French for Beginners
Learn French pronunciation and gain basic conversational, language, and reading skills for fun and travel, together with an introduction to French culture and contemporary topics.
FRENCH FOR BEGINNERS
Tuesday, July 11 - August 22, 6:00-8:00pm
$189 / Seven Classes
Instructor: Mary Helen Weber
Location: Victory Parkway Campus
Learn the basics of the most romantic of the Romance languages! This in- person course will offer a foundation of French pronunciation, vocabulary, and grammar designed to make sense to American beginners. We will incorporate practice from the prior class in each session for retention and understanding while learning a new area of the language. Students will become acquainted with contemporary French culture and geography and develop basic conversational skills useful for travel and everyday situations, in an informal, encouraging atmosphere in a spacious classroom. Please purchase the book before start of class.
Textbook available on Amazon approx. $14-20: French: A Self-Teaching Guide, 2nd Edition, by Suzanne A. Hershfield-Haims
ISBN 0471369586 or 978-0471369585
Mary Helen Weber
Mary Helen Weber has extensive background in French, has traveled and studied in France, and holds a masters degree in French from Harvard University. She has enjoyed teaching Communiversity students many times.