This course is intended for students who already have a high intermediate to advanced level in French. It allows them to practice their oral skills at that level and to gain more vocabulary and more confidence in using the language in a very broad variety of situations.
Students in this level will practice language skills needed in most situations, including those covered in lower levels, but also:
nuancing an opinion
speaking about abstract topics
expressing various emotions
identifying and using various registers
identifying features of different regional varieties of French
discussing an article from a French language magazine
using a variety of verbal forms to express anteriority, narration, description, hypotheses, etc.
You can register for this level if you already know how to do most of the following:
use past, present and future tenses
express various emotions (disappointment, empathy, surprise, etc.)
disagree with someone
use different registers in different contexts
identify accents from various parts of the Francophone world
This course may be available online. Students login to the course and communicate with the instructor and fellow students via the Internet. All assignments and course activities are submitted electronically to the course instructor.
Using mobile devices in online courses
If you are planning on accessing your online courses using a mobile device such as a tablet or a smartphone, please note that not all required course features will be accessible with these devices. To fully function in your online courses, you will need to have access to a computer running Windows or MacOS.
A full course refund will only be provided if you withdraw from the course prior to the course start date. A refund, less a $15 administrative fee, will be issued if you withdraw within 6 calendar days after the official course start date. Depending on your method of payment, a refund will be either mailed to you or credited to your credit card.