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The Art of Writing • Intermediate B1

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Gain confidence in writing in French through an engaging and creative class that explores new themes each week!

Good reading models provide good written structures! Read and get inspiration from various writers and types of writing, to help you express your own stories. Each lesson consists of two parts. First, through games and exercises, polish your writing skills and improve your vocabulary. Next, work on a specific writing piece. Get answers to all your writing in French conundrums and improve your skills in a relaxed and supportive atmosphere.

Led by Sophie Forst.

Spring 2018
Apr 6–Jun 15
Fridays, 1:30-3:30pm, $475

Each week, we will focus on a different topic:

Apr 6 — Writing a Personal/childhood memory
Apr 13 — Writing a Letter of complaint or congratulations
Apr 20 — Writing a love or breaking up letter
Apr 27 — Writing a caption and description for a photograph
May 4 — Writing a poem/slam
May 11 — Writing a comment/review
May 18 — Create and complete a questionnaire
May 25 — Fiction writing: Descriptions
Jun 1 — Fiction Writing: Building fictional characters
Jun 8 — Writing a fiction- Dialogue
Jun 15 — Writing a fiction - Narrative


Take this class if you have completed a General French 303 or higher level class, have taken any Intermediate B1 level skill strengthening / culture / literature class, or have taken the placement test.

After this Course

Take any General French 304 class or any Intermediate B1 level skill strengthening / culture / literature class or workshop.


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New York, NY 10022

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