FIND THE BEST CLASS FOR YOU: Level B2

REGULAR B2.b

11 weeks
33 hours
$660.00
Tuesday & Thursday10:00 am - 11:30 am1 May, 2017 - 15 July, 2017REGISTER

Understand the main ideas of a complex text, interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity, produce clear, detailed texts on a wide range of subjects, and express viewpoints on topical issues.
Book: Alter ego 4 + (Textbook + Workbook + CD-Rom) $70.00. Books may be purchased in our office

Please read cancellation policy carefully before you register.

Curriculum

Communication Skills

  • Ask for information about online classes
  • Ask for detailed information about a school’s philosophy
  • Express interest
  • Express wishes, goals and intention
  • Debate trips as a way to grow and learn
  • Subjunctive imperfect and pluperfect
  • Subjunctive with relative clause
  • Give information about work prerequisite and contracts
  • Write a request to an employer
  • Past indirect discourse
  • Debate work conditions and job mobility
  • Conditional past and present
  • Personal  pronouns

Linguistic Skills (grammar and vocabulary)

  • “Savoir” vs “Connaître”
  • Abilities and skills
  • Vocabulary related to goals and intentions
  • Everyday expressions to convey goal achievements
  • Informal expressions with pronouns
  • “Mettre & Prendre” polysemy
  • Sentence construction with adjectives
  • Verbs introducing the indirect discourse
  • “Dire” synonyms and subtleties

Socio-Cultural Themes

  • Education impact
  • School and university
  • In-house training
  • Studies abroad
  • Key roles of sports and travels
  • New technology
  • The importance of work in life
  • The work force:  women and young people
  • Non credited work
  • Work contracts
  • Job mobility
  • Work relationships
  • Laws for migrant workers

REGULAR B2.c

11 weeks
22 hours
$407.00
Tuesday & Thursday10am - 11:30 am28 August, 2017 - 10 November, 2017REGISTER

Understand the main ideas of a complex text, interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity, produce clear, detailed texts on a wide range of subjects, and express viewpoints on topical issues.
Book: Alter ego 4 (Textbook + Workbook + CD-Rom) $70.00. Books may be purchased in our office

Please read cancellation policy carefully before you register.

Curriculum

Communication Skills

  • Appreciate French gastronomy
  • Give an opinion about a restaurant
  • Write a review
  • Identify taste and flavors
  • Evaluate product quality
  • Make hypotheses/expressions
  • Express aesthetic views
  •  ”A moins que…”
  • Summary definite, indefinite and partitive articles
  • Defend a cause
  • Express an opinion regarding political involvement
  • Express refined opinions
  • Reveal and defend personal values
  • Argue the role of humanitarian actions
  • Gerund, present participle and verbal adjective

Linguistic Skills (grammar and vocabulary)

  • Taste and flavors vocabulary
  • Words expressing art appreciation
  • Figure of speech: comparisons and metaphors
  • Voting vocabulary
  • Euphemism and politically correct expressions
  • Adjective position
  • Meaning of adjective according to their position
  • Homonyms with double gender

Socio-Cultural Themes

  • Different types of pleasures and happiness: gastronomical, artistic and literary
  • Taste and flavors
  • Contemporary writers
  • Beliefs
  • Religion
  • Moral values
  • Tolerance
  • Politics
  • Citizenship
  • Parity
  • Democracy
  • Humanitarian actions

REGULAR B2.e

11 weeks
22 hours
$440
Tuesday10:00am - 12:00 pm1 May, 2017 - 15 July, 2017REGISTER

Understand the main ideas of a complex text, interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity, produce clear, detailed texts on a wide range of subjects, and express viewpoints on topical issues.

Book: Alter ego + (Textbook + Workbook + CD-Rom) $70.00. Books may be purchased in our office

Please read cancellation policy carefully before you register.

Curriculum

Communication Skills

  • Claim one’s rights
  • Express disagreement
  • Debate a decision
  • Present the specificities of a country
  • Argue the choice of languages in a multilingual state
  • Write readers’s comments and reviews
  • Compare facts and numbers
  • Talk about future inventions

Linguistic Skills (grammar and vocabulary)

  • Indefinite pronouns
  • Degrees of comparison
  • Words deriving from other languages
  • Vocabulary for similarities and differences
  • Vocabulary for evolution and changes

Socio-Cultural Themes

  • Education impact
  • Demands, opposition and disagreement
  • Rights and obligations
  • Defining folklore
  • Antonyms
  • Interview on globalization