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    Winter 2021
    FRENCH
    UPDATED 12/15/2020
         
    French: First Year through Advanced classes emphasize communication by laying a strong foundation in grammar and vocabulary. Classes also include conversation and culture.  Textbooks may be required.
    Language classes start in Fall and continue through Spring. 
    A complete year of Language is a, b & c.  "a" is offered in Fall, "b" is offered in Winter, "c" is offered in Spring
     
    French 1b - 11 classes,  Prerequisite French 1a or equivalent.
    A beginning French course focusing on basic grammar and vocabulary, pronunciation, and comprehension. Classes have written and verbal activities to introduce and practice both written and spoken French. This is a continuation of French 1A. (Textbook required. Please contact the instructor for information on ordering the book:  swangaxelrod@auhsdschools.org.)
    234430 W 1/13-3/24  NEW 1:30-3:30pm Online  Reg $140/Seniors $126  Wang-Axelrod 
    French 2b - 11 classes, Prerequisite French 2a or equivalent.                  
    This class will be a continuation of the French 1 course and will concentrate on helping the students communicate at a more intermediate level, using more complex sentence structure. They will also read short stories about French culture and history. (Textbook required. Please contact instructor for information on ordering the book: kwaeny@auhsdschools.org or swangaxelrod@auhsdschools.org.) 
    060431 TH 1/7-3/18   9:30-11:30am  Online  Reg $140/Seniors $126 Waeny
    234532 TH 1/14-3/25  6:30-8:30pm Online  Reg $140/Seniors $126 Wang-Axelrod
    French 3b -  11 classes, Prerequisite French 3a or equivalent.                         
    Students of French 3 will learn how to communicate by learning and using more complex grammar appropriate to this level. They will also read stories that complement what they have learned in this class.
    060533 W 1/6-3/17 9:30-11:30am Online  Reg $140/Seniors $126 Waeny
    French 3.5b -  9 classes, Prerequisite French 3.5a or equivalent.                         
    This course is a continuation of an entire year of French 3, emphasizing advanced grammar, speaking and reading.
    060535 F 1/8-3/19 9:30-11:30am  Online  Reg $120/Seniors $108 Waeny
    French 4b - 9 classes,  Prerequisite French 4b or equivalent.                 
    Students in French 4 will study more elevated grammar topics using a book with explanations and exercises entirely in French. They will also read short stories that complement what they are learning in the class.
    060636 M 1/11-3/22
    9:30-11:30am  Online  Reg $120/Seniors $108 Waeny
    French 5b - 11 classes,  Prerequisite French 5a or equivalent. 
    Students in French 5 will study more complex grammar topics using a book with explanations and exercises entirely in French. They will also read and discuss a novel appropriate for this level.
    060838 T 1/5-3/16  9:30-11:30 am Online  Reg $140/Seniors $126 Waeny 
    Advanced French -  11 classes,   Prerequisite 5 years of French or equivalent.

    Advanced French is conducted in French and includes grammar review, writing and reading a collection of contemporary French short stories, with discussions related to the stories.

    Grammaire Progressive du Français - intermédiaire - 4ème édition de Maïa Grégoire et Odile Thièvenaz - ISBN 978 209 038103 0, 13 à Table - nouvelles - édition 2020 - ISBN- 978 2266 30550 1

    060930 W 1/13-3/24  9:30-11:30 am  Online   Reg $140/Seniors $126 Maiden 

    "New for Winter" Advanced Conversation in French - 8 classes,   Prerequisite 5 years of French or equivalent.

    This course provides participants the opportunity to practice their listening and speaking skills in French.  Course content includes discussions of readings and online video sources.  Participants will be able to explore cross-cultural themes and current events.

    245238 W 1/20-3/10  4 pm-5:30 pm  Online   Reg $100/Seniors $90 Wang-Axelrod 
    No School/Winter Holidays:  1/18, 2/12, 2/15, 3/12, Spring Break 3/29-4/2 
    Del Valle Education Center, 1963 Tice Valley Blvd, Walnut Creek