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Students will learn to construct simple phrases in French. Topics related to their everyday life will allow students to introduce themselves and others, to describe their environment, to express their feelings and tastes. They will also discover more verbal phrases and to approach future tense and the sense of formality in French language. All activities are conducted mainly in French with an immersive approach.
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FALL21 - Les Tortues 1 [9-12y, FRI, Online]

Product Code: 5357-YOUTH-9-12y-A1.1-FRI 2021

Age Group CHILDREN & YOUTH
Type Youth (9-12) General French
Session 2021 - FALL
Pace Regular
Level A1 Beginner
Youth A1.1
Schedules 17 Sep 2021 to 19 Nov 2021
  • Friday   4pm ▸ 5pm at Online > Virtual Classroom 1 (Marii Stratter)
Note: Les Tortues 1 (A1.1) is designed for 9-12y-old students who have English reading and writing skills and are new to French. For three quarters, along with the textbook and workbook “Les Loustics 1” and various action-oriented and creative activities, students will learn to construct simple phrases in French. Topics related to everyday life will allow students to introduce themselves and others, to describe their environment, to express their feelings and tastes. The workbook offers a progressive introduction of writing. All activities are conducted mainly in French with an immersive approach.

• Course Type: Online. Please keep in mind that online youth courses are limited to seven students. If the course is full, please let us know your interest, and we will try to open an additional class.
• Course Pace: Regular, 10 weeks, once per week, 1 hour per session on Zoom, for a class-time total of 10 hours per quarter. This is the first class of the level; the enrolled learners will finish the course in June.
• Prerequisite: None. This class is for complete beginners. Any prior exposure to French? Please take a placement test: https://www.afseattle.org/placement-tests/
• Next Course: Les Tortues 2 (A1.2) - Fall 2022.
• Textbook & Workbook (not included in tuition): Les Loustics 1, which covers the academic year 2021-2022. AFSeattle is closing its store, but please check the store page for additional options: https://www.afseattle.org/store/
• Educational Program Policies & Procedures: https://www.afseattle.org/about/policies/
A valid registration fee is required in order to enroll in this course (members are exempt).
Objectives

Objectives of level A1:
- understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases.
- introduce yourself and others, ask and answer questions about personal details such as where they live, people they know, and things they have.
- interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.

Required Course Material
$42.60 USD
Les Loustics 1 (textbook + workbook)
 
$220.00 USD
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