French Instruction, Level 1 (W19)

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Wednesday January 16

5:00 PM  –  7:00 PM

Instructor: Rihab Al-Shamari

Winter 2019: 1/16/19 - 3/13/19, Wednesdays, 5:00-7:00pm, no class 1/9

Activities Room, International House Davis

Age and Ability: 16 years of age and older


Class fees: $108 for members, $120 for non-members. 

*Members: You must be signed in to receive the discount.*


There is an optional $30 textbook which can be purchased on the first day of class directly from the instructor. 

Class Outline

This class is designed for absolute beginners of French.

The class begins with the alphabet and goes on at an elementary level. Students will learn basic vocabulary and pronunciation. Introductory grammar will be include masculine and feminine nouns, possessive adjectives, and simple present and simple past verb forms. Each lesson also focuses on conversation.

This class will provide learners with a basic foundation in French. It is structured, following a specific textbook. Students are encouraged to participate exclusively in French while in the classroom. 

Following each class, students will have an exercise to complete.