French A1.3 – Beginner A1 Level 3

Beginner A1


Spring classes will start live on Zoom the week of Monday, April 6. Lessons will take place online while we are closed and will switch to in-person lessons at FIAF as soon as we are able to reopen.

90-minute / 2-hour classes: You meet on Zoom for the full duration of the class.

3-hour classes: The first 90 minutes of class will be live on Zoom. You will then receive 90 minutes of independent and mandatory work to be completed at your convenience before your next class. The offline activities are a full part of your weekly class. You will be able to connect with your teacher at anytime via an online platform if you have any questions.


This class was formerly called French 103

Textbook: Cosmopolite 1 Textbook, workbook, CD. Units 5, 6

Speak French from day one and build a solid foundation in the French language! The authentic resources and real world tasks used in this course will introduce you to the structure of an everyday French. You’ll learn to understand and use familiar expressions and very basic phrases in order to interact with others at the beginner’s level.

With engaging multimedia activities, texts, and course books, you will learn to express emotions, characterize places and cities, and to talk about personal experiences. Culturally you will explore various Francophone countries. At the end of this class, you will be able to participate in basic conversations about the above themes as they pertain to your own life.

The Beginner A1 level consists of 3 classes: A1.1, A1.2, and A1.3. Level A1.3 is the highest level of this tier. After this class you will move on to the Advanced Beginner A2 level.