Le Siècle des Lumières ~ The Age of Enlightenment : Level A2

Le Siècle des Lumières

The Age of Enlightenment

Level in French A2

3 sessions of one 1h30


Partons faire connaissance de Voltaire, Rousseau et d’autres philosophes, écrivains, et musiciens qui définissent le courant de pensée qu’est le siècle des Lumières. A travers des textes authentiques, des récits historiques et des activités ludiques, nous découvrirons ensemble ce mouvement du 18ème siècle qui a remis en question les structures politiques et les systèmes de valeurs traditionnelles en France, en Angleterre, en Allemagne mais aussi en Amérique. La Revolution Française en 1789 en marque le déclin.

Let’s go and get to know Voltaire, Rousseau and other philosophers, writers and musicians who define the current of thought that is the Age of Enlightenment :Le siècle des Lumières. Through authentic texts, historical accounts and playful activities, we will discover together this 18th century movement which challenged the political structures and traditional value systems in France, England, Germany and also in America. The French Revolution in 1789 marked its decline.

Teacher: Amélie Chappaz

Thursday ~ 5pm to 6:30pm

3 weeks- 4h30 (3 classes)

5/14 to 5/28/2020


Register HERE

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