We offer 5 types of Group Classes:
General Classes, Conversation Classes, Lire & Parler, Specialty Classes and Teen Classes
All classes are held remotely using Zoom or Google Meet
General Classes are interactive classes based on language competency levels as defined by the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL). General classes use a textbook.
Click here for a description of the levels.
We offer 4 General Class programs per year:
General Classes are enrolled and priced in 10-week programs for a total of 20 hours - 2 hours per week - and use the textbook and practice book Alter Ego+.
Tuition fees : $360
Textbook : $65 - harcopy, also includes a practice book
Note: some classes meet once a week for 2 hours, some meet twice a week for 1 hour.
You will need about 100 hours to complete the A1 level, 100 additional hours to complete the A2 level, and additional 140 hours to complete each of the B1, B2, and C levels.
Conversation Classes - for adults and highschoolers
Conversation Classes meet for 1 hour a week over 10 weeks, for a total of 10 hours.
Tuition fees : $150
There are no textbooks for Conversation Classes.
Lire & Parler - for adults and highschoolers
Lire & Parler (Read & Speak) Classes use level appropriate fiction material to learn and practice speaking French. Classes meet for 1 hour a week over 10 weeks, for a total of 10 hours.
Tuition fees : $180
Depending on the level, reading materials may be supplied as pdf documents by teachers, or purchased on Amazon.
Specialty classes are short, thematic classes.
Themes range from literature, art, history and music, to specific aspects of the French language.
Some Specialty Classes are taught in English and are designed for Beginners.
Some are taught entirely in French and are designed for more advanced students.
Specialty Classes are enrolled in 2 to 4-week programs for a total of 4 hours.
Tuition fees : $80 for 4 hours or $40 for 2 hours
Teen Classes meet for 1 hour a week over 10 weeks, for a total of 10 hours.
Tuition fees : $170
Workshops last for 2 to 4 hours, and are held on Saturday or Sunday, in-person, downtown Raleigh.
Tuition fees : $40 for 2 hours, $80 for 4 hours.