French Classes

The next Spring semester will start Monday January 22nd, and will end May 25th, 2019. Registration is open for French IB, French IIB, & French IIIB. Click on the left tabs to register for a class. You can either join us live every week in our virtual classroom, or sign up for our self-study course (on any registration page).

Get ready for an exciting experience learning French at Language City. You will learn more than you can imagine, in an easy and fun way, with plenty of extra material to study in between lessons, and access to documents introducing you to French culture. Your teacher will be the former private English tutor of French President Chirac’s daughter & grandson, and has unparalleled skills in French & English. Students will be matched with a French penpal learning English as the year unfolds with an opportunity to email a native French-speaker and practice speaking on Skype with parental agreement. Click here to see what it is like inside a French class, and click here to meet your French teacher.

Free access to our complete beginners’ class:
Email us at contact@language-city.com to get free access to our beginners’ class. Enjoy our many French classes for beginners with various kinds of exercises (written & oral comprehension with video, along with teacher’s explanations).

Cost for live online classes is $255/semester. Can’t attend our live classes? Our self-study courses can be purchased for $99/semester, $149 for 2 semesters, $249 for 4 semesters, and $349 for 6 semesters. Live French IIIA & IIIB, IVA & IVB classes are $355/semester. Get $20 off for every referral. Sibling discounts available. Click on the left tabs to choose your level (self-study packages are available on all registration forms at all levels).

Orientation for the Spring semester of 2018: Thursday January 18th at 10 am P.S.T. Call or email us to book your spot. Attending one of the orientation sessions is a good way of making sure new students can access the virtual classroom. You can always click here and enter a test room.

Click here for class schedule.

Live webinars (/smester) Self-study courses (/semester)
Students attend live webinar every week
Recorded webinars
Homework with corrections on Moodle
Extra learning tools available on Moodle

 

Language City is a vendor with Sage Oak Charter School, iLead Charter schools, Inspire Charter schools, PCI, South Sutter Charter School, Ocean Grove Charter School, Sky Mountain Charter school & Connecting Waters Charter schools. If you would like to recommend Language City as a vendor with your charter school, ask your vendor coordinator to contact us at admin@language-city.com.


French IA Class – Information and Registration

Live classes Fall semester & self-study course: Each live class costs $255/semester.
Can’t attend live webinars? Access the self-study course for $99/class, 2 levels for $149, 4 levels for $249, and 6 levels for $349. Scroll down on our registration form below and select the self-study levels of your choice. Get $20 off for every referral. Email us for more information.

Class capacity: minimum of 8 students for classes to start. Maximum: 20 students.
Beginning and end: August 27th – December 21st 2018.
Holidays: September 3 rd 2018.
Students have 2 options for live French IA classes: Mondays at 9 am or 2 pm Pacific.

Curriculum covered in French IA:

Prerequisites: none

  • The use of “être” & “avoir”
  • Adjectives to describe people & things (+ irregular adjectives)
  • Parts of the body
  • Counting up to 100
  • Definite & indefinite articles
  • How to use –er, -ir, -re and irregular verbs
  • The negative form, including ne…jamais, ne…plus, ne…personne, ne… que
  • The use of « de » or « d’ » after the negative form
  • Nationalities
  • The 3 ways of asking questions
  • Demonstrative adjectives
  • -ger / -cer / -yer verbs
  • Prepositions of location
  • ne + verb + jamais
  • Faire expressions
  • Use of the pronoun “on”
  • Weather in French
  • Prepositions before countries & cities
  • Comparative
  • Vouloir / pouvoir / prendre
  • Questions words: où / quand / quoi / comment / pourquoi
  • Near future
  • How to tell time
  • Possessive adjectives
  • Venir de + infinitive
  • C’est vs Il/elle est
  • Locating people & things
  • Il y a
  • Nous vs on
  • Stress pronouns
  • Irregular -IR verbs
  • Recent past
  • Translation of ‘s



French IB Class – Information and Registration

Live Fall semester class & self-study course: Each live class costs $255/semester. Can’t attend live webinars? Access our self-study course online for $99/class, 2 levels for $149, 4 levels for $249, and 6 levels for $349. Scroll down on our registration form below and select the self-study levels of your choice. Get $20 off for every referral. Email us for more information.
Class capacity: minimum of 8 students for classes to start. Maximum: 20 students.
Beginning and end: January 22nd – May 25nd 2019.
Holidays: March 26th to April 6th 2019.
French IB classes will take place on Tuesdays at 9 am Pacific.

Curriculum covered in French IB (2nd semester):

Prerequisites: mastering the most technical concepts covered in French IA

  • Etre en train de + infinitive
  • Pourquoi & comment
  • avoir besoin de
  • Imperative mood
  • Negative constructions in the present the tense
  • Quel(le)
  • Work on infinitive constructions
  • Tout
  • Verb “rester”
  • Mettre / boire / devoir
  • -dre verbs + irregular verbs (mettre/boire)
  • Translation of “all the” & “the whole”
  • Direct & indirect object pronouns
  • Pronouns y & en
  • How to use “rester” & “manquer” beyond their basic use
  • Passé composé of regular verbs : 1st, 2nd & 3rd group
  • Reflexive verbs in the present tense
  • Contractions with « de »
  • Adjectives used as nouns
  • Useful idiomatic expressions
  • Adjectives used as nouns


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French IIA Class – Information and Registration

Live Fall semester classes & self-study course: Each live class costs $255/semester.

Can’t attend live webinars? Access our self-study course for $99/class, 2 levels for $149, 4 levels for $249, and 6 levels for $349. Scroll down on our registration form below and select the self-study levels of your choice. Get $20 off for every referral. Email us for more information.

Class capacity: minimum of 8 students for classes to start. Maximum: 20 students.
Beginning and end: August 27th – December 21st 2018.
Holidays: September 3rd & November 20-23rd 2018.
French IIA classes will take place on Tuesdays at 9 am Pacific.

Curriculum covered in French IIA:

Prerequisites: mastering the most technical concepts covered in French I.

  • Present tense review
  • New ER verbs in the present tense
  • Savoir vs connaitre
  • Imperative review
  • Adjective placement & irregular adjectives
  • Near future
  • Avoir l’air
  • Passé compose of irregular verbs
  • Passé composé of être verbs
  • Partitive article
  • Negative expressions in passé composé
  • Direct/Indirect Object pronouns in present, passé composé & imperative mood
  • Simultaneous use of DO & IO pronouns in the present tense & near future
  • Reflexive verbs present, imperative & passé compose
  • Quel & lequel
  • Imperfect
  • Et si + imperfect
  • PC vs imparfait
  • ce que / ce qui / ce dont
  • Depuis vs pendant
  • lequel
  • Useful conjunctions
  • Il faut
  • Use of “comme”
  • New “faire” expressions
  • Tu ferais mieux de / Tu n’as qu’à


French IIB Class – Information and Registration

Live Fall semester & self-study course: Each live class costs $255/semester. Can’t attend live webinars? Access our self-study course for $99/class, 2 levels for $149, 4 levels for $249, and 6 levels for $349. Scroll down on our registration form below and select the self-study levels of your choice. Get off for every referral. Email us for more information.
Class capacity: minimum of 8 students for classes to start. Maximum: 20 students.
Beginning and end: January 22nd – May 25th 2019.
Holidays: March 26th to April 6th 2019.

Curriculum covered in French IIB:

Prerequisites: mastering the most technical concepts covered up to French IIB.

  • “Avoir beau + infinitive”
  • Faillir + infinitive
  • Future tense
  • Plaire
  • “acheter” & similar verb patterns
  • Present of the conditional
  • Demonstrative pronouns
  • Comparative with nouns
  • Superlative
  • Verbs that use être & avoir in passé compsosé
  • Possessive pronouns
  • aller avec & sur le point de
  • Comparative correlative
  • Translation of “You’d better”: official rule & conversational translation
  • Falloir
  • Must / could / should
  • Avoir l’habitude de / être impatient de
  • Etre à + distance
  • Au cas où
  • -IR verbs conjugated like -er verbs
  • New & useful reflexive verbs


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French IIIA Class – Information and Registration

Live Fall semester & self-study course: Each live class costs $355/semester. Can’t attend live webinars? Access our self-study course for $99/class, 2 levels for $149, 4 levels for $249, and 6 levels for $349. Scroll down on our registration form below and select the self-study levels of your choice. Get $20 off for every referral. Email us for more information.
Class capacity: minimum of 8 students for classes to start. Maximum: 20 students.
Beginning and end: August 27th – December 21st 2018.
Holidays: September 3rd & November 20-23rd 2018.
French IIIA classes will take place at 9 am Pacific on Wednesdays.

Curriculum covered in French IIIA:

Prerequisites: mastering the most technical concepts covered up to French IIIA.

  • Plus-que-parfait
  • Present of the subjunctive (phenomenal lesson)
  • Past conditional
  • Si clauses
  • Faire faire quelque chose à quelqu’un
  • French idiomatic structures
  • to let s.o do something
  • Quitte à + infinitive
  • Histoire de + infinitive
  • Passé simple
  • The tricky translation of the verbs “can” & “to mean”
  • Lequel used with a preposition (à or de)
  • Possessive pronouns used with “de” or “à”


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French IIIB Class – Information and Registration

Live Spring semester & self-study course: Each live class costs $355/semester. Can’t attend our live webinars? Access our self-study course for $99/class, 2 levels for $149, 4 levels for $249, and 6 levels for $349. Scroll down on our registration form below and select the self-study levels of your choice. Scroll down on our registration form below and select the self-study levels of your choice.
Class capacity: minimum of 8 students for classes to start. Maximum: 20 students.
Beginning and end: January 22nd – May 25th 2019.
Holidays: March 26th to April 6th 2019.
French IIIB classes will take place on Fridays at 9 am P.S.T.

Curriculum covered in French IIIB:

Prerequisites: mastering the most technical concepts covered up to French IIIB.

  • Translation of the adverb “allegedly” & that strange conditional
  • Futur antérieur
  • Past subjunctive
  • Prepositions “à” vs “de”
  • French adverbs
  • Must have / should have / could have
  • The many expressions containing the word “coup”
  • Se faire + past participle
  • Gerund & present participle
  • Translation of English phrasal verbs
  • Tricky translation of the verb “to wish”


French IVA Class – Information and Registration

French IVA: August 27th – December 21st 2019 (16 sessions)
Cost: $355
Class capacity: minimum of 5 students for classes to start. Maximum: 20 students.
Day & time: Thursdays at 8:30 am P.S.T. Click here to meet your French teacher, the former private English teacher of French President Chirac’s daughter & grandson.

Curriculum:

    • Review of past (advanced) structures & grammar points
    • New vocabulary & idiomatic expressions
    • Oral comprehension
    • Literary texts

Students will learn what they would have learned in immersion in a year with a teacher by their side 24/7. In this course, we will cover the most unknown and yet useful vocabulary and idiomatic expressions used by the French on a daily basis. These idiomatic expressions are the most challenging hurdles to overcome for any students who wants to live in France.




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