FIND THE BEST CLASS FOR YOU: Regular Courses

Regular A1.a summer 1

6 weeks
6 hours
$414
Wednesday10:00 am - 01:00 pm6 May, 2019 - 14 June, 2019REGISTER
Monday06:00 pm - 09:00 pm6 May, 2019 - 14 June, 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. Books may be purchased in our office

Please read cancellation policy carefully before you register.

Regular A1.a Summer 2

5 weeks
15 hours
$345
Monday06:00 pm - 09:00 pm17 June, 2019 - 19 July, 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. Books may be purchased in our office

Please read cancellation policy carefully before you register.

Regular A1.a summer 2 2nd part

5 weeks
15 hours
$345
Wednesday10:00 am - 01:00 pm17 June, 2019 - 19 July, 2019REGISTER
Monday06:00 pm - 09:00 pm17 June, 2019 - 19 July, 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. Books may be purchased in our office

Please read cancellation policy carefully before you register.

Regular A1.b summer 1

6 weeks
18 hours
$414
Wednesday06:00 pm - 09:00 pm6 May, 2019 - 14 June, 2019REGISTER
Wednesday11:00 am - 02:00 pm6 May, 2019 - 14 June, 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. Books may be purchased in our office

Please read cancellation policy carefully before you register.

Regular A1.b summer 2 2nd part

5 weeks
15 hours
$345
Wednesday11:00 am - 02:00 pm17 June, 2019 - 19 July, 2019REGISTER
Wednesday06:00 pm - 09:00 pm17 June, 2019 - 19 July, 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. Books may be purchased in our office

Please read cancellation policy carefully before you register.

Regular A2.a summer 1

6 weeks
18 hours
$414
Wednesday06:30 pm - 09:30 pm6 May, 2019 - 14 June, 2019REGISTER
Tuesday and Thursday11:00 am - 12:30 pm6 May, 2019 - 14 June, 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. Books may be purchased in our office

Communication Skills

  • Talk about learning
  • Give your opinion
  • Express reactions, emotions, motivations and opinions
  • Talk about past facts
  • Talk about different types of housing
  • Describe housing and locate
  • Compare
  • Express preferences
  • Name your everyday activities
  • Describe past and present situations

Linguistic Skills (grammar and vocabulary)

  • Perfect tense
  • Express reactions and emotions
  • Give your opinion
  • The expression of cause
  • Comparatives and superlatives
  • Prepositions of place
  • Imperfect tense
  • Present and past indicators
  • Adjectives and indefinite pronouns
  • Hobbie vocabulary
  • Reactions, emotions, motivations and opinions
  • Lexical expressions
  • Housing description
  • Taste expressions
  • Historic events
  • Society evolutions and social claims

Socio-Cultural Themes

  • Hobbies
  • Society evolutions
  • Social claims

Please read cancellation policy carefully before you register.

Regular A2.a summer 2 2nd part

5 weeks
15 hours
$345
Tuesday and Thursday11:00 am - 12:30 pm17 June, 2019 - 19 July, 2019REGISTER
Wednesday06:30 pm - 09:30 pm17 June, 2019 - 19 July, 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. Books may be purchased in our office

Communication Skills

  • Talk about learning
  • Give your opinion
  • Express reactions, emotions, motivations and opinions
  • Talk about past facts
  • Talk about different types of housing
  • Describe housing and locate
  • Compare
  • Express preferences
  • Name your everyday activities
  • Describe past and present situations

Linguistic Skills (grammar and vocabulary)

  • Perfect tense
  • Express reactions and emotions
  • Give your opinion
  • The expression of cause
  • Comparatives and superlatives
  • Prepositions of place
  • Imperfect tense
  • Present and past indicators
  • Adjectives and indefinite pronouns
  • Hobbie vocabulary
  • Reactions, emotions, motivations and opinions
  • Lexical expressions
  • Housing description
  • Taste expressions
  • Historic events
  • Society evolutions and social claims

Socio-Cultural Themes

  • Hobbies
  • Society evolutions
  • Social claims

Please read cancellation policy carefully before you register.

Regular B1.b summer 1

6 weeks
12 hours
$276
Monday07:00 pm - 09:00 pm6 May, 2019 - 14 June, 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. 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.b summer 2 2nd part

5 weeks
10 hours
$230
Monday07:00 pm - 09:00 pm17 June, 2019 - 19 July, 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. 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 B2.a summer 1

6 weeks
12 hours
$276
Wednesday07:00 pm - 09:00 pm6 May, 2019 - 14 June, 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. 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

Regular B2.a summer 2 2nd part

5 weeks
10 hours
$230
Wednesday07:00 pm - 09:00 pm17 June, 2019 - 19 July, 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. 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

Regular B2.b summer 1

6 weeks
12 hours
$276
Wednesday11:00 am - 01:00 pm6 May, 2019 - 14 June, 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. 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.b summer 2 2nd part

5 weeks
10 hours
$230
Wednesday11:00 am - 01:00 pm17 June, 2019 - 19 July, 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. 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 C1 summer 1

6 weeks
12 or 18 hours
$276 or $414
Monday07:00 pm - 09:00 pm6 May, 2019 - 14 June, 2019REGISTER
Thursday07:00 pm - 09:00 pm6 May, 2019 - 14 June, 2019REGISTER
Tuesday and Thursday10:00 am - 11:30 am6 May, 2019 - 14 June, 2019REGISTER
Tuesday07:00 pm - 09:00 pm6 May, 2019 - 14 June, 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 C1 Summer 2 2nd part

5 weeks
10 or 15 hours
$230 or $345
Tuesday07:00 pm - 09:00 pm17 June, 2019 - 19 July, 2019REGISTER
Tuesday and Thursday10:00 am - 11:30 am30 July, 2019 - 29 August, 2019REGISTER
Thursday07:00 pm - 09:00 pm17 June, 2019 - 19 July, 2019REGISTER
Monday07:00 pm - 09:00 pm17 June, 2019 - 19 July, 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.