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, the best in town, use methods devised and tested for success to encourage student interaction in class. Free French film screenings and parties—with wine and beer—offer a great way 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 and Saturday classes allow you to pick your own pace. 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
  • Flexi-French (combo of onsite & online lessons)
  • French at Le Pain Quotidien (delicious food included)
  • Grammar & Pronunciation Courses
  • Art of Speaking / Writing / 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:

  • Free French films every Tuesday with a wine reception
  • Free monthly Rendez-Vous wine and conversation evenings
  • Free trivia and game-night parties
  • Free French book clubs
  • Free access to the largest private French library in the US
  • Free access to the digital library Culturethèque
  • Discounts on all FIAF cultural events including performances, talks, and more

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