Total Beginner French is for students and travelers with no or “forgotten” French knowledge. The course introduces basic pronunciation, grammar, and vocabulary to build the foundation of the language in a fun environment, taking into consideration each student’s requirements and questions. Students will learn to communicate simple concepts in French through numerous exercises. Pronunciation, reading, listening and speaking are the focus of the class for a progressive learning experience. Please purchase the college-level textbook online or from a bookstore prior to the first class: Contacts, Valette/Valette, 8th Edition, with in-text audio CD if possible.
Maurice Bombrun is a French native, experienced teacher and bilingual dual citizen. He teaches and tutors privately with local private and public schools, and has worked for the Alliance Française and the French International School of Boston. With undergraduate studies at the Sorbonne and LSE London, he holds Master’s degrees from Sciences Po Paris and the University of Grenoble.