FIND THE BEST CLASS FOR YOU: Regular Courses

REGULAR A1.a

11 weeks
33 hours
$693.00
Monday and Wednesday07:00 pm - 08:30 pm18 February, 2019 - 3 May, 2019REGISTER
Tuesday and Thursday09:00 am - 10:30 am18 February, 2019 - 3 May, 2019REGISTER
Monday06:00 pm - 09:00 pm19 November, 2018 - 15 February, 2019REGISTER
Monday and Wednesday09:30 am - 11:00 am19 November, 2018 - 15 February, 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

Please read cancellation policy carefully before you register.

REGULAR A1.b

11 weeks
33 hours
$693.00
Monday06:00 pm - 09:00 pm18 February, 2019 - 3 May, 2019REGISTER
Monday and Wednesday09:30 am - 11:00 am18 February, 2019 - 3 May, 2019REGISTER
Wednesday06:30 pm - 09:30 pm19 November, 2018 - 15 February, 2019REGISTER
Tuesday and Thursday10:00 am - 11:30 am19 November, 2018 - 15 February, 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

Please read cancellation policy carefully before you register.

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 7-8) $60.00. Books may be purchased in our office

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REGULAR A2.a

11 weeks
33 hours
$693.00
Monday and Wednesday07:00 pm - 08:30 pm19 November, 2018 - 15 February, 2019REGISTER

As you enter the A2 level course, you will continue to refine and expand your language abilities with confidence. You’ll learn how to characterize people and places, and talk about your relationships with friends and family. You’ll review present and past tenses (passé composé and imparfait), and study indirect speech to help you in more advanced situations such as booking hotels and restaurants, and making other travel arrangements. Your writing ability will be at the level of composing a short news article During this class, you’ll develop the ability to understand and discuss your reactions to opinions presented in newspaper articles and movie reviews. You’ll learn informal and formal styles of expression, and practice business communications and formalities. You’ll study grammatical structures which will help you in more complex situations such as expressing a complicated necessity or giving comprehensive advice.

Book: Entre Nous 2, unités (1-3),  $60.00.Books may be purchased in our office

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REGULAR A2.b

11 weeks
33 hours
$693.00
Monday and Wednesday07:00 pm - 08:30 pm18 February, 2019 - 3 May, 2019REGISTER

During this class, you’ll deepen your understanding of French culture. You’ll discuss different artistic genres and groups, and provide your opinions on past and contemporary styles. You will learn how to communicate cause and consequence, and how to narrate reported speech. You will also learn how to use the conditional tense and to express the idea would and after certain conjunctions. You will learn how to use this tense to soften a request, command, or desire, to express possibility or unsure action. As you progress to full fluency, you’ll be able to talk about an exceptional event and prepare a written analysis on a subject of your choice.
Book: Entre-Nous 2, unités (4-6),  $60.00.Books may be purchased in our office

Please read cancellation policy carefully before you register.

REGULAR A2.c

11 weeks
33 hours
$693.00
Monday and Wednesday07:00 pm - 08:30 pm19 November, 2018 - 15 February, 2019REGISTER

You will expand your language abilities and your exploration of French life and culture through discussions and readings about politics, art, science, literature and business. You will be able to negotiate, write reports, and discuss events of the day with ease and confidence. Grammatical study in this high Intermediate course includes indirect speech, sequence of tenses, and comparatives. It also include the use of possessive and demonstrative pronouns and the use of the imperative tense in more details. In the Intermediate course, you’ll continue to study similarity and contrast, as well as the uses of the conditional and subjunctive to express wish, will, obligation and feelings.
Book: Entre Nous 2 (Unités 7-8) $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 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.b

11 weeks
22 hours
$462.00
Tuesday and Thursday08:00 pm - 09:00 pm19 November, 2018 - 15 February, 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  $60.00. Books may be purchased in our office

Please read cancellation policy carefully before you register.

Curriculum

Communication Skills

  • Discuss your learning and learning tools
  • Discuss your past in an interview
  • Discuss your experiences
  • Evoke the past
  • Concede and oppose
  • Discuss the written press
  • Understand press headlines
  • Understand an informative article
  • Send information by email
  • Discuss an event in an article

Linguistic Skills (grammar and vocabulary)

  • The imperfect tense
  • The present perfect
  • The pluperfect
  • Past participle agreement
  • Different ways to express a concession
  • Different ways to express an opposition
  • The nominal phrase
  • The passive form
  • Express causes/consequences
  • The different means of expression to evoke an unconfirmed event

Socio-Cultural Themes

  • Methods and modes of learning
  • Applying to university
  • Different means of gathering information
  • Readers and the press

REGULAR B1.c

11 weeks
22 hours
$418.00
Tuesday and Thursday08:00 pm - 09:00 pm18 February, 2019 - 3 May, 2019REGISTER
Wednesday11:30 am - 01:30 pm19 November, 2018 - 15 February, 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: 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

  • Defend, oppose, and get involved in a debate
  • Ask for clarification by email
  • Encourage someone
  • Promote solidarity
  • Express your objectives
  • Expression duration
  • Discuss painting
  • Give your impressions about something
  • In a letter, offer to set up a cultural program
  • Ask questions
  • Participate in a debate: discuss, interrupt a discussion

Linguistic Skills (grammar and vocabulary)

  • The present participle and the gerund tense
  • Different ways to express an objective
  • Time and duration
  • Using relatives with the subjunctive mood
  • Different types of questions
  • Adverbs ending in –ment

Socio-Cultural Themes

  • Showing solidarity
  • Discovering French artists and their works
  • Critiquing shows

REGULAR B2.a

11 weeks
33 hours
$693.00
Wednesday11:30 am - 01:30 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

  • Describe medical symptoms
  • Express health problems
  • Express feelings
  • Express your opinion about family
  • Talk about roles in a relationship
  • Make a presentation
  • Rent an apartment
  • Express  rental issues
  • Describe living space and object
  • Argue city development
  • Learn how to write a summary

Linguistic Skills (grammar and vocabulary)

  • Express feeling
  • Present and past subjunctive and infinitive
  • Express doubt and certainty
  • Indicative versus subjunctive
  • Body, pain and healing vocabulary
  • Opinion idioms
  • Adjectives, pronouns and nouns to describe living space
  • Passive and pronominal passive
  • Cause and consequence
  • Compromise and opposition
  • Ecological habitation vocabulary
  • Construction and finishing works
  • Prefix and suffix related to remodeling
  • Compound nouns

Socio-Cultural Themes

  • Love
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Evolution in the family relation
  • Chores sharing
  • Body and healing
  • City and latest developments
  • Rural and city lodging
  • Environment and housing
  • Decoration
  • Housing projects
  • City utopia
  • Architecture and heritage

REGULAR C1

11 weeks
22 hours
$462.00
Tuesday07:00 pm - 09:00 pm18 February, 2019 - 3 May, 2019REGISTER
Tuesday and Thursday10:00 am - 11:30 am18 February, 2019 - 3 May, 2019REGISTER
Tuesday10:00 am - 12:00 pm18 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
Monday07:00 pm - 09:00 pm19 November, 2018 - 15 February, 2019REGISTER
Thursday07:00 pm - 09:00 pm19 November, 2018 - 15 February, 2019REGISTER
Tuesday10:00 am - 12:00 pm19 November, 2018 - 15 February, 2019REGISTER
Tuesday and Thursday10:00 am - 11:30 am19 November, 2018 - 15 February, 2019REGISTER
Tuesday07:00 pm - 09:00 pm19 November, 2018 - 15 February, 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.

Regular children complete beginners 8-12

11 weeks
1.5 hours
$347
Tuesday05:30 pm - 07:00 pm18 February, 2019 - 3 May, 2019REGISTER

Children who have NEVER taken some French before will discover French language and culture, basic grammar and vocabulary through interactive and stimulating stories, songs, projects and educational games. The emphasis is on oral communication and most activities aim at developing oral skills through new words and new sounds. The main objective of this course is to help children develop strong communication skills with the introduction to reading and writing simple vocabulary.

Adosphere 1 $55.00. Books may be purchased in our office the first day of class. Please read cancellation policy carefully before you register.