2L05 Basic French for Beginners (L)

Tutor/Facilitator Catherine Blair

When
Date: on/from Tue 31 May 2022 to end year
Frequency: Weekly
Class time: 10:00-11:30

Delivered ZOOM

Where
Mary Kehoe Centre, Room 3

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This is a course which will provide an elementary knowledge of French that will be useful in helping an understanding of everyday life in France. Lessons presented around themes will consist of pronunciation, vocabulary (including numbers, times, dates, etc), grammar (present tense of regular, irregular and reflexive verbs). All lessons will be conducted in English with interactive French sessions/
exercises for the students. Homework will be required to be undertaken by the students.

REQUIREMENTS: No prior experience of French is required.

Required text: “Bonjour et Bienvenue A1.1 English edition Livre élève + CD mp3 An introduction to the French language Méthode de français pour anglophones. (Lucile Bertaux et al.)”

It can be bought at “Language International“ 13-15 Station Street, Kew-or it can be ordered on line via for instance Amazon.

TUTOR: Catherine, a French woman who has been living in Australia since 1993, is a fluent English and French speaker, and also has a very good knowledge of Spanish. In her professional career, she performed senior roles as the Executive Assistant to CEO’s/MD’s and as support to board members in companies such as l’Oréal, Amcor and Fulton Hogan. Catherine and her husband visit France most years as her family resides.

This course runs for term 1 until 5 Apr 2022 then has a break and starts again on 23 Aug 2022.

NO NEW MEMBERS AFTER TERM 1

How to Enrol

On-line: after bookings have opened

On-line enrolments are preferred as this significantly reduces the amount of back-office work for our volunteers.

  • Login to the U3APP.org.au website.
  • Go to the Courses & Enrolling page.
  • Scroll down to find the course that you are interested in.
  • Does the course have spaces available?
    • Click on the course name to go to the booking page.
    • Click on “Book for this course or event”.
    • You will receive a confirmation email.  Please check your Junk/Spam folders as these automatically-generated emails often finish up there.
  • OR is the course shown as FULL?
    • Click on WAITLIST.

Paper Enrolment Form: before bookings open for First Semester

  • Obtain a paper Enrolment Form either from the Office or by printing an online copy available here.
  • Complete the paper Enrolment Form and submit it to the Office.

The start date for acceptance of paper Enrolment Forms for first semester is published on the U3APP website and in the e-Bulletin. Enrolment Forms received before this date are treated as though they had been received on the start date (ie there is no advantage to be gained by submitting early). On the start date and thereafter, paper Enrolment Forms are numbered in order of receipt.  Paper Enrolment forms are processed by U3APP volunteers on the same day as on-line bookings.

If your enrolment is successful, you will receive a confirmation email.  Please check your Junk/Spam folders as these automatically-generated emails often finish up there.

If your enrolment is unsuccessful,  you will receive an email telling you that you have been waitlisted.

Via the Office: after bookings have opened

  • Contact the office in person, or by email or phone.