Young Learners

— Overview —

The Alliance Française provides instruction based on an effective cultural and communicative approach that integrates all four language skills (reading, writing, listening, speaking). Our curriculum follows the guidelines of the FRAMES (FRench-AMerican Educational Standards) program, which means that our instructors have followed professional development workshops on the latest standards and techniques.
All classes provide the language skills to meet the DELF Prim and the DELF Junior exams requirements. 

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— 2019 Schedule —

Winter Registration opens on November 19th, 2018

Winter quarter: January 7, 2019 – March 30, 2019

Closures and no classes on: January 21 in observance of Martin Luther King Day

Spring quarter: April 8, 2019 – June 29, 2019

Closures and no classes on: May 27 in observance of Memorial Day

Summer quarter: July 8, 2019 – August 31, 2019

Fall quarter: September 10, 2018 – December 15, 2018

Closures and no classes on: September 3 in observance of Labor Day

 

— Classes —

Winter Course Schedule & Registration open on November 19th, 2018

Bébé-Club: 1 to 3-year old 
Join our Bébé Club and begin your child’s French language adventure early. With stories and fun songs, this class is perfect for our youngest learners ages 0-3 years.

Les Grenouilles: 4 to 6-year old

Children are introduced to the French language through fun and stimulating stories, songs, projects and educational games as they learn the basic vocabulary and expressions in an interactive manner.

Les Dauphins blancs (A1): 7 to 10-year old

This class is designed for children at a beginner level. With the books «Alex et Zoé», kids will be introduced to the French language through fun activities and educational games in an interactive manner.

Les Dauphins bleus (A2): 7 to 10-year old

Children will reinforce their knowledge of the French language through fun and stimulating stories, songs, projects, and educational games as they keep learning vocabulary and expressions in an interactive manner.

Les Dauphins noirs (B1): 7 to 10-year old

These classes include listening activities, activities to acquire correct pronunciation, and written exercises to understand how the language works. The presentation of cultural content proposes tasks that encourage students to compare their own culture to that of the French.

Les Bilingues Junior (B2): 11 to 15-year old

This class is designed for bilingual children who can both read and write in French and English.

New students who have previously taken French must complete a free 30 min evaluation, ensuring your correct class placement for your level of proficiency. Please call the office to schedule your complimentary evaluation.