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This courses teaches the vocabulary and phrases for communicating with your tutor during French lessons.

Includes:

  • 17 lessons
  • 85 audio files with our popular ‘dictation mode’
  • Original illustrations by American cartoonist Ben Towle, and the dialogs come to life! 
  • The phrases to know in French for managing appointments (with your teacher and not only)
  • Learn and consolidate the 4 French verbs ‘ENTENDRE, ‘VOIR’ ‘ECRIRE’ and ‘LIRE’
  • “C’est bien,” “C’est mieux,” and more phrases of teaching encouragement
  • Consolidate your grammar of A1-A2 level
  • More than 100 clues with hints and culture tips
  • We regularly give away lessons for enrolled students. After your enroll, keep an eye on your message box!

Story

As a traveller and lifelong learner, Walter has always been interested in foreign languages. When he finds out that it is now possible to practice his French conversation with a teacher on skype, he wants to do it too! Ma Première Leçon is a course based on the story of Walter’s very first sessions with his French teacher.

Try it

Instruction: Translate to French with the audio. The clues are here to help!

1

Translate:"I'll be at a winemakers' festival next week."

  • "Je serai à un festival de vignerons la semaine prochaine"
  • Bien aussi 🇫🇷
  • "Je vais être à un festival de viticulteurs la semaine prochaine"

CLUES

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"je serai" = I will be
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"à un festival de vignerons" = at a winemakers' festival
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"la semaine prochaine" = next week
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Culture: the festival 'La Dive Bouteille' in Saumur, France takes place every year in February. It is the biggest organic wine festival in the world!
2

Translate:"I can't make it Tuesday at 2pm."

  • "Je peux pas mardi à 14h"
  • Bien aussi 🇫🇷
  • Je ne peux pas être là mardi à 14h. (Rachel)
  • ...

CLUES

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"je peux pas" = I can't make it
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"mardi" = on Tuesday
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"à 14h" = at 2 pm
3

Translate:"Can we reschedule?"

  • "On peut reprogrammer ?"
  • Bien aussi 🇫🇷
  • "On peut déplacer notre leçon ?"
  • "On peut reporter notre leçon ?"

CLUES

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"on peut" = can we
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"reprogrammer" = to reschedule
4

Translate:"I can do the same day but later."

  • "Je peux le même jour, plus tard."
  • Bien aussi 🇫🇷
  • ...

CLUES

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"le même jour" = the same day
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"je peux le même jour" = I can do the same day
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"plus tard" = but later
5

Translate:"Tuesday at 4:30 instead? Fantastic! Thanks a lot!"

  • "Mardi, 16h30 à la place ? Génial ! Merci beaucoup !"
  • Bien aussi 🇫🇷
  • "Mardi, 16h30 plutôt ? Super ! Merci bien."
  • Mardi à 16h30 à la place? Fantastique! Merci beaucoup! (Rachel)

CLUES

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"à la place" = instead
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"génial !" = fantastic!
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"merci beaucoup" = thanks a lot

Illustrations

Big thanks to talented cartoonist Ben Towle for making illustrating this course. In French we say “Grand merci !”

 

 

 

Solo Learner

FREE

All French learners deserve to study with this course. It is free for everybody!

With Teacher

$19.00

Includes lesson with one of our teachers.