french classes for adults

ADULTS FRENCH IMMERSION CLASSES FOR ALL LEVELS

We have a wide variety of adult French classes taught in a friendly, intimate setting. What would you like to learn today?

Our syllabus is based on the latest teaching methods and on the CEFR (the Common European Framework) : our complete curriculum will take you from complete beginner to proficient user. If you are a complete beginner, simply choose our A1.1 classes. 

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Beginner: A1.1 to A1.4

Can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases deemed essentials for basic needs. Can introduce him/herself and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where he/she lives, people he/she knows and things he/she has. Can interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.


Upper Beginner: A2.1 to A2.4

Can understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment). Can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters. Can describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.


Intermediate: B1.1 to B1.4

Can understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc. Can deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where French is spoken. Can produce simple written connected texts on topics which are familiar or of personal interest. Can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes & ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.



Upper Intermediate: B2.1 to B2.4

Can understand the main ideas of complex texts on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in his/her field of specialisation. Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party. Can produce clear, detailed texts on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.



Advanced: C1.1 to C1.4

Can understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts, and recognise implicit meaning. Can express him/herself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions. Can use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes. Can produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects, demonstrating use of organisational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices.


Click here to discover the self-assessment grid that illustrates the levels of proficiency described in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).


TYPE OF FRENCH CLASSES FOR ADULTS 


Foundation courses

Course based on a curriculum designed to learn the language and build a strong foundation. Essential to reach proficiency in French. Meets 2.5 hours a week over 11 weeks.

Intensive

Brush-up courses: One-week intensive course to review grammar and communication skills. Great for students wishing to review skills they have forgotten; essential for those wanting to reach the next level! Meets 2 hours a day for 5 days. Introduction to French: Learn the very basics of French in one week! Meets 2 hours daily for 5 days.


Fast Track

Fast Track version of our foundation courses. Meets 2.5 hours twice a week over 4 weeks. Highly dynamic class for a fast-paced learning experience! In a 12-week session, ambitious students can complete three levels instead of one!

Conversation classes

Course designed to practice the language and converse with peers about culture and current events.

Workshops

Generally, 5 or 6-week cultural course on literature, art, cinema, fashion, culinary, music, or history. Taught entirely in French, students are immersed in a cultural experience.

OUR COMMITMENTS TO YOU



Classes limited 5 to 12 students 



Highly qualified native and fluent French-speaking Alliance Française French teachers



Maximum opportunities for students to practice and use the French language with immediate results


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A1 Beginner

A1.1 6:00-8:30 p.m.

Foundation

French A1.1 (101) is for complete beginners, i.e., students who never had French before.  The emphasis in this class is on very basic conversational skills.  After having successfully completed French A1.1, you will be able to introduce yourself and others, answer basic questions regarding your life, and express personal likes and dislikes.  You will also have learned the French alphabet, numbers and basic vocabulary.

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS:  Cosmopolite 1 (textbook and workbook), which will be used in each class of the A1 level (A1.1, A1.2, A1.3, and A1.4). In  A1.1, Dossiers  0, 1, and 2 in  will be covered. 

MEMBERSHIP: As a membership based non-profit organization, we require that all students be members of Alliance Française de Denver.  Our memberships are valid for one year.

NEW STUDENTS: If you have taken French before, we suggest you take our free placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.

Please note that it will be no class on May 30th.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

A1.2 2:30 pm - 5:00 p.m.

Foundation

French A1.2 is designed for students who have completed A1.1 (101) or for false beginners (those who had French before but forgot almost all of it). The emphasis in French A1.2 (102) is on basic conversational skills.  After having successfully completed French A1.2, you will be able to ask and answer questions, such as “Where are you from?” “Where do you live?” “What do you like to do on weekends?”  You will be able to describe people and places, and explain basic hopes and opinions.

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS: Cosmopolite 1 (textbook and workbook).  In A1.2, Dossiers 3 and 4 will be covered. The Cosmopolite 1 textbooks will be used in all of the A1 classes (A1.1 to A1.4 or 101 to 104).

MEMBERSHIP: As a membership based non-profit organization, we require that all students be members of Alliance Française de Denver.  Our memberships are valid for one year.

NEW STUDENTS: If you have taken French before, we suggest you take our free placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.

Please note:  There will be no class on May 30th.  




Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

A1.2 6:00-8:30 p.m.

Foundation

French A1.2 is designed for students who have completed A1.1 (101) or for false beginners (those who had French before but forgot almost all of it). The emphasis in French A1.2 (102) is on basic conversational skills.  After having successfully completed French A1.2, you will be able to ask and answer questions, such as “Where are you from?” “Where do you live?” “What do you like to do on weekends?”  You will be able to describe people and places, and explain basic hopes and opinions.

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS: Cosmopolite 1 (textbook and workbook).  In A1.2, Dossiers 3 and 4 will be covered. The Cosmopolite 1 textbooks will be used in all of the A1 classes (A1.1 to A1.4 or 101 to 104).

MEMBERSHIP: As a membership based non-profit organization, we require that all students be members of Alliance Française de Denver.  Our memberships are valid for one year.

NEW STUDENTS: If you have taken French before, we suggest you take our free placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.

Please note:  There will be no class on May 30th.  




Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

A1.3 12:00 pm - 2:30 p.m.

Foundation

This class is designed for students who have completed A1.2 or who have had two semesters of French.  After having successfully completed French A1.3, you will be able to understand and use familiar everyday expressions and phrases aimed at asking for directions, talk about your hobbies and interests, and give orders. You will also be able to tell a story with the use of past tenses. 

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS: Cosmopolite 1 (textbook and workbook).  In A1.3, Dossiers 5 and 6 will be covered. The Cosmopolite 1 textbooks will be used in all of the A1 classes (A1.1 to A1.4 or 101 to 104).

MEMBERSHIP: As a membership based non-profit organization, we require that all students be members of Alliance Française de Denver.  Our memberships are valid for one year.

NEW STUDENTS: If you have taken French before, we suggest you take our free placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

A1.3 6pm- 8:30 p.m.

Foundation

This class is designed for students who have completed A1.2 or who have had two semesters of French.  After having successfully completed French A1.3, you will be able to understand and use familiar everyday expressions and phrases aimed at asking for directions, talk about your hobbies and interests, and give orders. You will also be able to tell a story with the use of past tenses. 

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS: Cosmopolite 1 (textbook and workbook).  In A1.2, Dossiers 5 and 6 will be covered. The Cosmopolite 1 textbooks will be used in all of the A1 classes (A1.1 to A1.4 or 101 to 104).

MEMBERSHIP: As a membership based non-profit organization, we require that all students be members of Alliance Française de Denver.  Our memberships are valid for one year.

NEW STUDENTS: If you have taken French before, we suggest you take our free placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.




Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

A1.3 9:30 - 12:00 p.m.

Foundation

This class is designed for students who have completed A1.2 or who have had two semesters of French.  After having successfully completed French A1.3, you will be able to understand and use familiar everyday expressions and phrases aimed at asking for directions, talk about your hobbies and interests, and give orders. You will also be able to tell a story with the use of past tenses. 

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS: Cosmopolite 1 (textbook and workbook).  In A1.3, Dossiers 5 and 6 will be covered. The Cosmopolite 1 textbooks will be used in all of the A1 classes (A1.1 to A1.4 or 101 to 104).

MEMBERSHIP: As a membership based non-profit organization, we require that all students be members of Alliance Française de Denver.  Our memberships are valid for one year.

NEW STUDENTS: If you have taken French before, we suggest you take our free placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

A1.4 6:00-8:30 p.m.

Foundation

This course is designed for students who have completed A1.3 or who had three semesters of French.  After having successfully completed French A1.4, you will be able to speak about your family, your profession, and personal interests. You will also be able to tell and write a story with the use of past tenses. Additionally, you will be able to talk about your future goals.  Finally, you will be ready for A2.1.

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS: Cosmopolite 1 (textbook and workbook).  In A1.4, Dossiers 7 and 8 will be covered. The Cosmopolite 1 textbooks will be used in all of the A1 classes (A1.1 to A1.4 or 101 to 104).

MEMBERSHIP: As a membership based non-profit organization, we require that all students be members of Alliance Française de Denver.  Our memberships are valid for one year.

NEW STUDENTS: If you have taken French before, we suggest you take our free placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

Beginner & Upper Beginner Conversation A1/A2 9am 11am

Conversation

Pace: 2 hours over 11 weeks
A1 Beginner

A1.4 6:00-8:30 p.m.

Foundation

This course is designed for students who have completed A1.3 or who had three semesters of French.  After having successfully completed French A1.4, you will be able to speak about your family, your profession, and personal interests. You will also be able to tell and write a story with the use of past tenses. Additionally, you will be able to talk about your future goals.  Finally, you will be ready for A2.1.

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS: Cosmopolite 1 (textbook and workbook).  In A1.4, Dossiers 7 and 8 will be covered. The Cosmopolite 1 textbooks will be used in all of the A1 classes (A1.1 to A1.4 or 101 to 104).

MEMBERSHIP: As a membership based non-profit organization, we require that all students be members of Alliance Française de Denver.  Our memberships are valid for one year.

NEW STUDENTS: If you have taken French before, we suggest you take our free placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks
A1.1 Beginner

A1.1 6:00-8:30 p.m.

Foundation

French A1.1 (101) is for complete beginners, i.e., students who never had French before.  The emphasis in this class is on very basic conversational skills.  After having successfully completed French A1.1, you will be able to introduce yourself and others, answer basic questions regarding your life, and express personal likes and dislikes.  You will also have learned the French alphabet, numbers and basic vocabulary.

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS:  Cosmopolite 1 (textbook and workbook), which will be used in each class of the A1 level (A1.1, A1.2, A1.3, and A1.4). In  A1.1, Dossiers  0, 1, and 2 in  will be covered. 

MEMBERSHIP: As a membership based non-profit organization, we require that all students be members of Alliance Française de Denver.  Our memberships are valid for one year.

NEW STUDENTS: If you have taken French before, we suggest you take our free placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.

Please note that it will be no class on May 30th.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks
A1.2 Beginner

A1.2 2:30 pm - 5:00 p.m.

Foundation

French A1.2 is designed for students who have completed A1.1 (101) or for false beginners (those who had French before but forgot almost all of it). The emphasis in French A1.2 (102) is on basic conversational skills.  After having successfully completed French A1.2, you will be able to ask and answer questions, such as “Where are you from?” “Where do you live?” “What do you like to do on weekends?”  You will be able to describe people and places, and explain basic hopes and opinions.

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS: Cosmopolite 1 (textbook and workbook).  In A1.2, Dossiers 3 and 4 will be covered. The Cosmopolite 1 textbooks will be used in all of the A1 classes (A1.1 to A1.4 or 101 to 104).

MEMBERSHIP: As a membership based non-profit organization, we require that all students be members of Alliance Française de Denver.  Our memberships are valid for one year.

NEW STUDENTS: If you have taken French before, we suggest you take our free placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.

Please note:  There will be no class on May 30th.  




Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

A1.2 6:00-8:30 p.m.

Foundation

French A1.2 is designed for students who have completed A1.1 (101) or for false beginners (those who had French before but forgot almost all of it). The emphasis in French A1.2 (102) is on basic conversational skills.  After having successfully completed French A1.2, you will be able to ask and answer questions, such as “Where are you from?” “Where do you live?” “What do you like to do on weekends?”  You will be able to describe people and places, and explain basic hopes and opinions.

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS: Cosmopolite 1 (textbook and workbook).  In A1.2, Dossiers 3 and 4 will be covered. The Cosmopolite 1 textbooks will be used in all of the A1 classes (A1.1 to A1.4 or 101 to 104).

MEMBERSHIP: As a membership based non-profit organization, we require that all students be members of Alliance Française de Denver.  Our memberships are valid for one year.

NEW STUDENTS: If you have taken French before, we suggest you take our free placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.

Please note:  There will be no class on May 30th.  




Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks
A1.3 Beginner

A1.3 12:00 pm - 2:30 p.m.

Foundation

This class is designed for students who have completed A1.2 or who have had two semesters of French.  After having successfully completed French A1.3, you will be able to understand and use familiar everyday expressions and phrases aimed at asking for directions, talk about your hobbies and interests, and give orders. You will also be able to tell a story with the use of past tenses. 

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS: Cosmopolite 1 (textbook and workbook).  In A1.3, Dossiers 5 and 6 will be covered. The Cosmopolite 1 textbooks will be used in all of the A1 classes (A1.1 to A1.4 or 101 to 104).

MEMBERSHIP: As a membership based non-profit organization, we require that all students be members of Alliance Française de Denver.  Our memberships are valid for one year.

NEW STUDENTS: If you have taken French before, we suggest you take our free placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

A1.3 6pm- 8:30 p.m.

Foundation

This class is designed for students who have completed A1.2 or who have had two semesters of French.  After having successfully completed French A1.3, you will be able to understand and use familiar everyday expressions and phrases aimed at asking for directions, talk about your hobbies and interests, and give orders. You will also be able to tell a story with the use of past tenses. 

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS: Cosmopolite 1 (textbook and workbook).  In A1.2, Dossiers 5 and 6 will be covered. The Cosmopolite 1 textbooks will be used in all of the A1 classes (A1.1 to A1.4 or 101 to 104).

MEMBERSHIP: As a membership based non-profit organization, we require that all students be members of Alliance Française de Denver.  Our memberships are valid for one year.

NEW STUDENTS: If you have taken French before, we suggest you take our free placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.




Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

A1.3 9:30 - 12:00 p.m.

Foundation

This class is designed for students who have completed A1.2 or who have had two semesters of French.  After having successfully completed French A1.3, you will be able to understand and use familiar everyday expressions and phrases aimed at asking for directions, talk about your hobbies and interests, and give orders. You will also be able to tell a story with the use of past tenses. 

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS: Cosmopolite 1 (textbook and workbook).  In A1.3, Dossiers 5 and 6 will be covered. The Cosmopolite 1 textbooks will be used in all of the A1 classes (A1.1 to A1.4 or 101 to 104).

MEMBERSHIP: As a membership based non-profit organization, we require that all students be members of Alliance Française de Denver.  Our memberships are valid for one year.

NEW STUDENTS: If you have taken French before, we suggest you take our free placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks
A1.4 Beginner

A1.4 6:00-8:30 p.m.

Foundation

This course is designed for students who have completed A1.3 or who had three semesters of French.  After having successfully completed French A1.4, you will be able to speak about your family, your profession, and personal interests. You will also be able to tell and write a story with the use of past tenses. Additionally, you will be able to talk about your future goals.  Finally, you will be ready for A2.1.

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS: Cosmopolite 1 (textbook and workbook).  In A1.4, Dossiers 7 and 8 will be covered. The Cosmopolite 1 textbooks will be used in all of the A1 classes (A1.1 to A1.4 or 101 to 104).

MEMBERSHIP: As a membership based non-profit organization, we require that all students be members of Alliance Française de Denver.  Our memberships are valid for one year.

NEW STUDENTS: If you have taken French before, we suggest you take our free placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks
A2 Upper Beginner

Paris and its arrondissements (4wks) B1 - 6:00-8:00pm

Workshop

In this conference, we will learn about the most important and famous landmarks of each arrondissement. We will talk about its history and the unconventional activities in each arrondissement.

This class is for A2-B1 level students. 


Pace: 2 hours over 4 weeks
A2.2 Upper Beginner

A2.2 6:00-8:30 p.m.

Foundation

This class is designed for students who have completed French A2.1 (201) or who have studied French for a minimum of 150 hours. After having successfully completed French A2.2, you will be able to speak in detail about your personal, academic and professional experiences, tell stories in past-tense, understand the main idea of a text or a podcast, and express value judgments. Various topics of conversation and culture will be covered. 

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS:  Cosmopolite 2 (textbook and workbook), which will be used in each class of the A2 series (A2.1, A2.2, A2.3, and A2.4).  In this course, Dossiers 1 and 2 will be covered. 

MEMBERSHIP: As a membership based non-profit organization, we require that all students be members of Alliance Française de Denver. Our memberships are valid for one year.

NEW STUDENTS: If you have taken French before, we suggest you take our free placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.

Please note that there will be no class on May 30th.



Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks
A2.3 Upper Beginner

A2.3 6:00-8:30 p.m.

Foundation

Designed for students who have completed A2.2 (202) or who have had 250 hours of course work in French.  After having successfully completed French A2.3 (203), you will be able to talk about education, travel and music. You will also be able to express cause and effect, describe subtle impressions and aspirations. Grammar points will include complex sentences, as well as the present continuous and the subjunctive. Diverse aspects of life in France will be discussed.

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS:  Cosmopolite 2 (textbook and workbook), which will be used in each class of the A2 series (A2.1, A2.2, A2.3, and A2.4).  In this course, Dossiers 5 and 6 will be covered. 

MEMBERSHIP: As a membership based non-profit organization, we require that all students be members of Alliance Française de Denver. Our memberships are valid for one year.

NEW STUDENTS: If you have taken French before, we suggest you take our free placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.

Please note that there will be no class on May 30th.



Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks
A2.4 Upper Beginner

A2.4 6:00-8:30 p.m.

Foundation

This class is designed for students who have completed A2.3 (203) or who have had 250 hours of course work in French.  After having successfully completed French A2.4 (204), you will be able to talk about education, travel, food, culture, and consumer lifestyles.  You will be able to describe subtle impressions and aspirations.  You will also be able to express goals as well as cause and effect relationships.   You will be able to express hypothetical situations.  Finally, you will have been introduced to the subjunctive. 

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS:  Cosmopolite 2 (textbook and workbook), which will be used in each class of the A2 series (A2.1, A2.2, A2.3, and A2.4).  In this course, Dossiers 5 and 6 will be covered. 


MEMBERSHIP: As a membership based non-profit organization, we require that all students be members of Alliance Française de Denver. Our memberships are valid for one year.

NEW STUDENTS: If you have taken French before, we suggest you take our free placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks
Adults Foundation

A1.1 6:00-8:30 p.m.

Foundation

French A1.1 (101) is for complete beginners, i.e., students who never had French before.  The emphasis in this class is on very basic conversational skills.  After having successfully completed French A1.1, you will be able to introduce yourself and others, answer basic questions regarding your life, and express personal likes and dislikes.  You will also have learned the French alphabet, numbers and basic vocabulary.

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS:  Cosmopolite 1 (textbook and workbook), which will be used in each class of the A1 level (A1.1, A1.2, A1.3, and A1.4). In  A1.1, Dossiers  0, 1, and 2 in  will be covered. 

MEMBERSHIP: As a membership based non-profit organization, we require that all students be members of Alliance Française de Denver.  Our memberships are valid for one year.

NEW STUDENTS: If you have taken French before, we suggest you take our free placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.

Please note that it will be no class on May 30th.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

A1.2 2:30 pm - 5:00 p.m.

Foundation

French A1.2 is designed for students who have completed A1.1 (101) or for false beginners (those who had French before but forgot almost all of it). The emphasis in French A1.2 (102) is on basic conversational skills.  After having successfully completed French A1.2, you will be able to ask and answer questions, such as “Where are you from?” “Where do you live?” “What do you like to do on weekends?”  You will be able to describe people and places, and explain basic hopes and opinions.

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS: Cosmopolite 1 (textbook and workbook).  In A1.2, Dossiers 3 and 4 will be covered. The Cosmopolite 1 textbooks will be used in all of the A1 classes (A1.1 to A1.4 or 101 to 104).

MEMBERSHIP: As a membership based non-profit organization, we require that all students be members of Alliance Française de Denver.  Our memberships are valid for one year.

NEW STUDENTS: If you have taken French before, we suggest you take our free placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.

Please note:  There will be no class on May 30th.  




Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

A1.2 6:00-8:30 p.m.

Foundation

French A1.2 is designed for students who have completed A1.1 (101) or for false beginners (those who had French before but forgot almost all of it). The emphasis in French A1.2 (102) is on basic conversational skills.  After having successfully completed French A1.2, you will be able to ask and answer questions, such as “Where are you from?” “Where do you live?” “What do you like to do on weekends?”  You will be able to describe people and places, and explain basic hopes and opinions.

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS: Cosmopolite 1 (textbook and workbook).  In A1.2, Dossiers 3 and 4 will be covered. The Cosmopolite 1 textbooks will be used in all of the A1 classes (A1.1 to A1.4 or 101 to 104).

MEMBERSHIP: As a membership based non-profit organization, we require that all students be members of Alliance Française de Denver.  Our memberships are valid for one year.

NEW STUDENTS: If you have taken French before, we suggest you take our free placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.

Please note:  There will be no class on May 30th.  




Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

A1.3 12:00 pm - 2:30 p.m.

Foundation

This class is designed for students who have completed A1.2 or who have had two semesters of French.  After having successfully completed French A1.3, you will be able to understand and use familiar everyday expressions and phrases aimed at asking for directions, talk about your hobbies and interests, and give orders. You will also be able to tell a story with the use of past tenses. 

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS: Cosmopolite 1 (textbook and workbook).  In A1.3, Dossiers 5 and 6 will be covered. The Cosmopolite 1 textbooks will be used in all of the A1 classes (A1.1 to A1.4 or 101 to 104).

MEMBERSHIP: As a membership based non-profit organization, we require that all students be members of Alliance Française de Denver.  Our memberships are valid for one year.

NEW STUDENTS: If you have taken French before, we suggest you take our free placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

A1.3 6pm- 8:30 p.m.

Foundation

This class is designed for students who have completed A1.2 or who have had two semesters of French.  After having successfully completed French A1.3, you will be able to understand and use familiar everyday expressions and phrases aimed at asking for directions, talk about your hobbies and interests, and give orders. You will also be able to tell a story with the use of past tenses. 

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS: Cosmopolite 1 (textbook and workbook).  In A1.2, Dossiers 5 and 6 will be covered. The Cosmopolite 1 textbooks will be used in all of the A1 classes (A1.1 to A1.4 or 101 to 104).

MEMBERSHIP: As a membership based non-profit organization, we require that all students be members of Alliance Française de Denver.  Our memberships are valid for one year.

NEW STUDENTS: If you have taken French before, we suggest you take our free placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.




Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

A1.3 9:30 - 12:00 p.m.

Foundation

This class is designed for students who have completed A1.2 or who have had two semesters of French.  After having successfully completed French A1.3, you will be able to understand and use familiar everyday expressions and phrases aimed at asking for directions, talk about your hobbies and interests, and give orders. You will also be able to tell a story with the use of past tenses. 

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS: Cosmopolite 1 (textbook and workbook).  In A1.3, Dossiers 5 and 6 will be covered. The Cosmopolite 1 textbooks will be used in all of the A1 classes (A1.1 to A1.4 or 101 to 104).

MEMBERSHIP: As a membership based non-profit organization, we require that all students be members of Alliance Française de Denver.  Our memberships are valid for one year.

NEW STUDENTS: If you have taken French before, we suggest you take our free placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

A1.4 6:00-8:30 p.m.

Foundation

This course is designed for students who have completed A1.3 or who had three semesters of French.  After having successfully completed French A1.4, you will be able to speak about your family, your profession, and personal interests. You will also be able to tell and write a story with the use of past tenses. Additionally, you will be able to talk about your future goals.  Finally, you will be ready for A2.1.

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS: Cosmopolite 1 (textbook and workbook).  In A1.4, Dossiers 7 and 8 will be covered. The Cosmopolite 1 textbooks will be used in all of the A1 classes (A1.1 to A1.4 or 101 to 104).

MEMBERSHIP: As a membership based non-profit organization, we require that all students be members of Alliance Française de Denver.  Our memberships are valid for one year.

NEW STUDENTS: If you have taken French before, we suggest you take our free placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

A2.2 6:00-8:30 p.m.

Foundation

This class is designed for students who have completed French A2.1 (201) or who have studied French for a minimum of 150 hours. After having successfully completed French A2.2, you will be able to speak in detail about your personal, academic and professional experiences, tell stories in past-tense, understand the main idea of a text or a podcast, and express value judgments. Various topics of conversation and culture will be covered. 

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS:  Cosmopolite 2 (textbook and workbook), which will be used in each class of the A2 series (A2.1, A2.2, A2.3, and A2.4).  In this course, Dossiers 1 and 2 will be covered. 

MEMBERSHIP: As a membership based non-profit organization, we require that all students be members of Alliance Française de Denver. Our memberships are valid for one year.

NEW STUDENTS: If you have taken French before, we suggest you take our free placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.

Please note that there will be no class on May 30th.



Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

A2.3 6:00-8:30 p.m.

Foundation

Designed for students who have completed A2.2 (202) or who have had 250 hours of course work in French.  After having successfully completed French A2.3 (203), you will be able to talk about education, travel and music. You will also be able to express cause and effect, describe subtle impressions and aspirations. Grammar points will include complex sentences, as well as the present continuous and the subjunctive. Diverse aspects of life in France will be discussed.

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS:  Cosmopolite 2 (textbook and workbook), which will be used in each class of the A2 series (A2.1, A2.2, A2.3, and A2.4).  In this course, Dossiers 5 and 6 will be covered. 

MEMBERSHIP: As a membership based non-profit organization, we require that all students be members of Alliance Française de Denver. Our memberships are valid for one year.

NEW STUDENTS: If you have taken French before, we suggest you take our free placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.

Please note that there will be no class on May 30th.



Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

A2.4 6:00-8:30 p.m.

Foundation

This class is designed for students who have completed A2.3 (203) or who have had 250 hours of course work in French.  After having successfully completed French A2.4 (204), you will be able to talk about education, travel, food, culture, and consumer lifestyles.  You will be able to describe subtle impressions and aspirations.  You will also be able to express goals as well as cause and effect relationships.   You will be able to express hypothetical situations.  Finally, you will have been introduced to the subjunctive. 

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS:  Cosmopolite 2 (textbook and workbook), which will be used in each class of the A2 series (A2.1, A2.2, A2.3, and A2.4).  In this course, Dossiers 5 and 6 will be covered. 


MEMBERSHIP: As a membership based non-profit organization, we require that all students be members of Alliance Française de Denver. Our memberships are valid for one year.

NEW STUDENTS: If you have taken French before, we suggest you take our free placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

B1.1 6:00-8:30 p.m.

Foundation

This course is designed for students who have completed French A2.4 (204) or who have studied French for a minimum of 200 hours.  After having successfully completed French B1.1 (301), you will be able to express goals and desires, talk about the weather, defend your opinion, and examine board games! Topics of conversation revolving around day-to-day life will be discussed.  This course will cover aspects of France and Francophone cultures.  

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS:  Cosmopolite  3 (textbook and workbook), which will be used in each class of the B1 level (B1.1, B1.2, B1.3, and B1.4).  In this class, Dossier 1 and Dossier 2 will be covered. 

MEMBERSHIP: As a membership based non-profit organization, we require that all students be me

Please note:  There will be no class on May 30th.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

B1.2 6:00-8:30 p.m.

Foundation

This course is designed for students who have completed French B1.1 (301) or who have studied French for a minimum of 200 hours. After having successfully completed French B1.1, you will be able to express goals and desires, talk about the weather, defend your opinion, and start using the subjunctive!  Diverse topics of conversation and culture revolving around day-to-day life and France and the Francophone world will be discussed. 

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS:  Cosmopolite  3 (textbook and workbook), which will be used in each class of the B1 level (B1.1, B1.2, B1.3, and B1.4).  In this class, Dossier 3 and Dossier 4 will be covered. 

MEMBERSHIP: As a membership based non-profit organization, we require that all students be members of Alliance Française de Denver.  Our memberships are valid for one year.

NEW STUDENTS: If you have taken French before, we suggest you take our free placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

B1.4 6:00-8:30 p.m.

Foundation

This course is designed for students who have completed French B1.3 (303) or who have studied French for a minimum of 300 hours. After having successfully completed French B1.3, you will be able to express goals and desires, talk about the weather, converse about your travels, make a structured presentation, and use the subjunctive!  Diverse topics of conversation about French and Francophone societies and cultures will be covered. 

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS: Cosmopolite  3 (textbook and workbook).  This class covers Dossiers 7 and 8. 

MEMBERSHIP: As a membership based non-profit organization, we require that all students be members of Alliance Française de Denver.  Our memberships are valid for one year.

NEW STUDENTS: If you have taken French before, we suggest you take our free placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

B2++ 10:00 am -12:30 pm

Foundation

This in-person class is designed for students at the B2 Upper Intermediate level or higher or for students who have taken more than 650 hours of French.

In this class, students will participate in enticing conversations about current events and culture pertaining to the French speaking world (France, Belgium, West Africa, etc.).  Based on news videos and podcasts, they will engage in class discussions and defend their opinions.  Additionally, they will learn new idiomatic expressions, proverbs, as well as a plethora of linguistic subtleties.  

This class is taught entirely in French. 

Please note:  There will be no class during the week of Thanksgiving. 


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

B2.4 6:00-8:30 pm

Foundation

This course is designed for students who have completed French B2.3 (403) or who have studied French for a minimum of 375 hours.  After having successfully completed French B2.4, you will be able to converse and write about a wide range of subjects pertaining to current affairs or culture; you will be able to communicate with a greater degree of fluency and spontaneity; you will be able to understand the fundamental idea of a complex text or a technical piece related to your field; you will be able to produce detailed writing on a wide range of topics; you will be able to explain your point of view on a current issue by giving advantages and disadvantages.

REQUIRED TEXTBOOOKS: Cosmopolite 4 (textbook and workbook).  In this course, you will cover Dossiers 7 and 8 in Cosmopolite 4.

MEMBERSHIP: As a membership based non-profit organization, we require that all students be members of Alliance Française de Denver. Our memberships are valid for one year.

NEW STUDENTS: If you have taken French before, we suggest you take our free placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.






Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

Beginner & Upper Beginner Conversation A1/A2 9am 11am

Conversation

Pace: 2 hours over 11 weeks
B1 Intermediate

B1.1 6:00-8:30 p.m.

Foundation

This course is designed for students who have completed French A2.4 (204) or who have studied French for a minimum of 200 hours.  After having successfully completed French B1.1 (301), you will be able to express goals and desires, talk about the weather, defend your opinion, and examine board games! Topics of conversation revolving around day-to-day life will be discussed.  This course will cover aspects of France and Francophone cultures.  

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS:  Cosmopolite  3 (textbook and workbook), which will be used in each class of the B1 level (B1.1, B1.2, B1.3, and B1.4).  In this class, Dossier 1 and Dossier 2 will be covered. 

MEMBERSHIP: As a membership based non-profit organization, we require that all students be me

Please note:  There will be no class on May 30th.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

B1.2 6:00-8:30 p.m.

Foundation

This course is designed for students who have completed French B1.1 (301) or who have studied French for a minimum of 200 hours. After having successfully completed French B1.1, you will be able to express goals and desires, talk about the weather, defend your opinion, and start using the subjunctive!  Diverse topics of conversation and culture revolving around day-to-day life and France and the Francophone world will be discussed. 

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS:  Cosmopolite  3 (textbook and workbook), which will be used in each class of the B1 level (B1.1, B1.2, B1.3, and B1.4).  In this class, Dossier 3 and Dossier 4 will be covered. 

MEMBERSHIP: As a membership based non-profit organization, we require that all students be members of Alliance Française de Denver.  Our memberships are valid for one year.

NEW STUDENTS: If you have taken French before, we suggest you take our free placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

B1.4 6:00-8:30 p.m.

Foundation

This course is designed for students who have completed French B1.3 (303) or who have studied French for a minimum of 300 hours. After having successfully completed French B1.3, you will be able to express goals and desires, talk about the weather, converse about your travels, make a structured presentation, and use the subjunctive!  Diverse topics of conversation about French and Francophone societies and cultures will be covered. 

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS: Cosmopolite  3 (textbook and workbook).  This class covers Dossiers 7 and 8. 

MEMBERSHIP: As a membership based non-profit organization, we require that all students be members of Alliance Française de Denver.  Our memberships are valid for one year.

NEW STUDENTS: If you have taken French before, we suggest you take our free placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks
B1 Intermediate

Casse-Croûte B1 12:00-1:00

Conversation

Les “casse-croutes” de l’Alliance Francaise de Denver – Special Lunch Time Conversation Program BYOCC! (Bring Your Own Casse-Croûte !) From the literal translation to “break the crust” (as in breaking bread), the Casse-Croûte is a light meal shared between friends, colleagues, and family; a French version of a brown-bag lunch. Join us for a lively conversation based on current events/a magazine article/news, etc. related to your level of French. Conversations will be facilitated by the teacher who will prepare something different for each session. No textbook needed for this class. 



Pace: 1 hour over 11 weeks

Intermediate Conversation B1 - 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Conversation

This in-person course is designed to encourage B1-B2 level students (previously 300-400) to converse. Different topics will be chosen by the instructor each week. Fun activities will be planned including role playing, presentations, discussions, games, etc. No textbook needed for this class.

NEW STUDENTS: If you have taken French before, we suggest you take our free placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level. 



Pace: 2 hours over 11 weeks

Paris and its arrondissements (4wks) B1 - 6:00-8:00pm

Workshop

In this conference, we will learn about the most important and famous landmarks of each arrondissement. We will talk about its history and the unconventional activities in each arrondissement.

This class is for A2-B1 level students. 


Pace: 2 hours over 4 weeks
B1.1 Intermediate

B1.1 6:00-8:30 p.m.

Foundation

This course is designed for students who have completed French A2.4 (204) or who have studied French for a minimum of 200 hours.  After having successfully completed French B1.1 (301), you will be able to express goals and desires, talk about the weather, defend your opinion, and examine board games! Topics of conversation revolving around day-to-day life will be discussed.  This course will cover aspects of France and Francophone cultures.  

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS:  Cosmopolite  3 (textbook and workbook), which will be used in each class of the B1 level (B1.1, B1.2, B1.3, and B1.4).  In this class, Dossier 1 and Dossier 2 will be covered. 

MEMBERSHIP: As a membership based non-profit organization, we require that all students be me

Please note:  There will be no class on May 30th.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks
B1.2 Intermediate

B1.2 6:00-8:30 p.m.

Foundation

This course is designed for students who have completed French B1.1 (301) or who have studied French for a minimum of 200 hours. After having successfully completed French B1.1, you will be able to express goals and desires, talk about the weather, defend your opinion, and start using the subjunctive!  Diverse topics of conversation and culture revolving around day-to-day life and France and the Francophone world will be discussed. 

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS:  Cosmopolite  3 (textbook and workbook), which will be used in each class of the B1 level (B1.1, B1.2, B1.3, and B1.4).  In this class, Dossier 3 and Dossier 4 will be covered. 

MEMBERSHIP: As a membership based non-profit organization, we require that all students be members of Alliance Française de Denver.  Our memberships are valid for one year.

NEW STUDENTS: If you have taken French before, we suggest you take our free placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks
B1.4 Intermediate

B1.4 6:00-8:30 p.m.

Foundation

This course is designed for students who have completed French B1.3 (303) or who have studied French for a minimum of 300 hours. After having successfully completed French B1.3, you will be able to express goals and desires, talk about the weather, converse about your travels, make a structured presentation, and use the subjunctive!  Diverse topics of conversation about French and Francophone societies and cultures will be covered. 

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS: Cosmopolite  3 (textbook and workbook).  This class covers Dossiers 7 and 8. 

MEMBERSHIP: As a membership based non-profit organization, we require that all students be members of Alliance Française de Denver.  Our memberships are valid for one year.

NEW STUDENTS: If you have taken French before, we suggest you take our free placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks
B2 Upper Intermediate

B2++ 10:00 am -12:30 pm

Foundation

This in-person class is designed for students at the B2 Upper Intermediate level or higher or for students who have taken more than 650 hours of French.

In this class, students will participate in enticing conversations about current events and culture pertaining to the French speaking world (France, Belgium, West Africa, etc.).  Based on news videos and podcasts, they will engage in class discussions and defend their opinions.  Additionally, they will learn new idiomatic expressions, proverbs, as well as a plethora of linguistic subtleties.  

This class is taught entirely in French. 

Please note:  There will be no class during the week of Thanksgiving. 


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

B2.4 6:00-8:30 pm

Foundation

This course is designed for students who have completed French B2.3 (403) or who have studied French for a minimum of 375 hours.  After having successfully completed French B2.4, you will be able to converse and write about a wide range of subjects pertaining to current affairs or culture; you will be able to communicate with a greater degree of fluency and spontaneity; you will be able to understand the fundamental idea of a complex text or a technical piece related to your field; you will be able to produce detailed writing on a wide range of topics; you will be able to explain your point of view on a current issue by giving advantages and disadvantages.

REQUIRED TEXTBOOOKS: Cosmopolite 4 (textbook and workbook).  In this course, you will cover Dossiers 7 and 8 in Cosmopolite 4.

MEMBERSHIP: As a membership based non-profit organization, we require that all students be members of Alliance Française de Denver. Our memberships are valid for one year.

NEW STUDENTS: If you have taken French before, we suggest you take our free placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.






Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks
B2 Upper Intermediate

Advanced Conversation and Current Events (B2+) 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Conversation

This course is designed to encourage students at the B2 level (Advanced) and higher to converse and discuss current events. Different topics and authentic documents will be chosen by the instructor each week. Discussion about cultural, societal, and scientific issues will be encouraged throughout the session.  No textbook required for this class.


Pace: 2 hours over 11 weeks

Intermediate Conversation B1 - 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Conversation

This in-person course is designed to encourage B1-B2 level students (previously 300-400) to converse. Different topics will be chosen by the instructor each week. Fun activities will be planned including role playing, presentations, discussions, games, etc. No textbook needed for this class.

NEW STUDENTS: If you have taken French before, we suggest you take our free placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level. 



Pace: 2 hours over 11 weeks
B2.4 Upper Intermediate

B2.4 6:00-8:30 pm

Foundation

This course is designed for students who have completed French B2.3 (403) or who have studied French for a minimum of 375 hours.  After having successfully completed French B2.4, you will be able to converse and write about a wide range of subjects pertaining to current affairs or culture; you will be able to communicate with a greater degree of fluency and spontaneity; you will be able to understand the fundamental idea of a complex text or a technical piece related to your field; you will be able to produce detailed writing on a wide range of topics; you will be able to explain your point of view on a current issue by giving advantages and disadvantages.

REQUIRED TEXTBOOOKS: Cosmopolite 4 (textbook and workbook).  In this course, you will cover Dossiers 7 and 8 in Cosmopolite 4.

MEMBERSHIP: As a membership based non-profit organization, we require that all students be members of Alliance Française de Denver. Our memberships are valid for one year.

NEW STUDENTS: If you have taken French before, we suggest you take our free placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.






Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks
C1 Advanced

B2++ 10:00 am -12:30 pm

Foundation

This in-person class is designed for students at the B2 Upper Intermediate level or higher or for students who have taken more than 650 hours of French.

In this class, students will participate in enticing conversations about current events and culture pertaining to the French speaking world (France, Belgium, West Africa, etc.).  Based on news videos and podcasts, they will engage in class discussions and defend their opinions.  Additionally, they will learn new idiomatic expressions, proverbs, as well as a plethora of linguistic subtleties.  

This class is taught entirely in French. 

Please note:  There will be no class during the week of Thanksgiving. 


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks
C1 Advanced

Advanced Conversation and Current Events (B2+) 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Conversation

This course is designed to encourage students at the B2 level (Advanced) and higher to converse and discuss current events. Different topics and authentic documents will be chosen by the instructor each week. Discussion about cultural, societal, and scientific issues will be encouraged throughout the session.  No textbook required for this class.


Pace: 2 hours over 11 weeks

Intermediate Conversation B1 - 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Conversation

This in-person course is designed to encourage B1-B2 level students (previously 300-400) to converse. Different topics will be chosen by the instructor each week. Fun activities will be planned including role playing, presentations, discussions, games, etc. No textbook needed for this class.

NEW STUDENTS: If you have taken French before, we suggest you take our free placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level. 



Pace: 2 hours over 11 weeks
C2 Advanced

B2++ 10:00 am -12:30 pm

Foundation

This in-person class is designed for students at the B2 Upper Intermediate level or higher or for students who have taken more than 650 hours of French.

In this class, students will participate in enticing conversations about current events and culture pertaining to the French speaking world (France, Belgium, West Africa, etc.).  Based on news videos and podcasts, they will engage in class discussions and defend their opinions.  Additionally, they will learn new idiomatic expressions, proverbs, as well as a plethora of linguistic subtleties.  

This class is taught entirely in French. 

Please note:  There will be no class during the week of Thanksgiving. 


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks




FREE PLACEMENT TEST

If you have taken French before, we suggest you take our FREE placement test to ensure you start at the right level. You can take the test directly online.


ONLINE PLACEMENT TEST


After taking an online written test you will be prompted to schedule an oral test over the phone with our Education Coordinator.




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