French Beginners, Level 1

 CCOM 2080

Develop your French conversational skills in a relaxed, non-competitive atmosphere. By the end of this course, you will have some basic elementary vocabulary and be able to understand, ask and answer questions using simple sentences.

This course will cover greeting and farewells, making phone calls, talking about you and your family and other simple topics. You will learn the alphabet and French sounds, numbers, days and months, colours, telling time, adjectives, possession and some verbs in the present tense.

How do you know where to start? We outlined all our classes and compared them to the official language levels. Click this link to discover exactly what each class covers and decide where you fit in.

Materials: The textbook "Learn French the Fast and Fun Way" by E. Leete, Fourth Edition - Barrons Educational Series. This book is available on  Text is also available online through UNB bookstores
(Note: Sept 2017- this text book is on back-order and will be arriving at UNB SJ bookstore in time for the class!)

In Saint John, CCOM 2080
Mae Maillet (teaches SJE01) & Kendra McMillan (teaches SJE02)
(FALL) Tuesdays, September 19 - October 24, 2017 (6 weeks) (SJE01) OR
               (FALL) Wednesdays, September 20 - October 25, 2017 (6 weeks) (SJE02)
               (WINTER) Tuesdays, January 16 - February 20, 2018 (6 weeks) (SJE01) OR
Thursdays, January 18 - February 22, 2018 (6 weeks) (SJE02)
6:00 - 8:00 pm
Saint John Social Enterprise Hub, 139 Prince Edward St, Room # TBA
Course fee:
$160 (no HST)

About the Instructors:

Mae Maillet was born and raised in a small French community near Shediac, NB.  She moved to Saint John in 2008, where she studied Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing.  Currently, she is working as a ward clerk at the Saint John Regional Hospital.  Mae has a passion for helping others, and volunteers her time whenever she can in order to do so.  She understands that everyone learns at their own pace, as well as in different ways, and is willing and able to adjust her teaching methods in order to ensure all of her students understand the materials.

Kendra MacMillan was born and raised in Saint John. After earning an Arts/Education degree 2010, Kendra moved to Sainte Marie, QC for the opportunity to gain teaching experience and to learn French. Kendra has a passion for learning and teaching French as she realizes its importance for creating opportunities in a bilingual province. She currently works as a Needs Assessment Specialist with Social Development.

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