Time Slots

Mondays (Feb 27 - Mar 27), 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM







About this Class

A Parisian Stroll through Molière’s Life: Theater, Love and Satire
Join us in celebrating the 400th anniversary of Molière’s birth with this special topic class for your teenager! In this class, teens will read a short and engaging novel that interweaves the extraordinary life of 17th-Century French actor and playwright, Molière (1622-1673), and a modern love story in Paris between two young professionals named Horace and Élise. Part 1 will run from October 19 to November 16.
Previous French experience is required (see below for placement test information)

Course objectives:
- Improve French communication skills with special emphasis on reading and writing;
- Learn words related to theater, plays and parisian cityscape;
- Improve use of present tense verbs, prepositions, adjectives, etc.
- Learn about Moliere’s life and contributions to French literature and culture;
- Gain a better understanding of French life under the ancien régime, Parisian historical landmarks and Moliere’s unique style and plays.

Homework and active participation are required.

Class material(s): Rendez-vous rue Molière by Catherine Grabowski.
Please do not purchase any materials until the teacher confirms your child’s level.
New students: take our placement test prior to enrolling in the class.
Returning students: take our placement test if you have not taken a class with us in roughly over a year.