French Flag French - Beginner

Level 1 / ONLINE Chez Ruth

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… those with no or almost no prior knowledge of French at all. We will start off with a,b,c and 1,2,3, move through basic niceties to giving the most important information about yourself and then finish off with you being able to buy simple food and drink items confidently.

Useful stuff; why not give it a go?! You’ll notice how much better the French respond to you when you at least try a few words of their beautiful language when on holiday. It’s really worth it!

What's included?
  • 20 double-sided worksheets
  • 20 double-sided word cards
  • Ring binder file with dividers and extra notepaper
  • Access to the LFF VLE with online exercises and video clips
  • Lessons via Zoom from the comfort and safety of your own home
  • At least one opportunity to attend a sangria and tapas social in my garden as the weather and the R rate both improve!
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Course length: 10 lessons
Teacher: Ruth Frewin

Beginner - Level 1 Course Information
Starting Date: 19/05/2021
Lesson Duration: 9:00 am - 10:30 am
There will be two lessons in a row, then no lesson on 31/05/2021 for school half-term break, then eight more lessons up to and including 05/07/2021. THIS COURSE CAN ALSO BE TAUGHT FACE-TO-FACE if this is what learners would prefer. There will be a drop-in garden party for all my learners on 18/07/2021 from 2pm to 8pm.
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ONLINE Chez Ruth Faris Lane,
KT15 3DN
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Ruth Frewin Languages taught:
French FlagFrench Spanish FlagSpanish
Tuition levels:
Beginner Improver Intermediate Advanced
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Since my first of many twinning exchange trips to the Loire Valley in France and to the Ruhr Valley in Germany in my teens, I have always loved foreign languages, cultures and people (and of course the food and drink too). As part of my university studies, I spent eight months in Lorraine on the border with Belgium and Luxembourg, four months in Nordrhein-Westfalen on the border with the Netherlands and four months in the city of Lyon. Having only started learning Spanish as an adult, I have not spent extensive amounts of time in Spain but I have holidayed there as well as in Peru. Before becoming a licencee with Language for Fun, I taught for twelve years in secondary schools, including one in Zambia near the border with French-speaking Congo. I have had many adventures in many Francophone, Germanophone and Hispanophone countries where my language 'skills' have both saved the day AND got me into a bit of hot water! Let me use MY cringeworthy past experiences of making hilarious mistakes save YOU from doing the same.
When I am not teaching or learning languages (I speak Dutch now too), I enjoy swimming, reading and walking but I am particularly passionate about the performing arts; I think you will be able to tell this when you meet me! I look forward to meeting YOU!