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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 have:

  • Meet the criteria listed in French Beginners Level I
  • 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

Dates: Tuesdays, Jan. 26 to March 9, 2021 (6 weeks - no class March 2)
Time: 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Offered online
Course fee: $149 (No HST)
Instructor: Sophie Chiasson

Register for Jan. 26-March 9, 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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