Time Slots

Mondays & Wednesdays, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

For members

$455

For non-members

$515

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

For members

$455

For non-members

$515

About this Class

Our core language classes will strengthen your French through speaking, writing and comprehension activities while providing insights into Francophone culture. Our teachers and curriculum use cutting-edge methods and resources to expand your skills and increase your confidence in French. With full immersion from day one and a communicative, task-based approach you'll gain a deeper understanding of the French language and Francophone world!

Required textbook: Saison 3
This course will cover Units 7 and 8; pp.132 to 171.


Content you will cover

Learn How To
  • Speak about different works, react to a lie, describe your emotions, talk about success, correct and deny ideas, write an email and act out a historical comedy skit.
  • Talk about heritage, judge values of a situation, hesitate, describe deterioration, open and close a digression in conversation, write a review of a TV series, participate in protecting a historical monument.
Society & Culture
  • The Panthéon, important moments in Francophone history, L’Étranger by Camus in graphic novel format, a fable from the West Indies, Le Puy du Fou, a medieval weekend, a police interrogation.
  • Tangible and intangible patrimony, UNESCO, French patrimony, the gwoka (Guadeloupe), notaries, a heritage scene in a novel, Quebec’s threatened patrimony, the Inventaire association; radio debate about patrimony of ministers.
Vocabulary
  • History, stories, lies, performances, justice and capitalization.
  • National patrimony, heritage, promoting organizations and synonyms.
Phonetics
  • Verlan, language ‘ticks’ and maintaining contact.
  • Semi-vowels [j], [ɥ] and [w] and the West Indies accent, separations in phrasal sequences, emphasizing with intonation.

Grammar you will cover

  • Reported speech in the present and past tenses
  • Concordance des temps
  • The past simple tense
  • Personal, neutral and demonstrative pronouns
  • Adverbs in expressing opinion
  • Nominal phrases
  • Double pronouns
  • Reflexive verbs

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