Time Slots

Saturdays (Part 2), 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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Tuesdays (Part 1), 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

For class on Saturday: Required textbook
: Cosmopolite 3
In this course you will cover unit 2 of Cosmopolite 3. Please note that a CD player is needed to play the included disc.

Content you will cover in Unit 2: "Nous nous installons dans un pays francophone"

Learn How To
Express feelings, understand a complaint, resolve a problem, take care of health problems, learn about health insurance, ask for help, comprehend an administrative document, present similarities and differences, both subtle and obvious.

The subjunctive tense with emotions, how write a letter of complaint, present a consequence, the imperative tense, indirect discourse (“he said that she was late”), using the negative to talk about personal preferences.

Society, Culture, and Vocabulary
Society, culture, and vocabulary: Use the internet to solve a problem, talk about the symptoms of a sickness, and understand the workings of French health insurance, complete administrative tasks, ask for help when figuring out a problem.

How to express discountent, l’accent d’insistance : Il faut que vous trouviez une solution rapidement ! Nasal vowels: Je manque sûrement d’imagination.

For class on Tuesday: We are piloting a new textbook for this class, Edito 3. Details to follow.



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.