Time Slots

Fridays (July 1 - July 29), 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

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About the Class

Discover all about the world’s second-largest island country! Known for its lemurs, colorful chameleons, stunning orchids, and towering baobab trees, Madagascar is home to some of the world's most unique flora and fauna. It also offers historic and emblematic sites, places where you will find some of the most beautiful landscapes of this country, villages and towns where you can discover preserved heritage, and museums to satisfy your thirst for culture as well as sports activities that cap off the exceptional nature of Madagascar. Discover all about Madagascar's capital, Antananarivo, as well as its rich history. You will also be introduced to its culture, artists and music. And best of all, Tin will be your tour guide to his native land!

Communicative and linguistic objectives:
- Build vocabulary and expressions to present and analyze visual and textual contents
- Expand your verbal skills through a variety of topics
- Acquire skills as an historian, a chef and an enthusiastic tourist!
- Express your opinion through structures discussions
- Use your newly acquired knowledge in context in role plays

About Tin Ramanitrera

Tin is from Madagascar, a French speaking country. Prior to moving to the United States, he was an expatriate in South Africa and Nigeria where he shared his love of the French language by teaching at the Alliance Française de Pretoria and at the Marcel Pagnol French international school. He enjoys meeting people from different cultural backgrounds and interacting with his students. In his free time, whenever possible, he travels and spends quality time with his family.

Image: Fabiola espinoza castellon, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons