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French Beginners Level 2 (In-person)

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Continue to improve your French with this Beginner Level 2 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 2023

Dates/Times: Wednesdays, Jan. 25 to April 5, 2023 (10 weeks - no class March 8)
6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. | In-person
Course Code: CCOM 2082
Location: UNB Fredericton Campus
9 MacAulay Lane, Tilley Hall, Room 124 (Campus Map)
Price: $195 (No HST)
Instructor: Nadine Martin

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About the instructor

Nadine Martin is an Acadienne-Métis whose family has been in New Brunswick for hundreds of years. She has studied in Québec, Ontario, Maine, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island, earning multiple undergraduate degrees including graduating recently from UMPI Magna Cum Laude for her Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education. She has been a teacher for over two decades, and has been actively teaching grades K-12 in the District Scolaire Francophone du Sud and the Anglophone West School District. She is passionate about multilingualism and is preparing to pursue graduate studies in the Language Arts of French, English, and Maliseet. Nadine also loves studying music, knitting, cooking, and playing with her five-year old daughter.

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