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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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C1 - Proficient - All courses

Histoire de la langue Francaise - HYBRIDE- ONLINE (C1-C2)

adult-group-classes
required level of language proficiency – C1–C2 Hybrid class you can either register to join the class online OR onsite The course aims to familiarize students with the main periods of the French language development from the prehistory to the present, to form their critical vision about historical factors influencing the national language formation, to help students acquire advanced knowledge about phonetic, grammatical and lexical systems evolution to develop their writing and oral skills. This 8-week course will cover: Week 1: Introduction to the History of French. Internal and External history. Week 2: Prehistory of the French language. Substrate and Superstrate. Week 3: Particular features of Popular Latin in Gaul. Week 4: Old French: historical overview. Phonetic system changes. Week 5: Old French: grammar system evolution. Week 6: Old French: lexical system development. Week 7: Middle French: historical overview. Particular features of language evolution. Week 8: Classic and Modern French: contribution of the French Academy, poets and writers to the French language evolution. Each theoretical topic will be accompanied by practical tasks, reading and analysis of authentic texts from different periods of the French language evolution. If you have any questions about the curriculum or the course, please contact hanna@afsf.com
Pace: Regular

Histoire de la langue Francaise - HYBRIDE- ONSITE (C1-C2)

adult-group-classes
required level of language proficiency – C1–C2 Hybrid class you can either register to join the class online OR onsite The course aims to familiarize students with the main periods of the French language development from the prehistory to the present, to form their critical vision about historical factors influencing the national language formation, to help students acquire advanced knowledge about phonetic, grammatical and lexical systems evolution to develop their writing and oral skills. This 8-week course will cover: Week 1: Introduction to the History of French. Internal and External history. Week 2: Prehistory of the French language. Substrate and Superstrate. Week 3: Particular features of Popular Latin in Gaul. Week 4: Old French: historical overview. Phonetic system changes. Week 5: Old French: grammar system evolution. Week 6: Old French: lexical system development. Week 7: Middle French: historical overview. Particular features of language evolution. Week 8: Classic and Modern French: contribution of the French Academy, poets and writers to the French language evolution. Each theoretical topic will be accompanied by practical tasks, reading and analysis of authentic texts from different periods of the French language evolution. If you have any questions about the curriculum or the course, please contact hanna@afsf.com
Pace: Regular

ONSITE World news and Society (B2-C1)

B2 - Advanced

Pace: Regular

Supérieur / Proficient (C1)

C1 - Proficient

Partez à la découverte des cultures françaises et francophones dans un cours interactif !

Le cours "Supérieur / Proficient" vous propose de perfectionner vos compétences linguistiques à partir de documents et thématiques variés (actualités, cinéma, musique, politique, littérature...).

Le cours est axé sur la pratique orale à travers des réflexions, des discussions, des débats : tout pour maîtriser l'art de la conversation en français !  La grammaire est intégrée dans le cours au besoin.

Dans ce cours, développez votre capacité à communiquer sur une vaste gamme de sujets, incluant votre capacité à traiter des sujets inconnus. 
Pace: Regular

Regular Proficient class (C1)

Supérieur / Proficient (C1)

C1 - Proficient

Partez à la découverte des cultures françaises et francophones dans un cours interactif !

Le cours "Supérieur / Proficient" vous propose de perfectionner vos compétences linguistiques à partir de documents et thématiques variés (actualités, cinéma, musique, politique, littérature...).

Le cours est axé sur la pratique orale à travers des réflexions, des discussions, des débats : tout pour maîtriser l'art de la conversation en français !  La grammaire est intégrée dans le cours au besoin.

Dans ce cours, développez votre capacité à communiquer sur une vaste gamme de sujets, incluant votre capacité à traiter des sujets inconnus. 
Pace: Regular

C1 - Theme / Culture Classes

Histoire de la langue Francaise - HYBRIDE- ONLINE (C1-C2)

adult-group-classes
required level of language proficiency – C1–C2 Hybrid class you can either register to join the class online OR onsite The course aims to familiarize students with the main periods of the French language development from the prehistory to the present, to form their critical vision about historical factors influencing the national language formation, to help students acquire advanced knowledge about phonetic, grammatical and lexical systems evolution to develop their writing and oral skills. This 8-week course will cover: Week 1: Introduction to the History of French. Internal and External history. Week 2: Prehistory of the French language. Substrate and Superstrate. Week 3: Particular features of Popular Latin in Gaul. Week 4: Old French: historical overview. Phonetic system changes. Week 5: Old French: grammar system evolution. Week 6: Old French: lexical system development. Week 7: Middle French: historical overview. Particular features of language evolution. Week 8: Classic and Modern French: contribution of the French Academy, poets and writers to the French language evolution. Each theoretical topic will be accompanied by practical tasks, reading and analysis of authentic texts from different periods of the French language evolution. If you have any questions about the curriculum or the course, please contact hanna@afsf.com
Pace: Regular

Histoire de la langue Francaise - HYBRIDE- ONSITE (C1-C2)

adult-group-classes
required level of language proficiency – C1–C2 Hybrid class you can either register to join the class online OR onsite The course aims to familiarize students with the main periods of the French language development from the prehistory to the present, to form their critical vision about historical factors influencing the national language formation, to help students acquire advanced knowledge about phonetic, grammatical and lexical systems evolution to develop their writing and oral skills. This 8-week course will cover: Week 1: Introduction to the History of French. Internal and External history. Week 2: Prehistory of the French language. Substrate and Superstrate. Week 3: Particular features of Popular Latin in Gaul. Week 4: Old French: historical overview. Phonetic system changes. Week 5: Old French: grammar system evolution. Week 6: Old French: lexical system development. Week 7: Middle French: historical overview. Particular features of language evolution. Week 8: Classic and Modern French: contribution of the French Academy, poets and writers to the French language evolution. Each theoretical topic will be accompanied by practical tasks, reading and analysis of authentic texts from different periods of the French language evolution. If you have any questions about the curriculum or the course, please contact hanna@afsf.com
Pace: Regular

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