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Getting started with French 1
Getting started with French 1

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Week 1: Say hello: ‘Bonjour!’

Introduction

At the beginning of this week you’ll learn how say hello and goodbye in French, as well as some of the first phrases you might use when meeting a French speaker.

You’ll also be introduced to using greetings and partings in different settings and have your understanding of this tested with activities throughout the week.

Finally, you’ll be introduced to the 'u' and 'ou' sounds and build on this so you become familiar with some basic rules of French pronunciation.

This OpenLearn course is an adapted extract from the Open University course LXF001 Beginners French 1: eh oui! [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] .