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Wednesdays, 12:00 PM -1:30 PM

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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 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: A2-4 or equivalent. Prepare for CECR B1

Required textbook
: Cosmopolite 3
In this course you will cover units 1 of Cosmopolite 3. Please note that a CD player is needed to play the included disc.

Content you will cover in Unit 1: "Et si on allait vivre ailleurs ?"

Learn How To
Identify criteria for something, be cautious or aware of something, express your wishes and intentions, ask politely for something, talk over the phone, describe a place, give advice, outline a hypothetical situation, describe a memory, describe a visit to a foreign city.

The conditional tense (present) to express requests, advice, suggestions, and hypotheticals; adjective placement, the relative pronouns and dont.

Society, Culture, and Vocabulary
Talk about foreign cities (their pros and cons, their culture), speak over the phone, compare different types of housing.

The liaison in French, the flow of consonant sounds: c’est une école internationale ; spoken versus written French: Ça ne vous dit rien ?



Back Bay
The classes are dynamic, interesting and challenging. I highly recommend the Alliance Française as the best place to learn French in Boston. Very happy with the resources the French Cultural Center has for all levels of French.