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Level 1 is taught in English and is for those who want to start at the very beginning with French or for those who took a little bit of French in high school. If you’ve never taken a language class before, don’t worry – we will walk you through the basics and explain verb conjugations, vocab learning tips, etc. If you can struggle through saying...

$399
M.W.   Jun 8th, 10am
Beginner
(24)
Monday June 8 10am - 12pm 10 Sessions $399
Monday July 6 7:30pm - 9:30pm 10 Sessions $399
Tuesday July 7 7pm - 9pm 10 Sessions $399
Wednesday July 8 7pm - 9pm 10 Sessions $399
Wednesday July 8 7:30pm - 9:30pm 10 Sessions $399
Tuesday August 11 6:45pm - 8:45pm 10 Sessions $399
Wednesday August 12 7:30pm - 9:30pm 10 Sessions $399
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In 6-8 weeks, basic conversation, reading, listening and writing skills will be taught. Students learn regular verbs ending in "er" and some irregular verbs: to be, to have, to do, to go, etc. In 8-12 weeks, students can expect to cover the present tense, basic negations, questions and adjectives. Some past tense usage will also be covered.Main conversation...

$250
M.   Jun 8th, 7:30pm
Beginner
(22)
Monday June 8 7:30pm - 9pm 6 Sessions $250
Monday June 8 7:30pm - 9pm 8 Sessions $300
Monday June 8 7:30pm - 9pm 12 Sessions $425
Saturday June 13 1:30pm - 3pm 6 Sessions $225
Saturday June 13 1:30pm - 3pm 8 Sessions $270
Saturday June 13 1:30pm - 3pm 12 Sessions $380
Wednesday June 17 4pm - 5:30pm 6 Sessions $225
Wednesday June 17 4pm - 5:30pm 8 Sessions $270
Wednesday June 17 4pm - 5:30pm 12 Sessions $380
Wednesday June 17 5:30pm - 7pm 6 Sessions $250
Wednesday June 17 5:30pm - 7pm 8 Sessions $300
Wednesday June 17 5:30pm - 7pm 12 Sessions $425
Tuesday June 30 7pm - 8:30pm 6 Sessions $250
Tuesday June 30 7pm - 8:30pm 8 Sessions $300
Tuesday June 30 7pm - 8:30pm 12 Sessions $425
Monday July 13 6pm - 7:30pm 6 Sessions $250
Monday July 13 6pm - 7:30pm 8 Sessions $300
Monday July 13 6pm - 7:30pm 12 Sessions $425
Tuesday July 14 10:30am - 12pm 6 Sessions $225
Tuesday July 14 10:30am - 12pm 8 Sessions $270
Tuesday July 14 10:30am - 12pm 12 Sessions $380
Saturday July 18 12pm - 1:30pm 6 Sessions $225
Saturday July 18 12pm - 1:30pm 8 Sessions $270
Saturday July 18 12pm - 1:30pm 12 Sessions $380
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You have never taken French before, or you have, long ago, but you don't remember much of it. Get started and sign up for our beginner level class! Débutant is right for you, if…You have no idea when to use le, la, or li (oh wait, we made that last one up).You took high school French…but you were too young to care.You don’t know or remember...

$395
Th.   May 28th, 7:30pm
Beginner
(5)
Thursday May 28 7:30pm - 9:30pm 8 Sessions $395
Sunday May 31 12:30pm - 2:30pm 9 Sessions $325
Thursday June 11 7:30pm - 9:30pm 8 Sessions $395
Thursday June 18 7:30pm - 9:30pm 8 Sessions $405
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You know how do introduce yourself, build a basic sentence in French, and conjugate regular verbs in the present. Keep going, you're on the right track! You’re a Grand Débutant, if……you can say “thank you very much”, but can’t quite master “for all of your support”. You sprinkle your attempts with English, mix up your French-isms,...

$325
Sa.   May 30th, 11am
Beginner
(5)
Saturday May 30 11am - 1pm 8 Sessions $325
Thursday June 4 7:30pm - 9:30pm 8 Sessions $325
Monday June 15 7:30pm - 9:30pm 8 Sessions $405
Thursday July 2 12:30pm - 2:30pm 8 Sessions $325
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You can hold your own in basic conversation, and explain what you did yesterday or last year, using the right tense. You are ready to take your French further. You’re an Apprenti, if…You can say I saw a movie, I want some milk, or I never get up early.You have a handle on past and present verb tenses. You know how to conjugate most irregular verbs...

$325
T.   Jun 2nd, 12:30pm
Beginner
(5)
Tuesday June 2 12:30pm - 2:30pm 8 Sessions $325
Wednesday June 3 7:30pm - 9:30pm 8 Sessions $325
Monday June 8 7:30pm - 9:30pm 8 Sessions $405
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Beginner levels learn the fundamentals of French conversation, build vocabulary, acquire basic grammar, and work on native pronunciation. Below is a partial list of what a Beginner may cover:Vocabulary & ConceptsGreeting & Parting SalutationsSocial Introductions (Hello, I am)NumbersAlphabetFoodsDays of the WeekMonths of the YearTelling TimeCounting...

$540
M.W.   Jun 1st, 6:30pm
Beginner
(3)
Monday June 1 6:30pm - 8:30pm 20 Sessions $540
Monday June 1 6:30pm - 8:30pm 10 Sessions $300
Monday June 1 6:30pm - 8:30pm 10 Sessions $300
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BEGINNERS (INDIVIDUALS WITH LITTLE KNOWLEDGE OF THE LANGUAGE) - YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO GIVE INFORMATION ABOUT YOURSELF, HOW TO ASK FOR INFORMATION ABOUT SOMETHING OR SOMEONE, UNDERSTAND DIRECTIONS, ORDER IN A RESTAURANT, DESCRIBE LIKES AND DISLIKES, & VOCABULARY FOR CLOTHES AND SHOES.

$75
Sa.   Jun 6th, 10am
Beginner
(2)
Saturday June 6 10am - 1pm 1 Session $75
Saturday June 6 10am - 1pm 1 Session $75
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This is the first course of a three-term sequence that introduces the fundamentals of the French language through speaking, listening, reading, and writing. Students acquire elementary grammar (present tense), learn to express negation and ask questions, and practice by conversing and writing about university life, hobbies, friends, and family. They...

$1,007
M.T.W.Th.   Jun 1st, 10am
Beginner

This is the first course of a three-term sequence that introduces the fundamentals of the French language through speaking, listening, reading, and writing. Students acquire elementary grammar (present tense), learn to express negation and ask questions, and practice by conversing and writing about university life, hobbies, friends, and family. They...

$597
T.Th.   Jun 2nd, 6pm
Beginner

This Level 2 course is for people who recently completed a beginner course or have basic knowledge of French including the present and simple past tenses. More advanced grammar is presented and the class incorporates more speaking practice. Over 8 weeks, we'll focus on building conversation skills and mid-level grammar. In 8 weeks, you'll...

$395
M.   Jun 1st, 6:15pm
Beginner
(3)
Monday June 1 6:15pm - 7:45pm 8 Sessions $395
Tuesday June 2 12:30pm - 1:45pm 8 Sessions $300
Saturday June 6 10:30am - 11:45am 8 Sessions $300
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This beginner class is for absolute beginners or for people who studied French a long time ago and want to start again from the beginning to make sure they don’t have any gaps. The class moves pretty quickly so even if you already know a few things but are rusty on the grammar, this beginner class could be right for you. In 8 weeks, you'll learn: Pronunciation...

$225
T.   Jun 2nd, 2pm
Beginner
(3)
Tuesday June 2 2pm - 3:15pm 8 Sessions $225
Tuesday June 2 6:15pm - 7:45pm 8 Sessions $295
Wednesday June 3 11am - 12:30pm 8 Sessions $240
Wednesday June 3 6:15pm - 7:45pm 8 Sessions $295
Wednesday June 3 8pm - 9:30pm 8 Sessions $295
Saturday June 6 1:30pm - 2:45pm 9 Sessions $225
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Before traveling to France or another country where French is commonly spoken, stop at The New School for an immersion in the French language. Master common situations such as asking for directions, handling currency, ordering in restaurants, and shopping. Make rapid progress learning to converse in French. Level 1 is for complete beginners; Level...

$357
Sa.Su.   Jun 6th, 10am
Beginner

This class in intended to cover the complete 102 level in 2 weeks. This class is the continuation of 101 and will strengthen and develop your knowledge of the language. In this class, you will be able to talk about your taste, express what you like and dislike, talk about time and leisure activities, start a travel blog and express what you want...

$380
M.T.W.Th.F.   Jun 22nd, 6pm
Beginner
(2)
Monday June 22 6pm - 8pm 10 Sessions $380
Monday July 6 6pm - 8pm 10 Sessions $380
Monday August 3 6pm - 8pm 10 Sessions $380
Monday August 17 6pm - 8pm 10 Sessions $380
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This class is intended to cover the complete 103 level in 2 weeks. This class is the continuation of 102 and will finish the first stage of language learning - A1. After this class, you will be able to describe objects and tell a story in the past with a lot more accuracy and details. You will learn how to read and understand instructions and...

$380
M.T.W.Th.F.   Jun 22nd, 6pm
Beginner
(2)
Monday June 22 6pm - 8pm 10 Sessions $380
Monday July 6 6pm - 8pm 10 Sessions $380
Monday August 3 6pm - 8pm 10 Sessions $380
Monday August 17 6pm - 8pm 10 Sessions $380
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This class in intended to cover the complete 102 level in 2 weeks. This class is the continuation of 101 and will strengthen and develop your knowledge of the language. In this class, you will be able to talk about your taste, express what you like and dislike, talk about time and leisure activities, start a travel blog and express what you want...

$380
M.T.W.Th.F.   Jun 22nd, 6pm
Beginner
(2)
Monday June 22 6pm - 8pm 10 Sessions $380
Monday July 6 6pm - 8pm 10 Sessions $380
Monday August 3 6pm - 8pm 10 Sessions $380
Monday August 17 6pm - 8pm 10 Sessions $380
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This class is intended to cover the complete 103 level in 2 weeks. This class is the continuation of 102 and will finish the first stage of language learning - A1. After this class, you will be able to describe objects and tell a story in the past with a lot more accuracy and details. You will learn how to read and understand instructions and...

$380
M.T.W.Th.F.   Jun 22nd, 6pm
Beginner
(2)
Monday June 22 6pm - 8pm 10 Sessions $380
Monday July 6 6pm - 8pm 10 Sessions $380
Monday August 3 6pm - 8pm 10 Sessions $380
Monday August 17 6pm - 8pm 10 Sessions $380
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Other Dates (4)

This class in intended to cover the complete 102 level in 2 weeks. This class is the continuation of 101 and will strengthen and develop your knowledge of the language. In this class, you will be able to talk about your taste, express what you like and dislike, talk about time and leisure activities, start a travel blog and express what you want...

$380
M.T.W.Th.F.   Jun 22nd, 6pm
Beginner
(2)
Monday June 22 6pm - 8pm 10 Sessions $380
Monday July 6 6pm - 8pm 10 Sessions $380
Monday August 3 6pm - 8pm 10 Sessions $380
Monday August 17 6pm - 8pm 10 Sessions $380
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This class is intended to cover the complete 103 level in 2 weeks. This class is the continuation of 102 and will finish the first stage of language learning - A1. After this class, you will be able to describe objects and tell a story in the past with a lot more accuracy and details. You will learn how to read and understand instructions and...

$380
M.T.W.Th.F.   Jun 22nd, 6pm
Beginner
(2)
Monday June 22 6pm - 8pm 10 Sessions $380
Monday July 6 6pm - 8pm 10 Sessions $380
Monday August 3 6pm - 8pm 10 Sessions $380
Monday August 17 6pm - 8pm 10 Sessions $380
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Learn Italian in a New York minute with our summer Group Class Intensives. These 2-week classes meet daily from 6:00pm to 8:00pm (Mon-Fri) and are taught by native instructors. Be ready for a fun & cultural class in which you will be speaking your dream language from the very first session.​ This class is intended to cover the...

$380
M.T.W.Th.F.   Jun 22nd, 6pm
Beginner
(2)
Monday June 22 6pm - 8pm 10 Sessions $380
Monday July 6 6pm - 8pm 10 Sessions $380
Monday July 20 6pm - 8pm 10 Sessions $380
Monday August 3 6pm - 8pm 10 Sessions $380
Monday August 17 6pm - 8pm 10 Sessions $380
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Learn French in a New York minute with our summer Group Class Intensives. These 2-week classes meet daily from 6:00pm to 8:00pm (Mon-Fri) and are taught by native instructors. Be ready for a fun & cultural class in which you will be speaking your dream language from the very first session.​ This class is intended to cover the...

$380
M.T.W.Th.F.   Jun 22nd, 6pm
Beginner
(2)
Monday June 22 6pm - 8pm 10 Sessions $380
Monday July 6 6pm - 8pm 10 Sessions $380
Monday July 20 6pm - 8pm 10 Sessions $380
Monday August 3 6pm - 8pm 10 Sessions $380
Monday August 17 6pm - 8pm 10 Sessions $380
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