Conversational French Made Easy
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Conversational French Made Easy

Learn French with this intuitive and fast French learning method that will have you speaking French from day one
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4.4 (153 ratings)
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Last updated 10/2016
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Includes:
  • 5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 15 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • By the end of this course you will be able to ask questions and form sentences in numerous real-life situations. From meeting new people, to ordering food, asking/follow directions, getting around using public transportation and more!
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Requirements
  • No previous knowledge of French is required.
  • No special software or materials are needed. All you need is your motivation and love for the language.
  • Repeat each word and sentence you hear in French as many times as you can.
Description

Do you wish learning French was an easy thing to do? Do you wish you were be able to communicate easily with French speakers when traveling around the world or in your own country?

If so, the Conversational French Made Easy course, will give you the tools to communicate effectively with French speakers anywhere in the world.

This course takes you from learning how to pronounce French words correctly to understanding others and expressing your needs in a number of situations.

How have we accomplished this?

Instead of focusing on grammar lingo and concepts, we focus on useful phrases and sentences that you can start using from day one.

Through 88 video lectures, you will learn essential conversational French in a number of common situations. Starting with simple vocabulary that you can use when meeting people, to more complex vocabulary and phrases that will allow you to order food, follow directions and other important skills that will make your trips to French-speaking countries that much more enjoyable.

This is what some of our students are saying:

"This course is extremely helpful in developing basic conversation skills. I can't wait to become proficient enough to put everything to use!"

"The instructor is amazing! This course is well organized and it
explains the most important details of what it takes to learn french!"

Course Bonuses:

In addition to the video lectures, practice videos and quizzes, you will have access to ready-to-print PDF's that you can review in your free time to help you keep your conversational French skills fresh.

This course also includes recordings of French speakers from different countries, so you get used to different accents from different parts of the world.

Join our over 1,500 member French-learning community. You'll have direct access to your course tutor and course peers to get an answer to any questions you may have.

Remember, all Udemy courses come with a 30-day money back guarantee. Sign up and start learning French today! See you inside the course!

Who is the target audience?
  • Designed for beginners and intermediate students.
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Curriculum For This Course
95 Lectures
05:44:26
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Introduction
1 Lecture 01:40
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Gender & Number
1 Lecture 05:59
Gender & Number
05:59
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Meeting People
6 Lectures 18:22

In this lesson, you will learn useful vocabulary for greeting and asking/answering common questions when you first meet new people (Part 1)

Preview 03:52

In this lesson, you will learn useful vocabulary for greeting and asking/answering common questions when you first meet new people (Part 2)
Preview 04:17

In this video, you will listen to a conversation and practice using the vocabulary learned on previous lessons. In this case, you will make use of the informal vocabulary.

Meeting People - Conversation (Informal Scenario)
03:29

In this video, you will listen to a conversation and practice using the vocabulary learned on previous lessons. In this case, you will make use of the formal vocabulary.

Meeting People - Conversation (Formal Scenario)
03:49

You can use this worksheet to log your answers to the "Practice Time" video coming ahead.
Worksheet for use with next video (Practice Time #1)
1 page

Put your knowledge to the test with this audio-visual exercise. Select the best answer in each case.

Practice Time #1 - Meeting People
02:55

Meeting People
7 questions
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Money
6 Lectures 16:45

In this lesson, you will learn the French numbers from zero to ten.

Numbers 0-10
03:00

You can use this worksheet to log your answers to the "Practice Time" video coming ahead.
Worksheet for use with next video (Practice Time #2)
1 page

Learn to do some simple math in French with numbers from 1 to 10. Put your knowledge to the test with this audio-visual exercise. Select the best answer in each case.

Practice Time #2 (Numbers 1-10)
01:49

In this lesson, you will learn how to ask about the cost of things. This lesson has been divided into two main sections, as follows:

Minute 00:00 - Vocabulary (Finding out the cost of things)

Minute 01:20 - Conversation (Woman asking for the cost of things at a store)

How much does it cost? - Vocabulary & Conversation
02:25

How much does it cost?
6 questions

In this video, you will learn vocabulary on different payment methods. This lesson has been divided into two main sections, as follows:

Minute 00:00 - Vocabulary (Payment Methods)

Minute 03:45 - Conversation Scenario (Woman paying with different payment methods)

Payment Methods - Vocabulary & Conversation
06:03

In this lesson, you will learn how to ask where to find an ATM or Currency Exchange Office.

The ATM & Currency Exchange Office - Vocabulary & Conversation
03:28

Money Section
5 questions
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Hotel Amenities & Services
9 Lectures 22:36

In this lesson, you will French vocabulary on different amenities and services commonly found in a hotel.

Hotel Amenities & Services - Vocabulary
03:10

You can use this worksheet to log your answers to the "Practice Time" video coming ahead.

Worksheet for use with next video (Practice Time #3)
2 pages

Put your knowledge to the test with this audio-visual exercise. Select the best answer in each case.

Practice Time #3 - Hotel Amenities and Services
04:31

In this video, you will listen to a conversation and practice using the vocabulary learned on previous lessons. In this case, a French woman is inquiring about the different amenities and services offered at the hotel.

Hotel Amenities & Services - Conversation
03:14

In this lesson, you will learn French vocabulary on objects found inside a hotel room.

Hotel Room - Vocabulary
03:11

You can use this worksheet to log your answers to the "Practice Time" video coming ahead.

Worksheet for use with next video (Practice Time #4)
2 pages

Put your knowledge to the test with this audio-visual exercise. Select the best answer in each case.

Practice Time #4 - Hotel Room
03:56

In this lesson, you will learn vocabulary on how to properly request for things you need while staying at a hotel.

At the Front Desk - Vocabulary
02:00

In this video, you will listen to a conversation and practice using the vocabulary learned on previous lessons. In this case, a French woman asks the hotel clerk for basic items.

At the Front Desk - Conversation
02:34
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Booking a Hotel Room
5 Lectures 17:03

In this lesson, you will learn useful vocabulary when booking a hotel room (Part 1). In this case, we'll learn about possible questions you'll be asked by the front desk clerk.

Booking a Hotel Room - Part 1 (Questions from the Hotel Clerk)
02:52

Booking a Hotel Room (Questions from Hotel Clerk)
3 questions

In this lesson, you will learn useful vocabulary when booking a hotel room (Part 2). In this case, we'll learn about asking about room availability.

Booking a Hotel Room - Part 2 (Inquiring about room vacancy)
03:06

In this lesson, you will learn useful vocabulary when booking a hotel room (Part 3). In this case, we'll learn vocabulary for booking a hotel room that will fit your needs.
Booking a Hotel Room - Part 3 (Booking a room that fits your needs)
07:07

In this lesson, you will learn useful vocabulary when booking a hotel room (Part 4). In this case, we'll learn how to find out about room rates.
Booking a Hotel Room - Part 4 (Inquiring about hotel room prices)
01:45

In this video, you will listen to a conversation and practice using the vocabulary learned on previous lessons. In this case, a French woman books a hotel room.

Booking a Hotel Room - Conversation
02:13

Booking a Hotel Room
9 questions
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Asking for / Following Directions
15 Lectures 52:01

In this lesson, you will learn French vocabulary on different commonly visited venues and locations.

Common Destinations - Vocabulary
03:16

You can use this worksheet to log your answers to the "Practice Time" video coming ahead.
Worksheet for use with next video (Practice Time #5)
3 pages

Put your knowledge to the test with this audio-visual exercise. Select the best answer in each case.

Practice Time #5 - Common Destinations
04:30

In this lesson, you will learn the French translation for the hundreds.

Hundreds
02:33

Hundreds
9 questions

In this lesson, you will learn the French name for the Cardinal Points (North, South, East & West), as well as meters and kilometers.

Cardinal Points and Meters
05:32

Cardinal Points & Meters
10 questions

In this lesson, you will learn useful vocabulary that will allow you to ask for directions

Asking for Directions - Vocabulary
05:04

In this lesson, you will learn useful vocabulary on following directions (Part 1).

Following Directions - Part 1
02:57

Asking for / Following Directions (Part 1)
9 questions

In this lesson, you will learn useful vocabulary on following directions (Part 2).
Following Directions - Part 2
04:54

You can use this worksheet to log your answers to the "Practice Time" video coming ahead.
Worksheet for use with next video (Practice Time #6)
1 page

Put your knowledge to the test with this audio-visual exercise. Select the best answer in each case.

Practice Time #6 - Following Directions
02:34

Asking for / Following Directions (Part 2)
7 questions

In this lesson, you will learn useful vocabulary on following directions (Part 3).

Following Directions - Part 3 (Driving Directions)
05:40

In this lesson, you will practice getting from point A to point B by car (We'll use a real-life map) - Scenario #1

Following Driving Directions - Real Scenario 1
02:53

In this lesson, you will learn useful vocabulary on following directions (Part 4).

Following Directions - Part 4 (Driving Directions)
05:45

In this lesson, you will practice getting from point A to point B by car (We'll use a real-life map) - Scenario #2
Following Driving Directions - Real Scenario 2
03:51

Following Driving Directions
12 questions

In this video, you will listen to a conversation and practice using the vocabulary learned on previous lessons. In this case, a French woman asks how to get to the market.

Asking for / Following Directions - Conversation
02:32
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Public Transportation
18 Lectures 01:03:04

In this lesson, you will learn French vocabulary on common modes of transportation.

Modes of Transportation - Vocabulary
02:26

You can use this worksheet to log your answers to the "Practice Time" video coming ahead.

Worksheet for use with next video (Practice Time #7)
2 pages

Put your knowledge to the test with this audio-visual exercise. Select the best answer in each case.

Practice Time #7 - Modes of Transportation
03:19

In this lesson, you will learn useful French skills that will help you follow directions to get to your destination using Public Transportation.

Following Directions - Public Transportation - Vocabulary
05:26

Following Directions - Public Transportation - Scenario 1
02:33

Following Directions (Public Transportation)
5 questions

In this lesson, you will learn the numbers from 11 to 24

Numbers 11-24
03:37

You can use this worksheet to log your answers to the "Practice Time" video coming ahead.

Worksheet for use with next video (Practice Time #8)
2 pages

Put your knowledge to the test with this audio-visual exercise. Select the best answer in each case.

Practice Time #8 - Numbers 11-24
02:22

In this lesson, you will learn how to express the time in French using the 24-hour clock

Time of Arrival & Departure - 24-hour clock system
05:04

In this lesson, you will learn how to express the time in French at 12 noon and 12 midnight.
Time of Arrival & Departure - Noon & Midnight
02:33

In this lesson, you will learn how to express the time in French using the 12-hour clock

Time of Arrival & Departure - 12-hour clock system
06:30

Time of Arrival & Departure
8 questions

In this lesson, you will learn useful vocabulary for inquiring about the time of departure and arrival of public transportation (Part 1).

Inquiring about times of departure and arrival - Part 1
05:21

In this lesson, you will learn useful vocabulary for inquiring about the time of departure and arrival of public transportation (Part 2).
Inquiring about times of departure and arrival - Part 2
05:54

In this video, you will listen to a conversation and practice using the vocabulary learned on previous lessons. In this case, a French woman asks about the time of departure and arrival of a bus.

Inquiring about times of departure and arrival - Conversation
01:44

Inquiring about times of arrival and departure
6 questions

In this lesson, you will learn vocabulary that will help you determine which bus (train, ferry, etc) you should take.

Which bus/train/ferry should I take? - Vocabulary
04:26

In this video, you will listen to a conversation and practice using the vocabulary learned on previous lessons. In this case, a French woman asks which bus she should take to get to the city center.

Which bus/train/ferry should I take? - Conversation
02:03

Which bus/train/ferry should I take?
6 questions

In this lesson, you will learn useful vocabulary to help you buy public transportation tickets.

Buying Public Transportation Tickets - Vocabulary
07:11

In this video, you will listen to a conversation and practice using the vocabulary learned on previous lessons. In this case, a French woman buys public transportation tickets.

Buying Public Transportation Tickets - Conversation
02:35

Buying Public Transportation Tickets
7 questions
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Traveling by Taxi
3 Lectures 10:40

In this lesson, you will learn French vocabulary for use when traveling by taxi.

Traveling by taxi - Vocabulary
03:48

In this video, you will listen to a conversation and practice using the vocabulary learned on previous lessons. In this case, a French woman interacts with a taxi driver.
Traveling by taxi - Conversation
01:48

In this lesson, you will learn vocabulary on paying for a cab ride. You will also listen to a conversation between a taxi driver and a customer.

Paying for your taxi ride - Vocabulary & Conversation
05:04

Traveling by Taxi
7 questions
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Reading the Menu & Common Drinks
8 Lectures 29:05

In this lesson, you will learn useful vocabulary that will allow you to read a menu in French.

The Menu - Vocabulary
04:32

You can use this worksheet to log your answers to the "Practice Time" video coming ahead.

Worksheet for use with next video (Practice Time #9)
3 pages

Put your knowledge to the test with this audio-visual exercise. Select the best answer in each case.

Practice Time #9 - The Menu
04:10

In this lesson, you will learn the name of multiple drinks in French.

Drinks - Part 1
05:00

In this lesson, you will learn the name of multiple drinks in French as well as adding milk to your coffee or tea.

Drinks - Part 2
04:44

In this lesson, you will learn useful vocabulary for adding sugar or ice to your drinks
Drinks - Part 3
04:55

You can use this worksheet to log your answers to the "Practice Time" video coming ahead.
Worksheet for use with next video (Practice Time #10)
4 pages

Put your knowledge to the test with this audio-visual exercise. Select the best answer in each case.
Practice Time #10 - Drinks
05:44
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About the Instructor
Esteban Perez Rodriguez
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Making Language Learning Easy

I am passionate about learning and teaching languages. Originally from Costa Rica, now live in San Francisco, California. I have a degree in Business Management and trained to become a teacher.

I focus on creating high-quality language online courses as well as creating a fun and interesting easy-to-follow environment that keep my students motivated and makes the learning process an enjoyable experience.

I strive to give my students practical knowledge and language skills that will enrich their personal and professional lives.

Look forward to welcoming you in my courses.