French Language – Beginner Class Course Content

LEVEL A1

WEEK 1: LES SALUTATIONS (GREETINGS)

  • Dialogues: Meeting a Stranger; Meeting a Friend
  • Vocabularies: Courtesies;  Titles, Occupations and Workplaces
  • Grammar:
    •  Formal and informal settings (vous et tu)
    •  Feminine and masculine nouns
    •  Alphabets & French accents
    • Key Verbs: Avoir (to have), Etre (to be)
  • Class Exercise

WEEK 2: TU ES D’OÙ? (WHERE ARE YOU FROM?)                                                                                   

  • Dialogue: Where are you from?
  • Vocabularies: People and Expressions, Family, Nationalities & Countries;
  • Grammar:
    • Definite articles (le, la, l’, les)
    • Subject Pronouns
    • Singular and plural nouns
    • Key verbs : Habiter/vivre (to live); aller (to go)
  • Class Exercise

WEEK 3:  VIE COURANTE (EVERYDAY LIFE)

  • Dialogues: Talking about someone; Daily life routine
  • Vocabularies : Describing people;  The House, Housework
  • Grammar
    •   Adjectives (Les adjectifs)
    •  Indefinite article (un, une, des)
    •  Key verbs: Faire (to do something); Waking Up, Getting Ready
    •  Prenominal Verbs ((me, te, se, nous, vous)
    •  Direct Object Pronouns (le, la, les)
  • Class Exercise

WEEK 4: LE TEMPS (TIME)         

  • Dialogue : The School
  • Vocabularies : School, Classroom Expressions, Numbers; Telling the time; Time phrases; Relative Days
  • Grammar:
    • Possessive Adjectives
    • Key Verbs:  Jouer (To play); compter (to count);
    • Direct and Indirect Object Pronouns: (me, te, se, nous, vous)
  • Class assignment

WEEK 5: SORTIR (GOING OUT)

  • Dialogues: On the Road
  • Vocabulary: Shopping, Recreation;  Places;
  • Grammar:
    • Preposition à & de
    • Giving Directions
    • Key verb: sortir (to go out); partir (to leave); rentre (to return)
  • Class assignment

WEEK 6: THE CLIMATE (LE CLIMAT)

  • Dialogues: Quel temps fait-il?
  • Vocabulary: Weather & Seasons; Days of the week; Relative Days; Months of the Year; Time
  • Grammar:
    • Adverbes
    • Question words
    • Key verb: Faire (To Do/Make); Pleuvoir (To Rain); Dire (To Say)
  • Class assignment

WEEK 7: VOYAGE (TRAVEL)

  • Dialogues: Tu aime voyager?; Reserver une chambre
  • Vocabulary: en vacance
  • Grammar:
    •  Conjunction, Interjection
    •  Key verb: Prendre (To Take); Voir (To See); Arreter (To Stop)
  • Class assignment

WEEK 8: COMMANDER (ORDERING)

  • Dialogues: Au marché; Au restaurant
  • Vocabulary: Shopping, Food, Cost
  • Grammar:
    • Direct and Indirect Pronoun
    • Key verb: Vouloir (To Want); Pouvoir (Can/To Be Able To);

LEVEL A2

WEEK 1: ETUDIER (STUDYING)

  • Dialogues: A la Bibliotheque
  • Vocabularies: Writing, Reading, Classroom
  • Grammar:
    • The Tenses – Present Tense, Past Tense, Past Partciple
    • Key Verbs: Connaitre, Savoir, Etudier.
  • Class Exercise

WEEK 2: FAIRE LES COURSES (SHOPPING)                                                                                  

  • Dialogue: Au Marché; A l’Epicerie
  • Vocabularies: General Goods Store; Food Stores; Clothing
  • Grammar:
    • Quantity indicator : beaucoup de, une litre de…
    • Negation tags; ne…plus, ne….rein, ne…que
    • Key verbs : Acheter, Donner, Rendre
  • Class Exercise

WEEK 3: TRAVAIL (WORK)

  • Comprehension: Au Bureau, Au rendez-vous
  • Vocabularies : Meeting, Office, Interview
  • Grammar
    •  Relative Pronouns :Que and Qui
    •  Verb Tenses : L’imparfait
    •  Key verbs: Falloir, Envoyer and Recevoir
  • Class Exercise

WEEK 4: SANTÉ ET BIEN-ÊTRE (HEALTH AND WELLNESS)         

  • Dialogue : Chez le docteur, A la Pharmacie
  • Vocabularies : L’hopital, medicament, maladie
  • Grammar:
    • Verb tenses : Verb; future tense, close future and near past
    • Key Verbs:  ; Prendre, Tomber, Rester
  • Class assignment

TEST DE FIN DE CLASSE (END OF CLASS TEST)

The test will include participants knowledge of French vocabularies, listening, grammar, and speaking abilities. Those who pass the test will be issued a Certificate of Participation.

Course Duration

12 Weeks (Weekdays: 2 days a week, 2 hrs per day; Weekend: Saturdays only, 4 hrs per day)

Course Fee

N 90,000

For the other course contents, please click on the approprriate link below:

Intermediate Course (B1/B2)

TEF/DELF Exam Preparatory Course