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Farida Talantikit

France and Algeria

Bio

Farida began teaching at the French Cultural Center in 2006 after moving to Boston in 2004. She primarily teaches core language classes for adults at the beginner level in addition to intermediate and advanced grammar courses and conversation classes for all levels.

Farida holds a Doctorate in Occupational Health Medicine (a branch of medicine dealing with the prevention of job-related injuries and illnesses) from UCL, Bruxelles. She lived in Salon de Provence, France where she taught biology at Avignon University and worked as an occupational health doctor. She also worked for several human rights non-profit organizations in Marseille.

She loves spending time with her family and travelling. She enjoys listening to classical music and reading about the humanities, especially history and cinema, and she is intrigued by people, different cultures and world politics. She also takes great pleasure in cooking.

Classes Recently Taught

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Intensive Week: Intermediate

Intermediate
Starting October 24, 2016 3 hours per day for 5 days

Make progress quickly and effectively with interactive techniques that focus on real-life situations and vocabulary you want to learn!

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One Day Immersion: Beginner

Beginner
Sessions starting October 17, 2016, November 14, 2016, and December 10, 2016 7 hours for 1 day

Over a productive and relaxed day, master the basics including everyday vocabulary and expressions and find out how to use what you've learned in real-life situations!

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Happy couple in Paris jumping near the Eiffel Tower

One Day Immersion: Intermediate

Intermediate
Sessions starting October 17, 2016, November 14, 2016, and December 10, 2016 7 hours for 1 day

Strengthen your French grammar, syntax and vocabulary through a day of fun, interactive activities tailored to what you want to learn!

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Grammar-2

Grammar

Intermediate
Starting September 15, 2016 1.5 hours per week for 9 weeks

Learn elements of grammar through structured practice. Topics vary based on class needs.

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Beginner French 1 (Absolute Beginner)

Beginner
Starting September 12, 2016 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

Never had any previous instruction in French? Looking for an in-depth introduction to understanding and communicating about basics? This class is designed especially for you; no prior experience necessary!

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Beginner French 1

Beginner
Starting September 12, 2016 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

Are you ready to kick-start your French education? Learn to introduce yourself, talk about your new neighbors, describe your personal preferences and much more!

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Beginner French 3

Beginner
Starting September 12, 2016 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

Want to compare cities you've traveled to, learn French dinner-table etiquette or complete a smartphone scavenger hunt in French? Do all those things and more, while building your basic French skills!

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Advanced Beginner French 2

Advanced Beginner
Starting September 12, 2016 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

Do you want to write tweets, listen to a radio broadcast from Africa and reminisce about your favorite retro styles? Do you want to do all of that in French? You can! Plus you'll improve your grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation skills at the same time.

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Advanced Beginner French 3

Advanced Beginner
Starting September 12, 2016 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

Keep building your language skills and cultural awareness. In this class you will talk about clichés, describe your habits, learn about food from Senegal, discuss different cultural festivals and much more!

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Happy couple in Paris jumping near the Eiffel Tower

One Day Immersion

Intermediate
Sessions starting July 22, 2016, and August 26, 2016 7 hours for 1 day

Strengthen your French grammar, syntax and vocabulary through a day of fun, interactive activities tailored to what you want to learn!

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Young tourist couple sitting in front of Eiffel tower in Paris France

One Day Immersion

Beginner
Sessions starting July 22, 2016, and August 26, 2016 7 hours for 1 day

Over a productive and relaxed day, master the basics including everyday vocabulary and expressions and find out how to use what you've learned in real-life situations!

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Absolute Beginner French

Beginner
Starting June 20, 2016 1.5 hours per week for 10 weeks

Never had any previous instruction in French? Looking for an in-depth introduction to understanding and communicating about basics? This class is designed especially for you; no prior experience necessary!

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Group Of Designers Meeting To Discuss New Ideas

Beginner French 1

Beginner
Starting June 20, 2016 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

Are you ready to kick-start your French education? Learn to introduce yourself, talk about your new neighbors, describe your personal preferences and much more!

Read More
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Beginner French 3

Beginner
Starting June 20, 2016 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

Want to compare cities you've traveled to, learn French dinner-table etiquette or complete a smartphone scavenger hunt in French? Do all those things and more, while building your basic French skills!

Read More
AdultsClassroom-CROP

Advanced Beginner French 2

Advanced Beginner
Starting June 20, 2016 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

Do you want to write tweets, listen to a radio broadcast from Africa and reminisce about your favorite retro styles? Do you want to do all of that in French? You can! Plus you'll improve your grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation skills at the same time.

Read More
shutterstock_141036124

Advanced Beginner French 3

Advanced Beginner
Starting June 20, 2016 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

Keep building your language skills and cultural awareness. In this class you will talk about clichés, describe your habits, learn about food from Senegal, discuss different cultural festivals and much more!

Read More
Young tourist couple sitting in front of Eiffel tower in Paris France

One Day Immersion

Beginner
Sessions starting May 9, 2016, and June 25, 2016 7 hours for 1 day

Over a productive and relaxed day, master the basics including everyday vocabulary and expressions and find out how to use what you've learned in real-life situations!

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Happy couple in Paris jumping near the Eiffel Tower

One Day Immersion

Intermediate
Sessions starting May 9, 2016, and June 25, 2016 7 hours for 1 day

Strengthen your French grammar, syntax and vocabulary through a day of fun, interactive activities tailored to what you want to learn!

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Happy couple in Paris jumping near the Eiffel Tower

Intensive Week

Intermediate
Starting May 2, 2016 3 hours per day for 5 days

Make progress quickly and effectively with interactive techniques that focus on real-life situations and vocabulary you want to learn!

Read More
AdultsClassroom-CROP

Advanced Beginner French 2

Advanced Beginner
Starting April 5, 2016 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

Do you want to write tweets, listen to a radio broadcast from Africa and reminisce about your favorite retro styles? Do you want to do all of that in French? You can! Plus you'll improve your grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation skills at the same time.

Read More
Group Of Designers Meeting To Discuss New Ideas

Absolute Beginner French

Beginner
Starting April 5, 2016 1.5 hours per week for 10 weeks

Never had any previous instruction in French? Looking for an in-depth introduction to understanding and communicating about basics? This class is designed especially for you; no prior experience necessary!

Read More
shutterstock_141036124

Advanced Beginner French 3

Advanced Beginner
Starting April 4, 2016 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

Keep building your language skills and cultural awareness. In this class you will talk about clichés, describe your habits, learn about food from Senegal, discuss different cultural festivals and much more!

Read More
shutterstock_141036124

Beginner French 3

Beginner
Starting April 4, 2016 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

Want to compare cities you've traveled to, learn French dinner-table etiquette or complete a smartphone scavenger hunt in French? Do all those things and more, while building your basic French skills!

Read More
Group Of Designers Meeting To Discuss New Ideas

Beginner French 1

Beginner
Starting April 4, 2016 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

Are you ready to kick-start your French education? Learn to introduce yourself, talk about your new neighbors, describe your personal preferences and much more!

Read More
Grammar-2

Grammar

Intermediate
Starting April 4, 2016 1.5 hours per week for 9 weeks

Learn elements of grammar through structured practice. Topics vary based on class needs.

Read More
Happy couple in Paris jumping near the Eiffel Tower

Intensive Week

Intermediate
Starting February 22, 2016 3 hours per day for 5 days

Make progress quickly and effectively with interactive techniques that focus on real-life situations and vocabulary you want to learn!

Read More
Young tourist couple sitting in front of Eiffel tower in Paris France

One Day Immersion

Beginner
Sessions starting February 19, 2016, and March 26, 2016 7 hours for 1 day

Over a productive and relaxed day, master the basics including everyday vocabulary and expressions and find out how to use what you've learned in real-life situations!

Read More
Happy couple in Paris jumping near the Eiffel Tower

One Day Immersion

Intermediate
Sessions starting February 19, 2016, and March 26, 2016 7 hours for 1 day

Strengthen your French grammar, syntax and vocabulary through a day of fun, interactive activities tailored to what you want to learn!

Read More
shutterstock_141036124

Beginner French 3

Beginner
Starting January 12, 2016 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

Want to compare cities you've traveled to, learn French dinner-table etiquette or complete a smartphone scavenger hunt in French? Do all those things and more, while building your basic French skills!

Read More
Grammar-2

Grammar

Intermediate
Starting January 11, 2016 1.5 hours per week for 9 weeks

Learn elements of grammar through structured practice. Topics vary based on class needs.

Read More
Group Of Designers Meeting To Discuss New Ideas

Beginner French 1

Beginner
Starting January 11, 2016 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

Are you ready to kick-start your French education? Learn to introduce yourself, talk about your new neighbors, describe your personal preferences and much more!

Read More
AdultsClassroom-CROP

Advanced Beginner French 2

Advanced Beginner
Starting January 11, 2016 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

Do you want to write tweets, listen to a radio broadcast from Africa and reminisce about your favorite retro styles? Do you want to do all of that in French? You can! Plus you'll improve your grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation skills at the same time.

Read More
shutterstock_141036124

Advanced Beginner French 3

Advanced Beginner
Starting January 11, 2016 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

Keep building your language skills and cultural awareness. In this class you will talk about clichés, describe your habits, learn about food from Senegal, discuss different cultural festivals and much more!

Read More