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Thursdays (May 13 - June 10), 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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The term humanism has now entered the common language as a certain form of altruism and benevolence. But humanism is actually a literary and artistic movement born in the Renaissance. What are the main themes of humanism and its most famous authors? Let's have a look at some of the most prominent historical Figures from France, discuss and debate on their ideas as well as their legacy in today's globalized world.

1- introduction and references
2-Ronsard / Du Bellay
3-Montaigne / Marot
5-L'Humanisme aujourd'hui? 

Communicative and Linguistic objectives
  • Acquire vocabulary and expressions to get familiar with important figures' portraits and historical backgrounds.
  • Read texts and articles developing verbal and written skills on analytical works 
  • Improve and Nuance Listening skills in context
  • Collaboratively discuss and present works, as group projects throughout the session