Languages 

Members wishing to do a language course for the first time must contact the course presenter to ensure that you are enrolling with the most appropriate group. Continuing students please confirm your enrolment.

L2  FRENCH 3.5 & FRENCH 5.5

Presenter:     Helen Hughes  0407 720 168

Venue:         Town Hall, Gawler Street, Mt Barker

Day:             Tuesday, weekly

Starts:          4th Feb - 8th Dec (excluding school hols)

Time:            2.45pm - 4.45pm

 

French 3.5 An intermediate course. Continuing study of grammar, broadening knowledge of geography, history, culture and current affairs.  Written work incorporates comprehension, description and story writing.  Oral work focuses on dictée, weekly conversation and aural comprehension.

 

Texts: Schaum French Grammar, A New French Course Pt 3 by Horan and Wheeler (Science Press)

 

French 5.5  Ongoing revision of grammar as well as new points; enhancing geography, history and culture, awareness of current affairs.  Specific focus on conversation, written and aural comprehension and the     development of prose writing skills. 

 

Texts: Schaum French Grammar, A New French Course Pt 4 by  Horan  and Wheeler (Science Press), Communications &  Communiqué by  David Sprake (O.U.P.)

L3   FRENCH FOR FUN

 

Presenter:    Didy Pederick   0418 608 090

Venue:        The Oak, Uniting Church,

                   409 Mt Barker Road, Bridgewater

Day:            Thursday, weekly (excluding school hols)

Starts:         6th Feb – 10th Dec

Time:          10am - 12 noon

 

A flexible course which aims to give participants a good foundation in French conversation, language structure and culture, with an emphasis on enjoyment, appreciation, and the nurturing of confidence. Texts, which form the basis of the grammatical components, will be augmented with reference to websites, other texts, DVDs and other thematic material.  

Texts: Easy French, Step by Step (McGraw Hill, available from Dymocks or online) and The French Experience 1 (BBC course book and CD).

 

L4   ITALIAN LANGUAGE  (intermediate level)

Presenter:     Jane Russell   0411 580 655

Venue:          CFS Hall, 21 Strathalbyn Road, Aldgate 

                                                                

Day:              Wednesday, weekly

Dates:           5th  Feb - 9th Dec (excluding school hols)

Time:            10am - 12.00 noon

 

With an emphasis on enjoyment, students learn by a variety of methods: reading, dictation, jokes, discussion of recent news articles, exercises to practice grammar, crosswords, dialogues and the occasional song.  Students should have at least 1 – 2 years of study, or be willing to catch up.

 

REQUIRED TEXTS:

BBC Talk Italian Grammar / by Alwena Lamping (or other Italian grammar book).

In other words / by Jhumpa Lahiri (parallel text), ISBN: 978-1-4088-6613-9.