Group  Classes

 

We offer group classes by instructors of native language proficiency.  

Our method is conversation-based and focuses on developing your ability to speak in real life situations.

You got it: COMMUNICATION is our focus!

General Classes: the Summer Program starts on July 1st,

and the Fall program on September 14th, 2020

Specialty Classes:  see dates & times below

All classes are held remotely throughout the months of May and June 2020

General Classes

 
How do I sign up for a General Class?

1- If you have some experience with French, please take our free Placement Test first. We will reach out to you as soon as we determine what class best suits your level. If you have never taken French before, your level is A1, Beginner.

2- Once you know your level, scroll down to check what options of day & time are available for your level. 

3- Click on Class Registration. You will be able to pay for the class online using Paypal or a credit/debit card.  Alternatively, you can mail your registration form and check.  

 

Tuition

General Classes are enrolled and priced in 10-week programs.  There are 4 programs per year: winter, spring, summer and fall.  The summer program may be split into two 5-week programs

First Registration for each level:  $430 (textbook included)

Renewal for the same level:  $380  (no textbook)

You will need 3 to 4 programs to complete a level.

Note: a class may be cancelled if a minimum of 3 students has not been reached.  If that happens, you'll be offered to select another similar class, if available, or a refund.

What do these levels mean?

General classes at the Alliance Française de Raleigh cover the following levels based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL).  Click on each for a description.
 

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Current membership is required of all students.  

Spring 2020 Program

 

A1.0 True Beginner

Tuesdays 6-8pm - From 4/14 thru 6/16

$430 (textbook included)

Textbook: Vite et Bien 1

Teacher: Nathalie Gaut

A1.2 Beginner

Thursdays 6-8pmFrom 4/16 thru 6/18

First Registration:  $430 (textbook included)

Renewal for the same level:  $380  (no textbook)

Textbook: Vite et Bien 1

Teacher: Rebecca Rumpf

A2 Intermediate

Saturdays 10am-12pm - From 4/18 thru 6/20

First Registration:  $430 (textbook included)

Renewal for the same level:  $380  (no textbook)

Textbook: Vite et Bien 1

Teacher: Anne Bouédo

B1 Independant

Mondays 6-8pmFrom 4/13 thru 6/15

First Registration:  $430 (textbook included)

Renewal for the same level:  $380  (no textbook)

Textbook: Vite et Bien B1

Teacher: Priya Joawn

B1.3 Independant

Fridays 9:45-11:45amFrom 4/17 thru 6/19

First Registration:  $430 (textbook included)

Renewal for the same level:  $380  (no textbook)

Textbook: Vite et Bien B1

Teacher: Rebecca Rumpf

B1.4/B2 Independant to Advanced

Saturdays 10:30am-12:30pm - From 4/18 thru 6/20

First Registration:  $430 (textbook included)

Renewal for the same level:  $380  (no textbook)

Textbook: Vite et Bien B1

Teacher: Mariam Abboud

B2 Advanced

Tuesdays 6-8pmFrom 4/14 thru 6/16

First Registration:  $430 (textbook included)

Renewal for the same level:  $380  (no textbook)

Textbook: Alter Ego B2

Teacher: Priya Joawn

Specialty Classes - Taught in French

Conversation Class

Wednesdays 6:15-7:45pm

Tuition fees: $180 / 6-week package - 9h in total

This interactive class gives students the opportunity to practice their oral skills in a supportive and casual environment.  It can be taken as a stand alone class, or as complement to any of our A2, B1 & B2 level classes.  If taken as a complement, you get an extra Conversation class for free.

You can join the Conversation class at any time, for 6 consecutive weeks.

Teacher: Samuel Yemey 

French Cities

Thursdays 10:30am-12:30pm - May 14, 21, 28 & June 4

Tuition fees: $160 / 4 sessions of 2 hours each

Level A2 minimum.

Following the Paris Arrondissements series, this 4-week class takes you across France to 4 regional cities, each with centuries of history and distinctive cultural, ethnic and linguistic identities: Toulouse, Bordeaux, Nice and Strasbourg.

Teacher: Priya Joawn

The History of Classical Music in France

Thursdays 10:30am-12pm -  June 11, 18, 25

Tuition fees: $90 / 3 sessions of 1.5 hour each

Level A2 minimum.

Did you know that Carmen's composer was French, not Spanish ? And that the Phantom of the Opera was a detective novel published in Paris in 1910 ? This course explores a general history of classical music in France from its roots in the middle ages to present day. The course, taught by French-American opera singer Lily Smith, will introduce students to famous French composers, popular concert halls in France, and the most must-know compositions of the classical French repertoire

Lily also teaches private voice lessons.

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Contact Us

frenchallianceraleigh@gmail.com

(919) 985-3919

Upon appointment only:

5510 Munford Road

Raleigh, NC 27612

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