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    FALL 2020
    FRENCH
     
     
    Registration starts August 12 @ 8am 
       
    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 1a - 11 classes,  No Prerequisite.
    A beginning French course focusing on basic grammar and vocabulary, pronunciation, and comprehension. Classes will incorporate written and verbal activities to introduce and practice both written and spoken French. 
    234420 W 9/16-12/09   12:30-2:30pm Online  Reg $140/Seniors $126  Wang-Axelrod 
    French 2a - 10 Classes, Prerequisite 1 year of French 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. 
    060421 TH 9/17-11/19 9:30-11:30am  Online  Reg $130/Seniors $117 Waeny
    234522 TH 9/17-11/19 6:30-8:30pm Online  Reg $130/Seniors $117 Wang-Axelrod
    French 3a -  9 classes, Prerequisite 2 years of French 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.
    060523 W 9/16-11/18 9:30-11:30am Online  Reg $120/Seniors $108 Waeny
    French 3.5a -  10 classes, Prerequisite 3 years of French or equivalent.                         
    This course is a continuation of an entire year of French 3, emphasizing advanced grammar, speaking and reading.
    060525 F 9/18-11/20 9:30-11:30am  Online  Reg $130/Seniors $117 Waeny
    French 4a - 9 classes,  Prerequisite 3 years of French 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.
    060626 M 9/14-11/16
    9:30-11:30am  Online  Reg $120/Seniors $108 Waeny
    French 5a - 10 classes,  Prerequisite 4 years of French 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.
    060828 T 9/15-11/17  9:30-11:30 am Online  Reg $130/Seniors $117 Waeny 
    Advanced French -  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, 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

    060920 W 9/16-12/02  9:30-11:30 am  Online   Reg $130/Seniors $117 Maiden 
    French: Advanced Conversation in French - 8 classes, Prerequisite 3 years of French or equivalent.
    This course provides participants 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. Limit 10 Students.
    060923 T 9/22-11/10 10:30-Noon Online  Reg $100/Seniors $90 Rasmussen
    060925 T 9/22-11/10 12:30-2pm Online   Reg $100/Seniors $90 Rasmussen
    No School/Fall Holidays:  10/12, 11/11, 11/23-11/27   
    Del Valle Education Center, 1963 Tice Valley Blvd, Walnut Creek