Overview of French Courses for Adults
Join us for flexible, fun, and fully-immersive classes, led by expert native French teachers, paired with enriching cultural and social experiences!
When are classes offered?
FIAF offers 11-week (10-week in the summer), 5-week, 2-week and 1-week classes, as well as 1-to-3 hour long workshops over 4 sessions in the year – Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer.
Weekday and Saturday classes are offered at convenient times in the morning, afternoon, and evening.
FIAF offers classes and workshops at five proficiency levels in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEF), the guideline used internationally to describe the level of fluency achieved by a foreign language learner.
Introduction to French
Gain the essential tools to start learning French in a short primer course led in English and French. This course is optional and only for students who have never studied French before.
Sub-Levels: A1.1, A1.2, A1.3, A1.4
Build a solid foundation in the French language! Learn familiar everyday expressions and basic phrases.
Advanced Beginner A2
Sub-Levels: A2.1, A2.2, A2.3, A2.4
Reinforce your understanding of topics relating to everyday life and your ability to interact in French.
Sub-Levels: B1.1, B1.2, B1.3, B1.4
Strengthen your communication skills and understand the main points of conversation with a native speaker.
Sub-Levels: B2.1, B2.2, B2.3, B2.4
Broaden your knowledge of the structure and use of French language while speaking with a degree of fluency.
Sub-Levels: C1.1, C1.2, C1.3, C2.4, C2.5, C2.6
Master the French language and be able to express yourself spontaneously with native speakers.
Types of Courses
General French Classes
Immerse yourself in French language and culture through our popular General French classes that help you develop all major language skills: speaking, listening, reading, and writing.
Skill Strengthening Classes & Workshops
Deepen your French knowledge with one of FIAF’s tailored classes that bolster pronunciation, grammar, conversation skills, listening comprehension, and more.
Culture Classes and Workshops
Learn more about French and other Francophone cultures with an interactive class or workshop on topics including French for travelers, literature, film, art, French slang, French politics, and more.
Class Pace & Prices
Dip your toes into French or quickly pick up the language with flexible options to fit every schedule.
Prices below refer to General French classes.
Prices for Skill Strengthening and Culture classes vary from $190 to $680.
Learning materials are not included in tuition.
|Leisurely||1.5 hours per week||11 weeks, $379|
|Regular||3 hours per week||11 weeks, $649
5 weeks, $349
|Accelerated||6 hours per week||5 weeks, $599|
|Intensive||3 hours daily Mon-Fri||2 weeks, $599
1 week, $349
|Workshops||1 to 3 hours||Start at $59|
|Private Lessons||Custom Schedule||$88 per hour.
Special rates for 12-hour and 30-hour packages.
How to Choose a Course?
If you have never taken French before:
Start with any one of our Beginner A1 level classes which are designed specifically for students who have never studied French before.
If you know some French:
Take our free 10-minute placement test, either online or in person, followed by a one-on-one discussion with a FIAF teacher, and we will help you determine your exact level of French and help you choose a class that is perfect for you.