Intro to French

The French introductory course is an immersive course designed for students who have no French foundation. Students will focus on four aspects of language learning: speaking, writing, reading and listening.
Designed for

Students who have little to no knowledge of French, and would like to learn the language



Class format

One-on-one and small group (Max. 7 students/class)

Class Introduction

Introduction to French is a class intended for students with little to no French background. During the class students will take part in the four main areas of language learning: speaking, writing, reading, and listening. As we progress in the class, students will be expected to use as much French as they can, to help improve their skills.


After completing the course, students are expected to reach the following goals:

  • Introduce the students to the vocabulary, grammar, and structure of the target language
  • Focus on cultural norms and processes, especially in regard to the appropriate use of the language
  • To begin to build a base of French vocabulary through the use of reading, writing, listening, and comprehension skills in the target language
Course Content
1Names of letters and letter sounds
2Name of accents, effect of accents
3Greetings, numbers
4Classroom objects
5Leisure time activities
6Articles and plural forms of nouns
7Regular -ER verbs
8Irregular verbs including avoir, être
9Family vocabulary and possessive adjectives
10Use of adjectives to describe physical and personality traits

Students and their parents will receive brief feedback after each class regarding the student’s general participation in class. Students will also receive feedback on graded assignments via email. 

10 group classes, 90 minutes each, 15 hours in total

2023-2024 Winter Group Classes: Open for Registration

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