Beginner 1

This level is designed for people who never had French lessons before.

Required textbook

Saison 1

In this course you will cover Units 0 to Unit 2, pp. 13 to 57.

Content of this level

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2018 - Session6-2018

From 22 Oct to 23 Dec
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Learn How To

Greet someone
Introduce yourself and/or others
Communicate in class
Ask for information
Ask questions
Describe accommodation
Ask and provide information about accommodation
Describe a person

Society & Culture

French monuments
French greetings and etiquette
French cities and people
Unusual homes in France and Switzerland
French personalities
Bastille Day


Alphabet and numbers
Nationalities and languages
Personal traits
Physical description
Days and months
Accommodation, rooms and amenities


Verbs  être, avoir, s’appeler, venir, aller
Present tense ER verbs (parler, habiter)
Gender and number of nouns and adjectives
Prepositions (à, en, au, aux)
The negative form (ne…pas) Articles : Definite (le, la, les), Indefinite (un, une, des)
Possessive adjectives
Basic question forms

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