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French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF)
Summer 2014
10-week Session
June 30–Sept 8
5-week Sessions
June 30–Aug 1
Aug 4–Sept 8
2-week Sessions
Sessions start July 28, Aug 11, Aug 25, and Sept 8
Workshops thru Sept 19
 
     
   
Beginner Level A1 
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Speak French from day one! Build a solid foundation in the French language. Authentic situational exercises introduce you to the structure and use of language in everyday life.
Learn to understand and use familiar everyday expressions and basic phrases.
Introduce yourself and others. Ask and answer questions about yourself and have simple conversations such as where you live, people you know, and things you possess.
Learn to interact with others at a beginner level.
General French
Level 101
Level 102
Level 103
Language Skills
Phonetics
Review
Workshops
Phonetics
 
Advanced Beginner Level A2 
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Build a solid foundation in the French language. Authentic situational exercises introduce you to the structure and use of language in everyday life.
Understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of everyday life (e.g. very basic personal & family information, shopping, local geography, employment)
Communicate simple and routine tasks
Describe your background, immediate environment, and basic needs
Workshops
Grammar
Phonetics
 
Intermediate Level B1  
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Intermediate courses at the B1 level reinforce oral and written communication skills, emphasizing everyday topics.
Study topics regularly encountered at work, school, and leisure
Learn to formulate simple sentences about familiar and personal interests, express ideas, aspirations, and opinions; and handle situations likely to arise when traveling
Workshops
Phonetics
 
Advanced Level B2 
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Advanced level B2 courses give you the opportunity to deepen your knowledge of French grammar and to practice both oral and written skills through socio-cultural themes. This level is a must for students wishing to advance with confidence to the Expert Level C1 classes.
Learn to understand the main ideas of complex and abstract texts.
Interact with a degree of fluency and ease.
Produce clear, detailed texts on a wide range of subjects, and express viewpoints on a variety of issues.
 
Expert Level C1/C2 
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This level is tailored to help you master the French language perfectly. This program has been designed with thematic courses. Students can take classes in the order they wish.
Understand a wide range of demanding texts and recognize linguistic subtleties in order to express yourself fluently and spontaneously.
Learn to use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic, and professional purposes.
Produce clear, well-structured, detailed texts on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organizational patterns, connectors, and cohesive devices.
 
Workshops 
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Level A1+
Phonetics
 
Level A2
Grammar
 
Level B2/C1/C2
Le français en chanson
     
 
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Alliance Française (FIAF)

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