Spring classes will start live on Zoom the week of Monday, April 6. Lessons will take place online while we are closed and will switch to in-person lessons at FIAF as soon as we are able to reopen.
90-minute / 2-hour classes: You meet on Zoom for the full duration of the class.
3-hour classes: The first 90 minutes of class will be live on Zoom. You will then receive 90 minutes of independent and mandatory work to be completed at your convenience before your next class. The offline activities are a full part of your weekly class. You will be able to connect with your teacher at anytime via an online platform if you have any questions.
This class was formerly called French 201
Textbook: Cosmopolite 1 Textbook, workbook, CD. Units 7, 8
In this course, you’ll build your understanding of frequently used sentences and expressions, you’ll reinforce your ability to talk about familiar topics and personal interests, and you’ll learn to better describe your background and immediate environment. Authentic resources and real world tasks will introduce you to the structure and use of French in everyday life.
With engaging multimedia activities, texts, and course books, you will learn to describe your goals, talk about how you feel, encourage someone, and express your interests, desires, and dissatisfaction. Culturally, you’ll explore French traditions, gastronomy, fashion and cultural customs. At the end of this class, you will be able to express yourself more clearly about increasingly in-depth topics.
The Advanced Beginner A2 level consists of 4 classes: A2.1, A2.2, A2.3, and A2.4. Level A2.1 is the first level of this tier.