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: B1-4 or equivalent. Prepare for CECR B1
Required textbook: Édito B1 - Unités 11 et 12: p. 171 à 202
Content you will cover in Unit 7: "Nous nous intéressons à l’innovation française"
Unité 11: « Il va y avoir du sport! »
Know how to: present the usefulness and qualities of smart devices ; warn against means of access to medicine ; emphasize something ; talk about hobbies ; confirm and demonstrate something, talk about the future.
Grammar: the order of double pronouns ; emphatic structures ; formation and use of the future tense
Society and culture: discuss the correlation between health and smart devices ; how we can choose the right sport for us ; sport habits in a country.
Vocabulary: leisure time, sports, health
Pronunciation: The pronunciation of /OE/ such as jeune, beurk
Unité 12: “Cultiver les talents”
Know how to: talking about reading habits ; expressing opposition and concession ; expressing taste in art ; expressing appreciation and dislike ; describing a piece of art and an artistic event ; writing a biography.
Grammar: expressing opposition and concession, forming and using the simple past tense, using time indicators related to the moment of speech and the narrative content. Society and culture: discover and talk about different Francophone artists and their productions; talk about artistic events and gatherings.
Vocabulary: literature, creativity, art.
Pronunciation: the pronunciation of nasal vowels such as montagne, enfant, impossible
The French Cultural Center is awesome. En bref, j'adore. The location is convenient and accessible by public transit. The fees are competitive. The instructors are native French speakers and subject-matter experts. The Center is second to none en matière de français.