Flexi-French — Intermediate B1 Level 1

Format: Online
Type: General French
Level: Intermediate B1
11 weeks: Sep 21–Dec 12
5 weeks: Sep 21–Oct 24 / Nov 2–Dec 12

Blended Learning Format
Once a week, 90 minutes on Zoom + 90 minutes of online independent activities

Flexi-French is specially designed to give you greater flexibility in when, where, and how you learn French. This blended learning program combines the advantages of a face-to-face instruction with the convenience of online activities, providing students the best of both worlds. Once a week, you’ll participate in an immersive class online on Zoom led by one of our expert native-speaking French teachers. After class, you’ll enhance your studies through interactive exercises on Google Classroom. Using the latest learning methods and engaging multimedia content, you’ll improve your reading, writing, and listening comprehension skills.

Flexi-French benefits:

  • Expert face-to-face instruction combined with world-class online activities.
  • Individual and group assignments that encourage independent thinking as well as conversation and
    camaraderie.
  • Personal feedback from experienced French teachers.
  • An online chat feature to interact with fellow students and your teacher.
  • A curriculum that matches our regular face-to-face courses but offers greater freedom.

Curriculum Details for Intermediate B1 Level 1

Book: Cosmopolite 3
Units: 1, 2

At this level, you’ll work to reinforce oral and written communication skills while also working your way up to communicating personal interests. You’ll also learn to express ideas, aspirations, and opinions. At the end of this level, you’ll be able to handle traveling or living in Francophone countries as well as understand the main points of conversations with native French-speakers.

With engaging multimedia activities, texts, and course books, you will learn to ask for written advice, characterize places, express wishes and purposes, negotiate, and more. Culturally, you will focus on moving to a new place, daily life in a Francophone country and day to day problems. At the end of this class, you will be able to situate conversations more complexly into space and time as well as use deeper and more enriched vocabulary.

Level B1.1 is the first sub-level of the Intermediate B1 level. The Intermediate B1 level consists of four sub-levels: B1.1, B1.2, B1.3, and B1.4.