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Beginner - Level 3 (A1-3)

This level is designed for people who already have the skills taught in the Beginner 2 level.

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Content  - Beginner 3 

Required Textbook

In this course you will cover Units 5 and 6, pp. 94 to 133.

Learn How To

* Accept and refuse an invitation
* Give instructions
* Ask for the price of something
* Do grocery shopping and write a recipe
* Order food in a restaurant
* Give your appreciation
* Write an invitation
* Ask for clarification
* Describe a city
* Locate places within a city

Society & Culture

* A French village
* The Word festival
* Visiting Brussels, Lyon, Angers and Bordeaux
* Paying for your purchases


* The city
* Modes of transport
* Shops and services
* Food
* Money


* The negative form (ne... plus, ne … jamais)
* The verbs acheter, manger, payer and prendre
* The adjective place
* The pronouns y and en
* The partitive article and quantities
* The imperative affirmative
* Preposition of place
* Comparison


Next session of classes for adults: Session 3-2021 (April 26 - June 19No group classes on May 31

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We will dig into useful vocabulary and expressions related to food: doing groceries, following a recipe, ordering at a restaurant, and inviting for dinner. You will also learn how to describe a city as well as how to ask for and to provide directions. Grammatically, you will know more about the negative form, imperative, how to compare, and where to use adjectives.

In this Beginner level 3 course, you will cover Units 5 and 6 of the textbook, pp 94 to 133.

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Beginner Conversation (A1-3 to A1-5)

A screen shouldn’t keep us from chatting together! Every week, we encourage you to talk on different subjects to practice your spoken skills.

From Beginner level 3 to 5, come and join us to give a try in conversing in French !

Each week, you will have a document (a text, a video...) to read/watch at home to get you prepared to the conversation.
Eight classes, four general topics, to allow you to discover and reuse specific vocabulary while practicing your talking skills !

29 Apr 2021 to 17 Jun 2021
  • Thursday   1pm ▸ 2pm (Coline Lebeau)
$190.00 USD
Beginner - Level 3 (A1-3)

29 Apr 2021 to 17 Jun 2021
  • Thursday   7pm ▸ 9pm (Cedric Ih)
$485.00 USD
Beginner - Level 3 (A1-3)

01 May 2021 to 19 Jun 2021
  • Saturday   10am ▸ 12pm (Julie Selvin)
$485.00 USD

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