Level 2 | LA In-person

Grand Débutant

Monday, Feb 05 - Monday, Apr 08
7:30pm - 9:00pm PT
10 Weeks


Olivier was born in Paris,  grew up in South America and the South of France. He is an actor, writer and photographer, mainly shooting artists and desert landscapes... as well as artists in deserted landscapes. He has coached musicians and actors to perform in French, and joined Coucou in September 2023. Olivier is also an animal rights activist.

LA In-person

This class will be taught mainly in English, with French being introduced gradually via simple conversation prompts.

$429.00 + $25 coursebook

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Niveau 2 –  Course book

Required Course Books.

Niveau 2 – Course book

The course book is required to take this class. It contains all lesson content as well as homework. Required Coursebooks will be automatically added to your cart when registering.

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Please note that our classes are only open to adults.

Additional Material
for your Class

Niveau 2 – Exercise Book

Niveau 2 – Exercise Book

From $29.00
Flashcards – Vocab Pack 1

Flashcards – Vocab Pack 1


Exercise books are optional and contain additional practice materials, as well as answer keys for all exercises. Flashcards are a fun and super effective way to learn French vocabulary.

You're Grand Débutant, if...

You can introduce yourself in French, talk about your job and hobbies – even if you sometimes have to rely on the kindness (and patience) of strangers to make yourself understood.

You can conjugate regular verbs in the present tense. You can also conjugate common irregular verbs, such as être, avoir, faire and aller.

You know how to get articles and adjectives to agree with their nouns (for the most part).

You know how to construct a basic sentence in French (subject, verb, object, etc).


Monday Feb 05: Lesson 1
How to ask a question

Monday Feb 12: Lesson 2
“Can”, “must”, “to want” and “to know” in the present tense

Monday Feb 19: Lesson 3
“To take”, “to come”, “to hold” in the present tense

Monday Feb 26: Lesson 4
When to say “he/she is” vs. “it is”

Monday Mar 04: Lesson 5
How to say “some”

Monday Mar 11: Lesson 6
Expressions of quantity

Monday Mar 18: Lesson 7
Irregular verbs patterns in the present tense

Monday Mar 25: Lesson 8
Reflexive and reciprocal verbs in the present tense

Monday Apr 01: Lesson 9
Negative expressions

Monday Apr 08: Lesson 10
Introduction to the “passé composé” - the main past tense