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About this Class

Our core language classes will reinforce 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 augment your skills and boost your confidence in French. With a focus on conversational French and active student participation using videos and interactive exercises, you will master the finer aspects of the French language.

Required: B2-2 or equivalent. Prepare for CECR B2
Required textbook: Cosmopolite 4
In this course you will cover units 5 and 6; pp. 84 to 119. Please note that a CD player is needed to play the included disc.



Content you will cover in Unit 5:
"Nous débattons de questions de sociétés"

Learn How To
Analyze societal challenges and obstacles, take a position on an issue, describe and compare different cultures and political styles, comment on societal phenomena.

Grammar
The passive voice to highlight a piece of a sentence, different uses of the subjunctive (related to making an argument), adding nuance to comparisons, using the subjunctive to express an alternative point of view.

Society, Culture, and Vocabulary
Talk about health, political institutions, emotions and feelings.

Pronunciation
Consonants - [s] ≠ [z] : pronounced [ks] or [gz]; Les explications minutieuses du pharmacien
pronounced or silenced repos- dos- cosmos- propos

Content you will cover in Unit 6:
"Nous faisons évoluer la société !"

Learn How To
Draft the summary of an event, give recommendations based on an opinion, understand and take action, denounce a cultural problem, suggest solutions to that problem.

Grammar
Express conditions, use the conditional mood (past and present) for hypothetical facts, regrets, and criticisms, Use adjectives and indefinite pronouns in relation to identity and quantity, the agreement of the past participle with direct-object pronouns.

Society, Culture, and Vocabulary
Talk about finances and the economy, discuss biodiversity, advertise something, examine solidarity.

Pronunciation
When and Why making the liaison between two consecutive words: Est-ce que les gens ont participé? Oui, ils—ont participé