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French: The Basics Part I


In Class


Have you always wanted to learn the French language? Designed for the beginner, this course develops a basic vocabulary, explores fundamental grammar, pronunciation and verbs. You will develop your French communication skills by learning to ask and answer simple questions in a variety of practical situations.

What You Will Learn

As an Introduction to French the aim of this course is to provide the participants with a basic understanding of how the language “works”. You will study basic vocabulary and expressions, alphabet, numbers, and basic regular and irregular verbs (e.g. avoir être, faire). The importance of basic grammar and proper pronunciation will be addressed through study and systematic practice of the French sounds, rhythm, grammar and simple communicative topics.

At the completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Understand elementary vocabulary and verbs
  • Ask and answer simple questions

What to Expect

This is an interactive course, which includes lectures, exercises and practicing the language in and out of class.

There are no prerequisites required. This class is for students who have no knowledge of the language or have forgotten what was previously learned.

Registration Options

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LANG6301 - 016 Jan 12 - Mar 01, 2016 Enrollment Closed

Day Date Time Location
Tue   Jan 12 to Mar 01, 2016 7:00PM to 9:00PM Downtown Campus, Citi Plaza, 124

Completion Requirements
To complete this course, active participation is required and participants must miss no more than two classes.

Required Textbooks

French: The 100+ Series, Degregory, 1998. ISBN 15682266675.

Everything Learning French (Book + CD), Sallee, Hebert, Second Edition, ISBN 9781598694123.

Johanne Giroux

Course Fee $194.00 ?
Western Employee $194.00 ?

Potential Discount(s): Citi Plaza , Western Alumni , Pillar , Amway