French Classes

The next Spring semester will start Monday January 22nd, and will end May 25th, 2018. Registration is open for French IB, French IIB, & French IIIB. Click on the left tabs to register for a class.

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@languagecityacademy.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. Self-study courses can be purchased for $99/semester. French IIIA & IIIB classes are $350/semester. Get $20 off for every referral. Sibling discounts available.

Orientation for the Spring semester of 2018: Thursday January 18th at 2 pm 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 ($255/smester) Self-study courses ($99/semester)
Students attend live webinar every week           ✔
Recorded webinars          ✔         ✔
Homework with corrections on Moodle         ✔         ✔
Extra learning tools available on Moodle        ✔         ✔

 

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French IA Class – Information and Registration

Fall semester: Each class costs $255/semester.
Can’t attend live webinars? Access the self-study course for $99/class. 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.
French IA classes will take place on Tuesdays at 9 am 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
  • The 3 ways of asking questions
  • Demonstrative adjectives
  • Use of the pronoun “on”
  • Use of French adverbs
  • 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


French IB Class – Information and Registration

Fall semester: Each class costs $255/semester. Can’t attend live webinars? Access our self-study course online for $99/class. 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 2018.
Holidays:  March 26th to April 6th 2018.
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
  • avoir besoin de
  • Imperative mood
  • Quel(le)
  • Work on infinitive constructions
  • Recent past with “venir de + infinitive”
  • -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


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French IIA Class – Information and Registration

Fall semester: Each class costs $255/semester.

Can’t attend live webinars? Access our self-study course for $99/class. 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 Wednesdays at 9 am Pacific.

Curriculum covered in French IIA:

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

  • Present tense review
  • Imperative review
  • Adjective placement & irregular adjectives
  • Near future
  • Passé compose
  • Partitive article
  • Negative expressions
  • Direct/Indirect Object pronouns in present and passé composé
  • Reflexive verbs present & passé compose
  • Quel & lequel
  • Imperfect
  • Depuis vs pendant
  • Savoir vs connaitre

French IIB Class – Information and Registration

Fall semester: Each class costs $255/semester. Can’t attend live webinars? Access our self-study course for $99/class. 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 25th 2018.
Holidays: March 26th to April 6th 2018.

Curriculum covered in French IIB:

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

  • “Etre en train de”
  • avoir besoin de
  • Imperative mood
  • Quel(le)
  • Work on infinitive constructions
  • Recent past with “venir de + infinitive”
  • -dre verbs + irregular verbs (mettre/boire)
  • More irregular verbs : devoir/pouvoir
  • 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 (you will learn all the most useful reflexive verbs used by the French on a daily basis that no other school will teach you.
  • Contractions with « de »
  • Adjectives used as nouns


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French IIIA Class – Information and Registration

Fall semester: Each class costs $355/semester. Can’t attend live webinars? Access our self-study course for $99/class. 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 Fridays.

Curriculum covered in French IIIA:

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

  • Plus que parfait (past perfect)
  • Past conditional
  • Present of the subjunctive
  • The 3rd use of “Il faut” (with subjunctive)
  • The 3 “si” clauses
  • To let someone do something
  • Use of “on” to avoid the passive voice
  • Use of various idiomatic phrases: “histoire de” / “avoir le droit de” / être obligé de
  • Passé simple
  • The 3 different translations of the verb “to mean”
  • How to properly translate the verb “can”
  • The tricky translation of the verb “to keep”
  • Faire faire quelque chose à quelqu’un
  • Possessive pronouns with “de” & “à”

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AP French Class – Information and Registration

Spring semester: Each class costs $350/semester.
Class capacity: minimum of 8 students for classes to start. Maximum: 20 students.
Beginning and end: January 22nd – May 25th 2018.
Holidays: March 26th to April 6th 2018.
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.

  • Futur antérieur
  • Translation of “allegedly” with the conditional
  • Past subjunctive
  • Prepositions “de” vs “à”
  • French adverbs
  • Translation of must have/could have/might have/should have + past participle
  • Expressions that include the word “coup”
  • se faire + infinitive
  • Gerund
  • Translation of phrasal verbs in French
  • Translation of the verb “to wish”
  • Useful vocabulary/idiomatic expressions used daily
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Summer course for beginners – Information and Registration

Summer course: June 12th – August 18th 2017 (10 sessions)
Cost: $150. Can’t attend live webinars? Access the recorded webinars with access to extra learning tools on Moodle for $89.
Class capacity: minimum of 6 students for classes to start. Maximum: 20 students.
Day & time: Tuesdays at 9 am P.S.T. Click here to meet your French teacher, the former private English teacher of French President Chirac’s daughter & grandson.

Curriculum:

  • Quick history of the French language
  • French alphabet
  • Counting in French
  • Vocabulary: parts of the body / family members & more
  • Greetings
  • Most useful things for children to know (to play tag / hide & seek / hopscotch…)
  • French school system with vocabulary
  • Definite & indefinite articles
  • Describing people & things
  • Etre & avoir



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Meet online every week with other homeschoolers from all over the country to learn a foreign language with the very best French, Spanish & Chinese teachers in the nation.

Why Choose Us

  • Learn a language in a fun and easy way.
  • What you learn is relevant; lessons are made simple and are more accurate than anywhere else.
  • All classes are recorded and can be watched on demand 24/7.
  • Learn from the very best teachers in the nation.
  • Get plenty of extra information to continue learning in between classes.

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