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Certified Spoken French Lessons for Beginners (Level DELF A1)

From the Alliance Francaise Instructors | Certified by the French Embassy | Equivalent to 150 hours

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Course Highlights

  • This course covers all of the DELF A1 level and a bit of A2 level
  • The course covers 150 hours worth of classroom instruction
  • Designed with the help of French Embassy in India & Alliance Francaise
  • Take an exam at the end of the course to qualify for the certificate
  • The certificate is issued and signed by a French Embassy official

About the Course

Language of Instruction: English

The only online French course in the world, which provides at the end of the course a certification by the French Embassy if the student clears the final exam. Includes Certification exam cost Rs.1490 / $25

Course Description

This course is equivalent to 150 hours of classroom instruction (yes, it's that comprehensive).

It also leads to certification directly from the French Embassy in India.

French doesn’t need to be tough and slow to learn. With the help of the 25 structured lessons and thousands of audio files designed by Alliance Française and French Embassy in India, you can get a fast grip over one of the world’s most loved languages. The main focus of the online course is to:


  • Improve your pronunciation, by using thousands of audio files recorded by native french speakers
  • Make if fun, so that learning French is more of a game and less of a challenge

At the end of the course, an exam will be organized that will provide you with a recognised certificate (after clearing the exam) signed by a French Embassy official.

The course covers all of the DELF A1 level and a bit of A2 level, and is equivalent to 150 hours of a classroom course.


What’s included in the Online French Speaking Course for Beginners ?
 
  • 25 structured lessons, where you will progress towards a good level of french
  • Each lesson contains a dialogue so that your mind is immersed in French language, and the grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation explanations to make you easy understand the rules to apply.
  • Thousands of audio files recorded by native french speakers to get your ears used to the correct French pronunciation
  • Exercises to test your level, your understanding of what you learned.
  • The access to the course has lifetime validity, including access to all the dialogues, audio files, grammar-vocabulary-pronunciation and exercises.
  • The course is structured so that you can progress on your own, at your own pace, and at the most convenient time for you. With lifetime validity, so you can take as much time as you need.
  • Most of the students finish the course within 1 to 3 months, but you can take as much time as you need to as you have an unlimited access and lifetime validity to access the course
  • Optionally, you can request a “real” teacher to follow your progress, answer your questions, and practice with you your spoken French. A fee is applicable for this service where you will have a dedicated teacher to guide you and keep you motivated. WizIQ students will have a special discounted price on the tutoring sessions.
  • Optionally, at the end of the course, we can organise an online exam to certify your level in French. If you succeed at the exam you will receive a recognised certificate signed by a representative of the French embassy.

Note : Fee for the certification exam : Rs 1490 / 30 USD

Course Outline


SEQUENCE 1 of Certified Spoken French Lessons for Beginners


In communication

  • How to greet people
  • How to ask someone his or her nationality
  • How to ask someone his or her name
  • How to ask where someone lives and how to say where you live
  • How to talk about what you like
  • How to suggest, accept or refuse an outing

In vocabulary

  • How to say hello and goodbye
  • Numbers from 1 – 100
  • How to talk about nationalities/ professions
  • Countries and their gender
  • Days of the week
  • Talking about likes and dislikes
  • How to talk about cultural activities

In grammar

  • Subject pronouns
  • Verbs belonging to the first group: parler and s’appeler
  • Verbs : être/ avoir, connaitre, aller à, venir de, faire de, jouer à/ jouer de
  • Indefinite articles (un / une) and definite articles (le / la / les / l’ )
  • How to identify people (Qui est-ce ? - C’'est…)
  • How to talk about nationalities and professions and differentiate between masculine/ feminine
  • Using the right preposition to say where you live
  • The various question forms using Quel + noun
  • Verb avoir (to have)
  • Using verbs aimer / préférer" to express your likes and dislikes
  • il y a
  • Using the verb faire to talk about various activities
  • How to ask questions using est-ce que and où

In pronunciation

  • How to pronounce the alphabets (consonants and vowels) and how to pronounce using liaison
  • How to ask questions using the tone
  • How to differentiate un / une
  • Accents used in French
  • The difference between and
  • Elision – Not pronouncing the letter “e”
  • How to pronounce a negative sentence
  • Asking questions using est-ce que
  • Different pronunciations of [c]

In culture

  • Some common French first names
  • Saying hello and goodbye the French way
  • The difference between Tu and Vous (addressing a person formally or informally)
  • What the French do when they are invited over by someone
  • Coffee Culture and the French
  • Sports in France
  • About week ends in France
  • About cinema in France

SEQUENCE 2 of Certified Spoken French Lessons for Beginners


In communication

  • How to talk about objects
  • How to ask the time and how to ask at what time an event is to take place
  • How to express your reactions (positive and negative) using « Quel »
  • How to describe persons and things
  • Colloquial expressions
  • How to describe someone’s character

In vocabulary

  • Objects you would find in a bedroom
  • How to say the time in French
  • How to use adjectives and the position of adjectives in a sentence
  • Some adjectives to describe people
  • Colours

In grammar

  • How to talk about objects
  • using the question “Qu’est-ce que c’est?” and
  • the reply “C’est+objet”
  • How to use “C’est” to express possession
  • Plural of nouns
  • Verbs : commencer, finir, pouvoir, vouloir, savoir, devoir, lire, écrire, voir, and dire
  • Possessive adjectives
  • Prepositions
  • The distinction between savoir and connaître
  • Demonstrative adjectives
  • Past tense

In pronunciation

  • When to use the liaison
  • How to pronounce words in plural
  • How to pronounce nasal vowels (vowels preceding “n”)
  • How to use exclamatory sentences
  • The distinction between the sounds and
  • The difference between and [in]
  • Homonyms
  • The difference between the sounds and

In culture

  • Different forms of negation
  • Interrogation and negative answers
  • Past tense using the verb être
  • Verbs boire and prendre in the present tense
  • How to ask the question pourquoi and how to answer the question using parce que
  • Expressions of frequency
  • Verbs that are used to express movement
  • Prepositions used when you talk about modes of transport
  • How to use pronoms toniques
  • How to agree or disagree

In pronunciation

  • How to pronounce words with the sound [w]
  • How to use the right intonation to suggest, invite or order in the imperative
  • How to exclaim
  • A poem about the months of the year
  • The different pronunciations of the combination of letters “ille”
  • To differentiate between and
  • To pronounce words ending in [ie]

In culture

  • About the family system in France
  • The terms used to address family members
  • About French wine
  • About festivals in France
  • About railways in France
  • About Saintes and its regions
  • About the charm of the various “vieux quartiers” (the older parts of town) in France

SEQUENCE 3 of Certified Spoken French Lessons for Beginners


In communication

  • How to express probability with the verb devoir
  • How to express probability and obligation
  • How to ask the price
  • How to ask someone their opinion
  • How to say you agree and how to ask someone if he agrees
  • How to suggest something and how to advise someone
  • How to wish people on different occasions

In vocabulary

  • To talk about your family
  • The months in a year
  • Expressions of time
  • About railway stations and trains
  • About the “café” in France
  • Ordinal numbers

In grammar

  • How to talk about the immediate future using future approach
  • How to write imperative sentences and inperative negative sentences
  • The different interrogative forms
  • Different forms of negation
  • Interrogation and negative answers
  • Past tense using the verb être
  • Verbs boire and prendre in the present tense
  • How to ask the question pourquoi and how to answer the question using parce que
  • Expressions of frequency
  • Verbs that are used to express movement
  • Prepositions used when you talk about modes of transport
  • How to use pronoms toniques
  • How to agree or disagree

In pronunciation

  • How to pronounce words with the sound [w]
  • How to use the right intonation to suggest, invite or order in the imperative
  • How to exclaim
  • A poem about the months of the year
  • The different pronunciations of the combination of letters “ille”
  • To differentiate between and
  • To pronounce words ending in [ie]

In culture

  • About the family system in France
  • The terms used to address family members
  • About French wine
  • About festivals in France
  • About railways in France
  • About Saintes and its regions
  • About the charm of the various “vieux quartiers” (the older parts of town) in France

SEQUENCE 4 of Certified Spoken French Lessons for Beginners


In communication

  • How to ask for and give directions to go to a place
  • To use various verbs to give directions
  • How to offer, accept or refuse something to eat or drink
  • How to ask someone’s telephone number and how to give your telephone number
  • How to ask and tell somebody your size in a boutique
  • What to say when you want to see something before buying and what to say when you want to buy something
  • How to ask if a dress suits you and how to tell if a dress suits a person
  • How to ask about the weather
  • How to ask about duration

In vocabulary

  • To talk about different places in a city
  • To talk about the different rooms in a house
  • How to carry on a telephonic conversation
  • To use the verbs telephoner, appeler and rappeler
  • Clothes
  • To talk about the weather/ temperatures and seasons

In grammar

  • How to use the Imparfait (another aspect of past tense)
  • The difference between passé composé and imparfait
  • How to use the future simple
  • The pronouns y and en
  • The prepositions used with dates, months and years
  • The prepositions used to give directions
  • Verbs: attendre, descendre, offrir, ouvrir, suivre, avoir envie de, vendre, acheter, essayer and payer
  • Direct and indirect object pronouns
  • How to compare people and things
  • To use expressions trop de and assez de
  • Expressions used to indicate duration
  • What to say at the dining table
  • How to ask your way in the metro and possible replies
  • What to say when you are not fully sure of something
  • How to ask the duration of a flight
  • What to ask inside the aircraft

In vocabulary

  • About parts of the body
  • To express your feelings
  • About meals in France and various food items
  • About the metro railway system in Paris
  • To use expressions with “avoir” to say how you are feeling
  • About airports
  • What you hear in the airport and what you hear inside the aircraft

In grammar

  • To write negative sentences in the past tense
  • To ask questions in the past tense
  • To use verbes pronominaux in the present and past tense
  • How to use tout in the various forms
  • To use partitive articles
  • How to use expressions of quantity
  • The pronoun ‘en’
  • Verb manger
  • To write imperative sentences with the verbs avoir and être
  • To write imperative sentences of verbes pronominaux
  • How to use articulateurs
  • The difference between the verbs entendre and écouter

In pronunciation

  • How to pronounce tous differently
  • The pronunciation of tout / toute / toutes
  • How to pronounce and
  • The difference between and
  • How to pronounce and
  • The difference between and
  • Elision – Not pronouncing ‘e’
  • How to pronounce and
  • The difference between the sounds and
  • How to pronounce and

In culture

  • About the daily life of the French
  • About Paris: “the city of lights”
  • About the museums of Paris
  • About some celebrities in France

SEQUENCE 5 of Certified Spoken French Lessons for Beginners


In communication

  • How to ask what’s happening
  • How to say you are not feeling well
  • How to propose a toast before a meal or a drink
  • How to say how hungry or thirsty you are feeling
  • How to comment on a meal
  • What to say at the dining table
  • How to ask your way in the metro and possible replies
  • What to say when you are not fully sure of something
  • How to ask the duration of a flight
  • What to ask inside the aircraft

In vocabulary

  • About parts of the body
  • To express your feelings
  • About meals in France and various food items
  • About the metro railway system in Paris
  • To use expressions with “avoir” to say how you are feeling
  • About airports
  • What you hear in the airport and what you hear inside the aircraft

In grammar

  • To write negative sentences in the past tense
  • To ask questions in the past tense
  • To use verbes pronominaux in the present and past tense
  • How to use tout in the various forms
  • To use partitive articles
  • How to use expressions of quantity
  • The pronoun ‘en’
  • Verb manger
  • To write imperative sentences with the verbs avoir and être
  • To write imperative sentences of verbes pronominaux
  • How to use articulateurs
  • The difference between the verbs entendre and écouter

In pronunciation

  • How to pronounce tous differently
  • The pronunciation of tout / toute / toutes
  • How to pronounce and
  • The difference between and
  • Elision – Not pronouncing ‘e’
  • The difference between the sounds and

In culture

  • About the daily life of the French
  • About Paris: “the city of lights”
  • About the museums of Paris
  • About some celebrities in France

 

About the Instructor

Click on French .
Delhi, India

Click On French was born in 2005 as an online french course promoted by the French Embassy in India and the Alliance Française. The course has been designed to use the same quality approach used in the Alliance Françaises, and offer it online for the people who can not join a course in a Classroom. The course has presently more than 60,000 students from all over the world and is the leader online course in India.

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