Introduction to French

Location: In Person at FIAF Manhattan
Type: General French
Level: Beginner A1
5 weeks: Jun 25–Jul 29 • Jul 30–Sep 2

Your first date with French! Through a mix of French and English, this short primer course gives you the essential tools to excel as you begin your French journey.

This course is specifically designed for students with no prior French exposure. You will study how French and English grammar and verbs work, how they can be so similar and so different at the same time. Through comparative grammar, conjugation and vocabulary, you will discover all the tips and tricks of the French language.

After completing this course, you will be ready to continue on to Beginner French A1 Level 1.

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.

Manhattan Safety Measures

Masks now optional inside FIAF Manhattan for all ages. Students ages 18 and older attending classes in person at FIAF Manhattan are required to show proof of Covid-19 vaccination on the first day of class. Vaccination requirement is only met when the vaccine shot (both shots for a two-dose vaccine) has been administered at least 14 days before the first class.


See all FIAF Safety Measures here.