Intermediate French (Summer)

The American Business School Paris

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Intermediate French (Summer)

  • Host University

    The American Business School Paris

  • Location

    Paris, France

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level


  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

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  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
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  • Overview

    Students will learn all the basic structuresof language and how to manage in everyday situation in their Parisian life. To achieve the goals of this class, students will need to actively participate in all of the scheduled activities and to prepare carefully the given assignments. As a follow-up to the first level of French language studies, students will continue to develop the four competencies of language acquisition: speaking, comprehension, reading, and writing.

    Although the course is structured around grammatical and lexical objectives, students will be engaged in both individual and group work designed to give them grammatical and conversational  basic abilities. Outside of class, they will have independent work and exercises on a regular basis in order to strengthen skills acquired in class.

    COURSE OBJECTIVES:It is hoped that the students will be able to master the basictenses: such as présent, passé composé, imparfait and future of the and usages, as well asconditionalrelative, possessive,demonstrative and personal pronouns.


    Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:
    -Give and ask for current information
    -Express satisfaction or grievance
    -Sequencing events in chronological order
    -Transmit someone else’s message
    -Describe a place, a monument  or an activity
    -Develop an argument