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 develop your skills and confidence in French. With full immersion from day one and a communicative, task-based approach you'll gain the knowledge you need to embrace the Francophone world!
Required textbook: Édito A2
In this course you will cover unit 4 and half of unit 5. Please note that a CD player is needed to play the included disc.
Content you will cover in Unit 4: "On n’arrête pas le progrès"Learn How To
Discuss jobs of the future, describe the future, highlight the utility of an object, express intent, remind someone of something.
The future tense with parler and prendre, si clauses, the pronoun on.
Society and Culture
Learn about the relationship of French to English online, French Canadian vocabulary
Science and technology, progress, innovation, communications (the telephone, the computer, the internet, and messaging systems).
Nasal sounds [ɑ̃]: dans; [ɔ̃]: mon; [ɛ̃]: Martin
Content you will cover in Unit 5:
Learn How To
"En forme ?"
Understand and give advice, follow rules, discuss health problems, comprehend medical instructions, express your point of view.
Obligation, interdiction, the imperative tense, the present subjunctive, expressions of necessity.
Society and Culture
Learn about The benefits of chocolate and seasonal allergies in Québec.
The body and health, body parts, being sick, getting hurt; health and medicine, taking care of yourself, different medications, the pharmacy.
The sound [j]: asseyez-vous, s’il vous plait !
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The people in the class were interesting, hardworking and fun. I look forward to coming to class every [week]!
The French Cultural Center is an oasis of learning and culture. Nora is an incredible teacher, and the library has a wonderful collection.