Price:
$299
(10 sessions)
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Sessions:
Wed, Oct 08
7:00pm - 09:00pm
Wed, Oct 15
7:00pm - 09:00pm
Wed, Oct 22
7:00pm - 09:00pm
Wed, Oct 29
7:00pm - 09:00pm
Wed, Nov 05
7:00pm - 09:00pm
Wed, Nov 12
7:00pm - 09:00pm
Wed, Nov 19
7:00pm - 09:00pm
Wed, Nov 26
7:00pm - 09:00pm
Wed, Dec 03
7:00pm - 09:00pm
Wed, Dec 10
7:00pm - 09:00pm
Location: Brooklyn Heights
16 Court St 34th Floor
(Btwn Montague & Remsen Streets)
Brooklyn, New York 11241
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Class Information

  • Class Level: Beginner
  • Age Requirements: 18 and older
  • Average Class Size: 12

What you'll learn in this basic french class:

Students will learn the basics of the language and be able to build up enough knowledge to read and write to a beginner plus level.

The course covers grammar, reading and writing practice while offering insight into the culture of the region. Given the subtle differences between European and American cultures, it is beneficial to the students to be aware of such differences which are embedded in the language.

This course is for students who fit this description:"I have no knowledge or understanding of the language, or just a very basic knowledge, perhaps no more than a few key words and expressions. I have no real idea about the grammar, and I have a very limited vocabulary."

Topics & Vocabulary
  • Greetings
  • Alphabet + letters combination
  • Nationalities and countries
  • Jobs
  • Numbers
  • Giving personal details (address, telephone number, email, age)
  • Filling a form
  • Food and drinks
  • Holidays in France and abroad
  • Describing a city (jobs and places)
  • Using a dictionary
Grammar
  • Nouns – feminine, masculine, singular, plural
  • The verbs ‘être’, ‘avoir’ in the present tense
  • Articles – definite and indefinite
  • Adjective agreement in gender and number
  • Verbs in ‘ER’
  • Etre and Avoir
  • Prepositions of place
  • Il y a + Il n’y a pas
  • Word order: sentence/question
  • Key prepositions – à, dans, en, au, etc.
  • Yes/no questions
Cultural Content
  • Paris
  • Cities of France
  • French speaking countries
  • French names
  • Map of France
Skills Work
  • Lots of speaking/active practice
  • Role-plays
  • Lots of listening
  • Pronunciation – key sounds

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Schedule:
Wed, Oct 08 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Wed, Oct 15 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Wed, Oct 22 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Wed, Oct 29 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Wed, Nov 05 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Wed, Nov 12 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Wed, Nov 19 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Wed, Nov 26 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Wed, Dec 03 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Wed, Dec 10 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location:
Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn
16 Court St
34th Floor
Btwn Montague & Remsen Streets
Brooklyn, New York 11241

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Brooklyn Heights
16 Court St
34th Floor
Btwn Montague & Remsen Streets
Brooklyn, New York 11241

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Refund & Cancellation Policy

  More than 7 days before course start date: Cactus can offer you a full refund of your course up to one week before the advertised start date.

  Less than 7 days before course start date: You can transfer your booking to the next course at no extra charge OR we can issue you a refund of the course fee minus a $50 administration fee.

  After the first lesson: You can transfer your booking to the next course at no extra charge OR we can issue you a refund of the course fee minus a $50 administration fee.

  After the second lesson: We can issue you a refund of the course fee minus a $100 administration fee.  After the 3rd lesson: You will not be entitled to any refund and you will NOT be able to transfer your booking to the next course.

School: Cactus Language Courses

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Reviews of Classes at Cactus Language Courses

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Attended: French Beginner 1

faboulous! The teacher, Christelle, is wonderful: enthusiastic, helpful, supportive, etc. I knew no French when I started and after 7 classes I now write a little in French and even speak some as well.

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