Learn to Speak: Conversational French - Full Course

Learn to Speak French like a PRO, with the emphasis on the spoken language and no tricky grammar to worry about!
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Instructed by Scott McElroy Language / French
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  • Lectures 28
  • Length 4 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
    30 day money back guarantee!
    Available on iOS and Android
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About This Course

Published 3/2014 English

Course Description

The course is designed to help everyone from the ab initio stage - those who have never learned French before - to those wanting to brush up in preparation for an upcoming holiday or business trip. The course is audio based using a bilingual speaker (myself) and it will be supported with on-screen transcripts for easier learning and better retention. There are also printable vocabulary guides to take with you wherever you go!

Latest Update: Sept 2016

Over 8,100 students have already enrolled and are profiting from this course!


Just look at what my students have to say!

'Each lecture gives so much detail, without it sounding too overwhelming. It really is a must have for mastering a good, solid foundation of spoken French! It's good to keep referring to various modules as you like. Very well presented, likeable tutor, easy to follow online course. 5/5!' Catherine Holder

'Having been to college to learn French and spent lots of cash on books, this has to be the easiest course by far. Navigation of the online content is both enjoyable and simple. The ability to access the course when you want makes my first foray into online learning a joy. many thanks this is the helping hand I needed.' Frank Phipps

'The BEST thing about this course (apart from it being really helpful!) is that the content is up to date and contemporary. My classes (I am a French teacher) sometimes have to learn from outdated text books but the language in this course is modern, fresh and above all it is USABLE! Thank you for your hard work!' Charlize Afolayan

'This course has made learning French so accessible and easy that I can actually feel myself progressing. Honestly, you won't regret signing up!' James Marsh


The course is designed as an easy access into the world of French and has been laid out in such a way that students can go at their own pace. Don't forget, you are covered by a MASSIVE 30-day no-quibble money back guarantee, so if you don't love the course then you can get a refund with no questions asked!

If you have always been fascinated by people who speak another language and want to pursue it as a hobby, or you simply need to brush up on your spoken French before you head off on a trip, this course will help you to achieve your goals and open up new avenues and experiences for years to come!

What are the requirements?

  • There is no need to have had any experience with French at all, as the course covers everything as brand new learning. For the supplementary materials a PDF reader such as Adobe Reader will be required, and, although it is possible to use online application such as Google Docs to read the PowerPoint lectures, a version of Microsoft's PowerPoint software or equivalent would be preferable.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • By the end of this course you will be able to hold a basic conversation with a native French speaker
  • In this course you will learn to introduce yourself, ask for directions to important landmarks and order a range of food and drinks.

Who is the target audience?

  • The course is suitable for people with limited-to-zero previous French experience

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Why choose to learn another language?
The benefits of learning another language.

A look at what the French language entails, from masculine and feminine nouns to the different tenses. Contains some important information on the course layout.

PRO tip to boost your learning potential!
Section 2: Greetings and personal profile.
Much more than Bonjour!
PRO tip: How many kisses?
Age, location and where you are from.
Likes, dislikes and hobbies.
10 questions

A round-up of this section, covering greetings, numbers and your likes and dislikes.

Section 3: Getting around town.
Directions and landmarks.
Countries of the World.
Transport and times.
10 questions

Let's see what we have learned from this section.

Section 4: Social Life and Dining Out.
Meeting up with friends.
Au café: Ordering food.
10 questions

A review of the things we have learned throughout this section.

Section 5: Body Parts and Illness.
Body parts and common illnesses.
5 questions

A roundup of the body parts and illnesses lecture content.

Section 6: Conclusion.
Conclusion and Ongoing Learning
Section 7: Useful extras - Printable vocabulary with simplified phonetics.
Etre and Avoir - The verbs 'to be' and to 'have' - IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Useful connective words.
1 page
Numbers 1-1000.
3 pages
Size and weight vocabulary.
2 pages
Food and drink.
3 pages
Useful verbs.
1 page
Emergency situations.
1 page
Full Course Presentation for Download.
74 pages
Section 8: BONUS SECTION: 60 Second Flashcard Videos - Learn on the Go
60 Second Flashcard Video - Meals and Snacks
60 Second Flashcard Video - Drinks
60 Second Flashcard Video - Colours and Shapes
60 Second Flashcard Video - Family, Friends and Relationships
60 Second Flashcard Video - The Alphabet
60 Second Flashcard Video - Animals

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Instructor Biography

Scott McElroy, French & Spanish teacher, Language Lover & Eternal Student.

I am an experienced teacher of French & Spanish and dedicated eLearning instructor with a Bachelors degree in Education with French specialism . I am also the proud owner of the eLingo resources page and blog. My experience covers primary and secondary teaching, as well as teaching adults of all ages.

After a 2 year period spent teaching English in Brittany, France I returned to the UK and was convinced that teaching was where I wanted to be, so I went to university and made it happen. Now I have successfully moved into the world of online teaching and I hope you will join me for the journey!

I have also leveraged this experience and my online presence to become an expert in passive income strategies using personal skill-sets and now I want to share these tips and tricks with you.

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