French: Beginner Level 1

French is the official language of 29 countries. It has a long history as an international language of literature and scientific standards and is a primary or second language of many international organizations. French has been called one of the three most useful languages for business by Bloomberg Businessweek. Join their ranks in this series of engaging classes, emphasizing spoken production and interaction. Beginner Level 1 is for students who have not studied French before, or have less than 10 hours of classroom time within the last year. Following the guidelines of the Common European Framework of Reference, students at this level will learn to identify common words concerning themselves and their families, read basic vocabulary, ask and answer simple questions in areas of immediate need, and use simple phrases and sentences to describe familiar people and places. Instructor: Siham Elaidi, Melanie Huguet



Start Date

January 13, 2020









9 Mondays, 6-7:30pm. Begins Jan. 13 No class Jan. 20 & Feb. 17

Please note, this course requires the additional purchase of a textbook: Communication progressive du français (ISBN: 978-209-038210-5). Students are generally asked to wait until after the first day of class to buy the book.

Instructors: Siham Elaidi


Siham Elaidi

Native Speaker