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Today's location will be Dobra Tea (corner of Beacon & Murray) - however locations will sometimes vary. Check back This is open to everyone - including Duolingo students - although the group tends to be intermediate+ The goal is to speak the beautiful language of Molière as well as a purely social event. En français autant que possible - conversations are in French as much as possible. Please comment below if you have suggestions/times/dates for future meetings.
MADE IN FRANCE Bonjour! Je serai là ce soir. J’ai l’intention de lancer un nouveau programme axé sur le développement du vocabulaire et de la culture française. Apportez votre appareil favori ( iPad etc). Comme ça on pourra être plus vert. Marc This is a discussion group EN FRANCAIS for those (intermediate and higher) wishing to perfect their conversational French. I will bring materials for learning/teaching. This will include 1 song, but there will also be a chapters and articles from current magazines and news.
Anyone who has completed a year of French or more and wants to attend is most welcome! In "Advanced Beg-Int French - Grammar review + reading" - we're going to be doing a bit of grammar study, review, etc using La Grammaire à l'oeuvre, by Barson - which is available online. - The link to the 5th edition is here: http://bit.ly/2sz5Ywt Chapters will be announced in the week before the class. Today we will be continuing with Chapter 3 of Barson's LA GRAMMAIRE A L'OEUVRE - L'interrogation. Homework is to go over and write about the "exercises de communication" p. 85-6 - Pick one or more exercises to present in class. Chapters will be announced in the week before the class.
We are beginning a class for total beginners (or false beginners). I will be putting French in action on hold for a bit. For now I will be using a textbook we used @ Stanford in the 1980s-90s, Ralph Hester's DECOUVERTE ET CREATION. It is completely in French (as was the case with many textbooks of the era). The textbook and other materials are downloadable from my google drive account. https://drive.google.com/open?id=1ltvkgo-VK8zakziWXFpN_isMLB-LXi56