French for Beginners

Course summary


This 6-week class is designed to immerse students in the rich language and culture of France from day one. Throughout the course, you will develop a solid foundation in basic French, with a focus on practical conversational skills.

You will learn to introduce yourself and your families, engage in simple yet meaningful conversations, express your likes and dislikes, and order food at restaurants.

Don’t hesitate, join us on this French journey!

A bientot!


What you will learn

  • Greetings and Introductions: Mastering the basics of introducing yourself, exchanging pleasantries, and engaging in simple conversations
  • Family and Relationships: Learning vocabulary and phrases to talk about family members, relationships, and personal backgrounds
  • Everyday Communication: Acquiring the ability to navigate common daily scenarios, including ordering food, asking for directions and making simple purchases
  • Cultural Awareness: Gaining insights into French culture, customs, and social norms to enhance language comprehension and foster cultural appreciation

What you will get

  • Cultural Competence: Beyond language proficiency, gain cultural awareness and sensitivity, understanding the nuances of French customs, traditions, and social norms
  • Foundational Grammar Knowledge: Fundamental grammar rules and sentence structures, providing a solid foundation for constructing grammatically correct and meaningful sentences
  • Expanded Vocabulary: Through a diverse range of topics, build a rich vocabulary, enabling them to express yourself on a variety of subjects, from personal experiences to discussing your passions
  • Interactive Learning Experience: The class incorporates interactive activities, role-playing, and multimedia resources to create an engaging learning environment, fostering active participation and language retention

What you need to bring

  • notebook and pen

About the tutor

Born and raised in Paris, Marion has always had a passion for all things arts and theatre. This passion motivated her studies, completing a Masters of Theatre and French Literature at La Sorbonne Nouvelle in 2018.  After deciding to take time to herself and travel, Marion has settled in Melbourne for almost 5 years. Her professional experiences to date have sent her on the pursuit of her own theatre adventure, teaching French and directing plays in Melbourne.

Always happy to share her passion, Marion has been teaching French and Drama for 3 years now.

Course cost

COST: $190.00

Class availability: 10 PLACES REMAINING

Course dates

Saturday 4 May
10.00am – 12.00pm (6 sessions)

Book this course

To enrol in this course, fill out the form below. Remember to add the details of any other students who are part of your booking.

Please note: This class requires a minimum number of students to go ahead. For this reason, we encourage students to book at least 5 days prior to the course/workshop. In the unlikely event that we don't get enough enrolments, we may need to postpone to a later date or cancel the course/workshop. You will be advised via email or text prior to the class commencing.


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How to book short courses and workshops


Follow the prompts to choose a course, enter your details, complete payment and finalise your enrolment.

By phone

Call 9687 1560 during office hours and have your credit card details ready. We accept MasterCard and Visa.

In person

Come to YCC at 59 Francis Street, Yarraville during office hours to enquire or enrol and pay in person.