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So you’ve decided you’d like to learn French. You’re an absolute beginner, and don’t know where to start. Elementary 1 is the course for
you! This course serves as a bienvenue to the French language. Throughout this ten-week course, you will discover the beauty of
the French language, and cover the basics, such as introducing yourself and others (Bonjour, je m’appelle Jean), spelling and
counting (un, deux, trois…), and general greetings and politeness (Salut, s’il vous plait, merci beaucoup). You’ll also
learn how to ask a question, how to communicate, and explain why you are learning French.
This course is designed for complete beginners of French, and no prior knowledge is necessary.
Required textbook: Cosmopolite 1
Enquête policière, menons l'enquête !
In this workshop, you will assume the role of a police officer, who is tasked to solve a bank robbery. You will need to listen and ask questions to the witnesses to know the culprit(s)!
- read and listen to testimonies to solve the case ;
- revise vocabulary about physical description ;
- revise le passé composé.
Congratulations, you’ve made it to the next stage of your learning journey: Upper Elementary! Upper Elementary 1 will focus on travel and
take you on a virtual trip to France. You’ll learn how to make comparisons (Il y a plus de soleil à Brisbane qu’à Paris), organise a
tour (Il faut visiter la Bretagne!), understand information on accommodation (Quel hébergement préférez-vous?), and
describe interesting places (Le café des chats est un lieu atypique). You will use all of these skills to plan your ideal
imaginary language immersion trip!
This course is designed for students who have completed Elementary 6 or who have been assessed prior to enrolling.
Required textbook: Cosmopolite 2
Travel the world with us! Improve your French while learning more about Switzerland and Québec. Study the conditional so you can
express a wish. You will also study more in depth when to use passé composé or imparfait.
This course is designed for students who have completed Upper Elementary 4 or who have been assessed prior to enrolling.
Required textbook: Edito A2
You're well on your way in developing your intermediate skills, and now it's time to dive deep! Intermediate 3 is designed to help you form
strong social connections in French and gain a greater appreciation of cultural differences. You'll learn to talk about hobbies and suggest
outings (Et si on allait voir un spectacle?), express agreement and disagreement (Je ne suis pas vraiment convaincue), and
talk about familial events. You'll also learn about cultural differences and discover new customs (En Inde, les fêtes de mariage durent
entre 3 et 5 jours!).
This course is designed for students who have completed Intermediate 2 or who have been assessed prior to enrolling.
Required textbook: Cosmopolite 3