French with TV5Monde – Intermediate B1

Fall: Sep 20–Dec 11
Location: In Person at FIAF Manhattan
Type: Skill-Strengthening
Level: Intermediate B1
11 weeks: Sep 20–Dec 11

Learn French with France’s number one news source!

In this interactive media course, you will improve your listening, conversation, and writing skills by watching video clips from TV5MONDE, the leading French TV channel in the world. This course is perfect for you if you would like to discover French-speaking media and boost your language skills using real-world sources. You will explore topics such as current events, history, pop culture, and more, all while sharpening your French.

In class, we’ll address questions such as:

  • How do French media portray world events?
  • What are the sentence structures and grammatical points used in news excerpts?
  • How can you use these linguistic topics to improve your speaking skills?

We’ll watch popular broadcasts including: “Saveurs sans frontière,” “C’était il y a,” “Cités du monde,” “Mains et merveilles,” “7 jours sur la planète,” and more.

This class is HyFlex
Hyflex gives you the flexibility to learn in person or online. In-person students can switch to attending class online at any time by requesting virtual access from their teacher. Watch the video.

Manhattan Safety Measures
Masks are required for everyone over the age of two. Students ages 18 and older attending classes in person at FIAF Manhattan are required to show proof of Covid-19 vaccination on the first day of class. Vaccination requirement is only met when the vaccine shot (both shots for a two-dose vaccine) has been administered at least 14 days before the first class.