FRENCH LESSONS

French Lessons in Ottawa

Our native-speaking qualified French teachers can guide you and your group  at your work or at home, at a time convenient to you. Classes can take place on any day of the week - even weekends - morning, afternoon or evening. If needs be, if meeting at your office or home is not suitable, you can take your lessons at the trainer's office. Study materials are supplied for you.

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

These lessons in French are wider-ranging in their nature, and are driven towards students who have a variety of differing needs. All beginner students will expect to study enough survival French to get them through a short visit to the country, those staying on with the lesson can progress differently, depending on their individual requests and requirements. Whether you are buying property in a foreign country, married to a foreign national, planning a round-the-world trip, interested in French history and culture, or if you simply want to attain a particular level of French, this is the choice for you. Inquire now about our French Courses or Take A Free French Level Test

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

These French Lessons are intended for people who really need to learn French to help make that difference in their work. For beginners, it will be useful to learn greetings and basic business etiquette, at higher levels reading and then writing become more important. Typical students include those involved in import/export, international negotiations and acquisitions, jobseekers in multinational companies where an additional language is required, and those working with international colleagues, academia and government. Even on our most basic lesson for Beginners, students should expect to end the lesson with basic Telephone French and e-mail French skills for communications as well as Survival French required for short visits to a country. Inquire now about our French Courses or Take A Free French Level Test

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

Lessons in French are also accessible for 2 or more studying in tandem (Two-to-One French Lesson or Small Group In-Company French Lesson). All those involved must have around the same experience of the language, similar needs of areas of proficiency, and must be able to work at the same time and place. Bookings must be made for all students at the same time. Listen & Learn do not advise classes of more than 6-8 people, although In-Company Taster French sessions can be run with as many as 12 people. Inquire now about our French Courses or Take A Free French Level Test

Face-to-Face Open Group General French Lessons

Lessons in French are also accessible for 2 or more studying in tandem (Two-to-One French Lesson or Small Group In-Company French Lesson). All those involved must have around the same experience of the language, similar needs of areas of proficiency, and must be able to work at the same time and place. Bookings must be made for all students at the same time. Listen & Learn do not advise classes of more than 6-8 people, although In-Company Taster French sessions can be run with as many as 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

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

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 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.")

French Slang Words & Phrases

  • 1) Le Blé (money)
  • 2) Bouffer (to eat)
  • 3) Le Bordel (mess)

The Easiest Things About Learning French

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

3 Surprising Facts About French

  • 1) Astérix has been been translated into 100+ languages
  • 2) French doesn’t use the letter “W”
  • 3) English has borrowed heavily from French

Top 3 mistakes French students makes

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

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