Flexi-French — Beginner A1 Level 1

Format: In Person
Type: General French
Level: Beginner A1
11 weeks: Sep 21–Dec 12

Blended Learning Format
Once a week, 90-minute class at FIAF + 90 minutes of online independent activities

Flexi-French is specially designed to give you greater flexibility in when, where, and how you learn French. This blended learning program combines the advantages of a face-to-face classroom environment with the convenience of online activities, providing students the best of both worlds. Once a week, you’ll participate in an immersive class at FIAF led by expert native-speaking French teachers. Outside the classroom, you’ll enhance your studies through our new interactive learning platform. Using the latest learning methods and engaging multimedia content, you’ll improve your reading, writing, and listening comprehension skills.

Flexi-French benefits:

  • Expert in-person instruction combined with world-class online activities.
  • Individual and group assignments that encourage independent thinking as well as conversation and
    camaraderie.
  • Personal feedback from experienced French teachers.
  • An online chat feature to interact with fellow students and your teacher.
  • A curriculum that matches our regular face- to-face courses but offers greater freedom.

Curriculum Details for Beginner A1 Level 1

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.

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    FIAF will strictly follow guidelines recommended by the CDC and public health authorities regarding COVID-19. All people over the age of 2 are required to wear a face mask and maintain social distancing at all times. Health checks will be administered upon entering FIAF and a more frequent building-wide cleaning schedule has been implemented.