GRAND DÉBUTANT / LA / THURSDAY 05-16-24

Level 2 | LA In-person

Grand Débutant

Date
Thursday, May 16 - Thursday, Jul 25
Time
7:30pm - 9:00pm PT
Duration
10 Weeks

Teacher

Born in Paris, Marie pursued studies in law before embracing global adventures in LA, London, and Amsterdam. A proud mother of two bilingual and bicultural children, she's also a hiking and dancing enthusiast. For Marie, a perfect meal comprises a margherita pizza and a glass of wine – rosé in summer and red in winter.

Location

2400 Hyperion Avenue, Los Angeles CA 90027

Skips class on July 4th

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

$429.00 + $29 coursebook

In stock

Payment over time options available at checkout
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.

Group classes and workshops fill up fast, make sure you sign up in advance so you don't miss out on your first choice!

Please note that our classes are only open to adults.

Our Transfer policy has changed - Read the FAQ for more details

Additional Material
for your Class


Niveau 2 – Exercise Book

Niveau 2 – Exercise Book

From $29.00
Flashcards – Vocab Pack 1

Flashcards – Vocab Pack 1

$44.00

Exercise books are highly recommended for personal study and contain additional practice materials, as well as answer keys for all exercises. Flashcards are a fun and effective way to memorize 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).

THE CURRICULUM

Thursday May 16: Lesson 1
How to ask a question

Thursday May 23: Lesson 2
“Can”, “must”, “to want” and “to know” in the present tense

Thursday May 30: Lesson 3
“To take”, “to come”, “to hold” in the present tense

Thursday Jun 06: Lesson 4
When to say “he/she is” vs. “it is”

Thursday Jun 13: Lesson 5
How to say “some”

Thursday Jun 20: Lesson 6
Expressions of quantity

Thursday Jun 27: Lesson 7
Irregular verbs patterns in the present tense

Thursday Jul 11: Lesson 8
Reflexive and reciprocal verbs in the present tense

Thursday Jul 18: Lesson 9
Negative expressions

Thursday Jul 25: Lesson 10
Introduction to the “passé composé” - the main past tense