InstructorWinter 2020Register early for all classes.(Then you won't be disappointed if your class is full or canceled.)All classes are held at the Del Valle Education Center unless otherwise noted.Winter 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 for Travelers- 5 classes, No Prerequisite
This course focuses on vocabulary and phrases essential for travel and personal use in French-speaking countries.
060335 M 1/6-2/10 12:30-2pm Rm 106 Reg $50/Seniors $45 Waeny French 1b - Prerequisite French 1a A beginning French course focusing on pronunciation, basic grammar, and short dialogues. 060330 Th
9:30-11:30am Rm 106 Reg $130/Seniors $117 Waeny 254331 Th
6:30-8:30pm Rm 106
Reg $120/Seniors $108
*No class 2/20
Wang-Axelrod French 2b - 10 classes, Prerequisite French 2a or equivalent
This course is for Beginning-Intermediate students. The focus is on French language and culture by speaking and reading stories and using Intermediate grammar.
060431 W 1/8-3/11 9:30-11:30am Rm 106 Reg $130/Seniors $117 Waeny French 3b - 9 classes, Prerequisite French 3a or equivalent A continuation of French for Advanced Intermediate students. The focus is on more advanced grammar, speaking and reading stories appropriate to this level. 060531 F 1/10-3/13 9:30-11:30am Rm 106 Reg $120/Seniors $108 Waeny French 4b - 8 classes, Prerequisite French 4a or equivalent This course is a continuation of an entire year of French 3, emphasizing advanced grammar, speaking and reading books appropriate to this level. 060537 M 1/6-3/9 9:30-11:30am Rm 106 Reg $100/Seniors $90 Waeny French 5b - 10 classes, Prerequisite 4+ years French or equivalent This class is designed for students who have completed at least 4 years of French. Topics will include more advanced grammar, speaking and reading books appropriate to this level. 060830 T 1/7-3/10 9:30-11:30am Rm 106 Reg $130/Seniors $117 Waeny French Advanced - 10 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. There will be class discussions related to the stories.
060930 W 1/8-3/11 9:30-11:30am Rm 113 Reg $130/Seniors $117 Maiden
Advanced French Conversation - 8 classes, Prerequisite 4 years French or equivalent
This course provides participants with the opportunity to practice their listening and speaking skills in French. Course content includes online, authentic video and audio sources, such as TV5 Monde, RFI, France-Amérique. Participants will be able to explore cross-cultural themes and current events. (Limited enrollment.)
060933 T 1/7-2/25 12:30-2:30pm Rm 106 Reg $110/Seniors $99 Rasmussen
Winter Holidays: 1/20 2/14 & 2/17Del Valle Education Center, 1963 Tice Valley Blvd, Walnut Creek