About this ClassOur core language classes will reinforce 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 augment your skills and boost your confidence in French. With a focus on conversational French and active student participation using videos and interactive exercises, you will master the finer aspects of the French language. In this class, you will cover Units 5.
Required textbook: Tendances C1/C2
Unit 5 « Entrer dans le monde du travail » (entering into the working world)
Leçon 1 : « Chercher un emploi » (Finding a job) Know how to / Goals: Write a cover letter, protect of your digital identity, learn how to construct a resume Themes: The “golden rules” of cover letter writing Field Applications: Apply for a position, assess a cover letter, fill in the sections of a Europass resume Culture: Recruitment channels, online identity Project: Create a resume Leçon 2 : « Passer un entretien d'embauche » (Sit for a job interview) Know how to / Goals: Prepare for a job interview, take stock of attributes and skills, avoid pitfalls, express yourself effectively Themes: Job interview pitfalls, reasons for rejecting an application Field Applications: Learn about the job and the company, showcase your skills Culture: Workplace etiquette, implicit rules of communication, cultural differences and the workplace Project: Simulate a job interview Leçon 3 : « Faire un stage en entreprise » (Intern at a company) Know how to / Goals: Understand the internship, describe the duties, prepare an internship report Themes: The value of the internship, he positive and negative aspects of being an intern Field Applications: Describe the goals of the internship, act out a comedy sketch Culture: Internships in France and Switzerland , internship reports, business sectors, compensating interns Project: Write an internship report