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Want to understand more about the classes and progression ? Find out about our learning process below. All our French courses aim to help you progress and acquire the language skills described in the CEFR level reference.

NB : It is the freedom of the teacher to use, or not, certain units of the textbook. The objective is not to
cover the entire textbook, but to reach the objectives described aforementioned. Following this
statement and the dynamic of your class, you might cover more or less of the textbook, without any
consequences on the final objectives of the curriculum.

A1 – Basic User

• Can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs
of a concrete type.
• Can introduce him/herself and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where
he/she lives, people he/she knows and things he/she has.
• Can interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help

A2 – Basic User

• Can understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g.
very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment).
• Can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar
and routine matters.
• Can describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment, and matters in areas of
immediate need.

B1 – Independent User

• Can understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school,
leisure, etc.
• Can deal with most situations likely to arise whilst traveling in an area where the language is spoken.
• Can produce simple connected text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest.
• Can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes, and ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations
for opinions and plans.

B2 – Independent User

• Can understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical
discussions in his/her field of specialization.
• Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite
possible without strain for either party.
• Can produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the
advantages and disadvantages of various options.

C1 – Proficient User

• Can understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts, and recognize implicit meaning.
• Can express him/herself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions.
• Can use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes.
Can produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organizational
patterns, connectors, and cohesive devices

C2 – Proficient User

• Can understand with ease virtually everything heard or read.

• Can summarize information from different spoken and written sources, reconstructing arguments and accounts in a coherent presentation.

• Can express him/herself spontaneously, very fluently and precisely, differentiating finer shades of meaning even in more complex situations.

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