French A1.1 – Beginner A1 Level 1

Location: In Person at FIAF Montclair
Type: General French
Level: Beginner A1
11 weeks Sep 19-Dec 10
5 weeks Sep 19-Oct 22 • Oct 31-Dec 10

Book: Cosmopolite 1
Units: 0, 1, 2

New to French? Start speaking French from day one with the French A1.1 class for complete beginners and experience an immersive introduction to all things French!

Using authentic resources and real world tasks, this course will introduce you to the structure and use of the French language in everyday life. You’ll learn to understand and use familiar, commonplace expressions and very basic phrases in order to speak with others at a beginner’s level. Through interactive and multimedia activities, texts, and course books, you will learn how to introduce yourself and others, how to excuse yourself, how to ask basic questions, how to talk about your family and day to day life, and how to read simple signs. Culturally, you will learn about French customs, certain French quirks and personality traits, and you’ll discover the French lifestyle as it exists around the world!

Beginner A1 level consists of 4 sub-levels: Level A1.1, Level A1.2, Level A1.3, and Level A1.4.
Level A1.1 is the first sub-level of the Beginner A1 level.
Level A1.1 is further split into Part 1 and Part 2 for the leisurely track.

This class is HyFlex

Hyflex gives you the flexibility to learn in person or online. In-person students can switch to attending class online at any time by requesting virtual access from their teacher. Watch the video.

Montclair Safety Measures

Masks now optional inside FIAF Montclair for all ages. Anyone who wishes to wear a mask can continue to do so. Students are no longer required to show proof of Covid-19 vaccination or a negative test to attend a class at FIAF Montclair.


See all FIAF Safety Measures here.