French for beginners

Learn the French language from home


  • Learn the basics of the French language the right way.
  • Complete course; 20 lessons written (approximately 400 pages) and about 2 hours of audio files.
  • 5 months average course duration.
  • No prior knowledge or experience is necessary.
  • You are in control; you decide where you study, when you study and which device you will use.
  • Get personal feedback from your teacher; she will guide you personally.


Have you ever wondered what it would be like to travel abroad and visit Paris, the spectacular City of Lights? Do you want to spice up your romantic life with perfectly pronounced words in the language of love or do you just need to be prepared for business meetings with your French speaking clients? Now is the right time for you to immerse yourself in the basics of the French language and become acquainted with the culture by taking our simple yet effective French for Beginners course. From the comfort of your home, learn to elevate your vocabulary and find your hidden talents. You’ll become fully capable of understanding basic French expressions in everyday situations until you can truly navigate your way around the busy streets and among the populations of Paris, Quebec or any French speaking community. Besides impressing your companions and friends, you will be able to order the special of the day at French restaurants, converse with French speaking visitors and fully enjoy your travels to French speaking destinations. This introductory French course will be your ticket to learning this gentle and seductive language, the language of kings and poets, and you’ll be inspired to discover French tourist attractions for yourself. Just say “Oui”!



The setup of the French for beginners course


"French for beginners" is for everyone who wishes to start to learning the French language. Lesson by lesson you will learn more French words, structures and build up confidence. By the end of this French course you will be able to speak, read, write and listen to French on a beginners level (A1).


The French for beginners course consists of 20 lessons. The following are the names of the individual lessons. As you can see there is a lot of variety and interesting topics that will be thaught. At the end of the French course you can optionally take the French for beginners exam.

  • Introduction
  • Qui est-ce?
  • Les gens
  • Le temps libre
  • Les activités quotidiennes
  • Un jour typique
  • À la maison
  • Je prépare un voyage
  • À la campagne
  • En ville
  • Au restaurant
  • L'amour
  • Chez le médecin
  • À la gare
  • La planète
  • Les technologies
  • L’éducation
  • Le monde professionnel
  • Révision
  • Examen

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Learn French for beginners the right way


  • We will teach you the basics of the French language
  • We will take you by the hand from day one. The very first lesson includes the alphabet, some basic words and sentences and learning to count in French. And we are building further on this. The French course in total has about 400 pages and 2 hours of audio. Every step is explained to you in a very clear and understandable way. Everybody can learn French by taking this course.

  • Our French teacher will provide you with valuable personal advice and answer all your questions promptly
  • The French teacher for the French classesWhen you are learning French it is good to get the confirmation that you are understanding the learnings correctly. You would like to know if you are on the right track. You would like to get dedicated, personal advice. And if you happen to be stuck or do not understand something you would like to ask for help. This personal help is given by our personal teacher, who is a French teacher. The majority of the students decide to sign up for the classes and hire the services of a personal teacher. Students who do so are allowed to ask for advice, questions and hand in course assignments for grading. Students who choose for self-tuition take on the course by themselves. They cannot ask for advice, questions nor can they hand in assignments for grading.

    Let us introduce our personal teacher to you:
    Hi, my name is Katia Polychronou and I will be your personal teacher for the French course. I have been teaching French for many years and I will be able to answer the questions you may have and give you feedback to improve your reading, writing, listening and speaking. The French language is a beautiful language and you will not regret taking this French course!

  • Take the French exam
  • You have the opportunity to take the French for beginners  exam by the end of the course. This is optional and you decide for yourself if you would be interested in this. When you pass the exam you will receive the Didacton Certificate of Achievement for French for beginners.
    You can take this exam from home and you will have to apply the learnings from the French course to pass the exam. The costs of the exam are $ 99.90, but if you decide to sign up for the exam when you book the French for beginners course, then we can offer you a discounted price of $ 39.90.
  • Get updates for free
  • You will receive the latest version of the French course when we are improving the contents of our lessons; free of charge. Whenever there is an update, you will get it.
  • Become part of the Didacton French learning community and meet other students taking the course
  • You will be able to share all your experiences with other French for beginner students in our learning management system. Would you like to meet up with others? Would you like to share tips how to study better? Or would you simply like to ask the opinion of others? You can do this and much more in your Didacton learning management system (lms).
    The lms is the focal point of your French classes with Didacton. In it you will be able to take the French for beginners course, interact with the teacher (optional), hand in assignments (optional) and see your grades (optional). Furthermore you have the opportunity to spice up your personal profile and interact with other students in the community. We are striving to improve and expand the lms continously and your feedback will be much appreciated.
  • Learn French A1 at your own pace and be fully flexible as you can use the device you prefer wherever you want whenever you want
  • One of the main advantages of taking online classes is that you decide how much time you would like to take for every lesson. The French for beginners (A1) course consists of 20 lessons. If you work on one lesson every week you are done in almost five months. But you decide your pace - you can take more time or go faster. You have one year access to the lms, but this can be increased upon request. You also do not have to worry that other students are faster or slower than you are. You decide your pace and you do not have to worry about others.
    You can access the lms with your desktop, laptop, smartphone or tablet. This means that you are fully flexible with which device you would like to take the French classes. Furthermore this means that you can also study wherever it suits you, whenever it suits you. You only need access to the internet.
    You will be able to conveniently print the individual lessons in case you prefer to read the lessons on paper.

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