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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.
Scroll down to the bottom of the page for additional information about our online classes during the shelter-in-place.
Check out our Beginner - Level 1 courses
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 placement test if you have some background in French
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.
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.
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.
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.
You will receive your receipt by email.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org to extend your free access to a year if it not yet done.
Click on the buttons to see the classes and content for each level.
Courses with books Saison 1: 2h/class/week + Apolearn access included
Courses with books Saison 2: 2h30/class/week ; Apolearn access until December 31, 2020: optional
Other courses for this level: 2h/class/week
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.
Introduction to French phonetics - June 26
The sounds [y] and [u] - July 10
The sounds [e] and [ə], grammatical uses - July 17
The silent "e" and the silent consonants - July 24
The link and the consonant sequence - next: July 31
Or you can choose the full course to perfect your pronunciation from A to Z while covering the most common phonetic
difficulties in French!
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.
Additional information about our online classes during the shelter in place below.
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).
Do you want to take a look at our schedule for adult classes next session?
If our schedule doesn't work for you, or if you have a specific focus in mind, you might consider taking private classes.
Not available yet? Have a look at our calendar to find out when our next session is.
Have a question? Check our FAQ for online classes and COVID-19 period
FOR BEGINNER LEVELS
FOR INTERMEDIATE AND ADVANCED LEVELS
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.