Tutor/Facilitator Catherine Blair
Date: on/from Wed 1 Feb 2023 to end year
Class time: 10:00-11:30
Mary Kehoe Centre, Room 3
This is not a post–beginners class.
You have a command of the French language and its grammar (how to analyse a sentence consisting of verbs,
adjectives, adverbs, pronouns, direct and indirect objects, etc.). You can understand and convey messages, have simple face to face conversations and talk about activities you like or dislike. You can organise your shopping, holiday planning or hotel reservations for instance, even if you make some mistakes.
You will be able to take dictations and work in groups to prepare a presentation on a particular topic with your fellow students and present it to your tutor. You will have a good knowledge of the present, passé composé, imparfait and future tenses as these will form part of exercises.
REQUIREMENTS: Knowledge of French language as described above
Easy French – Step-by-Step – Master High-Frequency Grammar for French Proficiency – FAST
By Myrna Bell Rochester, PhD
McGraw Hill Education
TUTOR: Catherine, a French woman who has been living in Australia since 1993, is a fluent English and French speaker, and has a very good knowledge of Spanish. Although Catherine has no formal teaching qualifications, she did study languages at university in France. Catherine and her husband visit France most years as her family resides there. In her professional career she performed senior roles as Executive Assistant to CEOs/MDs and as support to board members in companies such as l’Oréal, Amcor and Fulton Hogan.
NOTE: No New Enrolments after Term 1
No Classes 19 & 26 July, 2 Aug
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