French - Introduction

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This course is designed for people who are interested in learning the basics of language for holidays, general interest, etc. Classes also form a good base for continued language learning and for those wishing to commence formal language qualifications. This class may require a textbook.

Classes are interactive and designed to cover the fundamentals of language used in everyday situations. Classes are friendly and relaxed, but structured enough to give you an excellent beginners grounding in, or extend your knowledge of, another language. Teachers are professionally qualified, experienced and friendly.

This beginners course assumes no prior knowledge of the language.

Course ID BRU2114
Price $275.00 (GST included)
Start date Thursday, 12 October 2017
Finish date Thursday, 30 November 2017
Sessions 8 sessions of 2 hours
Time 6.00pm - 8.00pm
Tutor Kassem Saikal
Location CIT Bruce
Status Module is finished.


Course notes provided. Please bring a notepad and pen.

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"Found it easy to retain what I learnt in class impressed by teaching style which I found engaging and supportive." Amanda
"M Saikal is an engaging teacher and he made it very easy to learn."
"Kassem is very engaging and patient." Chantele
"Well organised, knowledgeable, engaging, fun. Thank you Kassem." Lesley
"Thoroughly enjoyed the course. Merci!" Ashleigh

About your tutor:
After completing his tertiary studies at the University of Besancon and the University of Paris, Kassem Saikal taught at the University of Kabul and the French cultural centre in. He returned to France in 1983, teaching French in Lyon and contributing to the local Lyonnaise newspapers.
After moving to Australia Kassem taught French at the Alliance Francaise in addition to working with CIT, DFAT, ANU CCE, Telopea Park School, Lake Ginninderra College, Burgmann School, Amaroo School, and Alfred Deakin High School. He continues to teach French at high school and college level in addition to his classes at CIT Solutions.
Kassem is active in the promotion of French culture and society in Australia and runs marathons in his spare time.

Location: CIT Bruce

Address: 35 Vowels Crescent, Bruce

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  • Jamison ACT 2614
  • Canberra, Australia

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  • J Block, Room J013
  • Vowels Crescent
  • Canberra Institute of Technology
  • Bruce Campus
  • Haydon Drive, Bruce ACT 2617
  • Canberra, Australia

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