$45 for a Three-Hour Culture Course on French Wine and Language from Act French, Act American ($140 Value)

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In a Nutshell

  • Learn French in real-life scenes
  • Basic traveler's vocabulary
  • How to discuss wine in French

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Promotional value expires Oct 5, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy multiple as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Reservation required; subject to availability. 24hr cancellation notice required or fee up to Groupon value may apply. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Americans have incorporated a number of France's gifts into our culture, including words like connoisseur and french fries, show-winning poodles, onion soup, and Eiffel Tower earrings. Savor some bon mots with today's Groupon: for $45, you get a three-hour French-wine-and-language culture course (a $140 value) from Act French, Act American, located at Pearl Studios on Eighth Avenue between 35th and 36th Streets.

At Act French, Act American, future Frenchies approach fluency in scenario-based courses and acting exercises designed to transcend classic textbook-style learning. The French-wine-and-language course supplies sufficient vocabulary to français-fiending travelers, so they can formulate crucial questions such as, "What time does the bar close?" and "Where is that leaning tower thingy?" Four French wines are also on the docket, helping demonstrate to the basics of debating oaky finishes en français. Language-learners rehearse restaurant etiquette in a simulated space, using their newfound French skills to order meals, ask for directions, and request crazy straws to go with their wine spritzers. See the calendar for available dates before registering.

Into This City

Into This City International Foreign Language School jump-starts linguistic adventures with fun, interactive classes led by actors trained in language instruction. During grammar-heavy lessons, thespians teach students how to communicate fluently in four great theater languages: French, Spanish, Russian, and Italian. All classes conclude with a cultural soiree and group theater presentation in which students act out scenes from a contemporary play and improvise songs about clearing customs.

Customer Reviews

Julian, the teacher was patient and really helpful and responsive. I have totally recommended about 3 friends to the class.
Sara Z. · April 15, 2012
It was fun and entertaining!
Kathleen M. · October 12, 2011
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