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Build a solid foundation in French with this basic immersion program.

You will be able to

  • understand and use familiar everyday expressions and basic phrases aimed at satisfying basic needs.
  • introduce yourself and others; ask and answer questions about personal details such as where you live, people you know and things you have.
  • interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.

You will be able to

  • understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment).
  • communicate according to simple and routine tasks requiring simple and direct exchanges of information on familiar and routine matters.
  • describe, in simple terms, aspects of your background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.

Reinforce oral and written communication skills.

You will be able to

  • understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc.
  • deal with most situations likely to arise whilst traveling in an area where the language is spoken.
  • produce simple connected text on topics that are familiar or of personal interest.
  • describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes & ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.

Reinforce your knowledge of French grammar and practice both oral and written skills through socio-cultural themes.

You will be able to

  • understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in his/her field of specialization.
  • interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party.
  • produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.

Master the French language perfectly.

You will be able to:

  • understand a wide range of demands, longer texts, and recognize implicit meanings • express yourself fluently and spontaneously without an obvious search for expressions.
  • use the language with flexibility and effectiveness for social, academic and professional purposes.
  • produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organizational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices.