Level 2 | Online

Grand Débutant

Tuesday, Dec 12 - Tuesday, Feb 27
7:00pm - 8:30pm ET
10 Weeks


Sophie was born in Paris and grew up between Paris and California. A professional classical vocalist, she is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Voice Performance. Sophie joined Coucou in 2019. She enjoys art, reading, eating, and cooking for people. As a singer, Sophie is trained to explain the physical technicalities of pronunciation.


*Skips December 26, January 2

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

$385.00 + $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 (we will also be sending a digital version free of charge along with the Zoom link the day before your class starts). 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.

You'll receive a Zoom link to join the class 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


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).


Tuesday Dec 12: Lesson 1
How to ask a question

Tuesday Dec 19: Lesson 2
“Can”, “must”, “to want” and “to know” in the present tense

Tuesday Jan 09: Lesson 3
“To take”, “to come”, “to hold” in the present tense

Tuesday Jan 16: Lesson 4
When to say “he/she is” vs. “it is”

Tuesday Jan 23: Lesson 5
How to say “some”

Tuesday Jan 30: Lesson 6
Expressions of quantity

Tuesday Feb 06: Lesson 7
Irregular verbs patterns in the present tense

Tuesday Feb 13: Lesson 8
Reflexive and reciprocal verbs in the present tense

Tuesday Feb 20: Lesson 9
Negative expressions

Tuesday Feb 27: Lesson 10
Introduction to the “passé composé” - the main past tense