French Language Skills Learning Path
French is spoken by millions of people in many countries around the world and is a very popular second language to learn.
The Alison Learning Path in French Language Skills will introduce you to various aspects of the French language including basic French vocabulary and grammar. You will learn how to speak in conversational French that will enable you to deal with everyday situations if you are visiting in a French speaking region of the world. You will advance through this learning path to learn about grammar and vocabulary in the French language allowing you to greatly increase your comprehension of the French language.
This Alison Learning Path will benefit anyone who may be visiting a French-speaking part of the world or those who would like to learn or improve their skills speaking the French language. You will expand your knowledge on using adverbs in the French language, learn about topics covering dining out, fashion, finances, and perfect your pronunciation of the French language.
Courses in this Learning Path
Basic French Language Skills For Everyday Life - Revised 2017
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.6-10 Hours50 Points
Improving Your French Language Skills
This free course is designed to greatly improve your French language skills by introducing you to essential and interesting French grammar and vocabulary in a clear manner. The course starts by giving you some practical tips for improving your French pronunciation skills. Next, you will learn some really useful French vocabulary to make your day-to-day interactions with French-speaking people a lot easier. This will include French vocabulary that is specifically relevant to managing your house, so you can get all your essential tasks done through French.
Next, you be given a strong run-through of useful French grammar rules, so that your French can sound more natural and free-flowing. The course will then give you tips for improving your use of French adjectives, adverbs and pronouns, which are key to opening up more advanced elements of the French language. By the end of the course, your French vocabulary and grammar will be much expanded, which will give you a nice lift in confidence the next time you speak French.
Whether you just need to pass a French exam in school, or are thinking of holiday or even a life in France, this is the course for you. Using clear, simple guidance and a combination of audio and text-based tools, the course will boost your French language skills in just 3 hours, and all for free! So get started, and improve your French language skills today.2-3 Hours50 Points
Mastering French Grammar and Vocabulary
For learners who have studied our first two French courses, this third course will further increase your understanding of the French language. You will build on your existing knowledge of French vocabulary and master important areas of grammar that will greatly improve your comprehension of the French language and your ability to communicate effectively with native French speakers.
In this French language course you will be taken step by step through grammar topics such as using adverbs and prepositions, using relative and demonstrative pronouns and understanding the differences between 'depuis', 'pendant', 'pour' and 'il y a'. You will also cover a wide range of new topics and learn vocabulary related to jobs, professions, religion, law and order, driving and music to name just a few.
This course will be of great interest to all learners of the French language who would like to take their knowledge and understanding to a new level and further deepen their comprehension of this language.1-2 Hour50 Points
French Language Studies - Introduction
There are about 76.8 million native French speakers worldwide and an estimate of 274 million people speak French as a second language. You could be one of them too. This basic french language course is the first in a series and lays down the foundations of the spoken language by introducing learners to the pronunciation of words and phrases through text and audio. There are also short audio segments that will let you hear how French words and phrases are pronounced.
The course also includes videos of interviews with French speakers featuring transcripts and translations into English. You will learn how to greet people and address them correctly, both formally and informally. You will then be shown how to introduce yourself in French and talk about your hobbies and pastimes, make short interviews, and talk about the time, days, and months in French. The course will also cover French geography, the weather and seasons, things to do in France, and important modes of transport.
This French language course will be of great interest to anyone who wants to learn to speak French for business or social occasions. It is also perfect for those wanting to travel to Paris or to any French speaking country or region for a beautiful holiday. So, get started with this free online French course and start showing off your French language skills to your friends in no time!2-3 Hours50 Points
French Language Studies - Dining Out, and Describing People and Places
French Language Studies – Dining Out, and Describing People and Places is a course designed for anyone who wants to learn to speak basic French.
The course, the second in a series, is broken down into the basics of conversation and begins by introducing vocabulary and grammar for talking about food – from meals to shopping to ordering a coffee. The course then introduces vocabulary and grammar for describing your physical features and your personality, so that you talk about and describe yourself and other people. The course also covers the vocabulary you will need to get around a city, from asking for directions to being able to describe public buildings.
The phonetics section covers syllables, the French R and the correct pronunciation of vowels. The course lays down the foundations of the spoken language by introducing learners to the pronunciation of words and phrases through text and audio. Short audio segments let you hear how the words and phrases are pronounced. These are reinforced with longer videos, including transcripts and translations in English, using related interviews with French speakers.
This course will be of great interest to anyone who wants to learn to speak French for use in business or social occasions, and for those wanting to travel to any French speaking country or region in Europe.2-3 Hours50 Points
French Language Studies - Holidays, At Home and The Media
With this French language study guide, you will learn French for three lifestyle topics: national holidays, home, and media. The course covers French vocabulary associated with the celebration of national holidays, descriptions of the house, and use of media like tv, radio, and internet. The phonetics section covers correct pronunciation of vowels, syllables, and the French R. The course also includes a Grammar reference source. This will help you speak French with correct pronunciation and grammar.
The course lays down the foundation of spoken language by introducing pronunciation of words and phrases through text and audio. Short audio segments are provided to make you hear how the words and phrases are pronounced. These are reinforced further with longer videos, transcripts, and translations in English, and interviews with French speakers. You will also learn how to describe your home, furniture, and the chores you do in French.
With French being spoken in five continents, and the number of non-native speakers increasing tremendously, French is a great language to study. If you want to boost your French quickly and for free, this is the course for you. So start the course now, and you will soon be able to speak confidently, with better pronunciation and grammar, about important lifestyle topics in French.2-3 Hours50 Points
French Language Studies - Fashion, School, Work and Finances
The course French Language Studies – Fashion, School, Work and Finances is designed for anyone who wants to learn to speak basic French.
The course, the final in a series of four, is broken down into the basics of talking about clothes and fashion, fitness and exercise, school and college, the workplace and looking for a job, your finances and your relationships. You will learn how to speak in French about your clothes and your interest in fashion, and what exercise you take to improve fitness and stay healthy. You will learn French vocabulary and grammar to talk about where you were educated and what you studied, both at school and university. You will learn key French phrases and vocabulary about the workplace, different professions and looking for a job. Also covered is French vocabulary about finances and bills, and your relationships.
The phonetics sections cover the nasal vowels, the mute 'e', links and placing the emphasis correctly in rhythmic groups. The course lays down the foundations of the spoken language by introducing learners to the pronunciation of words and phrases through text and audio. Short audio segments let you hear how the words and phrases are pronounced. These are reinforced with longer videos, including transcripts and translations in English, using related interviews with French speakers.
This course will be of great interest to anyone who wants to learn to speak French for use in business or social occasions, and for those wanting to travel to any French speaking country or region.2-3 Hours50 Points