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Manhattan Courses for Adults

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  • Introduction to French

    This brand new course, taught through a mix of French and English, provides students with no prior exposure to French a smooth entry into the language and the tools to learn French further.


  • French and the City

    Brand new course for beginner level students featuring a mix of language lessons, citywide field trips, and fun social activities!


  • General French • Beginner A1

    Build a solid foundation in French. Learn familiar everyday expressions & basic phrases.


    General French • Advanced Beginner A2

    Reinforce your understanding of topics relating to everyday life and your ability to interact in French.


    General French • Intermediate B1

    Strengthen your communication skills and understand the main points of conversation with a native speaker.


    General French — Advanced B2

    Broaden your knowledge of the structure and use of French language while speaking with a degree of fluency.


    General French — Expert C1/C2

    Master the French language and be able to express yourself spontaneously with native speakers.


  • Refresher Courses

    Strengthen and review your language skills at a level before moving on to the next level.


    Le Pain Quotidien

    Learn French at a local café—delicious food included!


    Conversation & Grammar

    Perfect your grammar and practice your conversation skills all in one class.


    DELF/DALF Exam Preparation

    Let FIAF help you prepare for the DELF (B1/B2) certification exams.


    French with TV5Monde

    Learn French with France’s number one news source.



    A thorough review of the key elements of French grammar.



    Polish pronunciation through tongue-twisters, songs, poems, and audio exercises.


    The Art of Listening

    Improve your comprehension in everyday conversations.


    The Art of Speaking

    From conversations to debates, master the art of speaking in French.


    The Art of Writing

    Develop your writing skills and find your own voice in French.


    Translation & Listening Comprehension

    Fine tune both your listening and translating skills.


    Culture and Civilization

    Dive deeper into French culture with themes that change each session.



    Read classic and contemporary writing in French. Books and themes change each session!


    Le Club Théâtre

    Improve your French through theater games, such as improvisation, and discover classic and modern Francophile texts.


    Visual Arts Discussions

    Discover art and artists from Paris to New York during the « années folles ». Class includes visits to galleries and other cultural centers around town to view the art in person.



    Try our specialized workshops! Each is just 1 to 3 hours and available at various levels.

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FIAF Manhattan
22 East 60th Street,
New York, NY 10022

French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF)
22 East 60th Street, NYC
212 355 6100

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