French 2 with live Audio (Skype or phone call) and Chat classes: The second-year program adds to the students’ ability to express complex ideas and reasoning. It is hoped that they will reach a A2 level according to the Council of Europe scale. At this level, students should understand the main points of clear conversations and should be able to manage most situations while traveling. In addition, they should be able to speak simply about their personal interests as well as events, plans, and dreams. All four areas of expression, reading, writing, listening, and speaking are practiced.
The material is presented through a textbook which uses real French documents and media. Ample audio and visual material is provided on the integrated multimedia Supersite. Students do exercises in an online workbook which allows the teacher to give immediate feedback. The most important part of the class, however, is the two weekly hours of online class time, where students put what they are learning into practice and gain confidence in their communication skills. We use the program Skype for the audio component of our class.
Course Website: French 2
Instructor: Alexandra Dascalu Nelson
Starts: September 9, 2020
Ends: June 4, 2021
Wednesday 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM ET • Friday 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM ET
The students should have taken a French 1 class with Scholars Online or must be able to pass an evaluation exam with 70%.
Scholars Online French 1 or another course which uses the D'accord 1 textbook, through Unité 5.
Classes are extremely flexible. The stated weekdays and times are not set in stone. Please do not hesitate to contact the instructor to arrange class time.
Textbooks and Materials
This textbook is required:D'accord 1, 2019, Textbook plus Supersite and eCahier Interactif codes , Authors: Vista Higher Learning
Publisher's website: D'accord 1, 2019, Textbook plus Supersite and eCahier Interactif codes
Best sources: https://vistahigherlearning.com/d-accord-c2019-level-1.html
Other information: Please purchase package directly from the publisher, Vista Higher Learning. There is an option that allows the purchase of the textbook plus the Supersite and ecahier code.
We potentially use D'accord Level 1 for part of the year and D'accord Level 2 for the second part of the year:
This textbook is required:D'accord 2, 2019, Textbook plus Supersite and eCahier Interactif codes , Authors: Vista Higher Learning
Publisher's website: D'accord 2, 2019, Textbook plus Supersite and eCahier Interactif codes
Best sources: vistahigherlearning.com/d-accord-c2019-level-2.html
Other information: Please purchase the package directly from Vista Higher Learning. There is an option that allows the purchase of the textbook plus the Supersite and eCahier Interactif codes
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Classes start August 31, 2020. Enroll by August 20 to attend orientation to avoid late enrollment fees.