Phonetics – Intermediate B1 / Advanced B2

Fall: Sep 20–Dec 11
Location: In Person at FIAF Manhattan
Type: Skill-Strengthening
Level: Intermediate B1, Advanced B2
11 weeks: Sep 20–Dec 11

Struggling with pronunciation? Many students think that pronunciation is the hardest part of learning French—polish your pronunciation and get that perfect French accent with this special class.

Phonetics will help you improve your accent while also increasing your understanding of francophone accents. This class offers a mix of listening comprehension and phonetic exercises that help students at an Intermediate Level B1 and Advanced Level B2 to master the link between phonetics and grammar.

The focus of this class is to develop your knowledge of the rhythm of the French language. You will uncover the mysteries of French oral expression by delving into the flow of sound, the study of inflection, consonantal and vocalic sequences, liaison and fall of the [e].

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.