French for All Fall (4th - 8th grade)

This fun, exploratory and introductory class is tailored for all ages and grades. NO PRIOR French experience is necessary. The lessons are full of interactive exercises, fun action games. The teacher will lead the children in French language using educational manipulative pictures, children’s songs and dialogues. The teacher will introduce French culture as well through foods, cultural games and TPR exercises. Emphasis is on listening comprehension and simple sentence construction. The goal is to be able at the end of each course to have a strong basic vocabulary to help the children convey simple and short conversations with French speakers. Teacher may alternate curriculum from year-to-year to suit students’ language abilities and needs.

Day/Time: Thursdays, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Class Dates: September 20 – December 6

No Class:  Nov. 15, Nov. 22

Number of Classes: 10

Location: Room 27

Class Size: 3-15 students

Class Fee: $232

Instructor: Bibiana Martinez-Ziegler Email: czig1603@comcast.net

Please email the instructor to report absences or early pick up.

Las Lomitas League Contact: Jenn Hipple at jenn@hipple.net

The instructor, who studied since the age of 4 at an International French Immersion school “the Lycée Français”, has a Masters in French, Spanish and English languages from the University of Nice in France, where she lived for 8 years.  She has been teaching adults and children Spanish and French for 21 years in the US and has several years of experience in doing after school classes for children in public and private schools around the bay area. This is her eighth year at La Entrada.