Learn to Speak: Conversational French - French For Beginners
4.5 (354 ratings)
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Learn to Speak: Conversational French - French For Beginners

A French Course for beginners, with the emphasis on Coversational French and no tricky grammar to worry about!
4.5 (354 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
11,121 students enrolled
Created by Scott McElroy
Last updated 7/2015
English
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This course includes
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 3 articles
  • 25 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • 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.

Requirements
  • There is no need to have had any experience with French at all, as this French Language 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.
Description

                           This French 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! 

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  '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 

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                           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! 

Who this course is for:
  • The course is suitable for people with limited-to-zero previous French experience
  • Someone looking for a French Language Course to take at their own pace
Course content
Expand all 28 lectures 03:56:11
+ Why choose to learn another language?
3 lectures 09:09

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.

Preview 04:50
PRO tip to boost your learning potential!
01:09
+ Greetings and personal profile.
4 lectures 44:52
PRO tip: How many kisses?
01:34
Age, location and where you are from.
14:34
Likes, dislikes and hobbies.
17:09

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

Greetings and Personal Profile Quiz.
10 questions
+ Getting around town.
3 lectures 37:25
Directions and landmarks.
16:09
Countries of the World.
06:52
Transport and times.
14:24

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

Getting Around Town Quiz
10 questions
+ Social Life and Dining Out.
2 lectures 32:17
Meeting up with friends.
15:35
Au café: Ordering food.
16:42

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

Social Life and Dining Out Quiz
10 questions
+ Body Parts and Illness.
1 lecture 16:42
Body parts and common illnesses.
16:42

A roundup of the body parts and illnesses lecture content.

Body Parts and Illnesses Quiz.
5 questions
+ Conclusion.
1 lecture 03:58
Conclusion and Ongoing Learning
03:58
+ Useful extras - Printable vocabulary with simplified phonetics.
8 lectures 00:35
Etre and Avoir - The verbs 'to be' and to 'have' - IMPORTANT INFORMATION
00:35
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
+ BONUS SECTION: 60 Second Flashcard Videos - Learn on the Go
6 lectures 05:54
60 Second Flashcard Video - Colours and Shapes
00:59
60 Second Flashcard Video - Family, Friends and Relationships
01:00
60 Second Flashcard Video - The Alphabet
01:00
60 Second Flashcard Video - Animals
00:59