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About this Class

Our core language classes will strengthen your French through speaking, writing and comprehension activities while providing insights into Francophone culture. Our teachers and curriculum use cutting-edge methods and resources to develop your skills and confidence in French. With full immersion from day one and a communicative, task-based approach you'll gain the knowledge you need to embrace the Francophone world! Required textbook: Édito A2, 2022 edition
In this course you will cover units 4, 5 and 6 pp. 55 to 97.



Level A2-1 required or equivalent. In preparation for CECR: A2

Content you will cover in Unit 4: Tous pareils, tous différents

Learn How To
Draw a physical portrait of someone; Pay a compliment; Talk about someone's character.

Grammar
Comparison: equivalence; indefinite adjectives: chaque, tout, toute, tous, toutes ; possessive pronouns: job, training.

Society and Culture
Atypical models - radio commentator Juliette Dumas - Franck Samson, Napoleon lookalike - Jean de La Fontaine - works by René Magritte, Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, Sabine Weiss; Very human animals Oh, the cliché! "French models, actors and actresses; Axel Noverraz, Swiss coach; Fred Dubé, Quebec humorist; René Magritte and Sabine Weiss; Les défauts de vos qualités.

Vocabulary
Physical appearance: head and face, body, likeness, fashion; Character traits: qualities, faults, expressions. .

Phonetics
Oral and nasal vowels

Content you will cover in Unit 5:
"En route vers le futur ! "

Learn How To
Talk about the future, imagine the future; Describe the usefulness of an object; Express surprise; Express hope.

Grammar
The simple future tense: use, formation, irregular verbs; The condition with Si ; The pronoun on (= someone, people, us).

Society and Culture
the astronaut Thomas Pesquet - comics by Sylvain Chantal and Marc Caro - France's robot team at the RoboCup - scientists Marie Curie, Joseph and Étienne Montgolfi er, Arthur Zang; A Frenchman in space; Oh, the cliché! "The French are bad at foreign languages"; The names of the cell phone; Arthur Zang, Cameroonian engineer and computer scientist; 16 sunrises.

Vocabulary
Science and technology: progress, machines, operation and characteristics of objects, innovations; Communication technologies: the telephone, telephoning, computers, the Internet.

Phonetics
Consonant groups

Content you will cover in Unit 6:
"En cuisine"

Learn How To
Understand cooking instructions; Caution; Communicate in a restaurant; Express satisfaction and dissatisfaction.

Grammar
Quantities and the pronoun en; Obligation and prohibition; Restriction: ne... que.

Society and Culture
Author Guylaine Goulfi er - Michelin-starred chef Claire Vallée - West Indian cuisine - a restaurant roulotte in Polynesia - survey "The French and food"; Good addresses - Oh, the cliché! "Les Français vont beaucoup au restaurant!"; Couscous recipes; Francophone and world cuisine; A roulotte in Tahiti .

Vocabulary
Food: vegetables and fruit (fresh and dried), cereals, meat, fish and seafood, herbs and spices, quantities, cooking; Restaurants: places, dishes, cooking, tastes and sensations, people.

Phonetics
Expressive intonation