Friday afternoon: Beginners’ Theoretical approach with Alain Ollier “Premiers Pas”

First approach of the French language.The goal of this course is to master the basics:

  • a good pronunciation
  • important verbs: être, avoir, aller, venir
  • understanding the structure of a sentence

Repetition is the key to success. Therefore students will repeat what they hear many times. The class will be geared towards this crucial aspect of learning.

Vocabulary will be distilled along the road to shape simple sentences in order to start small conversation.


6 week course
Fridays April 19th, 26th, May 3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th

1:30 pm to 2:30 pm


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Alain Ollier

Alain Ollier has recently relocated from Paris to Midcoast Maine. His interests include physical therapy, organic gardening and hockey. Alain has traveled extensively and is excited to share the language and culture of his homeland.