Group French Language Classes in Los Angeles

Summer 2021

Strømmen Group Classes are very lively, social, and even more affordable than our private classes. This isn't your high school language class (or classroom for that matter!) Meet at fun locations in Los Angeles. Group classes are 1.5 hours long and meet once a week, for 8 weeks (12 hours total)

Upcoming Classes

French 1 (Online)

  • Sundays starting September 12th from 4:30-6pm
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  • Andrea's Profile
  • Texts Required

Intended for students who are completely new to French and for those who would like a fresh start.

Learn basic conversational skills for travel, friends and family. Greetings, introducing yourself, asking someone's name, introducing a friend, asking someone's age, telling your age, asking where someone lives, telling where you live, feminine/masculine/plural adjectives, talking about profession/work, basic physical descriptions, basic question structures, basic negative sentences, verbs etre (to be) and avoir (to have) in the present tense, some verbs in the 1st group (-er ending verbs), numbers.

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French 1 (Online)

  • Thursdays starting September 9th from 9:30-11am
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  • Hélène's Profile
  • Texts Required

YOUR FRENCH ESSENTIALS: Learn greetings and how to navigate the cultural differences of introducing oneself in French, how to talk about the weather, likes and dislikes, appearance and personality. You will also learn the basics of conjugation, including the verbs to be, to have and to do, numbers, and how to ask basic questions, order in a cafe, etc. Texts required, some online content provided.

Registration Closed

French 2 (Online)

  • Sundays starting September 12th from 12pm-1:30pm
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  • Andrea's Profile
  • Texts Required

Now that you’ve built a foundation, move forward by learning more vocabulary, verbs, and constructions. In French 2, you will learn about articles (indefinite/definite/contracted) and adjectives (possessive/demonstrative). You will also be able to talk about what you have (eg. I have a black car), describe clothes, describe people and things, give simple opinions and comments.

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French 3/4 (Online)

  • Saturdays starting September 11th from 1-2:30pm
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  • Andrea's Profile
  • Texts Required

In this level you will build on what you've learned in the previous two levels. You will learn how to express what you do not have (eg: I don't have a car), talk about feeling sick and other physical sensations, talk about needs/wants/fears, tell the time, talk about the date/months/seasons/weather, and talk about food. You will also be introduced to comparatives, regular 2nd group verbs (-ir ending verbs), regular 3rd group verbs (-re ending verbs), common irregular verbs, modal verbs, expressions with 'faire', the tenses known as "le futur proche" and "le passé récent".

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French 4 (Online)

  • Thursdays starting September 9th from 5-6:30pm
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  • Hélène's Profile
  • Texts Required

Using all we learned in FRENCH 1 + 2 + 3, expanding vocabulary, talking about food - how to buy and how to order - the partitif, how to avoid repetition (direct pronouns), narrating in the past (passé composé tense), and giving commands. Continuing practice of conversation and listening skills. For a free evaluation of your level via zoom, please contact Strommen. Equivalent to CEFR A1.2

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French 5 (Online)

  • Sundays starting September 12th from 10-11:30am
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  • Andrea's Profile
  • Texts Required

This level will have its main focus on the past tense known as "le passé composé".

Registration Closed

French 7 (Online)

  • Wednesdays starting September 8th from 5:30-7pm
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  • Hélène's Profile
  • Texts Required

Using all we learned in FRENCH 1 to 6 and expanding vocabulary, we’ll introduce the futur simple and learn how to talk about travel, more irregular verbs and review the past participle agreement in the passé composé. Continuing practice of conversation and listening skills. For a free evaluation of your level with the instructor via zoom, please contact Strommen. Equivalent to A2.1

Registration Closed

French 6 (Online)

  • Saturdays starting September 11th from 3-4:30pm
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  • Andrea's Profile
  • Texts Required

In this group we will further explore how to use the passé composé and introduce the imparfait.

Registration Closed

French 16 - Intermediate (Online)

  • Saturdays starting September 11 from 9-10:30am
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  • Hélène's Profile
  • Texts Required

For intermediate to advanced students (B1) looking to have a more fluid communication both oral and written. Students in this class have already covered all the basic tenses, especially Présent, Futur Proche, Futur Simple, Passé Composé, Imparfait and Plus-que-parfait. They are familiar with Futur Antérieur and are on their way to master the Subjonctif and Conditionnel, Participe présent and gérondif. We will keep studying finer points of grammar, expand fields of vocabulary and consolidate conversational skills through diverse written, audio and audio-visual material. Mix of conversation and instruction-based class, tailored to students’ needs and interests. Current grammar text for reference: https://www.cle-international.com/adolescents/grammaire-progressive-du-francais-niveau-avance-3eme-edition-livre-cd-appli-web-9782090381979.html. For a free evaluation of your level with the instructor via zoom, please contact Strommen.

Registration Closed

French Intermediate

  • Saturdays starting September 11th from 5:30-7pm
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  • Andrea's Profile
  • Texts Required

This group is intended for students who have an intermediate level of French and would now like to continue onto a level where we will reinforce prior knowledge through conversation and reading comprehension, and will also tackle more complex grammar exercises.

Registration Closed

French Book Club (Online)

  • Thursdays starting September 16th from 12pm-1pm
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  • Hélène's Profile
  • Texts Required

A 12-week, one-hour conversation class for advanced students (B2 to C level). We will read Marguerite Duras’ L’Amant in installments, and discuss themes and impressions. Please make sure to have the Minuit edition (https://www.amazon.com/LAmant-French-Marguerite-MINUIT-Paperback/dp/B00BT0016S/)

Registration Closed

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Pricing

  • Early Bird Registration: $227
  • Regular Registration: $258

Policies

  • Group classes are 9 weeks, 90 minutes each, including one free make-up class.
  • Tuition payments are non-refundable and cannot be postponed to a future term. No credit or refunds can be given in any form.
  • Check the class details for text requirements.
  • Minimum of 3 students for 12 hours - Options will be offered if enrollment is low, including shorter classes and/or private classes at a discount.

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