French for Absolute Beginners

    EX 1111 is offered this spring:

In this hands-on work­shop, you’ll explore the rules of French pro­nun­ci­a­tion, acquire some foun­da­tion­al vocab­u­lary, under­stand the dif­fer­ences between writ­ten and spo­ken French, and be intro­duced to gram­mar struc­tures you’ll need to com­mu­ni­cate at a basic lev­el. Work on essen­tials such as days of the week, num­bers, intro­duc­tions, order­ing meals, and oth­ers. Learn words tai­lored to you spe­cif­ic needs — tourism, busi­ness, wine tast­ing, etc. Get use­ful point­ers on the rules of French etiquette.


sessions (Tue, Thu)
Mar 30, 2021Apr 22, 2021


6:00 pm – 7:30 pm MT



6:00 pm – 7:30 pm MT




Syn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

In synchronous online courses, students move through the course material at the same pace as their peers. These courses also provide learners with pre-scheduled online lectures that have the instructor and students interacting at the same time. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

Karima Afchar

Your Instructor

Karima AfcharID: karima-afchar

Class info
  • This is a syn­chro­nous course that fea­tures live online activ­i­ties at pre­de­ter­mined times. For the real-time class­room ses­sions, a com­put­er with both audio input and out­put is required. To start your online learn­ing expe­ri­ence vis­it www​.ext​-leo​.ca/​s​t​u​dents
  • Cost assistance: May be eli­gi­ble for the Cana­da-Alber­ta Job Grant and the Canada Training Benefit. (view all)
    Cor­po­rate mul­ti-reg­is­tra­tion pack­ages (groups of 4 or more) are avail­able for most Exten­sion cours­es. Con­tact us at for pre­ferred pricing.
  • Open for registration until March 30, 2021. Register at least one week before the course start date to secure your spot. If space is available you may register until the day the course starts.
This course has no prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

Looking for different course dates?

New course schedules are released each June and November.

EX 1111 is offered this spring: