Private classes

Private Instruction

The Alliance Française de Seattle provides private one-on-one and semi-private instruction with fully qualified instructors. Private classes are available during the day, in the evening, or on Saturdays, for adults or youth at all levels of proficiency. Lessons take place at the Alliance Française de Seattle. Please note that this is not a tutoring program.



To register, submit the Private Class Request Form HERE. You will be contacted within 2 weeks with a proposed schedule. Once the schedule is fixed and confirmed with the instructor, you will be able to pay.


Private classes (1 person)

4-hour Package $236 ($59/hr)
8-hour Package $456 ($57/hr)
12-hour Package $660 ($55/hr)

Semi-private classes (2 people): We do not match students. Semi-private class are for people who wish to sign-up together.

4-hour Package $164 per person ($42/hr)
8-hour Package $312 per person ($40/hr)
12-hour Package $444 per person ($38/hr)



AFSeattle membership is required to sign up for private instruction.

A minimum number of four (4) hours is required to create a new private class. Only packages of 4 (four), 8 (eight), or 12 (twelve) hours can be purchased. Customized extra hours cannot be added to a package.

Payments must be made one (1) week prior to the first scheduled lesson.

Please note that once a fixed private schedule is set with an instructor and a tuition package has started, limited rescheduling will be accepted:

  • For 4-hour packages: a maximum of 1 session can be rescheduled;
  • For 8-hour packages: a maximum of 2 sessions can be rescheduled;
  • For 12-hour packages: a maximum of 3 sessions can be rescheduled.

No-shows and cancellation with less than 24-hour notice: the session will be charged in full.

Packages of private tuition must be used within two quarters.