ONLINE Classes For Adults

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.

All our classes will be held online for the full duration of the sessions: from April 27 to June 20, 2020,  and  from June 22 to August 22, 2020.

No group class between June 29 and July 6.

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

Which class best suits my needs?

No background in French?

Check out our Beginner - Level 1 courses

June 22 - August 22

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.   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

How to enroll in a group class? 

  1. Take the placement test if you have some background in French

  2. Select the course of your choice and add it to your cart, by choosing among the lists "Group courses" and "Workshops" or by going directly to the "Registration" section below.

  3. Don't forget the books if needed. During the shelter-in-place order, books can be purchased online and delivered to your place. You can also pick-up your books (Contact us to schedule it) You may choose the electronic version instead when available.  You can now choose between paper copy and digital copy  for the books Saison 1, Saison 2, Saison 3, and Saison 4.

    • For paper copy, regular and express shipping are available, as well as pick-up at the AFSF.
    • To download the digital copy, you will receive a code by email. Please allow 1 to 3 business days to process your order. No shipping is needed in this case.

  4. Register for your class online.

    • When you enroll for your course, remove the items you don't want when you check out.

    • If you missed the first week, no worries! The course price will be automatically prorated for 7 classes when you check out after June 27.

  5. You will receive your receipt by email. 

  6. Enjoy learning French! 


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 Culturethèque.
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 if it not yet done.

Our group courses for adults - list

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

Level A1 - Beginner

Beginner 1

Beginner 2

Beginner 3

Beginner 4

Beginner 5

Access Apolearn,
online exercise platform

Level A2 - Intermediate

Intermediate 1

Intermediate 2

Intermediate 3

Intermediate 4

Intermediate 5

Jovial Conversation

Conversation + Grammar

Levels B1 to C1 - advanced

All advanced level courses

Our workshops - list

LEVEL A1 / A2 / B1 - French Pronunciation

Here is a detailed description per class, along with the students targeted for each aspect, depending on their first language and levels. Click on the links to add the workshops you want into your cart in order to work only on the areas you want to improve.

Or you can choose the full course to perfect your pronunciation from A to Z while covering the most common phonetic difficulties in French!

Full course - 8 weeks (June 22 -August 22)

LEVEL A1 / A2 - Grammar review

Before next session, do you want to review some grammar points while having fun? The following grammar review workshop(s) are designed for people in Beginner 4, 5 or Intermediate levels. 

Les pronoms COD/COI - July 9

Les expressions de temps - July 23

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


Over 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.
Feel free to contact us if you have any question regarding your registration, we will be happy to help!

All our classes will be held online for the full duration of the session, from June 22 to August 22.
If you miss the first week, no worries! The course price will be automatically prorated for 7 classes when you check out (after June 27).

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Age Group

Your previous selection: ADULTS

Select a session

Available Courses: 11

2020 - Session 4-2020

From 21 Jun to 22 Aug

June 22 to August 22 (No class between June 29 and July 4)

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

Check our schedule

Wondering how long it takes to get to a specific level?

Check our progression

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

Have a question? Check our FAQ for online classes and COVID-19 period 

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Video guides for online classes  



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

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

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