ONLINE Classes For Adults

For French classes, you will find information on this page.

Scroll down to the bottom of the page for additional information about our online classes during the shelter-in-place. 

Access Apolearn,
online exercise platform

Our courses follow the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, which is a guideline that describes the level of fluency achieved by a foreign language learner.

90% of the AFSF students who answered our latest survey are satisfied with our group courses and plan to enroll in a course next session. 

Which class best suits my needs?

If you have absolutely no background in French, check out our complete Beginners courses.

Intensive  Beginner 1 course
April 21 - April 25

Enroll in a Beginner Class

If you do have some background knowledge of French, before enrolling, we invite you to take a placement test to make sure we find the right class for you. 
You can also take a placement test on-site if you prefer. 
Don't be afraid! It will take you only a few minutes to complete and it's the best way to find the class that fits your language needs.

Take the free placement test

Feel free to contact us if you have any question or experience any issue regarding your registration, we will be happy to help you register over the phone.

How to enroll in a group class? 

  1. Take the placement test if you have some background in French
  2. Register for your class and buy the book online (if required), onsite or by calling us (415) 775-7755 . You will receive your receipt by email.  - During shelter in place you may still buy the book online and choose the electronic version. or pay for the shipping and they will be delivered at your place. 
  3. Check in at the front desk before the first class to pick up your book. - During shelter in place, you can still choose a paper version of the book and pay for the shipping to get it delivered at your place. 
  4. Enjoy learning French! 

Bonus! Students enrolled in classes for one session or more receive a complimentary basic annual individual membership through the Alliance Française de San Francisco
As a student of the AFSF, you can have access to the French online library 
Once you have created your account on Culturethèque, your access is limited to 48h.  Please contact the AFSF at to extend your free access to a year.

Our group courses for adults - list

Click on the button to see the different classes and content for each level. 

Level A1 

Beginner 1
Beginner 2
Beginner 3
Beginner 4
Beginner 5

Level A2 

Intermediate 1
Intermediate 2
Intermediate 3
Intermediate 4
Intermediate 5
Jovial Conversation
Conversation + Grammar

Levels B1 to C1

All advanced level

Our workshops - list

A1 - French for travelers workshop 

May 16 (No French required)

A1 - french Pronunciation for Beginners

Full course - 8 weeks

Details per week coming soon...

A1 - Grammar review

Details coming soon...

A2 - Grammar review

Details coming soon...

B1 + - Grammar review

Details coming soon...

Additional information about our online classes during shelter in place below. 


Order a course

Your previous selection: Session 3-2020

Select a level

Available Courses: 9

Advanced - All courses

Available Courses: 13

Beginner - All courses

Available Courses: 7

Intermediate - All courses

Do you want to take a look at our schedule for adult classes next session?

Check our schedule

If our schedule doesn't work for you, or if you have a specific focus in mind, you might consider taking private classes.

Discover Private classes options

Not available yet? Have a look at our calendar to find out when our next session is.

Check our calendar

we offer online group classes During the shelter-in-place

Would you like to learn French but can't come in-person to Alliance Française de San Francisco? Find it more enjoyable to learn in a more collaborative group context?

All our group classes have been transferred online for this session.

More info about online classes

Contact Us

Alliance Française de San Francisco
1345 Bush Street | San Francisco, CA 94109
+1 (415) 775 - 7755

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