lonsdale Street - Flex by ISPT
Saturday   9:30am ▸ 1:30pm
10 Aug 2024 ▸ 31 Aug 2024

Intermediate 3 Express

Comprehensive Express Courses

You're on a roll! As you become more proficient in French, your ability to express yourself is growing steadily. By talking about fashion, family, volunteering and housing, we will help you to expand your vocabulary and improve your fluency.



Among other topics, this course will cover:

- The past tenses - passé composé and imparfait (Je regardais la télé quand quelqu'un a frappé à la porte)
- Cause and effect (Le match est annulé à cause de la pluie. Alors, nous rentrons chez nous)
- Discussing quantity (J'ai plusieurs amis francophones, et toi ? Moi, je n'en ai aucun.)
- Giving instructions (Ne leur téléphonez pas, envoyez-leur un email)
- Present conditional (Si je gagnais au Loto, je ferais le tour du monde)


This course requires textbooks to be purchased separately, please see the AFM Book List.   


Pace: 4 hours per week over 4 weeks
ORDER THIS COURSE:
CBD - Little Lonsdale Street - Flex by ISPT
Saturday   9:30am ▸ 1:30pm
10 Aug 2024 ▸ 31 Aug 2024

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T&Cs: Valid for Session 4 2024 Comprehensive and Comprehensive Express Courses, for first-time* beginner enrolments (Beginner 1 to 5).
*who has not enrolled in any AFM courses.

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