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Top 3 skills you will achieve:

  • Communicating in basic French
  • Understanding of the countries in which French is spoken
  • Understanding French culture

French Beginners 1

This entry level French language course provides a general introduction to the language, its sound and writing systems and some general information on the countries in which it is spoken.

Course Overview

Course Code:C2046 
Careers:Further study opportunities, Communicate in French 
How:Short course, Fee for service 
Where:PERTH CAMPUS - Building 1

International study available:No 
Online study available:No 
Uni pathway available:No 
Day and Time:

Saturdays at 9.00am, for 2.5 hours per week for 6 weeks

Commences:2012 Term dates:
Term 1: 25 February - 31 March
Term 2: 12 May - 16 June
Term 3: 11 August - 15 September
Term 4: 30 October - 24 November
Further information:

To enrol over the phone for one of Central's language short courses, please contact us on:
9427 1699 or 9427 1224 or 9427 1514. Or alternatively enrol online.  Select Search for: Unit and then enter the unit number eg C2046 or unit title eg French Beginners 1 to begin the process.


About the course

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Classes primarily emphasise speaking and listening skills and focus on the development of practical competence in a variety of everyday situations. You are given every opportunity to develop your confidence and skills by participating in pair and group activities.

Your lecturer will be a native speaker of the language.

On completion of this course, you can expect to be able to communicate in French on a basic level in some everyday situations.

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Where this course can lead you

Central's language short courses are ideal for those who are going overseas and wish to learn another language. You can communicate to locals and find employment in non-English speaking jobs. Our language courses also provide you with the opportunity for further study in one of our Applied Language Certificates.

Skills you will gain from this course

Central's language short courses aim to provide you with varying levels of skills in other languages as well as knowledge and general information on the countries in which it is spoken. Once completed, you'll be able to communicate on a basic level in everyday situations.

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Speak, read and write using basic French

  • Understand the foundation of French grammar

  • Understand some French culture

Connected with industry

Our lecturers and training staff have vast experience in teaching foreign languages for a range of contexts. Central has well established ties with industry bodies and our courses are well recognised as being of a high standard.

You'll also benefit from a curriculum that is always changing and evolving to suit your needs in various foreign language speaking contexts.

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