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French Essentials

at Fluent City - Near North Side

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Near North Side, Downtown/Loop
444 North Michigan Ave Mezzanine Level
Btwn E Illinois & E Hubbard Streets
Chicago, Illinois 60611
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This is a 24-session class. Price includes $60 textbook fee.
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 17 and older
Average Class Size: 10

What you'll learn in this basic french class:

Okay, so you’ve been meaning to learn French for a while now, and now you're ready to commit. You’ll cover all of the basics that you’d normally learn in French 1 + 2. This class is perfect for you if you're brand new to the language and you want to reach a conversational level as fast as possible.

Here's what to expect:

Know before you go
Our French Essentials program is the outcome of our radically new approach to language learning. Designed for absolute beginners who want to achieve fluency fast, this course is perfect if you want to see quick results. This is also a great starting point if you’ve taken French before, and feel that you need to brush up on the basics.

The nitty gritty
Basics of pronunciation. Number and gender agreement. Present, imperative and passé composé tenses. Reflexive verbs. Direct and indirect object pronouns. Everyday slang used by native speakers

You'll be able to
Introduce yourself. Order food and drinks. Go shopping. Talk about your daily routine. Explain what you like to do in your free time. Describe common ailments to a doctor. Make requests. Ask someone out on a date. Tell stories about past trips or celebrations.

Nervous? Don't be
From day one, you’ll be engaging in meaningful conversation with your classmates and instructors. This will prepare you to feel confident and comfortable when speaking with natives.

French Essentials is a course that meets twice per week with a total of 24 sessions.

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Refund Policy
Plans change—we totally get it. That’s why you have until 7 days prior to the start date of your class to make any cancelations or same-level transfers. After that, refunds cannot be offered under any circumstance and for transfers, there may be a fee. (Exception: If you’re in an incorrect level placement for a language class, we’ll make sure to get you into the right one).

The cancellation policy for private and makeup lessons is as follows: 24 hour notice is expected for cancellation of any weekday (before 6pm) lessons. Otherwise, you will still be charged. Weeknight (after 6pm) or weekend private or makeup lessons cannot be cancelled.

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