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French and the City

Beginner French + Cultural Outings & Social Activities!

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Winter 2018
Jan 10–Mar 21
Wednesdays, from 6-8:30pm
11-week course, $615
Beginner A1 Levels 101, 102, and 103. Each level is further split into Part 1 & Part 2.

 

Karaoke night, dinner at a French restaurant, pétanque in Central Park... learning French will be extra fun this season!

Our brand new French and the City course for beginners approaches language learning in a novel way. The course takes French beyond the classroom, not only teaching you the language, but giving you the real-life conversation practice you need to start speaking with confidence. Combining a mix of language lessons, citywide field trips, and social activities, this class will help you learn French in a social and fun environment. By the end of the course, you’ll have a strong foundation in the French language, plus the experience to take what you’ve learned into the real world.

Course Content

Language lessons using our proven immersion method
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Social activities where you will put your French conversation skills to use, such as a board game night, karaoke sing off, cooking workshops, and more
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Two cultural outings per course, such as dinner at a French restaurant, scavenger hunt, pétanque in Central Park, and gallery visits

The Advantages

  • A Perfect Mix of Traditional and Non-Traditional Learning!
    French and the City combines proven teaching methods with a creative, learning-by-doing approach. We’ll have a textbook and lessons that feel more like a typical classroom experience, but we’ll also go outside the box with hands-on activities that bring the French language to life.
  • Relaxed and Fun Environment
    Learning French should be fun. We’ve designed a comfortable pace and atmosphere where you’ll feel at ease trying new things and making the mistakes that are part of the learning process.
  • Real-World Practice
    Through guided practice, interactive activities, and cultural field trips, you will reinvest what you’ve learned and get a firmer grasp on everyday conversation skills.
  • Authenticity
    You’ll be in an authentic French-speaking environment from day one. Guided by native-speaking French teachers, this immersion experience will help you learn quickly and effectively.

Prerequisites

No prior French required. Complete beginners should start with 101 Level Part 1 class. Students with some prior French should take the placement test to determine their level.

After this Course

This course has three consecutive levels: 101, 102, 103. If you have taken Part 1 of any level, continue with Part 2. After Part 2, you should take Part 1 of the next level. After Part 2 of Level 103, continue with a general French 201 level class.

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