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 is for complete beginners, i.e., students who have never taken 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 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 placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

A1.1 9:30-12:00 p.m

Foundation

French A1.1 is for complete beginners, i.e., students who have never taken 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 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 placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

A1.2 9:30-12:00 p.m

Foundation

French A1.2 is designed for students who have completed A1.1 or for false beginners (those who had French before but forgot almost all of it). The emphasis in French A1.2 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 thoughts and opinions.

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 A1.2, Dossiers 3 and 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 placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

A1.2 10:00-12:30 p.m

Foundation

French A1.2 is designed for students who have completed A1.1 or for false beginners (those who had French before but forgot almost all of it). The emphasis in French A1.2 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 thoughts and opinions.

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 A1.2, Dossiers 3 and 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 placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

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

Foundation

French A1.2 is designed for students who have completed A1.1 or for false beginners (those who had French before but forgot almost all of it). The emphasis in French A1.2 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 thoughts and opinions.

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 A1.2, Dossiers 3 and 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 placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

A1.3 6:00-8:30 p.m.

Foundation

French A1.3 This class is designed for students who have completed A1.2.  After having successfully completed French A1.3, you will be able to understand and use familiar every day 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), which will be used in each class of the A1 level (A1.1, A1.2, A1.3, and A1.4). In A1.3, 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 placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.


There will be no class May 29.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

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

Foundation

French A1.3 This class is designed for students who have completed A1.2.  After having successfully completed French A1.3, you will be able to understand and use familiar every day 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), which will be used in each class of the A1 level (A1.1, A1.2, A1.3, and A1.4). In A1.3, 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 placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks



Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

A1.3 10:30 - 1:00 p.m.

Foundation

French A1.3 This class is designed for students who have completed A1.2.  After having successfully completed French A1.3, you will be able to understand and use familiar every day 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), which will be used in each class of the A1 level (A1.1, A1.2, A1.3, and A1.4). In A1.3, 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 placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks



Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

A1.4 6:00-8:00 pm

Foundation

French A1.4 This course is designed for students who have completed A1.3.  After having successfully completed French A1.4, you will be able to speak about your family, your profession, and personal interests. We will also be reviewing the ability 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), which will be used in each class of the A1 level (A1.1, A1.2, A1.3, and A1.4). In A1.4, Dossiers 7 and 8 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 placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.

There will be no class May 29.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

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

Foundation

French A1.4 This course is designed for students who have completed A1.3.  After having successfully completed French A1.4, you will be able to speak about your family, your profession, and personal interests. We will also be reviewing the ability 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), which will be used in each class of the A1 level (A1.1, A1.2, A1.3, and A1.4). In A1.4, Dossiers 7 and 8 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 placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

A1.4 7:30-10:00 a.m.

Foundation

French A1.4 This course is designed for students who have completed A1.3.  After having successfully completed French A1.4, you will be able to speak about your family, your profession, and personal interests. We will also be reviewing the ability 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), which will be used in each class of the A1 level (A1.1, A1.2, A1.3, and A1.4). In A1.4, Dossiers 7 and 8 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 placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

Brush-Up A1 - 8:00-10:00 am

Intensive
This class is designed for students who have already finished the A1 series, who are feeling rusty and want to brush-up on grammar before starting the next session of classes. Students who learned French elsewhere are welcome as well. This class is a great way to get a head-start on the next step in your “learning French” journey.

Due to the Easter holiday, the last class meeting will take place Tuesday, April 11.
Pace: 10 hours over 1 week

Fast Track A1.1 6:00-7:15 a.m.

Fast Track

Learn French over breakfast! Bring your coffee and participate in our first morning fast-track class.

Fast Track A1.1 is for false beginners, i.e., students who have had some French, but remember little.  This class meets four times a week for 1 hour, and entails 2 to 3 hours of homework per week.  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 French A1.1, Dossiers 0, 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.


Pace: 5 hours over 4 weeks

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

Fast Track

Fast Track A1.1 is for false beginners, i.e., students who have had some French, but remember little.  This class meets twice a week for 2.5 hours and entails 2 to 3 hours of homework per week.  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 French A1.1, Dossiers 0, 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.




Pace: 5 hours over 4 weeks

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

Fast Track

Fast Track A1.2 is designed for students who have completed A1.1 (101) or for false beginners.. 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), which will be used in each class of the A1 level (A1.1, A1.2, A1.3, and A1.4). In A1.2, Dossiers 3 and 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: 5 hours over 4 weeks
A1 Beginner

French for Travelers (6wks) 12:00-1:30 pm

Workshop
This 6-week course is designed for complete or false beginners who are preparing to travel to a French-speaking country in the near future.  The focus of the course is on needed language tools to travel.  Students will be taught to introduce themselves, understand and ask for directions, order from a restaurant menu, purchase items, etc.

Required material: None!
Pace: 1.5 over 6 weeks

La Cuisine Francophone (5 wks) A1 / A2 - 9:30 - 11:30 am

Workshop
In this class, students will discover the beauty of not only French cuisine, but cuisine from around the French speaking world. Over 5 weeks, students will watch videos and engage in discussion that will not only donne faim to participants, but demonstrate the richness of the Francophonie in the world. Come see what foods the French-speaking world has to offer!

Required Materials: None! 
Pace: 2 hours over 5 weeks
A1.1 Beginner

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

Foundation

French A1.1 is for complete beginners, i.e., students who have never taken 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 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 placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

A1.1 9:30-12:00 p.m

Foundation

French A1.1 is for complete beginners, i.e., students who have never taken 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 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 placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

Fast Track A1.1 6:00-7:15 a.m.

Fast Track

Learn French over breakfast! Bring your coffee and participate in our first morning fast-track class.

Fast Track A1.1 is for false beginners, i.e., students who have had some French, but remember little.  This class meets four times a week for 1 hour, and entails 2 to 3 hours of homework per week.  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 French A1.1, Dossiers 0, 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.


Pace: 5 hours over 4 weeks

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

Fast Track

Fast Track A1.1 is for false beginners, i.e., students who have had some French, but remember little.  This class meets twice a week for 2.5 hours and entails 2 to 3 hours of homework per week.  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 French A1.1, Dossiers 0, 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.




Pace: 5 hours over 4 weeks
A1.2 Beginner

A1.2 9:30-12:00 p.m

Foundation

French A1.2 is designed for students who have completed A1.1 or for false beginners (those who had French before but forgot almost all of it). The emphasis in French A1.2 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 thoughts and opinions.

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 A1.2, Dossiers 3 and 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 placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

A1.2 10:00-12:30 p.m

Foundation

French A1.2 is designed for students who have completed A1.1 or for false beginners (those who had French before but forgot almost all of it). The emphasis in French A1.2 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 thoughts and opinions.

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 A1.2, Dossiers 3 and 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 placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

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

Foundation

French A1.2 is designed for students who have completed A1.1 or for false beginners (those who had French before but forgot almost all of it). The emphasis in French A1.2 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 thoughts and opinions.

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 A1.2, Dossiers 3 and 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 placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

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

Fast Track

Fast Track A1.2 is designed for students who have completed A1.1 (101) or for false beginners.. 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), which will be used in each class of the A1 level (A1.1, A1.2, A1.3, and A1.4). In A1.2, Dossiers 3 and 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: 5 hours over 4 weeks
A1.3 Beginner

A1.3 6:00-8:30 p.m.

Foundation

French A1.3 This class is designed for students who have completed A1.2.  After having successfully completed French A1.3, you will be able to understand and use familiar every day 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), which will be used in each class of the A1 level (A1.1, A1.2, A1.3, and A1.4). In A1.3, 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 placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.


There will be no class May 29.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

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

Foundation

French A1.3 This class is designed for students who have completed A1.2.  After having successfully completed French A1.3, you will be able to understand and use familiar every day 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), which will be used in each class of the A1 level (A1.1, A1.2, A1.3, and A1.4). In A1.3, 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 placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks



Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

A1.3 10:30 - 1:00 p.m.

Foundation

French A1.3 This class is designed for students who have completed A1.2.  After having successfully completed French A1.3, you will be able to understand and use familiar every day 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), which will be used in each class of the A1 level (A1.1, A1.2, A1.3, and A1.4). In A1.3, 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 placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks



Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks
A1.4 Beginner

A1.4 6:00-8:00 pm

Foundation

French A1.4 This course is designed for students who have completed A1.3.  After having successfully completed French A1.4, you will be able to speak about your family, your profession, and personal interests. We will also be reviewing the ability 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), which will be used in each class of the A1 level (A1.1, A1.2, A1.3, and A1.4). In A1.4, Dossiers 7 and 8 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 placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.

There will be no class May 29.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

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

Foundation

French A1.4 This course is designed for students who have completed A1.3.  After having successfully completed French A1.4, you will be able to speak about your family, your profession, and personal interests. We will also be reviewing the ability 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), which will be used in each class of the A1 level (A1.1, A1.2, A1.3, and A1.4). In A1.4, Dossiers 7 and 8 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 placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

A1.4 7:30-10:00 a.m.

Foundation

French A1.4 This course is designed for students who have completed A1.3.  After having successfully completed French A1.4, you will be able to speak about your family, your profession, and personal interests. We will also be reviewing the ability 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), which will be used in each class of the A1 level (A1.1, A1.2, A1.3, and A1.4). In A1.4, Dossiers 7 and 8 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 placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks
A2 Upper Beginner

Grammar Boot Camp (4 wks) 9:30-11:30

Workshop
This course is designed to encourage A2/B1 level students to improve on specific grammar topics. Different topics will be chosen by the instructor each week.
Pace: 1 hour over 4 weeks

La Cuisine Francophone (5 wks) A1 / A2 - 9:30 - 11:30 am

Workshop
In this class, students will discover the beauty of not only French cuisine, but cuisine from around the French speaking world. Over 5 weeks, students will watch videos and engage in discussion that will not only donne faim to participants, but demonstrate the richness of the Francophonie in the world. Come see what foods the French-speaking world has to offer!

Required Materials: None! 
Pace: 2 hours over 5 weeks

La prononciation et La phonetique (2wks) 6:00-8:00 pm

Workshop

In this workshop, students will review specifics regarding French phonetics and pronunciation.


Required material: None!

Paris and its arrondissements (4wks) B1 - 9:30-11:30

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

Upper Beginner Conversation A2 12:30-2:00

Conversation

Pace: 1.5 hours over 11 weeks
A2.1 Upper Beginner

A2.1 5:30-8:00 p.m.

Foundation

French A2.1 This course is designed for students who have completed French A1.4. After having successfully completed French A2.1, you will be able to speak in detail about your personal, academic, and professional experiences, tell stories using past tenses, express what the point of something is, and express valued 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 placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.

There will be no class May 29.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks
A2.2 Upper Beginner

A2.2 2:30-5:00 p.m.

Foundation

French A2.2 This class is designed for students who have completed French A2.1. After having successfully completed French A2.2, you will be able to speak about your professional experiences, give advice, answer an experience survey, talk about events in detail, ask for explanation and express thoughts and concerns. 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 3 and 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 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

French A2.2 This class is designed for students who have completed French A2.1. After having successfully completed French A2.2, you will be able to speak about your professional experiences, give advice, answer an experience survey, talk about events in detail, ask for explanation and express thoughts and concerns. 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 3 and 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 placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.

There will be no class May 29.


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

A2.3 9:30-12:00 p.m.

Foundation

French A2.3 This class is designed for students who have completed French A2.2. After having successfully completed French A2.2, you will be able to speak about your professional experiences, give advice, answer an experience survey, talk about events in detail, ask for explanation and express thoughts and concerns. 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 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 placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

Les Beaux Villages de France (B1) 6wks 10:00-11:30

Workshop

Pace: 1.5 over 6 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 7 and 8 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

Les Beaux Villages de France (B1) 6wks 10:00-11:30

Workshop

Pace: 1.5 over 6 weeks
Adults Foundation

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

Foundation

French A1.1 is for complete beginners, i.e., students who have never taken 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 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 placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

A1.1 9:30-12:00 p.m

Foundation

French A1.1 is for complete beginners, i.e., students who have never taken 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 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 placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

A1.2 9:30-12:00 p.m

Foundation

French A1.2 is designed for students who have completed A1.1 or for false beginners (those who had French before but forgot almost all of it). The emphasis in French A1.2 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 thoughts and opinions.

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 A1.2, Dossiers 3 and 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 placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

A1.2 10:00-12:30 p.m

Foundation

French A1.2 is designed for students who have completed A1.1 or for false beginners (those who had French before but forgot almost all of it). The emphasis in French A1.2 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 thoughts and opinions.

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 A1.2, Dossiers 3 and 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 placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

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

Foundation

French A1.2 is designed for students who have completed A1.1 or for false beginners (those who had French before but forgot almost all of it). The emphasis in French A1.2 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 thoughts and opinions.

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 A1.2, Dossiers 3 and 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 placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

A1.3 6:00-8:30 p.m.

Foundation

French A1.3 This class is designed for students who have completed A1.2.  After having successfully completed French A1.3, you will be able to understand and use familiar every day 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), which will be used in each class of the A1 level (A1.1, A1.2, A1.3, and A1.4). In A1.3, 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 placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.


There will be no class May 29.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

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

Foundation

French A1.3 This class is designed for students who have completed A1.2.  After having successfully completed French A1.3, you will be able to understand and use familiar every day 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), which will be used in each class of the A1 level (A1.1, A1.2, A1.3, and A1.4). In A1.3, 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 placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks



Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

A1.3 10:30 - 1:00 p.m.

Foundation

French A1.3 This class is designed for students who have completed A1.2.  After having successfully completed French A1.3, you will be able to understand and use familiar every day 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), which will be used in each class of the A1 level (A1.1, A1.2, A1.3, and A1.4). In A1.3, 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 placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks



Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

A1.4 6:00-8:00 pm

Foundation

French A1.4 This course is designed for students who have completed A1.3.  After having successfully completed French A1.4, you will be able to speak about your family, your profession, and personal interests. We will also be reviewing the ability 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), which will be used in each class of the A1 level (A1.1, A1.2, A1.3, and A1.4). In A1.4, Dossiers 7 and 8 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 placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.

There will be no class May 29.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

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

Foundation

French A1.4 This course is designed for students who have completed A1.3.  After having successfully completed French A1.4, you will be able to speak about your family, your profession, and personal interests. We will also be reviewing the ability 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), which will be used in each class of the A1 level (A1.1, A1.2, A1.3, and A1.4). In A1.4, Dossiers 7 and 8 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 placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

A1.4 7:30-10:00 a.m.

Foundation

French A1.4 This course is designed for students who have completed A1.3.  After having successfully completed French A1.4, you will be able to speak about your family, your profession, and personal interests. We will also be reviewing the ability 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), which will be used in each class of the A1 level (A1.1, A1.2, A1.3, and A1.4). In A1.4, Dossiers 7 and 8 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 placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

A2.1 5:30-8:00 p.m.

Foundation

French A2.1 This course is designed for students who have completed French A1.4. After having successfully completed French A2.1, you will be able to speak in detail about your personal, academic, and professional experiences, tell stories using past tenses, express what the point of something is, and express valued 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 placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.

There will be no class May 29.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

A2.2 2:30-5:00 p.m.

Foundation

French A2.2 This class is designed for students who have completed French A2.1. After having successfully completed French A2.2, you will be able to speak about your professional experiences, give advice, answer an experience survey, talk about events in detail, ask for explanation and express thoughts and concerns. 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 3 and 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 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

French A2.2 This class is designed for students who have completed French A2.1. After having successfully completed French A2.2, you will be able to speak about your professional experiences, give advice, answer an experience survey, talk about events in detail, ask for explanation and express thoughts and concerns. 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 3 and 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 placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.

There will be no class May 29.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

A2.3 9:30-12:00 p.m.

Foundation

French A2.3 This class is designed for students who have completed French A2.2. After having successfully completed French A2.2, you will be able to speak about your professional experiences, give advice, answer an experience survey, talk about events in detail, ask for explanation and express thoughts and concerns. 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 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 placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.


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 7 and 8 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

B1.2 6:00-8:00 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 B1.2, 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

French B1.4 This course is designed for students who have completed French B1.3. After having successfully completed French B1.4, you will be able to understand TV shows and podcasts, explain scientific discoveries, express doubt and uncertainty, and express pros and cons. In grammar, you will learn how to use double pronouns, review superlatives and the use of the infinitive.

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 7 and Dossier 8 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 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. 


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

B2.1 6:00-8:30 p.m.

Foundation

This course is designed for students who have completed French B1.4 (304) or who have studied French for a minimum of 300 hours.  After having successfully completed French B2.1, you will be ready to continue exploring advanced aspects the French language.  You will be able to converse and write about a wide range of topics, such as music and films or current affairs.  You will be able defend your standpoints with supportive arguments.  This class will also work on writing argumentative essays. 

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS: Cosmopolite 4  (textbook and workbook). In this course, you will cover Dossiers 1 and 2. The same textbooks will be used in B2.2, B2.3, and B2.4.

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

B2.4 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

Brush-Up A1 - 8:00-10:00 am

Intensive
This class is designed for students who have already finished the A1 series, who are feeling rusty and want to brush-up on grammar before starting the next session of classes. Students who learned French elsewhere are welcome as well. This class is a great way to get a head-start on the next step in your “learning French” journey.

Due to the Easter holiday, the last class meeting will take place Tuesday, April 11.
Pace: 10 hours over 1 week

Fast Track A1.1 6:00-7:15 a.m.

Fast Track

Learn French over breakfast! Bring your coffee and participate in our first morning fast-track class.

Fast Track A1.1 is for false beginners, i.e., students who have had some French, but remember little.  This class meets four times a week for 1 hour, and entails 2 to 3 hours of homework per week.  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 French A1.1, Dossiers 0, 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.


Pace: 5 hours over 4 weeks

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

Fast Track

Fast Track A1.1 is for false beginners, i.e., students who have had some French, but remember little.  This class meets twice a week for 2.5 hours and entails 2 to 3 hours of homework per week.  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 French A1.1, Dossiers 0, 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.




Pace: 5 hours over 4 weeks

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

Fast Track

Fast Track A1.2 is designed for students who have completed A1.1 (101) or for false beginners.. 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), which will be used in each class of the A1 level (A1.1, A1.2, A1.3, and A1.4). In A1.2, Dossiers 3 and 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: 5 hours over 4 weeks

Les Beaux Villages de France (B1) 6wks 10:00-11:30

Workshop

Pace: 1.5 over 6 weeks
B1 Intermediate

B1.2 6:00-8:00 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 B1.2, 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

French B1.4 This course is designed for students who have completed French B1.3. After having successfully completed French B1.4, you will be able to understand TV shows and podcasts, explain scientific discoveries, express doubt and uncertainty, and express pros and cons. In grammar, you will learn how to use double pronouns, review superlatives and the use of the infinitive.

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 7 and Dossier 8 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 placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level.


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks
B1 Intermediate

Advanced Conversation and Grammar (B2-C2) 6pm-8:00pm.

Conversation

This course is designed for B1 to C2 (intermediate to advanced) students. In this French conversation class, discussion about topics related to current events, culture, science, and economics, is of the essence. Each week, the instructor selects different themes, drawn from newspaper or magazine articles, podcasts, excerpts from literary texts, French movie clips, etc. Exchange of ideas is highly encouraged and fun. Emphasis on pronunciation and grammar is made when necessary.

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



Pace: 2 hours over 11 weeks

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

Grammar Boot Camp (4 wks) 9:30-11:30

Workshop
This course is designed to encourage A2/B1 level students to improve on specific grammar topics. Different topics will be chosen by the instructor each week.
Pace: 1 hour over 4 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 placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level. 



Pace: 2 hours over 11 weeks

Les Beaux Villages de France (B1) 6wks 10:00-11:30

Workshop

Pace: 1.5 over 6 weeks

Paris and its arrondissements (4wks) B1 - 9:30-11:30

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

Upper Beginner Conversation A2 12:30-2:00

Conversation

Pace: 1.5 hours over 11 weeks
B1.2 Intermediate

B1.2 6:00-8:00 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 B1.2, 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

French B1.4 This course is designed for students who have completed French B1.3. After having successfully completed French B1.4, you will be able to understand TV shows and podcasts, explain scientific discoveries, express doubt and uncertainty, and express pros and cons. In grammar, you will learn how to use double pronouns, review superlatives and the use of the infinitive.

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 7 and Dossier 8 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 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. 


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

B2.1 6:00-8:30 p.m.

Foundation

This course is designed for students who have completed French B1.4 (304) or who have studied French for a minimum of 300 hours.  After having successfully completed French B2.1, you will be ready to continue exploring advanced aspects the French language.  You will be able to converse and write about a wide range of topics, such as music and films or current affairs.  You will be able defend your standpoints with supportive arguments.  This class will also work on writing argumentative essays. 

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS: Cosmopolite 4  (textbook and workbook). In this course, you will cover Dossiers 1 and 2. The same textbooks will be used in B2.2, B2.3, and B2.4.

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

B2.4 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

Advanced Conversation and Grammar (B2-C2) 6pm-8:00pm.

Conversation

This course is designed for B1 to C2 (intermediate to advanced) students. In this French conversation class, discussion about topics related to current events, culture, science, and economics, is of the essence. Each week, the instructor selects different themes, drawn from newspaper or magazine articles, podcasts, excerpts from literary texts, French movie clips, etc. Exchange of ideas is highly encouraged and fun. Emphasis on pronunciation and grammar is made when necessary.

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



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 placement test to ensure you are starting at the right level. 



Pace: 2 hours over 11 weeks
B2.1 Upper Intermediate

B2.1 6:00-8:30 p.m.

Foundation

This course is designed for students who have completed French B1.4 (304) or who have studied French for a minimum of 300 hours.  After having successfully completed French B2.1, you will be ready to continue exploring advanced aspects the French language.  You will be able to converse and write about a wide range of topics, such as music and films or current affairs.  You will be able defend your standpoints with supportive arguments.  This class will also work on writing argumentative essays. 

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS: Cosmopolite 4  (textbook and workbook). In this course, you will cover Dossiers 1 and 2. The same textbooks will be used in B2.2, B2.3, and B2.4.

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
B2.4 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. 


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

Advanced Conversation and Grammar (B2-C2) 6pm-8:00pm.

Conversation

This course is designed for B1 to C2 (intermediate to advanced) students. In this French conversation class, discussion about topics related to current events, culture, science, and economics, is of the essence. Each week, the instructor selects different themes, drawn from newspaper or magazine articles, podcasts, excerpts from literary texts, French movie clips, etc. Exchange of ideas is highly encouraged and fun. Emphasis on pronunciation and grammar is made when necessary.

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



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 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. 


Pace: 2.5 hours over 11 weeks

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