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FRENCH: ADVANCED GRAMMAR AND COMMUNICATION

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Duration: 10 wks
Date range: January 14 to March 17
Date(s) of the week: Tuesday
Hour: 7:30–9 p.m.
Quarter: Winter 2020
Prerequisite: High Intermediate (natural use of simple tenses, passé composé and present conditional; personal and relative pronouns)
Textbook: Required textbook can be purchased in the Adult School office. Bring required textbook (Tendances - Niveau A2) to first class.
Address: Palo Alto HS Rm 310
Price: $120
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If you can express yourself in French fairly fluidly and want to move towards more ease and complexity, this class is for you. Supports: textbook, DVD, oral and written documents on contemporary society. Weekly assignments. Some of the grammar topics covered in this class: if clauses; subjunctive; indirect speech. Required textbook can be purchased in the Adult School office. Bring required textbook (Tendances – Niveau A2) to first class.

This class is aimed at advanced students who have more or less completed level B1 (see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ Common European_Framework_of_Reference_for_Languages). If you reached that level at some point in the past and want to pick up French again, this is the course for you. Come to class with the required textbook. Note that you will need to study on your own for a couple of hours each week in order to keep up with the material. Some work will be done using the DVD that comes with the book (needs a DVD player).