3L15 French for Beginners (L)

Tutor/Facilitator William Logan

Date: on/from Wed 29 May 2024 to Wed 18 Sep 2024
Frequency: Weekly
Class time: 10:00-12:00

Delivered F2F

Mary Kehoe Centre, Room 1

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The course aims to provide a basic understanding of the French language for those who would like to start speaking and reading it. The focus will be on pronunciation, everyday vocabulary and simple but essential grammar. English will be the main medium of instruction, but French will be used through electronic media featuring conversations, stories and songs. There will be some homework between classes.

REQUIREMENTS: No previous knowledge or elementary knowledge of French language

TUTOR: William (Bill) has visited and worked in France on many occasions since 1968. His Dip Ed at Melbourne University included a specialisation in modern languages teaching method and he has taught French at school level. He has used spoken and written French in his research at Deakin University as well as in his work for UNESCO and ICOMOS, both at their Paris headquarters and on missions to French-speaking countries.


No new enrolments 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.