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Starting in August: some classes will be held on-site in San Francisco. Most of the courses will still be held online. Look for the sign "AF San Francisco" above the schedule to find on-site classes.

For all: "PACK CLASS + CONVERSATION" DISCOUNT
Looking for an opportunity to practice your speaking skills? Enroll in a Conversation course with a 20% discount. 
Discount is applied automatically when registering for any regular course AND a conversation course.
OR
When you are already enrolled in a French course for adults for the next session (session 6), you can get 20% OFF when you register for a conversation course during the session 6.
Valid until October 18th, 2021.

For all: "MULTIPLE CLASSES - SAME SESSION" DISCOUNT
Get a 10%  discount on each French course when you register for two or more group courses (other than a conversation course) scheduled during the same session.

For AFSF students: until October 18th, get a 5% discount as a returning student. AFSF students are people who signed up for group courses in 2021 or 12 hours of private lessons during the last 12 months.



Please note that we have changed our levels naming system:

  • Level A1 : Beginner (no change)

  • Level A2 : Elementary (previously Intermediate / Intermédiaire)

  • Level B1 : Intermediate (previously Advanced / Avancé )

  • Level B2 : Advanced (previously Master / Maîtrise)

  • Level C1 : Proficient (previously Expert)


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A2 - Elementary - All courses

Elementary 1 (A2-1)

A2 - Elementary

Inspire 2 Units 1-2 

You will learn how to : 
*Present yourself 
* Ask questions
* Talk about the future 
* Describe family relationships 
* Describe a person 
* Talk about your childhood
* Talk about feelings  

Unit 1 Entrez en relation (start a conversation)

Grammar : The recent past, the continous present, the near future, the frequency, the interrogative words, expressing a goal.
Vocabulary : The dual citizenship, your hobbies, the personality, money and health.

Unit 2 Parlez de vous (talk about yourself)
Grammar : The COD pronouns, the adjective tout (le), the imparfait, the passé composé of reflexive verbs.
Vocabulary : The family, the relationships, the feelings, the frequency, the personality, work, immigration, public transports.

If you have any questions about the curriculum or the course, please contact afsf@afsf.com


Pace: Regular

Elementary 1 (A2-1) ONSITE

A2 - Elementary

Inspire 2 Units 1-2 

You will learn how to : 
*Present yourself 
* Ask questions
* Talk about the future 
* Describe family relationships 
* Describe a person 
* Talk about your childhood
* Talk about feelings  

Unit 1 Entrez en relation (start a conversation)

Grammar : The recent past, the continous present, the near future, the frequency, the interrogative words, expressing a goal.
Vocabulary : The dual citizenship, your hobbies, the personality, money and health.

Unit 2 Parlez de vous (talk about yourself)
Grammar : The COD pronouns, the adjective tout (le), the imparfait, the passé composé of reflexive verbs.
Vocabulary : The family, the relationships, the feelings, the frequency, the personality, work, immigration, public transports.

If you have any questions about the curriculum or the course, please contact afsf@afsf.com


Pace: Regular

Elementary 2 (A2-2)

A2 - Elementary

Inspire 2 Units 3-4

You will learn how to : 
* Talk about habits / everyday life
* Express your preferences
* Describe your country/ city 
* Express a desire 
* Talk about housework
* Make offers/ suggestions
* Express a requirement / wish/ hope
* Make hypothesis 

Parler de votre mode de vie (talk about your lifestyle)
Grammar : The “on”, relative pronouns qui / que / où, the plural and gender of the words, comparing things, the most / the least, the pronouns COI.
Vocabulary : The city, the shops and businesses, the housing, the taste, geography, cooking and slangs.

Envisagez l’avenir (think about the future)
Grammar : The conditionnel present, the imperative, to have to do something, devoir / pouvoir, si + present, the verbs souhaiter / espérer / si + present / future. Vocabulary : Being polite, the housing, the chores, the actions, the work, the firm, the projects, the pricing.

If you have any questions about the curriculum or the course, please contact afsf@afsf.com


Pace: Regular

Elementary 4 (A2-4)

A2 - Elementary

​Inspire 2 Units 7-8

You will learn how to:

* React to/ emphasize a piece of information
* Interact 
* Express a contradiction
* Talk about a trip 
* Tell a story

Réagissez (react to something)
Grammar : The opposition, the pronouns y/en, the indefinite adjectifs, the cause, the goal, the consequences.
Vocabulary : The media, the news, the equipment and cultural events, the access to culture, the opinion, arts.

Voyagez (travel)
Grammar : The future (finale), talk in the past, the indirect and direct speech, the complement pronouns.
Vocabulary : The sea and the boats, the travels, the housing, the family relationships.

If you have any questions about the curriculum or the course, please contact afsf@afsf.com


Pace: Regular

Elementary Conversation (A2) - ONSITE

A2 - Elementary

The class is designed for everyone who wants to learn to communicate in everyday situations with commonly-used expressions and elementary vocabulary. It aims to help students acquire knowledge about the French language vocabulary functioning.

This 8 hours course will cover: 

Week 1 – Talk about family relationships. Word order in French.

Week 2 – Describe the past events. Le passé composé. Time indicators.

Week 3 – Talk about where you live. Personal pronoun “on”.

Week 4 – Describe an experience abroad. Le Subjonctif.

Week 5 – Ask for help. Le Conditionnel.

Week 6 – Give advice. Imperative mode. 

Week 7 – Talk about an exceptional life experience. Adverbs “trop”, “ très”, “ beaucoup ”. Quel + noun / qu’est-ce que + sentence.

Week 8 – Characterize products. Interrogative pronoun “ lequel ”.


Each conversation topic goes with necessary grammar material that corresponds to the level A2 requirements.


If you have any questions about the curriculum or the course, please contact afsf@afsf.com



Pace: Regular

Elementary Conversation

A2 - Elementary

The class is designed for everyone who wants to learn to communicate in everyday situations with commonly-used expressions and elementary vocabulary. It aims to help students acquire knowledge about the French language vocabulary functioning.

This 12 hours course will cover: 

Week 1 – Talk about family relationships. Word order in French.
Week 2 – Describe the past events. Le passé composé. Time indicators.
Week 3 – Talk about where you live. Personal pronoun “on”.
Week 4 – Describe an experience abroad. Le Subjonctif.
Week 5 – Ask for help. Le Conditionnel.
Week 6 – Give advice. Imperative mode. 
Week 7 – Talk about an exceptional life experience. Adverbs “trop”, “ très”, “ beaucoup ”. Quel + noun / qu’est-ce que + sentence.
Week 8 – Characterize products. Interrogative pronoun “ lequel ”.

Each conversation topic goes with necessary grammar material that corresponds to the level A2 requirements.

If you have any questions about the curriculum or the course, please contact afsf@afsf.com


Pace: Regular

Every Day French (A1-A2)

adult-group-classes

The class is designed for upper Beginner and Elementary students who wish to improve and practice their skills of basic French situations, from introducing yourself, to asking for directions and visiting the doctor. Each week will focus on one specific theme and include vocabulary, grammar and simulations to ensure you can now navigate each situation easily. 


This 12 hours course will cover: 

Week 1 – Se présenter et parler de soi

Week 2 – Parler de sa ville, de son quartier

Week 3 – Faire du shopping 

Week 4 – Les loisirs

Week 5 – Faire une  réservation

Week 6 – Au restaurant

Week 7 – Chez le médecin

Week 8 – Bilan


If you have any questions about the curriculum or the course, please contact afsf@afsf.com


Pace: Regular

ONSITE - Conversation A1/A2

adult-group-classes

Every week, we encourage you to talk on different subjects to practice your spoken skills.

Each week, you will have a document (a text, a video...) to read/watch at home to get you prepared to the conversation. The class is designed for everyone who wants to learn to communicate in everyday situations with commonly-used expressions. It aims to help students acquire knowledge about the French language vocabulary functioning.


Pace: Regular
Elementary - Level 1 (A2-1)

Elementary 1 (A2-1)

A2 - Elementary

Inspire 2 Units 1-2 

You will learn how to : 
*Present yourself 
* Ask questions
* Talk about the future 
* Describe family relationships 
* Describe a person 
* Talk about your childhood
* Talk about feelings  

Unit 1 Entrez en relation (start a conversation)

Grammar : The recent past, the continous present, the near future, the frequency, the interrogative words, expressing a goal.
Vocabulary : The dual citizenship, your hobbies, the personality, money and health.

Unit 2 Parlez de vous (talk about yourself)
Grammar : The COD pronouns, the adjective tout (le), the imparfait, the passé composé of reflexive verbs.
Vocabulary : The family, the relationships, the feelings, the frequency, the personality, work, immigration, public transports.

If you have any questions about the curriculum or the course, please contact afsf@afsf.com


Pace: Regular

Elementary 1 (A2-1) ONSITE

A2 - Elementary

Inspire 2 Units 1-2 

You will learn how to : 
*Present yourself 
* Ask questions
* Talk about the future 
* Describe family relationships 
* Describe a person 
* Talk about your childhood
* Talk about feelings  

Unit 1 Entrez en relation (start a conversation)

Grammar : The recent past, the continous present, the near future, the frequency, the interrogative words, expressing a goal.
Vocabulary : The dual citizenship, your hobbies, the personality, money and health.

Unit 2 Parlez de vous (talk about yourself)
Grammar : The COD pronouns, the adjective tout (le), the imparfait, the passé composé of reflexive verbs.
Vocabulary : The family, the relationships, the feelings, the frequency, the personality, work, immigration, public transports.

If you have any questions about the curriculum or the course, please contact afsf@afsf.com


Pace: Regular
Elementary - Level 2 (A2 2)

Elementary 2 (A2-2)

A2 - Elementary

Inspire 2 Units 3-4

You will learn how to : 
* Talk about habits / everyday life
* Express your preferences
* Describe your country/ city 
* Express a desire 
* Talk about housework
* Make offers/ suggestions
* Express a requirement / wish/ hope
* Make hypothesis 

Parler de votre mode de vie (talk about your lifestyle)
Grammar : The “on”, relative pronouns qui / que / où, the plural and gender of the words, comparing things, the most / the least, the pronouns COI.
Vocabulary : The city, the shops and businesses, the housing, the taste, geography, cooking and slangs.

Envisagez l’avenir (think about the future)
Grammar : The conditionnel present, the imperative, to have to do something, devoir / pouvoir, si + present, the verbs souhaiter / espérer / si + present / future. Vocabulary : Being polite, the housing, the chores, the actions, the work, the firm, the projects, the pricing.

If you have any questions about the curriculum or the course, please contact afsf@afsf.com


Pace: Regular
Elementary - Level 4 (A2-4)

Elementary 4 (A2-4)

A2 - Elementary

​Inspire 2 Units 7-8

You will learn how to:

* React to/ emphasize a piece of information
* Interact 
* Express a contradiction
* Talk about a trip 
* Tell a story

Réagissez (react to something)
Grammar : The opposition, the pronouns y/en, the indefinite adjectifs, the cause, the goal, the consequences.
Vocabulary : The media, the news, the equipment and cultural events, the access to culture, the opinion, arts.

Voyagez (travel)
Grammar : The future (finale), talk in the past, the indirect and direct speech, the complement pronouns.
Vocabulary : The sea and the boats, the travels, the housing, the family relationships.

If you have any questions about the curriculum or the course, please contact afsf@afsf.com


Pace: Regular
Elementary pronunciation and/or conversation

Elementary Conversation (A2) - ONSITE

A2 - Elementary

The class is designed for everyone who wants to learn to communicate in everyday situations with commonly-used expressions and elementary vocabulary. It aims to help students acquire knowledge about the French language vocabulary functioning.

This 8 hours course will cover: 

Week 1 – Talk about family relationships. Word order in French.

Week 2 – Describe the past events. Le passé composé. Time indicators.

Week 3 – Talk about where you live. Personal pronoun “on”.

Week 4 – Describe an experience abroad. Le Subjonctif.

Week 5 – Ask for help. Le Conditionnel.

Week 6 – Give advice. Imperative mode. 

Week 7 – Talk about an exceptional life experience. Adverbs “trop”, “ très”, “ beaucoup ”. Quel + noun / qu’est-ce que + sentence.

Week 8 – Characterize products. Interrogative pronoun “ lequel ”.


Each conversation topic goes with necessary grammar material that corresponds to the level A2 requirements.


If you have any questions about the curriculum or the course, please contact afsf@afsf.com



Pace: Regular

Elementary Conversation

A2 - Elementary

The class is designed for everyone who wants to learn to communicate in everyday situations with commonly-used expressions and elementary vocabulary. It aims to help students acquire knowledge about the French language vocabulary functioning.

This 12 hours course will cover: 

Week 1 – Talk about family relationships. Word order in French.
Week 2 – Describe the past events. Le passé composé. Time indicators.
Week 3 – Talk about where you live. Personal pronoun “on”.
Week 4 – Describe an experience abroad. Le Subjonctif.
Week 5 – Ask for help. Le Conditionnel.
Week 6 – Give advice. Imperative mode. 
Week 7 – Talk about an exceptional life experience. Adverbs “trop”, “ très”, “ beaucoup ”. Quel + noun / qu’est-ce que + sentence.
Week 8 – Characterize products. Interrogative pronoun “ lequel ”.

Each conversation topic goes with necessary grammar material that corresponds to the level A2 requirements.

If you have any questions about the curriculum or the course, please contact afsf@afsf.com


Pace: Regular

Every Day French (A1-A2)

adult-group-classes

The class is designed for upper Beginner and Elementary students who wish to improve and practice their skills of basic French situations, from introducing yourself, to asking for directions and visiting the doctor. Each week will focus on one specific theme and include vocabulary, grammar and simulations to ensure you can now navigate each situation easily. 


This 12 hours course will cover: 

Week 1 – Se présenter et parler de soi

Week 2 – Parler de sa ville, de son quartier

Week 3 – Faire du shopping 

Week 4 – Les loisirs

Week 5 – Faire une  réservation

Week 6 – Au restaurant

Week 7 – Chez le médecin

Week 8 – Bilan


If you have any questions about the curriculum or the course, please contact afsf@afsf.com


Pace: Regular

ONSITE - Conversation A1/A2

adult-group-classes

Every week, we encourage you to talk on different subjects to practice your spoken skills.

Each week, you will have a document (a text, a video...) to read/watch at home to get you prepared to the conversation. The class is designed for everyone who wants to learn to communicate in everyday situations with commonly-used expressions. It aims to help students acquire knowledge about the French language vocabulary functioning.


Pace: Regular

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