Chinook Learning Services - Calgary, Alberta, Canada

French for Parents - Level 1

Course Description

This beginning level course will help parents of bilingual French students learn or refresh their French language skills. Parents will become more comfortable interacting with their children.

Participant Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, you will have acquired basic communication skills that allow you to interact with your child in French.

Course Content

We tailor our courses to meet individual participants’ needs. Course topics may include, but are not limited to:

  • Introducing oneself and initiating basic conversation
  • Good manners: saying “Please”, “Thank you” “Excuse me”
  • French alphabet and phonetics
  • Subject pronouns
  • Regular (-er) verbs, Irregular verbs: Avoir, Etre, Aller
  • Feminine and Masculine nouns
  • Nouns in singular and plural form
  • Forming Questions, asking and giving directions, negation
  • Vocabulary related to: the classroom, the school, colours, the family, the home, the hotel, telling time, numbers 0-100, weather, the calendar, food, clothing, parts of the body
  • Prepositions
  • Adverbs of time
  • Introduction to Adjectives
  • Definite Indefinite and Possessive Articles
  • Different songs and games to share with your child
  • Cultural aspects will be integrated into all classes
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