FIND THE BEST CLASS FOR YOU: Regular Courses

REGULAR A1.a

11 weeks
33 hours
$693.00
Wednesday06:00 pm - 09:00 pm18 February, 2019 - 3 May, 2019REGISTER
Wednesday11:00 am - 02:00 pm18 February, 2019 - 3 May, 2019REGISTER

This introductory class is for students who have no prior knowledge of French. You will learn basic language skills to introduce yourself and others, to ask and answer common questions, and to write a brief note. Guided grammar study of regular present tense verbs and common irregular verbs être (to be) and avoir (to have), as well as negation and interrogation will allow you to enjoy simple interactions in French. You will learn common colloquial idioms, how to present and respond to invitations, and how to give instructions. You will continue your study of present tense irregular verbs, and learn how to express time using verb tenses of present (présent) and past (passé composé). You will be able to talk about yourself and your favorite activities and celebrations, and you’ll write your opinion on a simple subject.

Book: Entre Nous 1, unités (1-3), $60.00. Books may be purchased in our office

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REGULAR A1.b

11 weeks
33 hours
$693.00
Monday06:00 pm - 09:00 pm18 February, 2019 - 3 May, 2019REGISTER

This class will continue building the foundation laid out in A1.a Students will acquire the vocabulary and cultural background to accomplish the following tasks: give and receive directions, express obligation, express possession, describe a place, give advice, compare and contrast, express a wish or a desire, describe someone. Linguistic structures introduced include the imperative, indirect object pronouns, negation, prepositions, reflexive verbs, the simple future and the present subjunctive.
Book: Entre-Nous 1, unités (4-6),  $60.00. Books may be purchased in our office

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REGULAR A1.c

11 weeks
33 hours
$693.00
Wednesday06:30 pm - 09:30 pm18 February, 2019 - 3 May, 2019REGISTER
Tuesday and Thursday10:00 am - 11:30 am18 February, 2019 - 3 May, 2019REGISTER

This class is a bridge to the A2 level, providing you with an opportunity to reinforce the skills you have learned in previous classes. Reading and conversation will focus on presenting more detailed descriptions, expressing appreciation, explaining situations, and giving advice and recommendations. Study of prepositions, pronouns, articles, and the imperfect (imparfait) verb tense will help you perfect and broaden your communication. At this point in your learning, you’ll possess the vocabulary and grammar to relate memories, compare past situations to current circumstances, and write a formal letter. As you progress in your learning, you will read and talk in more detail about your experiences and activities. You’ll study the verb tenses for recent past, continuous present and simple future, and the grammatical structures to describe places and people and communicate news.
Book: Entre Nous 1 (unités 6-8) $60.00. Books may be purchased in our office

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REGULAR B1.a

11 weeks
22 hours
$462.00
Monday07:00 pm - 09:00 pm18 February, 2019 - 3 May, 2019REGISTER

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 $60.00. Books may be purchased in our office

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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, organize and prepare a trip
  • Play with words

Linguistic Skills (grammar and vocabulary)

  • Direct object complements
  • Possessive pronouns
  • Prepositions of place
  • Opposition between the perfect tense and the imperfect
  • Pluperfect
  • Past participle agreeing with “avoir”
  • Present participle
  • Gerund tense
  • Motivations, travel, memories, emotions, music vocabulary
  • Informal language
  • Stylistic devices

Socio-Cultural Themes

  • Magazine articles, blogs
  • Literary texts
  • Advertisements
  • Music, song lyrics, radio, interviews, testimonies…

 

 

REGULAR B1.c

11 weeks
22 hours
$462.00
Wednesday07:00 pm - 09:00 pm18 February, 2019 - 3 May, 2019REGISTER

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 in the everyday life.
Book: Entre Nous 3, unités (5-6) $60.00. Books may be purchased in our office

Please read cancellation policy carefully before you register.

Curriculum

Communication Skills

  • Defend, oppose, and get involved in a debate
  • Express manner and wish
  • Express complaint
  • Express your emotions, reactions and ideas
  • Express obligation, possibility, forbidding
  • Justify your opinion about a movie
  • Give your impressions about something

Linguistic Skills (grammar and vocabulary)

  • Impersonal verbs
  • Gerund tense
  • The place of the adjective
  • Relative pronoun
  • Express a wish, a desire with the subjunctive mood
  • Using relatives with the subjunctive mood
  • Swindles
  • Demonstrations
  • Adjectives to describe a movie
  • Movie genres
  • Emotion and behavior vocabulary

Socio-Cultural Themes

  • Movies
  • Mails
  • Testimonies, interviews
  • Social media
  • Advertisement and magazine articles

 

REGULAR B2.a

11 weeks
33 hours
$462.00
Wednesday11:00 am - 01:00 pm18 February, 2019 - 3 May, 2019REGISTER

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: Entre-Nous 4, unités 1-2, $60.00. Books may be purchased in our office

Please read cancellation policy carefully before you register.

Curriculum

Communication Skills

  • Read and comment numbers
  • Express health problems
  • Express your opinion about family
  • Talk about roles in a relationship
  • Report sayings and informations
  • Compare
  • Talk about health
  • Learn to solve a conflict
  • Make a presentation

Linguistic Skills (grammar and vocabulary)

  • Reported speech
  • Introductory verbs
  • Present and past subjunctive and infinitive
  • Express opposition and concession
  • Indicative versus subjunctive
  • Opinion idioms
  • Adjectives, pronouns and nouns to describe living space
  • Passive and pronominal passive
  • Compound nouns
  • Duration vocabulary
  • Health and food vocabulary
  • Solidarity vocabulary

Socio-Cultural Themes

  • Evolution in the family relation
  • Food and health
  • Generation shock
  • Different years of life and intergenerational issues
  • Solidarity
  • Conflict

 

REGULAR C1

11 weeks
22 or 33 hours
$462.00 $693.00
Tuesday07:00 pm - 09:00 pm18 February, 2019 - 3 May, 2019REGISTER
Tuesday and Thursday10:00 am - 11:30 am18 February, 2019 - 3 May, 2019REGISTER
Thursday07:00 pm - 09:00 pm18 February, 2019 - 3 May, 2019REGISTER
Monday07:00 pm - 09:00 pm18 February, 2019 - 3 May, 2019REGISTER

This level is tailored to help you master the French language perfectly.
Understand a wide range of demanding texts and recognize linguistic subtleties in order to express yourself fluently and spontaneously.
Learn to use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic, and professional purposes.
Produce clear, well-structured, detailed texts on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organizational patterns, connectors, and cohesive devices.

Please read cancellation policy carefully before you register.