Speak & Write French effectively - Part I

Learning French can be quite challenging. Let's make this more effective & fun! Express yourself more confidently!
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  • Lectures 21
  • Length 2.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 12/2014 English

Course Description

Learning a foreign language can be quite challenging mainly when some sounds aren't familiar in your mother tongue. This course is for anyone - including complete beginners - preparing a trip (Holiday or Business) in France. It intends to make you more comfortable (speaking) when travelling in a French speaking country.


This course will also give you good foundations and teach you through several videos:

  • how to better express yourself
  • how to be better understood, whenever you will be at the station or even at the restaurant

Furthermore expressing yourself with "etre" (to be) or "avoir" (to have) will become after watching the materials given. Some useful idiomatic expressions, connectors and adverbs have also been added to some essential vocabulary printable (and extra material) - given here to help you express yourself more confidently.

Through diverse videos and several exercices strengthen your basis so you will feel more confident when expressing yourself in French.


Start today and I can guarantee that this course will be quite handy.

I will always answer your questions related to this course, to help you speak more confidently. What are you waiting for? Let's turn you into a confident speaker.

What are the requirements?

  • No previous knowledge is required

What am I going to get from this course?

  • be more confident (speaking) when travelling in a French speaking country
  • be understood at the station or even at the restaurant
  • expressing yourself with “ être” and “avoir” will become easier
  • learn some essential idiomatic expressions and vocabulary

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is for anyone - including complete beginners - preparing a trip ( Holiday or Business) in France. It intends to make you more comfortable speaking and expressing yourself in French.

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: French: a beautiful language, not that difficult...
Section 2: Getting Around effectively
Being Understood
Basic Niceties
Lost into Town
At the Restaurant I
At the Restaurant II
Section 3: The Verbs: Etre & Avoir
Verbs: Etre & Avoir
1 page

Conjugaison - Etre

1 page

Expressions avec être

10 questions

Test de Français

Quiz 1. Verbe Etre

Complete the blank areas with the appropriate present form of the verb “être”

10 questions

Test de Français

Quiz 2. Verbe Etre

Select the appropriate french translation of the english sentence given

1 page

Conjugaison Avoir

1 page

Expressions avec Avoir

10 questions

Test de Français - Verbe Avoir

Complete the blank areas with the appropriate present form of the verb “avoir”

Section 4: Useful Connectors & Vocabulary
Il y a... (There is..., There are...) / Il n' y a pas
C'est.../ Ce sont... (It is/ These are..., Those are...)
7 questions

Complete the blank field in each sentence with: c’est or ce sont.

Section 5: Negation
Negation with ne...pas / ne pas de...
5 questions

Answer each questions using a complete sentence with the appropriate negative form of etre.

Reminder: ne becomes n' before a vowel sound.

ne.... pas / n' ..... pas

Section 6: Numbers
Numbers: 1 to 20
Numbers: 21 to 1,000,000
8 pages

Be able to say numbers from 1 to 1, 000, 000.

5 questions

Write and Pronounce this number correclty

Section 7: Conclusion & Advises regarding this course
Section 8: Extra Material & Course available for download
2 pages

Vocabulary - Conjunctions, Qualifiers & Adverbs

2 pages

Some useful vocabulary to use whenever you enter a house or a flat.

33 pages

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Instructor Biography

Auden Sway, French teacher, bilingual tutor, entrepreneur

I am a native french speaker who grew up in south of France and completed a business and management degree in a bilingual business school based in Paris. During my time at university most classes were dispensed in English and French. I also spent most of my summers since a young age in the UK and US.

After graduating I headed for London where I am currently based and worked in the financial services industry. I also started diverse businesses and gave some courses of french. I am also an artist and entrepreneur.

Teaching a language can be certainly quite challenging mainly for english speakers as the sound and phonetic used in french are not necessarily similar and easier as the one used in English. As I spend most of my time speaking english ( fluently now on a daily basis) and french I am in a well position to understand the difficulty you are going through and can encounter - in term of understanding & expressing yourself.

That is one of the reasons why I would be more than glad to help you speak and write effectively our beautiful language.

I am sincerely quite keen to assist you reaching a decent level of French. Let s work together and reach our target: make you comfortable to the point you will be able to travel in France and feel comfortable speaking and asking for directions.

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