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College of Extended Learning

French Beginners Level 2

CCOM 2082

Continue to improve your French with this Level 2 Beginner course. The material covers a variety of everyday topics in a simple, concise manner. There are plenty of examples and explanations to illustrate how the language works and to build confidence. Each lesson contains: clear grammar explanations, vocabulary lists, reading material consisting of a story, dialogue or letter, questions for speaking practice, and exercises.

By the end of level 2, you will have an expanded vocabulary and be able to understand, ask and answer questions using simple sentences. 

This course is for you if you have:

  • Meet the criteria listed in French Beginners Level I
  • Have a basic French vocabulary
  • Can form simple sentences and understand some spoken language.

Topics covered include:

  • Numerals 1-60, telling the time, seasons, months, days, present tense of irregular reflexive verb s’asseoir, the cedilla.
  • Countries, inhabitants, languages, towns, phrases with avoir, omission of the article, irregularities of some -er verbs, word order.
  • Numerals from 60 onwards, collective numerals and measurements, comparative and superlative of adjectives, present tense of connaître and savoir.
  • Relative pronouns, the conjunction que.
  • Quel and lequel, demonstrative pronouns, comparative and superlative of adverbs, present tense of vouloir and pouvoir.
  • The future tense, use of the future tense, emphatic pronouns, present tense of ecrire and recevoir.
  • The perfect tense with avoir, agreement of the past participle after avoir, the position of adverbs.
  • The perfect tense with être, insertion of the definite article.

Course details

Upcoming dates: Register for Tuesdays, Jan. 23 to Apr. 3, 2018 (10 Weeks - no class Mar. 6) or 
Register soon for Tuesdays, April 24 - May 29, 2018 (6 weeks)
Time: p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: UNB Fredericton campus
19 MacAulay Lane
Carleton Hall, Room 217 (campus map)
Course fee: (Winter) $179 (No HST)
(Spring) $135 (No HST)
Instructor: Mark Temelini

Materials

Language exercises, reading materials, and worksheets will be provided in each class.

About the instructor

Mark Temelini has been mastering French for many years. He holds a Ph.D. in Classics and is an instructor in the Department of Classics and Ancient History at UNB. He has extensive experience teaching post-secondary students of all ages. He has lived in Montreal for 20 years and his proficiency in French earned him a university scholarship in France. He enjoys helping students understand, succeed and have fun during class.

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