French 100 - year one beginner course

This course will you to develop the skills necessary to function in simple communicative situations, to acquire knowledge of basic grammatical concepts and to foster an awareness of the various cultural aspects of the Francophonie mondiale.

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Created by Chidi Igwe Last updated Thu, 19-Nov-2020 English
What will i learn?
  • Understanding how to use basic grammatical structures
  • Pronouncing correctly a variety of basic sound patterns
  • Understanding how to use basic vocabulary in simple contexts
  • Understanding brief statements and questions

Curriculum for this course
131 Lessons 22:28:36 Hours
UNIT ONE
18 Lessons 02:40:03 Hours
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  • Download course text/learning materials -- Unit One
  • How to get the FREE course textbook 00:04:36
  • Learning objectives of Unit One 00:07:27
  • What version of French are we going to learn? 00:08:37
  • French alphabet and international phonetic aphabet 00:07:45
  • Learn how to pronounce and spell words using the French alphabet 00:08:38
  • How to find out people's names and give your own name 00:16:19
  • How to give the names of your course mates 00:04:12
  • Cues to help you in pronouncing French words 00:12:05
  • Master your pronunciation of French words - Nasal sounds 00:10:36
  • Mastering your pronunciation of French words - the five accents 00:18:42
  • How to spell words including uppercase, lowercase and French accents 00:04:03
  • How to count from 0 to 100 00:15:05
  • How to count higher numbers 00:11:32
  • Working with numbers - Arabic numerals or words 00:15:49
  • Working with numbers - plus and minus in maths 00:07:11
  • Basic math - multiplication and division in French 00:07:26
  • Download course text/learning materials -- Unit Two
  • Learning objectives for Unit Two 00:06:30
  • Culture, greetings and introduction 00:14:54
  • Giving your name, address and place of birth 00:12:39
  • Subject pronouns and persons 00:15:05
  • Subject pronouns and dialogue 00:09:19
  • Vocabulary - finding out how people are doing 00:11:33
  • Important thoughts around verb conjugation 00:10:48
  • Conjugation of ETRE, liaison and other items 00:11:03
  • How to tell your nationality using ETRE 00:12:50
  • Conjugation of PARLER and telling the languages you speak 00:10:30
  • Learn basic colour, country flags and national anthems 00:11:22
  • Reading and vocabulary acquisition 00:10:38
  • How to describe people and things using adjectives 00:20:36
  • Download course text/learning materials - Unit Three
  • Learning objectives for Unit 3 00:04:25
  • Understanding verb groups, regular and irregular verbs 00:10:37
  • Recognizing French words using cognates 00:10:37
  • Conjugation of AVOIR - Revision of ETRE 00:13:52
  • Verb conjugation exercise to master the use of AVOIR 00:12:09
  • Verb conjugation, selecting before ETRE and AVOIR 00:10:04
  • Learn the vocabulary of our new intro in French 00:04:50
  • Conjugation of ALLER in the present 00:18:36
  • Using ALLER to express health conditions 00:12:42
  • How to tell how old you are Page 00:15:35
  • How to tell your year and place of birth 00:21:42
  • AVOIR EXPRESSIONS - Describing physical and mental conditions 00:17:10
  • Download course text/learning materials - Unit Four
  • Learning objectives of unit four 00:04:04
  • Defining gender in French 00:03:30
  • Definite articles in French 00:17:06
  • Indefinite articles in French 00:09:16
  • Definite and indefinite articles - difference between French and English 00:06:16
  • Exercises on definite articles 00:13:24
  • Exercises on indefinite articles 00:14:46
  • Vocabulary acquisition - classroom objects 00:11:23
  • Vocabulary acquisition - classroom commands 00:08:20
  • Vocabulary acquisition and sentence formation 00:11:13
  • Il y a vs voila and how to form negative sentences 00:06:52
  • Negative sentences with indefinite articles 00:06:44
  • Download course text/learning materials - Unit Five
  • Learning objectives of unit five 00:04:40
  • Conjugation of -ER verbs in the present tense 00:15:08
  • Conjugation of -ER verbs and sentence formation 00:15:36
  • Conjugation of regular -IR verbs 00:08:01
  • Conjugation of regular -RE verbs 00:10:47
  • Online resources for verb conjugation and pronunciation 00:10:19
  • ER verbs ending in -cer, -ger, -oyer, -ayer, etc 00:20:26
  • Verbs vouloir, pouvoir and devoir 00:08:53
  • [Very important] Forming two-verb simple sentences 00:13:41
  • Expressing politeness using the present conditional tense 00:05:29
  • [Question formation] How to form YES or NO questions 00:23:19
  • Vocabulary, Sentence formation, negation with ne ... jamais 00:15:54
  • Conjugation of achèter, vendre and coûter 00:04:53
  • Vocabularies - Things to buy in a store 1 00:08:37
  • Vocabularies - Things to buy in a store 2 00:11:25
  • Buying and selling things in a store 00:19:25
  • Download course text/learning materials - Unit Five
  • Learning objectives 00:09:36
  • Les parties du discours (Parts of speech) 00:07:06
  • Forms of the descriptive adjective 00:10:25
  • Descriptive adjectives, number and gender 00:15:52
  • Adjectives with five forms 00:07:12
  • Where to place an adjective in a sentence 00:10:18
  • Using more than one adjective with a noun 00:14:14
  • Adjectives that use the same form for singular and plural 00:08:04
  • Using Qu'est-ce que c'est? and Qui est-ce? 00:09:04
  • Identifying who owns an object using "à qui" 00:09:37
  • Describing your family + imperative + ordinal numbers 00:15:57
  • Describing your family + reading and comprehension 00:10:17
  • Describing of an extended family 00:12:50
  • Download course text/learning materials -- Unit Seven
  • Describing your house 00:13:33
  • What is in your room? 00:18:55
  • Days of the week 00:13:21
  • Months of the year 00:07:33
  • Seasons of the year 00:10:53
  • Weather conditions 00:17:16
  • Download course text/learning materials -- Unit Eight
  • Verb conjugation + means of transportation 00:11:17
  • Sentence formation - How you travel 00:10:43
  • Prepostions in French 00:05:17
  • Prepositions of places 00:15:01
  • Contracted articles 00:11:16
  • Possession using "de" 00:07:24
  • Possession using "à" 00:12:33
  • Exercise - Possession using "de" and "à" 00:12:20
  • Exercise - Prepositions 00:08:38
  • Giving directions 00:22:28
  • Download course text/learning materials -- Unit Nine
  • Reading the clock and telling the time - Part 1 00:07:15
  • Reading the clock and telling the time - Part 2 00:10:16
  • Find out what time somebody does something 00:11:47
  • Possessive adjectives - forms, masculine, feminine, plural 00:06:29
  • How to use possessive adjectives 00:09:04
  • Exercises using possessive adjectives 00:17:51
  • Using AM and PM 00:13:12
  • Days of the week and exercises 00:05:53
  • How to tell what you study at school 00:08:24
  • Download course text/learning materials -- Unit Ten
  • Cardinal points - East, West, North and South 00:05:45
  • When to use mon, ton and son with singular feminine nouns 00:07:00
  • Verbs with changing stems 00:15:30
  • More exercices on verb conjugation 00:07:45
  • Prepositions of places + le Maroc 00:13:45
  • Download course text/learning materials -- Unit Eleven
  • Learning objectives 00:02:03
  • Futur Proche + Jouer à + Jouer de 00:15:51
  • Passé récent (immediate past) tense 00:14:20
  • Negation with Passé récent and Futur Proche 00:08:21
  • Conjugation of verbs in the imperative 00:23:33
  • Describing your clothing with PORTER 00:14:23
  • Describing your clothing with METTRE 00:11:33
Requirements
  • This is a complete beginner course. You do not need any previous experience in French.
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FRENCH 100's objective is to help students develop the skills necessary to function in simple communicative situations, to acquire knowledge of basic grammatical concepts and to foster an awareness of the various cultural aspects of the Francophonie mondiale. Specifically, at the end of the course, students should be able to use basic vocabulary in simple contexts; use basic grammatical structures; pronounce correctly a variety of basic sound patterns; and, understand brief statements and questions. This is course covers the contents usually studied in a first-year university/college course in French language.

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Dr. Igwe was born in Nigeria and trained in Canada. With an MA in French Linguistics from the University of Regina, and PhD in Applied Linguistics from Dalhousie University, Halifax, he is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Regina (Canada), where he’s been teaching since June of 2007.

Dr. Igwe was born in Nigeria and trained in Canada. With an MA in French Linguistics from the University of Regina, and PhD in Applied Linguistics from Dalhousie University, Halifax, he is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Regina (Canada), where he’s been teaching since June of 2007.

His first book titled Taking Back Nigeria from 419 was published in 2007. In addition to his love for academics, Dr. Igwe is a passionate servant of the people. He has served in different organisations such as the Nigerian Association of Nova Scotia. Dr. Igwe has also served on several city and provincial boards such as the Board of Directors of the Provincial Organization for Heritage Languages and the Multilingual Association of Regina.

Dr. Igwe is also very passionate about saving the Nigerian indigenous languages from extinction. He has a number of scholarly articles and conference papers in the field of language endangerment and preservation. He is the founder of the Igbo Language and Cultural School Online, and founder and Chief Editor of the Igbo Radio. Dr. Igwe is also the founder and Managing Editor of the Sask Magazine of African Arts and Culture.

He is an International Correspondent to Voice of Nigeria, Lagos.

Dr. Igwe currently pursues a Postgraduate Diploma (PG Dip Laws) and Master of Laws (LLM) degree at the University of London, UK.

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