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Private French Lessons

FIAF provides customized private one-on-one and semi-private instruction with fully qualified native French teachers. Start at any time and benefit from flexible scheduling and personalized instruction.

Students receive a complimentary one-year FIAF Membership with unlimited free access to the Haskell Library, discounts to FIAF’s cultural events, and more!

Private Lessons Advantages

  • Instruction available for adults, kids, and teens at all levels of proficiency
  • Lessons may be taken one-on-one or in groups of two or three
  • Lessons tailored to address an individual or group’s particular needs
  • Flexible scheduling throughout the day or evening
  • Lessons take place at FIAF or at a private home/office
  • Online private tutoring available
  • Immersion courses and French-by-phone lessons are also available

Application/Inquiry: Submit Online Request

The Private Lessons Coordinator will contact you after reviewing your request.

Custom Courses

  • Conversation, grammar, reading, writing, and business French
  • Preparation for business or leisure trips to France and other francophone countries
  • Preparation for Advanced Placement test, college prep courses and Regents exams
  • Literature and composition classes in French for adolescents enrolled in French-speaking high schools and at the Lycée Français

Students are required to take a written placement test and should bring in their test on the day of the first appointment. A program of studies is decided according to level, interests, goals, and future projects.

RATES for 1 student
(as of July 16, 2012)
At FIAF Off-site
Regular Courses
General French, Conversation, Grammar
$86 per hour
(min of 5 hrs)

(series of 12 hrs)*

(series of 30 hrs)**

$102 per hour
(min of 5 hrs)

(series of 12 hrs)*

(series of 30 hrs)**
Customized Courses
Phonetics, Translation, Legal French, Business French, French for Tourism, Computer Sciences, French History
$104 per hour
(min of 5 hrs)

(series of 12 hrs)*

(series of 30 hrs)**
$115 per hour
(min of 5 hrs)

(series of 12 hrs)*

(series of 30 hrs)**

* to be used within 4 months
** to be used within 8 months

Discounts are available for group lessons.
Materials are not included in the tuition fees.
Please read complete Language Center policies here.

For more information or to schedule a lesson, please contact:

Awantz St Fleur
Private Lessons Coordinator
646 388 6615


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