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French Beginners Level 2

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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

Date/Time: Tuesdays, March 23 to April 27, 2021 (6 weeks)
Tuesdays, May 11 to June 15, 2021 (6 weeks)
Tuesdays, June 29 to Aug. 3, 2021 (6 weeks)
Time: 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Online
Price: $149 (No HST)
Instructor: Sophie Chiasson

Register for March 23 - April 27, 2021
Register for May 11 - June 15, 2021
Register for June 29 - Aug. 3, 2021

About the instructor

Sophie Chiasson is from the Acadian Peninsula and has experience teaching French as a second language (FSL) to adults with more than 900 hours in the classroom. She has taught educators, government employees, French immersion students, and more. Sophie holds 2 bachelor degree’s in education from University of Moncton and Université Sainte-Anne in Halifax.

In addition, Sophie has also completed a tourism training at NBCC-Edmundston, where she was selected for a 3-month internship in France. Sophie’s students will thrive in a positive learning environment and will be inspired to learn more about the French language.

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