GRAND DÉBUTANT / NY / MONDAY 07-01-24

Level 2 | NYC In-person

Grand Débutant

Date
Monday, Jul 01 - Monday, Sep 09
Time
7:30pm - 9:00pm ET
Duration
10 Weeks

Teacher

Mahaut /mah-oh/ is French and American. They were born and raised in Lille (northern France), where their mother is originally from. Mahaut studied English literature, journalism and museology. They moved to New York City to complete an internship in curation and contemporary art. Mahaut joined Coucou in 2021. When they are not teaching, Mahaut likes to make linocuts and illustrations and take photos. They can also play the kalimba.

Location

253 Centre St, New York NY 10013

*Skips Labor Day

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

$429.00 + $29 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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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

Monday Jul 01: Lesson 1
How to ask a question

Monday Jul 08: Lesson 2
“Can”, “must”, “to want” and “to know” in the present tense

Monday Jul 15: Lesson 3
“To take”, “to come”, “to hold” in the present tense

Monday Jul 22: Lesson 4
When to say “he/she is” vs. “it is”

Monday Jul 29: Lesson 5
How to say “some”

Monday Aug 05: Lesson 6
Expressions of quantity

Monday Aug 12: Lesson 7
Irregular verbs patterns in the present tense

Monday Aug 19: Lesson 8
Reflexive and reciprocal verbs in the present tense

Monday Aug 26: Lesson 9
Negative expressions

Monday Sep 09: Lesson 10
Introduction to the “passé composé” - the main past tense

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