Course Details
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Start Date:

Mon, Oct 26, 1:30pm - 3:30pm Eastern Time

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Purchase Options
Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 17 and older
Average Class Size: 6
Teacher: S. Forst

What you'll learn in this french class:

Improve your pronunciation and understanding of spoken French!

Polish your French pronunciation through fun and creative activities such as tongue-twisters, songs, poems, and audio exercises, with a special emphasis on hard-to-pronounce consonants and vowels. Themes change each week, and the workshops can be taken individually or as a series.

Monday, Apr 13, from 1:30–3:30pm
Vowels: [o], [ө], (pot, pomme)
Consonants: [s], [z], [∫], (rose, français, chambre)
Rhythm and Intonation:
How to pronounce, or not, final letters

Monday, Apr 20, from 1:30–3:30pm
Vowels: [i], [u], [y], (lit, joue, rue)
Consonants: [r], (croc)
Rhythm and Intonation:
Rises and falls: melody, interrogation and declaration

Monday, Apr 27, from 1:30-3:30pm
Semi-vowels: [w], [w, [a], [ɥ], [j], (oui, roi, lui, yoyo)
Consonants: [ʒ], [l], (joue, lille, voyage)
Rhythm and Intonation:
How to express feelings: amiability, displeasure, anger, etc.

Monday, May 4, from 1:30-3:30pm
Vowels: [ã], [õ] et [ɛ̃], [œ̃], (mange, on, matin, un)
Rhythm and Intonation:
How to express feelings: surprise, enthusiasm, etc.

Monday, May 11, from 1:30-3:30pm
Rhythm and Intonation:
Rhythmic structure and Stress groups

Monday, May 18, from 1:30-3:30pm
Spoken French: Speech delivery and oral comprehension

Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

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Refund Policy
To request a refund, please send a written request at least three (3) business days prior to the first day of class. You may submit a written request in person at the Language Center office or by email to [email protected] A refund (less an $85 administration fee) will then be issued. 

No refunds or credits are offered for books, specialty exams, or workshops. Refunds are not offered for private lessons, but you may reschedule your class.
Start Dates (3)
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
1:30pm - 3:30pm Eastern Time S. Forst 1 $69
1:30pm - 3:30pm Eastern Time S. Forst 1 $69
1:30pm - 3:30pm Eastern Time S. Forst 1 $69

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