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Beginner's French | A1.2

Comprehensive group courses

In this course for false beginners, you’ll learn how to describe a person and their personality, you will be able to describe relations within a family and start diving into the future (tense) to talk about your schedule. Come widen your cultural horizons with festivals like “La Fête des Lumières” in Lyon, or talk about fashion and discover new Parisian boutiques!

Materials: Textbook Odyssée A1, ISBN: 978-2-09-035569-7 (Not provided by the Alliance Française)


Pace: 2 hours weekly
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St Margaret’s Institute
Wednesday   9:30am ▸ 11:30am
10 Jan 2024 ▸ 27 Mar 2024

Beginner's French | A2.1

Comprehensive group courses

This term, you will dive into the past (tense) and use the passé composé (perfect tense) and the imparfait (imperfect tense) to describe memories and past events. You will also learn how to compare and describe someone’s personality and appearance, and will discover the portraits of famous Francophone celebrities such as the Belgian singer Angèle or the French writer Alexandre Dumas!

Materials: Textbook Odyssée A2, ISBN: 978-2-09-035572-7 (Not provided by the Alliance Française)


Pace: 2 hours weekly

FUNETICS: Secrets of French Pronunciation for Beginners

Themed workshops
Participants will improve their pronunciation skills in this fun, interactive workshop. We have perfected our activities over the years and believe you will be amazed by the results! For beginners.




Pace: Over one weekend
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St Margaret’s Institute
Saturday 24 Feb 2024 - 9:30am ▸ 12:30pm
24 Feb 2024
Conversation Courses (broad intermediate)

French Conversation

Conversation classes
Practice your speaking skills in a comfortable and friendly setting with discussions and debates on various subjects, such as art and ideas. You will maintain and develop your vocabulary. For intermediate and advanced levels.


Pace: 1 hour weekly
Intermediate

Intermediate French | B1-B2

Comprehensive group courses

This term, in this class of fairly independent speakers, come reveal your scientific side talking about innovations, genetics and robotisation. You will also discuss art and architecture, and will discover the wonderful Château de Chambord or the Van Gogh immersive experience in Paris! Grammar points this term will focus on compound relative pronouns and past reported speech.

Materials: Textbook Odyssée B2, ISBN : 978-2-09-035583-3 (Not provided by the Alliance Française)


Pace: 2 hours weekly

Intermediate French | B1.1

Comprehensive group courses

In this intermediate course, through the topics of love, family and travels, you will learn to give and justify your opinion, give advice using the conditional tense, and also express an obligation or disagreement. The grammar points, both in revision and new, will enable you to express yourself with more fluency and above all more flexibility. Cultural aspects will include myths and legends from the First Nations in Canada but also books and films from Francophone countries!

Materials: Textbook Odyssée B1, ISBN: 978-2-09-035580-2 (Not provided by the Alliance Française)


Pace: 2 hours weekly
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St Margaret’s Institute
Thursday   6:30pm ▸ 8:30pm
11 Jan 2024 ▸ 28 Mar 2024

Intermediate French | B1.2

Comprehensive group courses

This term, chat about your professional experience, healthy lifestyles, recycling in the fashion industry, and also medias and fake news. We will learn how to express our ideas in finer details in debates, and how to voice an opinion using a wide range of connectives and structures. Grammar points will include the passive voice, the conditional and of course our beloved subjonctif!

Materials: Textbook Odyssée B1, ISBN: 978-2-09-035580-2 (Not provided by the Alliance Française)


Pace: 2 hours weekly

Intermediate French | B2.1

Comprehensive group courses

Come and join us this term to discuss all things ecological, with a specific focus on the environment and the idea of overconsumption and recycling. Express your opinion on slow fashion or on greenwashing while furthering your knowledge of argumentative structures. Grammar points will include double pronoun order, phrasal verbs and our beloved subjonctif!

Materials : Textbook Edito B2, ISBN : 9782278103669 (Not provided by the Alliance Française)


Pace: 2 hours weekly
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St Margaret’s Institute
Thursday   6:30pm ▸ 8:30pm
11 Jan 2024 ▸ 28 Mar 2024

Intermediate French | B2.2

Comprehensive group courses

This term, come chat about your professional experience and discuss Internet and social medias. Express your opinion on cyber-addiction or on the purpose of education while expanding your vocabulary! Grammar points will cover the structures of the hypothesis, past reported speech and declarative sentences.

Materials : Textbook Edito B2, ISBN : 9782278103669 (Not provided by the Alliance Française)


Pace: 2 hours weekly

Intermediate French | B2.3

Comprehensive group courses

This term, in this class of fairly independent speakers, discuss the use of satire in the media, discover French-speaking comedians, and share your best (or worst!) jokes in French!

Grammar points will focus on connectives, expressing condition, and using emphasis.

Materials: Textbook Défi 4, ISBN: 9788416943609 (Not provided by the Alliance Française)


Pace: 2 hours weekly

Théâtre français : Eugène Ionesco et le théâtre de l'absurde

Themed workshops

Get a taste of the théâtre de l’absurde through this three-hour workshop about the French-Romanian dramaturge Ionesco. His famous “antiplay” La Cantatrice chauve inspired a revolution in the theatre world . In this workshop, meant for upper-intermediate and advanced students, you will analyse excerpts from Ionesco’s most famous plays and, of course, practise your acting skills!


Pace: Over one weekend
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St Margaret’s Institute
Saturday 23 Mar 2024 - 9:30am ▸ 12:30pm
23 Mar 2024
Advanced

Advanced French | C1/C2

Comprehensive group courses
This term, in this advanced French class, you will discuss the evolution of the nuclear family in today's society, from l'enfant-roi to la famille monoparentale. You will also explore the relation we have with our bodies in different contexts (medical, societal, etc) and envision the perfect education system.

(No materials needed)


Pace: 2 hours weekly
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St Margaret’s Institute
Monday   6:30pm ▸ 8:30pm
08 Jan 2024 ▸ 25 Mar 2024

Théâtre français : Eugène Ionesco et le théâtre de l'absurde

Themed workshops

Get a taste of the théâtre de l’absurde through this three-hour workshop about the French-Romanian dramaturge Ionesco. His famous “antiplay” La Cantatrice chauve inspired a revolution in the theatre world . In this workshop, meant for upper-intermediate and advanced students, you will analyse excerpts from Ionesco’s most famous plays and, of course, practise your acting skills!


Pace: Over one weekend
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St Margaret’s Institute
Saturday 23 Mar 2024 - 9:30am ▸ 12:30pm
23 Mar 2024

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£308.00

Code: B1.1-THU-SP-24


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