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Welcome in the Intermediate - Level 1 course!
Now that you have reached the level A1 (according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages), let's go into the French language in depth. In this intermediate level, you will talk about the French language (definitions, idioms) and Francophonie. You will also develop vocabulary about social and professional networks, hobbies and careers, and skills and flaws. You will be able to advise as well as to ask for advice. You will also review present, imperative mode, imperfect, and passé composé. Pronoms relatifs and pronoms directs will be explained to you.
In this course, you will cover Unit 0 to Unit 2 of the textbook, pp.12 to 57
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Whether you are 25 or 65 years old, a new member or a long-time San Franciscan, join this class to expand your French skills and understanding!
During each class, you will start with "Quoi de neuf?", a great time to connect with other students and talk in French.
You will then read short texts from a variety of important French literary authors and well-known writers from the francophone world. You will be introduced to the rich literary tradition of France such as Guy de Maupassant, Alphonse Daudet, Emile Zola, André Theuriet and more.
Studying a variety of texts will give you an opportunity to improve your grammar and learn new vocabulary and language structures. By the time you reach the end of this session you will be pleased to find that your reading skills have greatly improved.
This class will provide you opportunity for expression through general classroom and small-group discussions and oral reports.
Don't wait to join this class, connect with interesting and diverse people in your community, and apply what you learn in conversation.
- Tuesday 6pm ▸ 8pm (Emmanuel Nado)
Let's practice your spoken skills !
Now that you have reached the A2 level, you can focus on your conversation. In this Intermediate Conversation class, we will talk about Francophonie, French culture, news, hobbies, and art based on articles and videos. This class will provide you with various opportunities for expression from general classroom setting through small-group discussions and oral reports. You will learn how to give your opinion and to speak naturally and freely, thus become more confident and comfortable in any conversation in French !
- Wednesday 11:30am ▸ 1pm (Coline Lebeau)
- Thursday 6pm ▸ 8pm (Marion Lovinger)
- Saturday 1pm ▸ 3pm (Coline Lebeau)