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For independent users who can maintain interaction progressing towards spontaneous communication.

Students will learn to:

  • Understand and use all Past, Future and Subjunctive tenses;
  • Speak and interact with more confidence;
  • Listen, read and understand a variety of audio and written documents: article, news reports, radio, TV
  • At the end of this level, prepare and sit for DELF B1. DELF B1 is the minimum level of proficiency required to be eligible for French citizenship.

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Advanced - B1.2

This course is designed for students who have completed level B1.1 or who have been assessed prior to enrolling. 

In this course, students learn the vocabulary and language structures required to:

  • Describe past events and report speech in the past;
  • Use the subjunctive to express regrets and protests;
  • Discover complex sentence structures such as si + conditionnel passe;
  • Understand the use of subjunctive and/or indicative in complex sentence structure;
  • Use double object pronouns.

Text Book: Alter Ego +3,  Dossier 3 + 4

Available Courses: 1

Advanced 6

This course is designed for students with advanced knowledge of French having already been introduced to all the main grammar tenses. The session will focus on French culture as indicated by the chapters: « La découverte d'artistes français et de leurs oeuvres », « les spectacles et critiques de spectacle ».

Students will:

  • Discover French artists (from Benjamin Biolay to Matisse) and their work.
  • Will learn how to give their impressions, talk about their cultural interests, write an interview and participate in a debate (take and give the floor).
  • Have an opportunity to revise some grammatical notions such as questions, adverbs and subjunctive.

Textbook: Alter Ego +3, Dossier 6

Available Courses: 1

Conversation & Grammar (B1)

Students will learn to:

  • Talk about past events and situations
  • Talk about future events, whether they are certain or hypothetical.
  • Speak French more naturally, using the appropriate words and avoiding unnecessary repetitions.
  • Understand French culture better.

Students will reinforce their grammar skills through classroom exercises and activities.

Available Courses: 2

Conversation Class (B1)

Students will learn to:

  • Talk about past events and situations
  • Talk about future events, whether they are certain or hypothetical.
  • Speak French more naturally, using the appropriate words and avoiding unnecessary repetitions.
  • Understand French culture better
Available Courses: 1

Advanced 8

This course is designed for students with advanced knowledge of French and have already been introduced to all the main grammar tenses.  The session will focus on the notion of justice.

Students will:

  • learn how to talk about justice. This theme will allow students to increase their vocabulary and discuss various topics (being a jury, the role of lawyers, famous trials, judiciary blunders etc.)
  • learn also how to write a formal letter of disagreement, how to express certitudes and doubts and finally, how to write a demonstration, choosing the right arguments and presenting them in a logical order.
  • Discuss crime novels

Students will have an opportunity to revise their prior grammatical knowledge (for instance pronouns) and analysing the structure of the language more and more.

Textbook: Alter Ego + 3, Dossier 8

Available Courses: 1

Advanced 7

In this class, you will learn the vocabulary and language structures required to:

  • Discuss environmental issues and take part in debates;
  • Solve problems and write complaint letters in French;
  • Take part in debates, defending or opposing various opinions;
  • Understand complex sentence structures using "double object pronouns".