FIAF is the best place to learn French!


Start speaking French from Day 1

Our immersive classes are designed with a conversational approach to language learning. Our teachers, all native French speakers, use methods devised and tested for success to encourage student interaction in class. Free weekly French film screenings and opportunities to mingle with fellow students offer great ways to practice French outside class.

Largest selection of French classes in town!

Whether you are new to French or already proficient, FIAF has courses at all levels, for all schedules! Convenient weekday, Saturday, and online classes allow you to pick the best class for your schedule. We also offer the lowest rates per hour in the city.

French culture at your fingertips!

From cinema to theater, wine tastings, and talks, enjoy a wealth of French cultural and social events not available at any other language program in the city. Access thousands of French books, films, and language guides online and at our library.


Enjoy fully-Immersive classes tailored for each level with a conversational approach to language learning!


Classes we offer include:

  • Intro to French
  • Blended French (combo of onsite & online lessons)
  • Grammar & Pronunciation Courses
  • Art of Speaking / Reading / Listening
  • Culture & Literature Courses
  • Private and Online Lessons

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FIAF students receive a complimentary Membership, valid for a full year!

Practice your French and enjoy these perks:

  • Invitations to select members-only events, and opportunities to network and socialize in French
  • Free admission to weekly CinéSalon film screenings at FIAF.
  • Discounts on tickets to all in-person/livestreamed cultural programs including performances, talks, special screenings, wine tastings, and more
  • Free online access to recordings of FIAF events when available
  • Members-only borrowing privileges at the FIAF Haskell Library (books, DVDs, French study guides, and more), as well as free admission to library programs
  • Free online access to the digital library Culturethèque (download or stream top French magazines, eBooks, TV, podcasts, and more)
  • Discounts on dining, travel, beauty, and more with FIAF’s partners

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