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A1-0 | Absolute Beginner French

Beginner
Sessions starting September 15, 2021, and September 17, 2021 3 hours per week for 11 weeks

Are you ready to kick-start your French education? Learn to Ask for and give directions, understand an itinerary, get around using public transportation, and much more! This class is intended for students at the absolute beginner level with no prior French experience.

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A1-1 | Beginner French 1

Beginner
Sessions starting September 15, 2021, and September 16, 2021 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

Are you ready to kick-start your French education? Learn to Ask for and give directions, understand an itinerary, get around using public transportation, and much more!

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A1-2 | Beginner French 2

Beginner
Sessions starting September 15, 2021, and September 16, 2021 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

Are you ready to kick-start your French education? Learn to introduce yourself, talk about your new neighbors, describe your personal preferences and much more!

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A1-3 | Beginner French 3

Beginner
Starting September 16, 2021 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

Are you ready to kick-start your French education? Learn how to look for an apartment, understand a room inspection, learn about lodging regulations, draft a set of rules for shared living, and much more!

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A1-4 | Beginner French 4

Beginner
Sessions starting September 15, 2021, and September 16, 2021 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

Are you ready to kick-start your French education? Learn to understand an exchange program, describe positive experiences, express purpose, describe a professional goal, indicate a wish or desire, talk about an ability or skill, understand professional tasks. and much more!

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A2-1 | Advanced Beginner French 1

Advanced Beginner
Starting September 15, 2021 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

Time to go beyond the basics! Gain the grammar, vocabulary, and confidence you'll need to comprehend an excerpt from a piece of literature, describe a photograph, share a memory (happy or otherwise), read a tourist manual, and much more.

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A2-1 | Advanced Beginner French 1 - Slow-Paced

Advanced Beginner
Starting September 17, 2021 1 hour 30 per week for 10 weeks

Enjoy a slow-paced class! 90mn once a week to give you confidence and time to learn.

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A2-2 | Advanced Beginner French 2

Advanced Beginner
Starting September 15, 2021 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

Do you want to Discuss jobs of the future, describe the future, highlight the utility of an object, express intent or remind someone of something? Do you want to do all of that in French? You can! Plus you'll improve your grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation skills at the same time.

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A2-3 | Advanced Beginner French 3

Advanced Beginner
Starting September 15, 2021 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

Keep building your language skills and awareness. In this class, you will learn how to interpret a chart about names, speak to someone’s character, describe someone, talk about your emotions and much more!

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A2-4 | Advanced Beginner French 4

Advanced Beginner
Starting September 16, 2021 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

This class will give you the skills to understand a tourist brochure, reserve a stay somewhere, research a destination online, express your indifference towards a situation and more!

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B1-1 | Intermediate French 1

Intermediate
Starting September 15, 2021 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

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

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B1-2 | Intermediate French 2

Intermediate
Starting September 16, 2021 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

You're ready to move on to bigger and better things! Describe different behaviors, talk about and suggest outings or events, give advice, talk about family activities, go out as a group, analyze different customs and traditions, and more.

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B1-2 | Intermediate French 2 - Slow-Paced - Part 2

Intermediate
Starting September 18, 2021 1 hour 30 per week for 10 weeks

Enjoy a slow-paced class! 90mn once a week to give you confidence and time to learn.

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B1-3 | Intermediate French 3

Intermediate
Starting September 16, 2021 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

Keep looking forward and making progress! 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 and more.

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B1-4 | Intermediate French 4

Intermediate
Starting September 15, 2021 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

Delve deeper into the Francophone cultures around the globe while honing your language skills: understand a scientific documentary, learn about young, francophone thinkers, explain a scientific discovery, present the pros and cons of an innovation in technology, give your opinion, imagine the future. and more!

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B1-5 | Intermediate French 5

Intermediate
Starting September 16, 2021 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

Delve deeper into the Francophone cultures around the globe while honing your language skills: understand a scientific documentary, learn about young, francophone thinkers, explain a scientific discovery, present the pros and cons of an innovation in technology, give your opinion, imagine the future. and more!

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B2-1 | Advanced French 1

Advanced
Starting September 15, 2021 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

Build upon your French skills by studying advanced grammar concepts and performing challenging tasks. Talk about fashion and trends, talk about food fads, look at different travel trends and more!

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B2-2 | Advanced French 2

Advanced
Starting September 15, 2021 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

Master the skills you'll need to debate a topic, compare preferences, summarize and review a book, describe an actor, uncover a problem and provide solutions, discuss cultural nuances, and more!

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B2-3 | Advanced French 3

Advanced
Starting September 16, 2021 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

Deepen your understanding of the complexities of French language and Francophone cultures as you analyze societal challenges and obstacles, take a position on an issue, describe and compare different cultures and political styles, and more.

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B2-4 | Advanced French 4

Advanced
Starting September 15, 2021 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

Perfect your pronunciation, solidify your mastery of grammar and learn additional vocabulary—then apply your learning to demanding tasks like comparing and contrasting different professional behaviors, outlining a career path and explaining various life choices, and more!

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C1-1 | Proficient French 1

Proficient
Starting September 16, 2021 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

Perfect your pronunciation, solidify your mastery of grammar and learn additional vocabulary—then apply your learning to demanding tasks like transcribing audio documents, criticizing political campaigns or debating the salaries of different professions.

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C1-2 | Proficient French

Proficient
Starting September 16, 2021 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

Perfect your pronunciation, solidify your mastery of grammar and learn additional vocabulary—then apply your learning to demanding tasks like transcribing audio documents, criticizing political campaigns or debating the salaries of different professions.

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C2-1 | Proficient French

Proficient
Starting September 16, 2021 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

Perfect your pronunciation, solidify your mastery of grammar and learn additional vocabulary—then apply your learning to demanding tasks like transcribing audio documents, criticizing political campaigns or debating the salaries of different professions.

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Theme Classes

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A2-4/B1-1 | Dictées d’automne

Intermediate
Sessions starting September 21, 2021, and October 26, 2021 1.5 hours per week for 5 weeks

Build your vocabulary and knowledge of idioms through various creative writing techniques and activities.

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B1-1/B1-2 | A la découverte de... la Louisiane!

Intermediate
Starting October 22, 2021 1.5 hours per week for 5 weeks

Join Evelyne to discover Louisiana's rich history, culture, food, and music!

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B1-2/B1-3 | French Figures Who Changed History: France’s Greatest Dames

Intermediate
Starting October 26, 2021 1.5 hours per week for 5 Weeks

Join Julien to learn about the women who shaped France.

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B1-3/B1-4 | French Figures Who Changed History: François 1er

Intermediate
Starting September 21, 2021 1.5 hours per week for 5 Weeks

Join Julien to learn how François 1er influenced his time.

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B1-4/B2-1 | Pronunciation

Intermediate
Starting September 18, 2021 1.5 hours per week for 5 weeks

Improve the quality of your spoken French by covering basic phonetic rules, challenging sounds, liaisons and intonation in this intermediate level class. Class is taught by Elsa.

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B2-1 | Paris's Greatest Museums

Advanced
Starting September 21, 2021 1.5 hours per week for 5 weeks

Sure, everyone knows about Le Louvre. But what about the Carnavalet or the Picasso museums? Join Lucile and go on a discovery of some of Paris's lesser known but amazing museums. Learn about their history and analyze some of their masterpieces.

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B2-1/B2-2 | A la découverte de... Lyon et sa région!

Intermediate
Starting October 23, 2021 1.5 hours per week for 5 weeks

Join Elsa to discover Lyon's rich history, culture and food!

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B2-3/4 | Grammar

Advanced
Starting September 15, 2021 1.5 hours per week for 5 weeks

Learn elements of grammar through structured practice. Topics vary based on class needs.

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B2-3/B2-4 | A la Une! From the Headlines

Advanced
Starting September 16, 2021 1.5 hours per week for 5 weeks

Join Nora learn, share and discuss major international and domestic headlines.

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B2-3/B2-4 | Hommage à Baudelaire: le Spleen de Paris

Advanced
Starting September 16, 2021 1 hour 30 minutes per week for 5 weeks

Join Michaela to dive into the universe of one of France’s most admired poets, Baudelaire.

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B2-3/B2-4 | Proust, la peinture et la musique

Advanced
Starting October 26, 2021 1.5 hours per week for 5 weeks

Join Lucile to enter the universe of Proust.

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B2-3/C1-1 | A la découverte du Luxembourg

Advanced
Starting September 17, 2021 1.5 hours per week for 5 weeks

Join Joséphine to learn about Luxembourg's vast history, strategic location and incredible multilingualism.

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B2-4/C1-1 | Literature

Advanced
Starting September 15, 2021 1.5 hours per week for 10 weeks

Join Elsa to improve speaking and comprehension while reading and analyzing French literary works from a wide variety of genres.

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B2-4/C1-1 | Literature: Frère d'âme

Advanced
Starting September 23, 2021 1.5 hours per week for 5 weeks

Join Bojana to improve speaking and comprehension while reading and analyzing French literary works.

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C1-1+ | Débat d'idées!

Proficient
Starting October 26, 2021 90 minutes/week for 5 weeks

Join the verbal arena and come sharpen your analytical and oratory skills the French way!

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Specialized Classes

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B1-1/B1-2 | Les post-impressionnistes

Intermediate
Starting October 22, 2021 1.5 hours per week for 5 Weeks

Join this class to learn about fascinating French artists who have influenced so many movements!

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B2-4/C1-1 | Traduction

Advanced
Starting October 28, 2021 1.5 hours per week for 5 weeks

Learn translation strategies in the daily use of the French language.

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Conversation Classes

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A2-1 | Advanced Beginner Conversation for Seniors

Advanced Beginner
Sessions starting September 16, 2021, and October 21, 2021 1.5 hours per week for 5 weeks

If you are over 60 years old and would like to learn French with people of common age and interests, this new class will allow you to acquire linguistic knowledge while focusing on cultural aspects of France, its architecture and History, Customs and Traditions.

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B1 | Intermediate Conversation

Intermediate
Sessions starting September 15, 2021, and October 20, 2021 90 mins per week for 5 weeks

With an emphasis on conversation, multimedia resources and current events, this course will get you on your way to being a sparkling conversationalist (and improve your grammar too!)

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B2-1 | Advanced Conversation

Advanced
Starting October 21, 2021 1.5 hours per week for 5 weeks

Master the art of conversation while perfecting the finer points of your grammar through the fun and varied speaking activities in this course!

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More Offerings for Adults

Online and Private Lessons

Our new online learning option, as well as our private lessons, are a great way to get individualized instruction at your pace. With online and private lessons, you have more control over what you cover with your instructor. You can study with a book, or focus on conversation skills and work with video and audio material. We can also specify a theme to your lessons.

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Proficiency Exams

Need official documentation of your French language proficiency for school applications, work or immigration? The Center offers the DELF/DALF, TEF and DAEFLE exams throughout the year.

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Accelerated Courses

Looking to improve your language skills as quickly as possible? Our Accelerated Programs provide all the knowledge of a normal 10-week class into a 5-week option for rapid language acquisition.

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