Échauffement. The Warm Up.
Get a taste of the main ingredients for French in this 12-week introductory course. Warm up your mind and your vocal chords as you get ready to tackle grammar, practice pronunciation, and speak in French for the first time.
If "Bonjour" is one of the only words you've heard before, or if you don't remember how to conjugate regular verbs from the last time you spoke French, then this is the course for you!
Scroll down for an overview of Level 1.
Learn cultural anecdotes from the French-speaking world as you build essential skills. Decipher French spelling and pronunciation, find out how to tell time the French way, and learn how to ask politely for directions to your favourite museum in Paris—among many other fundamental lessons.
Level 1 Overview