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Mondays & Wednesdays, 6:00 PM - 7:30 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: B1-2 or equivalent. Prepare for CECR B1
Required textbook: Cosmopolite 3
In this course you will cover units 5 and 6; pp. 84 to 119. Please note that a CD player is needed to play the included disc.

Content you will cover in Unit 5:
"Nous allons étudier ou travailler en français"

Learn How To
Talk about your career path, express enthusiasm for a professional project, understand and give advice for an interview, take risks, describe your typical workday.

Use efficiently the different past tenses, learn valuable transition words for writing cover letters, give advice, the relative pronoun où, learn the difference between present participles and gerunds.

Society, Culture, and Vocabulary
Identify different majors, disciplines, and diplomas, learn the different elements of a professional portfolio, conduct and participate in an interview.

Differentiating between the passé compose, the imperfect, and the conditional conjugations: j’ai étudié – j’étudiais- j’étudierais

Content you will cover in Unit 6:
"Informons-nous, exprimons-nous !"

Learn How To
Read about different ways of presenting news, tell a story, write a newspaper article, identify and critique fake news, write a headline, explain and argue about facts or events.

The passive voice and agreement with the past participle, la concession, sequencing words, structures that emphasize a certain part of a sentence (la mise en évidence) .

Society, Culture, and Vocabulary
Employ news and media-related vocabulary, talk about journalism, place emphasis on different types of facts.

Sounds [o]: sot ; [ɔ]: sort; [ø]: ceux; [œ]: sœur
Different registers of language (formal and informal speech patterns): C’est quoi cette info que je viens de voir à la télé ?