FRENCH LESSONS

French Lessons in Oshawa

Your colleagues and yourself can be trained by our native-speaking fully-qualified French tutors at a time and location to suit you. Classes can take place any day, even weekends, and can happen in the morning, afternoon or evening. If the case may be that your home or office is not convenient, there is always the option to take your classes at the office of your teacher. Study books for the lesson are provided.

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Face-to-Face 1-to-1 (Individual) General French

These French lessons are more general in nature and are targeted at students with a whole range of different needs. While all beginners level students can expect to cover Survival French - required for short visits to a country where English may not be spoken and/or the intention is to make good contacts with the local population, students then generally progress in different directions depending on their needs. Typical students include those buying property overseas, spouses of overseas nationals, people about to set off on that long-awaited world trip, French culture enthusiasts and those who are keen to pass a particular French examination. Inquire now about our French Courses or Take A Free French Level Test

Face-to-Face 1-to-1 (Individual) Business French

French lessons of this type are aimed towards those that need to learn French to aid them with their employment. For those just starting out, it is integral to learn basic greetings and business etiquette; and reading and writing can be adopted once the simple precepts are out of the way. Success has come from students who are involved in import/export, international negotiations and acquisitions, those seeking jobs in multinational companies, and those working with foreign colleagues, academia and bureaucracy. Just our most basic beginners lesson will have the student finishing the lesson with basic telephone/e-mail skills in French, as well as survival French should a short stay in the country be needed. Inquire now about our French Courses or Take A Free French Level Test

Face-to-Face Closed (Private) Group General or Business French

If there are 2 or more of you with the same level of French, the same targets within the language, and be able to study at the same time and location, then you'll be happy to know that these French lessons can also be made available for Two-to-One French Lessons or Small Group In-Company French Lessons. Listen & Learn do not generally recommend classes of more than 6-8 people, although Taster lessons in French can run with up to 12 people. Bookings must be made for all participants at the same time. Inquire now about our French Courses or Take A Free French Level Test

Face-to-Face Open Group General French Lessons

2 or more people can benefit studying French together as these French lessons are also offered to groups (Two-to-One French Lesson or Small Group In-Company French Lesson). Every student must have the same degree of knowledge of the language, the same business or language needs and the ability to study at the same time and place as everybody else. The booking has to be made for all students at the same time. Listen & Learn do not advocate group sessions of more than 6-8 people, though Taster French Lessons can be experienced by up to 12 people. Inquire now about our French Courses or Take A Free French Level Test

Skype Online 1-to-1 (Individual) General or Business French

Our native speaker qualified French language teachers can train you and your colleagues at your office or home at a time to suit you. Classes can be any day of the week (even weekends) in the morning, afternoon or evening. In certain circumstances, if your home or office is not suitable, you can take your classes at the trainer's office. Lesson books are provided. Inquire now about our French Courses or Take A Free French Level Test

Skype Skype Online Group (Closed or Open) General or Business Portuguese

The French lessons are also available for 2 or more people studying together (Two-to-One French Lesson or Small Group In-Company French Lesson). All participants must have the same level, the same business or general language needs and be able to study at the same time in the same location. The booking must be made for all participants at the same time. Listen & Learn do not recommend group classes of more than 6-8 people although In-Company Taster French Lessons can be run with up to 12 people. Inquire now about our French Courses or Take A Free French Level Test

French Language Essentials

Top French Food/Drink

  • 1) Soupe à l’oignon (French onion soup)
  • 2) Ratatouille
  • 3) Gratin Dauphinois (dish of sliced potatoes and cream)

Top 3 French Survival Phrases

  • 1) Comment allez-vous? (How are you?)
  • 2) Au revoir (Goodbye)
  • 3) Parlez anglais? (Do you speak English?)

Top French Idioms & Proverbs

  • 1) Avoir le cœur sur le main ("To have the heart in the hand.")
  • 2) Avoir un poil dans le main ("To have a hair in the hand.")
  • 3) L’habit ne fait pas le moine (‘The clothes don’t make the monk.")

The Easiest Things About Learning French

  • 1) Borrowed vocabulary.
  • 2) Fewer tenses to learn than other Romance languages.
  • 3) More opportunities to pratice.

The Most Difficult Things About Learning French

  • 1) Words aren't always pronounced as they're written.
  • 2) There's more than one accent.
  • 3) Many false friends exist between English and French.

Top 3 mistakes French students makes

  • 1) Gender
  • 2) Accent Marks
  • 3) Être, avoir, and faire.

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