French: Beginner to advanced
English: Lower intermediate to advanced
In this block of classes students will learn all of the core grammar concepts necessary to improve their accuracy, fluency and competency level in French. This is an interactive class where students have an opportunity to use the grammar and learn about the rules through discovery, with the guidance of the teacher and some explicit explanations. More emphasis is placed on being able to communicate using the grammar point, which is why there are so many opportunities to practice and improve. Students will be able to practice the 4 language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) in an integrated setting. Class topics a wide variety of relevant subjects through different learning techniques that encourage communication in a real world environment. Students improve their language skills by using a course book as well as by participating in many varied activities to help them learn and progress.
This course practices core French functions and is structured around themes designed to improve natural everyday communication skills. The goal in this class is to develop fluency. There is a focus on speaking and interaction amongst students so that they can apply what they learned in their previous classes. The class is interactive and encourages team and group work in order to accomplish the goal of interacting like a native speaker and challenges students through tasks and project based activities such as role-plays, debates, discussion, story-telling, communicative or vocabulary games and mini projects.
This class will enhance your knowledge in specific language skills through various exercises and dynamic activities. Every session, there is a different focus, such as reading, writing, listening, speaking, vocabulary and expressions, including idioms, as well as pronunciation and task-based learning. There are different sections that are tailored for each level, from beginner to advanced. You can practice your writing skills by producing a school newspaper, or develop your listening abilities by exploring the world of radio and podcasts.
This class is designed to help you speed up your learning process while allowing you the opportunity to select courses based on your specific interests and needs. Every session we offer a different specialized French course with a specific theme or central focus, such as English/French in films and music. Because there tend to be fewer students in this class, there is more individualized attention from the teacher.