This class is intended for intermediate level students. You should have studied and acquired Beginner French concepts, including basic French pronunciation, nouns, adjectives, articles, possessive and demonstrative adjectives, basic regular verbs and common irregular verbs, in the present tense, near future tense, past tense/passé composé, basic positive, negative and question sentence construction, partitive articles, “il faut”, “depuis”, numbers, time, and weather. Building on this foundation, we will increase and practice your knowledge of other tenses, constructions, and expressions. You will develop skills that lead to simple conversation and understanding of everyday Intermediate level French.
Please purchase the textbook prior to the first class: Contacts (ISBN 978-0618-395-781), Valette/Valette, 8th Edition.
Maurice Bombrun is a French native, experienced teacher and bilingual dual citizen. He teaches and tutors privately with local private and public schools, and has worked for Alliance Francaise. With undergraduate studies at the Sorbonne and LSE London, he holds Master’s degrees from Sciences Paris and the University of Grenoble.