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Atelier : Subjonctif

Workshops

Come and refresh or perfect your knowledge of subjunctive. Formation and use will be the focus of this workshop, through exercises but also fun activities.

Minimum level to enrol: A2.2


Pace: 1.5 hours / day

FRANCOPHONE POETRY

Workshops
This workshop will allow you to discover contemporary francophone authors such as Jules Supervielle, Andrée Chedid, Tahar Ben Jelloun, Wajdi Mouawad... It will help you to read and understand French poems and will improve your French through creative writing exercises

From B1 and above
Pace: 2 hours / day over 2 days

Grammaire : La fonction des mots dans une phrase

Workshops

Come and strengthen your knowledge of French grammar. In this course, you will learn the nature and function of words for instance what is COD, a COD a complement du nom… and how these words work in a sentence. This will help you improve your sentence structure and understanding of new rules.

Open to Beginners and Intermediate


Pace: 1.5 hours / day

Les Temps (Intermediate)

Workshops

Revision of the different tenses.

This course is for students from A2.1


Pace: 1.5 hours / day

Listening A1

Workshops

Train your ears and improve your listening through useful exercises to help you identify the type of message heard (dialogue, announcement…) and precise your understanding of the different information.

Open to A1.1 students and above.


Pace: 1.5 hours / day

Listening A2-B1

Workshops

Train your ears and improve your listening through useful exercises to help you identify the type of message heard (dialogue, announcement…) and precise your understanding of the different information.

Open to A2.1 students and above.


Pace: 1.5 hours / day

Phonétique

Workshops

Improve your pronunciation through different exercises.

Open to students A1.1 and above


Pace: 1 hour / 1 day
A1 Beginners

A1.1 Beginners

Term Course

Learn how to greet others, introduce yourself and someone else, give and ask for information (name, address, telephone number...), and start to express yourself in another language!

Textbook: 
Cosmopolite 1/A1, Dossier 0 + 1


    Pace: 2 hours / week over 10 weeks

    A1.2 Beginners

    Term Course

    Travel to another city, describe it, ask for and give directions and learn how to book an accommodation.

    Talk about your family and learn how to describe someone. Express your personal tastes and study how to give more information about yourself (profession, passions, dreams).


    Textbook: 
    Cosmopolite 1/A1, Dossier 2 + 3


    Pace: 2 hours / week over 10 weeks

    A1.3 Beginners

    Term Course

    Let’s go out ! Describe your daily routine at home and at work, ask for and give information about events, accept or decline someone’s invitation.

    Explore the past with passé composé and talk about past events and experiences, give advices with imperative.

    Textbook: Cosmopolite 1/A1, Dossier 4 + 5


    Pace: 2 hours / week over 10 weeks

    A1.4 Beginners

    Term Course

    After doing revision of passé composé, travel in francophone countries, choose a travel destination and learn future. Describe cities, talk about seasons and climate and express your sensations and emotions.

    Textbook: Cosmopolite 1/A1, Dossier 6


    Pace: 2 hours / week over 10 weeks

    Beginners Conversation

    Term Course

    By the end of the course, learners will be able to: 

    • Interact in a simple way.
    • Ask and respond to simple questions about personal information
    • Communicate some basic needs in informal conversations
    • Understand key words and simple commands in simple conversations
    • Show some control over basic grammatical structures to communicate basic needs.

    Pace: 1 hour / week for 10 weeks
    A2 Intermediate

    A2.1 Beginners

    Term Course

    Let’s talk about food! Understand a menu, order and give your opinion about a restaurant making comparisons with others. 
    Go back to the past and learn imparfait to compare yesterday and today.
    Go shopping and learn about clothing trends and and become a fashion critic!

    Text Book: Cosmopolite 1,  Dossier 7 + 8


    Pace: 2 hours / week over 10 weeks

    A2.2 Intermediate

    Term Course

    Discover different types of tourism in France, compare linguistic stays, describe unusual accommodations and express rules and recommendations with various structures.

    Talk about past experiences, express your emotions and learn how to structure your speech with time markers.! 


    Textbook: 
    Cosmopolite 2/A2, Dossier 1 + 2


    Pace: 2 hours / week over 10 weeks

    A2.3 Intermediate

    Term Course

    Let’s talk about work in France and Australia. Speak about your career, give advices and learn about a new past tense: le plus-que-parfait.

    Share your tastes regarding cultural activities (series, music, comics, etc.). Learn how to ask written and spoken questions and express wishes with conditional.

    Textbook: Cosmopolite 2/A2, Dossier 3 and 4


    Pace: 2 hours / week over 10 weeks

    A2.4 Intermediate

    Term Course

    ​ Learn how to describe someone’s characteristics. Convince, reassure and react to someone’s opinion. Share your fears and feelings when you were traveling.

    Talk about cooking, cosmetics, repairs cafés and vintage. Discuss success stories and learn how to give a chronology to yours.

    Textbook: Cosmopolite 2/A2, Dossier 5 & 6


    Pace: 2 hours / week over 10 weeks

    A2.5 Intermediate

    Term Course

    ​ Let’s talk about past. Understand someone’s story and share your memories about French. Stand up for a cause, criticize a project, ask for opinions and offer solutions.

    Understand and discuss news. Learn how to make suggestions with conditional and express your hopes with subjunctive.

    Textbook: Cosmopolite 2/A2, Dossier 7 & 8


    Pace: 2 hours / week over 10 weeks

    Intermediate Conversation

    Term Course

    Learning Objectives
    Conversation classes are designed to increase your comprehension and usage of French and increase fluency and spontaneous exchanges in a safe and fun environment.

    • Increase your vocabulary and your French fluency
    • Improve your everyday spoken French.

    • Practise grammar while speaking

    • Increase your knowledge about France and its culture

    Course Structure
    Strengthen your confidence and exchange with other students around topics pre-established together in an hour-long conversation class.  

    Increase your vocabulary and your French fluency, your everyday spoken French, practise grammar while speaking and increase your knowledge about France and its culture in a very structured lesson divided between class talks, group chats and individual public speaking. 


    Pace: 1 hour / week for 10 weeks
    B1 Advanced

    B1.1 Advanced

    Term Course

    Let’s move abroad! Classify and describe the best cities in the world to live in, give your opinion about exchanging jobs and houses and discuss about memories of moving to a new city. Learn how to express your intentions and wishes with conditional

    Text Book: Cosmopolite 3/B1,  Dossier 1 


      Pace: 2 hours / week over 10 weeks

      B1.2 Advanced

      Term Course

      Discover issues you can encounter when you are abroad. Learn how to describe health issues and their consequences, how to express your feelings in these situations. Share and discuss your past experiences abroad describing your differences with your country, your tastes and interests.

      Text Book: Cosmopolite 3/B1,  Dossier 2


      Pace: 2 hours / week over 10 weeks

      B1.3 Advanced

      Term Course

      What do you do tonight? Talk about going out: discuss events, persuade and choose what to do. Discover customs of different countries and discuss cultural differences. Learn how to describe someone’s behaviour.

      Text Book: Cosmopolite 3/B1,  Dossier 3 


      Pace: 2 hours / week over 10 weeks

      B1.4 Advanced

      Term Course

      ​This term is about sustainable development. Give your opinion on the topic, debate, learn how to make reservations and offer solutions. Talk about local sustainable project and encourage people to act to save our planet.

      Text Book: Cosmopolite 3/B1,  Dossier 4


      Pace: 2 hours / week over 10 weeks

      B1.6 Advanced

      Term Course
      What’s new? Talk about media and compare traditional media and social media. Learn how to structure an article and talk about past events. Discuss and analyse fake news. Learn how to explain and argue in a French way!

      Text Book: Cosmopolite 3/B1 - Dossier 6


      Pace: 2 hours / week over 10 weeks

      B1.8 Advanced

      Term Course
      Let’s talk about culture! Present a cultural work and learn how to make a critic and show your enthusiasm. Discover and discuss different types of art. Talk about movies and their critics. Discuss books and the importance of reading.

      Text Book: Cosmopolite 3/B1 - Dossier 8


      Pace: 2 hours / week over 10 weeks
      B2 Upper Advanced

      B2 Conversation

      Term Course

      While doing revisions and practicing French grammar, improve your everyday spoken French. Through different topics increase your vocabulary and your knowledge about France and its culture. This class is focus on speaking and improving your fluency. It requires a B2 level minimum.


      Pace: 2 hours / week over 10 weeks

      B2 Upper Advanced Conversation

      Term Course

      While doing revisions and practicing French grammar, improve your everyday spoken French. Through different topics increase your vocabulary and your knowledge about France and its culture. This class is focus on speaking and improving your fluency. It requires a B2 level minimum.


      Pace: 3 hours / week over 10 weeks

      B2.2 Upper Advanced

      Term Course
      Let’s talk about the past! Make hypothesis about the past, describe old professions and discuss society’s evolution. Share memories of your childhood and learn how to present past events in different ways.

      Textbook: Cosmopolite 4/B2, Dossier 2



      Pace: 2 hours / week over 10 weeks

      B2.5 Upper Advanced

      Term Course
      Let’s talk society issues! Discuss actual health issues, debate and give your opinion about the use of gender in French language. Talk about the place of politic in France and why sport is an important part of French culture


      Pace: 2 hours / week over 10 weeks

      B2.8 Upper Advanced

      Term Course
      Let’s talk education! Compare different educational systems and talk about the importance of learning foreign languages. Question diploma’s usefulness, learn and discuss French educational specificities.

      Textbook: Cosmopolite 4/B2, Dossier 8


      Pace: 2 hours / week over 10 weeks
      C1 Academic

      C1 Conversation

      Term Course

      While doing revisions and practicing French grammar, improve your everyday spoken French. Through different topics increase your vocabulary and your knowledge about France and its culture. This class is focus on speaking and improving your fluency. It requires a B2 level minimum.


      Pace: 2 hours / week over 10 weeks

      C1 Conversation

      Term Course

      While doing revisions and practicing French grammar, improve your everyday spoken French. Through different topics increase your vocabulary and your knowledge about France and its culture. This class is focus on speaking and improving your fluency. It requires a B2 level minimum.


      Pace: 3 hours / week over 10 weeks

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