GRAND DÉBUTANT / ONLINE / BIWEEKLY 05-14-23

Level 2 | Online

Grand Débutant Biweekly

Date
Tuesday, May 14 - Thursday, Jun 13
Time
6:30pm - 8:00pm ET
Duration
5 Weeks

Teacher

Ghislain was born in Calais (North of France) and grew up on the French Riviera. He studied dance at the Conservatoire de Nice and then at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et Danse in Paris. He moved to Los Angeles in 2017 to obtain a Master of Fine Arts at UCLA and joined Coucou in 2022. Ghislain is passionate about dance, music and painting. He's learning sign language to continue his work as a dance teacher for nonprofits advocating dance for all abilities.

Max. Size:
10

Location

Tuesdays & Thursdays

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

$389.00 + $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 (a digital version will also be available via your Student Portal). 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.

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Your Zoom link will be available on your Student Portal the day before class starts.

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

Tuesday May 14: Lesson 1
How to ask a question

Thursday May 16: Lesson 2
“Can”, “must”, “to want” and “to know” in the present tense

Tuesday May 21: Lesson 3
“To take”, “to come”, “to hold” in the present tense

Thursday May 23: Lesson 4
When to say “he/she is” vs. “it is”

Tuesday May 28: Lesson 5
How to say “some”

Thursday May 30: Lesson 6
Expressions of quantity

Tuesday Jun 04: Lesson 7
Irregular verbs patterns in the present tense

Thursday Jun 06: Lesson 8
Reflexive and reciprocal verbs in the present tense

Tuesday Jun 11: Lesson 9
Negative expressions

Thursday Jun 13: Lesson 10
Introduction to the “passé composé” - the main past tense