Learn French online: course

Learn French online: course

The full course is available here. Additional resources can be found here. A YouTube playlist with the videos one after another here.

Promo video

French lesson 1: Pronunciation & alphabet

French lesson 2: the article

French lesson 3: To be and pronouns

French lesson 4: dialogue meeting

French lesson 5: dialogue meeting with comments

Exercises (solutions below):
Translate the following sentences:
  1. Yes or no?
  2. French is also a language.
  3. Mark, you are a student. (polite)
  4. We are from Belgium.
  5. Nice to meet you. (politeness should be clearly there, a man says it)
  6. Here is my course.
Translate the dialogue (informal):
  1. Hello Julie.
  2. Hi Louise.
  3. How are you?
  4. It goes. I learn French. Already a year.
  5. It's interesting. Me too, I'm English.
  6. Excuse me, I'm going home.
  7. Agreed. See you later.
Extra: make a short dialogue between two friends (no solution, be creative)
Translate the following sentences:
  1. Oui ou non?
  2. Le français est aussi une langue.
  3. Mark, vous êtes un étudiant.
  4. Nous sommes de Belgique.
  5. Ravi de faire votre connaissance.
  6. Voici mon cours.
Translate the dialogue:
  1. Bonjour Julie.
  2. Bonjour Louise.
  3. Comment vas-tu?
  4. ça va. J'apprends le français. Déjà un an.
  5. C'est intéressant. Moi aussi, je suis Anglais.
  6. Excuse-moi, je vais à la maison.
  7. D'accord. Au revoir.

French lesson 6: listen tip

1. The question read at the end of the previous lecture...
        a) Cannot be used as a question b) means: and yours? c) means: and then? d) none of the other answers
2. The R in French sounds more or less the same as the R in English.
        a) True b) False
3. The ç sounds the same as the c in French
        a) True b) False c) The ç doesn't exist in French
4. Comment apprendre une langue? means...
        a) How to take a course? b) How to take a hint? c) Why take a course? d) How learn a language? e) none of the other answers
5. The definite version of un is la.
        a) Yes b) No, the definite version is les. c) No, the definite version is ce. d) None of the other answers.
6. On est means...
        a) Nous sommes b) Elles sont c) Il est d) None of the other answers
7. Je suis Marc and je m'appelle Marc mean...
        a) The same b) Something different
8. How many mistakes are in the following sentence: Bonjour, comment vas-tu? Je vous présente Julie, une collègue.
        a) There are no mistakes b) 1 c) 2 d) 3 e) 3+
9. Elle est une étudiante française. It means we're talking about...
        a) a man b) a Belgian c) a teacher d) none of the other answers
10. à plus tard is something you say...
        a) in the beginning of a conversation b) in the middle of a conversations c) at the end of a conversation d) anywhere in a conversation
11. Ou and où...
        a) Mean the same b) Are pronounced the same way c) mean the same and are pronounced the same way d) mean something different and are pronounced in a different way
Solutions: 1c, 2b, 3a, 4d, 5d, 6a, 7a, 8b, 9d, 10c, 11b

The full course is available here. Additional resources can be found here. A YouTube playlist with the videos one after another here.