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Thursdays (May 11 - June 8), 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

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An essential component of primary education in France, Dictée (dictation) is an excellent exercise to improve vocabulary, spelling, and memory for native French speakers and learners alike. In the Center’s take on classic Dictées, you will work with a variety of interesting and entertaining texts ranging from science to culture, history and society that will challenge you and build your confidence as a French speaker and writer.
Communicative and linguistic objectives:
Recognize implicit meaning, differentiating finer shades of meaning even in more complex situations.
Understand language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes.
Comprehend and Produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organizational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices.

Reconstruct arguments and accounts in coherent and complex sentences.