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French Beginners Level 2 (Online Course)

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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:

  • Meet the criteria listed in French Beginners Level 1
  • 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.

No materials are required.

Course details

Winter 2022

Dates/Times: Tuesdays, Jan. 25 to April 5, 2022 (10 weeks - no class March 8)
8 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. | Online
Price: $179 (No HST)
Instructor: Chantal Rieswick

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About the instructor

Chantal Rieswick was born and raised in New Brunswick. At 21, she went to Germany as an international student. She studied German and worked as a second language instructor for adults. She also taught business English and French at all levels in German companies.

After 22 years of living abroad, Chantal moved back to Petit-Rocher in 2009. She worked for the New-Brunswick Multicultural Council, Opportunities NB, the Chaleur Multicultural Association and the CCNB.

Chantal has a German certification in adult education for foreign languages, a Canadian certification in adult teaching from Université de Moncton, a facilitator certification for cultural diversity training from the NB Multicultural Council and a bachelor's degree in adult education from Université de Moncton.

"Being a lifelong learner enables me to pass on my knowledge of languages and cultural experience in a pleasant working atmosphere."

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