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General French Classes are textbook-based courses offering a complete study of the language (oral and written expression and comprehension, vocabulary, grammar, etc). Learning pace: 1.5h x 2 weekly plus homework; the Saturday classes are 2.5h weekly. General French courses take place over 10 weeks. There are a few hybrid classes offering 20 hours of synchronous classes ("live" on Zoom) and 10 hours of asynchronous learning (self-study on the e-learning platform). Each level comprises three classes (e.g. A1.1, A1.2, A1.3, etc.). 
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SUM22 - A1.1 EVE [Hybrid, Online]

Product Code: 5657-A1.1-EVE-Hybrid 2022

Age Group ADULTS
Type General French
Session 2022 - SUMMER (ADULTS)
Pace Regular
Level A1 Beginner
Schedules 05 Jul 2022 to 25 Aug 2022
  • Tue & Thu   5:10pm ▸ 6:45pm at Online > Virtual Classroom 2 (Andréa Guillemot)
Note: A1.1 is the first course of the General French A1 (Beginner) series, which comprises classes A1.1, A1.2, and A1.3. During the three A1 general French courses, the students will learn to interact in a simple way, to ask and answer simple questions about themselves, and to initiate and respond to simple statements in areas of immediate need or on very familiar topics.

• Content of the A1.1 course: chapters 1 to 3—alphabet and numbers, basic vocabulary for the classroom, introduce and describe oneself (nationality, profession), situate people and places, etc.

• Course Type: Online. Please keep in mind that online courses are limited to six students. If the course is full, please let us know your interest, and we will try to open an additional class.

• Course Pace: Hybrid, 8 weeks, twice per week, 95 min per session on Zoom + 35 minutes of independent, online exercises. Total: 30 hours (25 hours of class time + 5 hours of online exercices).

• Textbook (not included in tuition): Entre nous 1, which covers the whole A1 level. AFSeattle has closed its store, but please check the store page for additional options https://www.afseattle.org/store/

• Prerequisite: None. This class is for complete beginners. If you have any prior exposure to French, this class is not for you! Please take a placement test: https://www.afseattle.org/placement-tests/

• Next Course: General French A1.2.

• Educational Program Policies: https://www.afseattle.org/about/policies/
A valid registration fee is required in order to enroll in this course (members are exempt).
Objectives of level A1:
- understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type.
- introduce themselves and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where they live, people they know, and things they have.
- interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.

AVAILABLE COURSES: A1.1, A1.2, A1.3, A1 Review, as well as a few workshops (e.g. French Pronunciation).
$611.00 USD