Adult Group  Classes

General Classes: The Winter Program starts on January 11th, 2021

Specialty Classes:  see dates & times below

All classes are held remotely using Zoom

NEW!  LOWER TUITION FEES!

General Classes

General classes are traditional, interactive French classes, based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL)
Click here for a short description of the levels: 
  • Beginner: A1

  • Intermediate: A2

  • Independent: B1

  • Advanced: B2

We offer 4 General Class programs per year:
Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall.
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 determine what class best suits your level and get back to you within 48 hours to discuss your best options. If you have never taken French before, your level is A1.0, True Beginner - no need to take the Placement Test.

2- Once you know your level, scroll down to check what options of day & time are available for you.  Please note your Class Code; you'll need it when you sign up.

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

Please note: current membership is required from all students. 

New students will need to pay for class, membership and textbook.

Returning students at the same level only need to pay for class. 

Returning students starting a new level will pay for class and new textbook.

 

Tuition

General Classes are enrolled and priced in 10-week programs for a total of 20 hours - 2 hours per week.

Note: some classes meet once a week for 2 hours, some meet twice a week for 1 hour.

Tuition fees:  $360 

10% Early Bird fees: $324

Take advantage of the Early Bird discount if you sign up by December 11th. 

Textbook: $55 - for new students and students starting a new level

You will need about 60 hours to complete the A1 level,  80 additional hours to complete the A2 level, and additional 190 hours to complete each of the B1, B2, and C levels.

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.

Current membership is required of all students 

Questions? Contact Us

Winter 2021 Schedule

True Beginner - Code A1.0

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5-6pm - From 01/12 to 03/18

Textbook: Alter Ego+ A1

Teacher: Sophie Acquart

Post Beginner - Code A1.2M

Mondays and Wednesdays, 12-1pm - From 01/11 to 03/17

Textbook: Alter Ego+ A1

Teacher: Priya Joawn

Post Beginner - Code A1.2T

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:45-7:45pm - From 01/12 to 03/18

Textbook: Alter Ego+ A1

Teacher: Sophie Acquart

Intermediate - Code A2.0T

Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 5:15-6:15pm - From 01/12 to 03/17

Textbook: Vite et Bien 1

Teacher: Nathalie Gaut

Intermediate - Code A2.1

Thursdays 6-8pmFrom 01/14 to 03/18

Textbook: Vite et Bien 1

Teacher: Rebecca Rumpf

Independant - Code B1.0

Saturdays 10am-12pm - From 01/16 to 03/20

Textbook: Vite et Bien 1

Teacher: Nathalie Gaut

Independant - Code B1M

Mondays 6-8pmFrom 01/11 to 03/15

Textbook: Vite et Bien 2 - B1

Teacher: Priya Joawn

Independant - Code B1F

Fridays 9:45-11:45amFrom 01/15 to 03/19

Textbook: Vite et Bien 2 - B1

Teacher: Rebecca Rumpf

Advanced - Code B2.2

Tuesday 6:30-8:30pmFrom  01/12 to 03/16

Textbook: Alter Ego+ B2

Teacher: Priya Joawn

Conversation Class

Mondays 11:30am-12:30pm

Tuition fees: $150 / 10 sessions of 1 hour each. Level A2+ minimum

This fun,  interactive, conversation class is offered in collaboration with AF Charlotte.

For sign up information, please contact us at frenchallianceraleigh@gmail.com

Teacher: Emmanuel

Specialty Classes 

Specialty classes are monthly, thematic classes taught in French.  

Click on the red Class Registration tab to the right to sign up. You will be able to pay for the class and membership online using Paypal or a credit/debit card.  Alternatively, you can mail your registration form and check.  Note: current membership is required from all students.  

Le Fauvisme - Code Art

Thursday, 10:30- 11:30 am December 3, 10, 17 & Jan. 7

Tuition fees: $80/ 4 sessions of 1 hour each. Level A2+ minimum

Fauvism is a style of painting that flourished in France at the turn of the 20th century. Fauve artists used pure, brilliant color aggressively applied straight from the paint tubes to create a sense of an explosion on the canvas. In this course, we will discuss the life of the major Fauve artists and their paintings.

Teacher: Priya Joawn

 

Les grands romanciers du XX siècle - Code Literature

Course 1: Marguerite Duras

Wednesdays 12-1pm - January 6, 13, 20, 27.

Tuition fees: $80/ 4 sessions of 1 hour each. Level B1 minimum

Novelist, screenwriter, scenarist, playwright and film director, Marguerite Duras has awed and maddened the French public for more than 50 years. In this course we'll explore Duras' prolific career as a writer and outrageous social commentator.

Teacher: Sophie Rollins

L'Histoire du Québec - Code History
Thursdays 10:30-11:30am - January 14, 21, 28, Feb. 4

Tuition fees: $80/ 4 sessions of 1 hour each. Level A2+ minimum

As one of the first parts of Canada to be explored and settled by Europeans over 4 centuries ago, Quebec has played a dynamic and fascinating role in the history of North America. This course introduces you to some of the key things you should know about Quebec, from its original First Nation inhabitants and its world-famous historical landmarks, to the most significant events that have shaped the rich history of Canada’s largest province.

Teacher: Priya Joawn

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Contact Us

Upon appointment only:

5510 Munford Road

Raleigh, NC 27612

(919) 985-3919

frenchallianceraleigh@gmail.com

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