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French Beginners Stage 3 (Dominique Partridge)

Course Outline

This course is designed for students who have a little knowledge of the French language or for students who have studied 3 terms or equivalent at beginners 1 with Dominique or elsewhere and wish to improve their basic conversational skills and fluency in the language. We will start the term at page 80 of the textbook, Cosmopolite 1. (Dossier 4, leçon 4).This class will be held both face to face and through Zoom. Please contact the college if you wish to participate via Zoom in order to receive the invitation. If unsure if this course is suitable for you, we can put you in touch with the instructor to discuss your level.
Students wishing to enrol should be familiar with the following:
• Numbers
• How to ask questions : question words "qui, où, quand, est-ce que.., quel(l/le/s)"
• Verbs in the present tense : être, avoir, aller, prendre and regular verbs ending in ‘er’.
• Prepositions of location : à côté de, près de, sur, derrière…and à + city, en + fem. country, au + masc. country.
Culture, conversation and grammar will be covered in a social and stimulating environment. Expand your ability to deal with everyday situations (talking about family, sport, holidays and much more).
This course also will address pronunciation and intonation and will assist the student in making their trip to la belle France, be it for work or leisure purposes, much more engaging and exciting.
This class will be combined face to face and zoom class, please contact the college if you wish to participate via zoom to be sent the invitation. In addition please read the following paragraph

Virtual Classroom

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 the Zoom class:

  • 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

Please Bring

  • Notebook and pen and the following textbook
  • Textbook Cosmopolite A1, text book :

Cosmopolite A1, exercise book (cahier d’activités):

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

Recommended Suppliers:

  • Abbey’s bookshop – York Street (in the CBD)

About The Tutor

Dominique Partridge has been tutoring at Mosman Evening College and now at Northern Beaches & Mosman College for 20 years. 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!

$304 Limited inc GST / $273.60
French Beginners Stage 3 (Dominique Partridge)

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

Course testimonials:

  • I enjoyed the flexibility to still be able to join the class via Zoom, thank you.
  • Dominique was very patient and varied the activities. The small number in the group was definitely beneficial
  • The class is great fun and we all seem to be at a similar level. Our teacher is very kind and patient. I also love learning about the French Culture.
  • I love attending my French class weekly. It is a chance to stimulate my brain and catch up with the lovely people in the group. Our teacher is very kind and extremely patient.

Contact us

Narrabeen Annex: 1525 Pittwater Road,
North Narrabeen NSW 2101
Office Hours: 8.30am to 4.30pm, Mon to Fri

Brookvale Campus: Level 1, 14 William St, Brookvale NSW 2100
Office Hours: 8.30am to 4.30pm, Mon to Thur

Post: NBCC Reply Paid 1966, Dee Why NSW 2099

Phone: 02 9970 1000

Registered Training Organisation Code 90113