— 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.
CHOOSE A LEVEL
- Bébé Club Up to 3 years old
- Les Grenouilles 5 to 6 years old (4 years old with the instructor’s permission or previously enrolled)
- Les Dauphins blancs 7 to 10 years old, Beginner
- Les Dauphins bleus 7 to 10 years old, Intermediate
- Les Dauphins noirs 7 to 10 years old, High Intermediate
- Les Bilingues Junior 7 to 17 years old
— 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
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.