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French Beginners Level 2 (In-person)

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*Please note: due to the new GNB regulations, proof of vaccination is required to attend all in-person Leisure Learning classes & workshops.

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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.

To help you choose your course level, please complete this self-test, with attached answers.

No materials are required.

Course details

Dates/Times: Wednesdays, Sept. 29 to Dec. 1, 2021 (10 weeks)
6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: UNB Fredericton Campus
9 MacAulay Lane
Tilley Hall, Room 124 (Campus Map)
Price: $179 (No HST)
Instructor: Aimable Rwamucyo

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About the instructor

Aimable Rwamucyo has over 15 years of experience in teaching French as a second language to adults with more than 12,000 hours in classroom. For most of his work, he has primarily taught the PFL2 program to employees from the Government of Canada and to members of the Canadian Armed Forces. In addition, he holds a bachelor degree in communication from the University of Ottawa and has taken advanced courses in andragogy. He is therefore aptly suited to deliver French courses at beginner, intermediate and advanced levels. Under his tutelage, his students thrive in a positive learning environment.

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