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Formal Greetings

by Learn French Now!

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Conversational French for Beginners
Lesson 1 – "Formal Greetings" by Learn French Now!
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Whether you are planning a trip to Paris or just want to order un café the right way, there has never been a better time or easier way to learn French. Perfect for travelers and students alike, this course will build the foundations you need to walk the streets of Paris confidently. Each new word is reinforced through video, images, and written text—then tested with simple exercises. Before you know it, voilà, you will be able to flirt and order a baguette like a true Parisian!

Bonjour! Learn French Now! makes learning conversational French easy by teaching common French words and phrases like ‘hello’, ‘goodbye’, and ‘how are you?’.
  • Hello
  • Exercise - Appeler
  • How Are You?
  • Exercise - Aller
  • Exercise - Comment allez-vous?
  • Very Well
  • Exercise - Tres Bien
  • Goodbye
  • Exercise - Adieu
  • Final Assignment
Plural Nouns and Articles
3 min
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In French, a banana is “une banane.” What if you have two? This lesson will take you through the basics of pluralizing French articles and nouns.
  • Lesson Intro
  • Plural Forms
  • Exercise - Un and Une
  • Examples
  • Exercise - La Banane
  • Lesson Overview
  • Exercise - Common Plural Forms
  • Final Assignment
Phrases for Speaking | Pt 2
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Once you are comfortable using the French verb parler in basic contexts, apply it to more specific situations, such as talking to multiple people.
  • Lesson Intro
  • Review & Pronunciation
  • Exercise - La Cédille
  • Talking to a Friend
  • Exercise - Talking to a Friend
  • Talking to a Policeman, Clerk
  • Exercise - Talking to the Waiter
  • Plural
  • Exercise - Au and Aux
  • Talking About
  • Exercise - Talking about You
  • Final Assignment
The Verb "To Go" | Pt 1
5 min
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In this lesson by Learn French Now!, learn how to use the highly irregular verb “aller” to show that you are going to one of several destinations.
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  • Conjugation
  • Exercise - Verb Aller - Liaisons
  • Beach, School, University
  • Exercise - Going to the beach
  • Work, Office, House, Home
  • Exercise - Going home
  • Final Assignment
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