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Fridays (April 5 - May 3), 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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About this Class

 Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de La Fayette, known as Lafayette, was a French aristocrat and military officer who volunteered to join the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. His pivotal role in securing French support and commanding troops during the decisive Siege of Yorktown contributed significantly to American independence. Back in France, he championed liberty, co-authored the Declaration of the Rights of Man, and played a key role in the French Revolution. Studying Lafayette’s life offers French language learners insights into history, culture, and eloquence.

Are you B2?
CEFR level user B2: Can understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in his/her field of specialization. Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party. Can produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.