Learn Basic French Grammar & Vocabulary | 2017 | Alison

Basic French Language Skills For Everyday Life - Revised 2017

Learn French online with this free course, and get essential French skills for use in everyday life.

Free Course
This free online course in French language skills focuses on the French vocabulary and phrases used in everyday life. Apart from being widely spoken, French is also a beautiful language to learn. And what part of the language could be more useful than everyday vocabulary and phrases? Whether you are travelling to France, Canada, most of Africa, or just need to brush up on your French skills, this free course will get you up-to-speed in no time.





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This course features a series of engaging video lessons for beginners in French. Through a mix of audio and visual lessons, the videos introduce the learner to important basic French grammar points. These include important verb conjugations into the past, present, and future. This knowledge will prepare you for your future French lessons in a really simple and clear way.

The course is geared towards conversational French vocabulary that will help you deal with everyday situations such as meeting new people, hobbies and food, and making reservations. This will not only be really relevant and useful to your actual life in French speaking regions, but will also be a source of great confidence as you interact in French. By the end of the course you will have several of the important tools you need for when you visit a French speaking country.

Learning a language really comes down to continuous practice. If you learn as many grammar points and as much vocabulary as you can, the language will become second nature. But first you have to learn the basics, and you have to learn them correctly. If you get the beginner stuff wrong, the rest of your learning will be a lot more difficult. So, start this course now and get the really essential stuff. In just 10 hours, you’ll be one big step closer to being a fluent French speaker.


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Module 1: Introduction to Learning French

Module 2: Basic Conversation in French

Module 3: Introduction to French Verb Groups

Module 4: More Vocabulary and Grammar

Module 5: Everyday Conversation

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Learning Outcomes

After studying this course you will be able to:

  • Use a wide range of French language vocabulary.
  • Explain past, present and future uses of verbs.
  • Use conversational French in a variety of everyday situations.


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