Class level & registration process
We require all prospective students with previous experience studying French or living in a French speaking country to take a placement test to determine their appropriate level before registering.
The placement test is available on our website here. it will take between 15-20 minutes to complete. We receive the results of your placement test and then one of our professor's will contact you directly for a quick conversation in French. They will then let you know your level and scheduling options for your course.
If you are a complete beginner (101 level) or know your level and course time please download and fill out the STUDENT REGISTRATION FORM and return it to us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
FAST TRACK 101 102 (A1.1)
Complete French 101 in only 5 weeks (versus 10 weeks). This class meets twice a week for a total of 5 hours each week. Designed for students who are beginners. The focus of this class emphasizes basic conversational skills. After having successfully completing this course, you will be able to introduce yourself and others, answer basic questions regarding your life and express personal likes and dislikes. You will also have learned the French alphabet, numbers and basic vocabulary. You will be able to ask and answer questions about personal details such as where you live, people you know and things you own, describe or make simple requests and invitations, understand date and time, and explain basic hopes and opinions
Class meets every Monday (5:30 pm - 8:30 pm) and Thursday (7:30 pm- 9:30 pm) October 29th-November 26th
REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS: Tendances A1 (book + activity book) - Available at the Alliance Française - $60
OPTIONAL TEXTBOOKS: Grammaire progressive du Français, débutants - Available at the Alliance Française - $40
PRICES: $400 for the 5 week program
2018-2019 session dates
October 29 - November 26
September 8th - November 17th
General classes: $310 for one 10-week session plus the cost of course materials - price of course materials depends on course level. Specialized Classes (literature, French for travel) : $320 for one 10-week session.
Enrollment is contingent upon advanced payment for course and materials. To be eligible for a refund, students must contact the office at least 24 hours before the first class. After the first class, only a credit for the next session will be issued (a $30.00 cancellation fee plus $30.00 per class is retained by the Alliance Française). No credit is issued after the end of the 3rd week of classes.
We also offer one-day immersion classes on Saturdays once every month and half or so. These courses are available in beginner, basic, intermediate, and advanced levels and represent six hours of intensive work within one subject area and are geared toward conversation with reviews of grammar, pronunciation, and vocabulary. The cost is $150 and includes lunch and materials. Please contact us by e-mail or telephone to register - register in advance as these classes fill up quickly!
2018-2019 IMMERSION CLASS DATES