French Beginners Stage 2 (Dominique Partridge) - Northern Beaches Community College

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French Beginners Stage 2 (Dominique Partridge)

Course Outline:

For class with Dominique Partridge

This course is designed for students who have previous knowledge of the French language at beginners’ level, and wish to improve their conversational skills and fluency in the language. Students need to be familiar with conjugations of verbs in the present, past perfect, future and imperative tenses. We will cover listening, speaking, writing and reading skills, as well as phonetics, in a social and interactive environment. Homework is essential for the successful completion of the course.

If you are unsure about your suitability, we can put you in touch with the instructor to discuss your level..

Please Bring:

Notebook, pen, and the following books:

Textbook Cosmopolite A1, textbook:
Cosmopolite A1, exercise book (cahier d'activités):

 Please note: make sure you check with the college that the course definitely has the numbers to run before purchasing the textbooks. The college will not accept responsibility if you have purchased the textbook and the course is subsequently cancelled. You can contact us on phone (9970 1000) or email to check if the course is running.

Suggested suppliers:  Abbeys Language book shop, Level 1, 131 York Street, Sydney

If class held via ZOOM -  Virtual Classroom

If this course is delivered using virtual classroom via Zoom please note the following: 

Zoom is easy to use video conferencing software with a simple set up. You will be able to see your trainer and classmates and interact as though you were in the same room, all from the comfort of your own home!

This is what you need to join a Zoom classroom:

  • Understanding the basics of using Zoom – see our free Zoom tutorial by clicking here.
  • Access to a computer, iPad/tablet or smartphone; and
  • A webcam* so that you can be seen by the trainer; and
  • A microphone* so that you can participate in the class and be heard by the trainer; and
  • A good Internet connection.

*If you have a laptop computer a webcam and microphone is usually built into the top of the screen frame. Smartphones and iPad/tablets also contain cameras and microphones.

Once you have watched our free tutorial and experimented with Zoom, if you still have questions, we are offering free Q & A Zoom sessions with one of our experienced trainers. See our Zoom page for available dates by clicking here.

About The Tutor:

Dominique Partridge is an experienced tutor and has been tutoring at Mosman Evening College and now at Northern Beaches & Mosman College. She grew up in the countryside of France and has worked in Paris and London before moving to Australia. Dominique's experience in teaching and her in-depth knowledge of both, the French and English language, ensures her classes are of high standard. She uses up-to-date teaching methods and her classes are fun and stimulating!

$305 Limited inc GST / $274.50
French Beginners Stage 2 (Dominique Partridge)

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For students that have just completed stage 1 we will start the term at page 60 of the textbook, Cosmopolite 1 (Dossier 3, Leçon 3).

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Course testimonials:

  • Thoughtful structure of the course, excellent reading material and resources, learning made interesting and a lot of fun by an excellent teacher. I would wholeheartedly recommend this course to anyone wishing to learn beginner's French.

Contact us

Brookvale Campus: Level 1, 14 William Street,
Brookvale NSW 2100
Office Hours: 9.00am to 5.00pm, Mon to Fri

Post: NBCC Reply Paid 1966, Dee Why NSW 2099

Phone: 02 9970 1000

Registered Training Organisation Code 90113