Beginning 1 – Introduction to French – Evening Class

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9 Thursdays, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. 

Special Note: This class is taught in person. If you are not signing up because of it, please let us know so we may try to accommodate your request for an online class or know of your preferences for future classes. Thank you.

Book: Latitudes 1 ISBN: 978-2-278-06249-2 Please note that the book will be used in subsequent levels.
Location: This class will be taught in-person at the school, 75 Market Street in Portland.
Instructor: Andy MacDonald
Price: $170 (early registration) $195 (after 04/15)
Dates: 04/25 – 06/20
Need more information? Please sign up to attend our special “Café, Croissant et Petite Causerie” on Saturday April 13th or get in touch.

This class is for you if you have never studied French.
Embark on a new adventure that will be rewarding, fun, and an enjoyable challenge!

By the end of the class, students will be able to recognize familiar words and basic phrases concerning themselves, their family, and immediate surroundings when people speak slowly and clearly. They will understand familiar written names, words, and very simple sentences. They will be able to interact in a simple way provided their interlocutor is prepared to repeat or rephrase words or communications at a slower rate of speech. They will be able to ask and answer simple questions in areas of immediate need or on very familiar topics. They will be able to use basic phrases and sentences to describe who they are, where they live, and people they know.

Students will practice speaking in the present, talking about activities they do. They will begin to speak about the future. Students will start learning to distinguish between formal and informal speech. In this class, students with work on reading, writing, speaking, and listening. They will learn about simple cultural notions and concepts dealing with the French speaking world

If you need assistance to determine if this class is right for you, we would be happy to help.
Please sign up to attend our special “Café, Croissant et Petite Causerie” on Saturday April 13th or get in touch.


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