FIND THE BEST CLASS FOR YOU: Level B1

REGULAR B1.a

11 weeks
22 hours
$440.00
Thursday07:00 pm - 09:00 pm12 February, 2018 - 27 April, 2018REGISTER

Study familiar situations encountered in work, school, and leisure. Learn to formulate simple sentences about personal interests, express ideas and opinions, and handle situations likely to arise when traveling.
Book: Entre-Nous 3, unités (1-2) $55.00. Books may be purchased in our office

Please read cancellation policy carefully before you register.

Curriculum

Communication Skills

  • Discuss self-image
  • Ask for information and advice by email
  • Characterize individuals and their behavior
  • Praise, make suggestions, and reproach
  • Give advice, give orders
  • Express your feelings
  • Discuss consumerism
  • Describe an object or a service
  • Write an email to file a complaint
  • Negotiate and discuss a price
  • Relay a message
  • Warn someone about something

Linguistic Skills (grammar and vocabulary)

  • Simple relative pronouns
  • Emphasis
  • Comparisons and degrees of comparison
  • Relative pronouns
  • The infinitive and the subjunctive mood
  • Reported/indirect speech and sequence of tenses

Socio-Cultural Themes

  • Types of consumers and consumer habits
  • The role of imagery in friendships, love, and professional relationships

REGULAR B1.d

11 weeks
22 hours
$462.00

Study familiar situations encountered in work, school, and leisure. Learn to formulate simple sentences about personal interests, express ideas and opinions, and handle situations likely to arise when traveling.
Book: Alter ego 3 (Textbook + Workbook + CD-Rom) $70.00. Books may be purchased in our office

Please read cancellation policy carefully before you register.

Curriculum

Communication Skills

  • Discuss ecology
  • Write a report
  • Discuss the future
  • Hypothesize
  • Express restrictions
  • Discuss justice
  • Write a letter to file a complaint
  • Express certainty/doubt
  • Situate events in a narrative
  • Give a demonstration
  • Discuss travel experiences
  • Make a recommendation
  • Narrate in the past tense
  • Solve a problem over the telephone
  • Negotiate a trip

Linguistic Skills (grammar and vocabulary)

  • The future and the conditional tenses
  • The simple past tense
  • Different ways to express a hypothesis
  • Pronouns y and en
  • Indefinite pronouns
  • Express certainty/doubt
  • Substitutions: pronouns and double pronominalization
  • Negative clauses

Socio-Cultural Themes

  • Civic action and ecology; Justice, a historical trial, detective fiction
  • Traveling in Francophone countries (Quebec, Senegal, Morocco, Madagascar, Cambodia, Belgium, Tunisia)
  • Travel literature/writers