Enjoy an introduction to phonetics with Constance!

Constance leads a beginner’s class focused on mastering the rules of French pronunciation. Students will learn the basic concepts of French phonetics, learn to use the international phonetic alphabet to identify phonemes and understand French spelling. Considerable time will be spent on sounds that prove challenging for English speakers, as well as homophones, nasalization, and silent letters.

 

Mondays | From June 20th to July 11th
Time: 6:00-21:00PM
Level: A1 | Beginner

Thursdays, Thursdays | From June 20th to July 11th
Time: 10:30-12:00PM
Level: A1 | Beginner

Meet the teacher

Meet the teacher

Constance Biahio was born in Côte D’Ivoire, a French-speaking country in West Africa. After a bachelor’s degree in linguistics from the University of Abidjan Cocody, she left to continue her studies in Paris. She obtained a Graduate Certificate in Communication and Public Relations at the Free Faculty of Communication Sciences in Levallois-Perret. The following year, she obtained a master’s degree in Language Science at the University of Paris-Sorbonne, Paris IV. After two accomplished professional years working in large French companies in Paris, she returned to Cote d’Ivoire where she held for ten years the position of Head of the Department of Communication and Web Marketing at the Poste de Cote D’Ivoire. A staunch Francophile, Ms. Biahio is married and the mother of three children. She will bring her energy and warm kindness in her classes at Alliance Française-Roswell