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  • Introduction to French

    This 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

    A 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.

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    General French • Advanced Beginner A2

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

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    General French • Intermediate B1

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

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    General French — Advanced B2

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

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    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.

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    Le Pain Quotidien

    Learn French at a local café—delicious food included!

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    Business French

    Enhance your professional profile through this specialized course focusing on French language and cultural skills required for in professional settings.

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    Café Club

    Flex your French-speaking muscles by chatting about anything and everything en francais !

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    Conversation & Grammar

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

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    DELF/DALF Exam Preparation

    Take our exam test prep classes and ace the French Ministry of Education's DELF and DALF French certification exams.

  • DELF Prep — Intermediate B1 / Advanced B2
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    Creative Writing

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

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    French with TV5Monde

    Learn French with France’s number one news source.

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    Grammar

    A thorough review of the key elements of French grammar.

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    Phonetics

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

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    The Art of Listening

    Improve your comprehension in everyday conversations.

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    The Art of Speaking

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

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    Translation & Listening Comprehension

    Fine tune both your listening and translating skills.

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    Culture and Civilization

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

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    Literature

    Read classic and contemporary French literary works. Books and themes change each season!

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    Make a Film en français

    Create a short film in French, from storyboard to a premiere screening in the FIAF Skyroom!

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    Happy Hour en français

    Come practice your French over a glass of wine and experience the typical French « apéro ».

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    Improvisation

    Discover the strings of improvisation through the liberating tools of theater.

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    Public Speaking & Alexander Technique

    Improve your French through presence, stress relief, as well as vocal and breathing techniques.

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    Workshops

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

     

  • Culture & Language Voyage to Québec City

    Discover Québec City and its vibrant culture, improve your French, and have a fantastic all-inclusive immersion experience!

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