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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!

No previous requirements. Prepare for CECR : A1

Required textbook: Édito A1
In this course you will cover Units 4, 5, and 6; pp. 61 to 102

Content you will cover in Unit 4:
"Les soldes, c’est parti !"

Learn How To
  • Give an opinion on an outfit, analyze an app for dressing for the weather, talk about the weather, ask for and give your clothing and shoe size, ask for the price, describe an object.
Grammar
  • Gender and number agreement with adjectives, adjective placement, the near future and the recent past, demonstrative adjectives, the verb venir.
Society and Culture
  • The marinière, clothing vocabulary in Québec
Vocabulary
  • Clothing and accessories, what clothes are made of, the weather, day-to-day objects, describing those objects (shape, size, weight).
Pronunciation
  • Elision with j’, c’, l’, n’, d’: Il y a le vent d’Ouest et l’orage; the liaison with [z] and [n]: zéro; bonne.

Content you will cover in Unit 5:
"C’est quoi le programme ?"

Learn How To
  • Talk about your daily activities, ask and give the time, propose an outing, schedule a meeting, accept and refuse an invitation, make a reservation over the telephone.
Grammar
  • Reflexive verbs in the present (se préparer, s’occuper), specify frequency (jamais, de temps en temps, souvent, tous les…tout le temps, toujours), the imperative tense with être, avoir, regarder, anteriority and posteriority.
Society and Culture
  • Talk about time changes and idiomatic expressions.
Vocabulary
  • The time, daily activities, chores, free time, outings, cultural activities.
Pronunciation
  • The sounds [i]/[y]: si / tu [y]/[u]: sur / sous

Content you will cover in Unit 6:
"Félicitations !"

Learn How To
  • Read a family tree, present your family, congratulate someone, express a wish or desire, describe someone’s physique and character.
Grammar
  • Possessive adjectives, the past tense with avoir, the difference between c’est and il/elle est, time and sequencing terms.
Society and Culture
  • Holidays in France.
Vocabulary
  • Family, family situations, life events, physical and character description.
Pronunciation
  • Nasal vowel sounds [Ã] an, am; en, em [ ɛ̃ ] vin ; timbre ; main ; daim ;