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Get ready for beginners’ French
Get ready for beginners’ French

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Week 1: Why French?


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Figure 1 Why French?

Welcome to Week 1 of this free badged course, Get ready for beginners’ French. This week you are going to start by thinking about your personal reasons for learning French, and perhaps you’ll discover some reasons you hadn’t considered before. You will find out that French is spoken all over the world, and you will learn a bit more about countries where French is spoken. You will have a chance to think about what learning French will mean to you, and how your personal strengths can contribute to your language learning.

The Open University would really appreciate a few minutes of your time to tell us about yourself and your expectations for the course before you begin, in our optional start-of-course survey [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] . Participation will be completely confidential and we will not pass on your details to others.