French Beginners Stage 4 (Dominique Partridge) - Northern Beaches Community College

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French Beginners Stage 4 (Dominique Partridge)

Course Outline

This course is designed for students who have previously studied the French language at beginner’s level. 

Over this term, we will cover: Discussing the weather, emotions and sensations, food, shopping, indefinite and partitive articles, imperfect tense and pronominal verbs. Culture, conversation, grammar, as well as phonetics will be covered in a social and stimulating environment.

The course is interactive and aims to develop speaking, writing, reading and listening skills.

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:

  • Please bring a notebook and pen

And the following textbooks:

  • Cosmopolite A1. Available at or Abbey’s Bookshop, 131 York Street, Sydney.
  • Cosmopolite A1, exercise book (cahier d'activités): or Abbey’s Bookshop, 131 York Street, Sydney.

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!

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

Course testimonials:

  • Dominique is a very talented teacher who engages all her pupils in her classes . She is also a kind individual who shows compassion to her students . She certainly is a very well liked teacher
  • Dominique is a very skilled, professional and talented Teacher who has the ability to engage all her students, no matter what age, gender or ability. Her classes are a pleasure to attend ....and I do believe my French is improving !
  • The benefit of learning from a native speaker, experienced & patient w English- speaking students
  • Good teacher, good course content. Pace of course not too hectic. Good sociable group of students and atmosphere.
  • Dominique is a highly competent teacher.
  • It is comprehensive and great fun
  • Good teacher, small class, good personal attention