Whether you want to speak French for business or personal reasons, our classes are a great way to learn. And our classes cover the full range of proficiency levels from beginning to advanced.
Beginning French classes introduce you to basic vocabulary and expressions used in everyday situations.
Beginning lessons cover how to:
•Ask and respond to simple questions
•Engage in simple conversations
•Interact in social, business, and travel situations
•Read a variety of basic written materials
•Write simple sentences on everyday topics
Intermediate and advanced classes build on your existing skills to help you read, write, and speak French with greater fluency.
Intermediate and advanced lessons teach you how to:
•Engage in conversations with ease and confidence
•Increase your proficiency in French grammar and vocabulary
•Read and understand the meaning of French texts and articles
•Write short essays on common topics
•Deepen your understanding of current French culture
Classes meet once a week for 5-10 weeks. All instructors are fluent French speakers with extensive teaching experience.
For students with little or no previous knowledge of French. Participants will learn basic verb conjugations and usage, simple conversations... More »
Students will continue to learn basic structures while expanding expression in practical situations. Topics may include transportation, dire... More »
Students will learn to use past verb tenses, and topics may include historical and holiday traditions. Required text: Deux Mondes - 6th ed.,... More »
Immerse yourself in French and boost your pronunciation, listening comprehension and speaking skills! A maximum class size of 12 ensures hig... More »
For students who have had three quarters of French or the equivalent. Activities will be conversation-based with emphasis on use in practica... More »
This course is for students who have studied the basic concepts of the language and who wish to expand vocabulary and fluency to carry on in... More »
This workshop aims to help you review, understand, and master some of the more challenging French grammar concepts introduced in the first f... More »
Immerse yourself in French and boost your pronunciation, listening comprehension, and speaking skills. A maximum class size of 12 ensures hi... More »
This intermediate-advanced level course is for students who have studied the basic concepts of the language and wish to review French gramma... More »
See France the way the French do. Read and discuss current events using the latest French publications. Prerequisite: two years of college-l... More »
Planning a trip to France? This fast-paced class prepares you for almost anything French and focuses on pronunciation basics and essential t... More »
Prepare for your next vacation in the "City of Light" with a native instructor who lived in Paris, France, for 10 years. Topics presented in... More »
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