FRENCH CONVERSATION CLASSES

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

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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

Conversation and Grammar B1 12:00-1:30 pm

Conversation

This class is designed for students who have completed the A2 series of classes or who have had at least 200 hours of course work in French.  Through conversation around daily life and travel topics, students will have the opportunity to put into practice what they have learned so far and to engage in discussions pertaining to culture and society. 

 At the same time, they will review grammatical rules pertaining to the B1 (Intermediate level) such as past tenses, the future, the conditional, the subjunctive, direct and indirect pronouns, relative pronouns.  

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 during the week of Thanksgiving. 


Pace: 1.5 hours over 8 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 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
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
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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

Conversation and Grammar B1 12:00-1:30 pm

Conversation

This class is designed for students who have completed the A2 series of classes or who have had at least 200 hours of course work in French.  Through conversation around daily life and travel topics, students will have the opportunity to put into practice what they have learned so far and to engage in discussions pertaining to culture and society. 

 At the same time, they will review grammatical rules pertaining to the B1 (Intermediate level) such as past tenses, the future, the conditional, the subjunctive, direct and indirect pronouns, relative pronouns.  

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 during the week of Thanksgiving. 


Pace: 1.5 hours over 8 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 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
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




2022

WINTER TERM

Intensives
1/2 - 1/8

Classes
1/9 - 3/26


2022

SPRING TERM

Intensives
3/27 - 4/2

Classes
4/3 - 6/18


2022

SUMMER TERM

Intensives
6/19 - 6/25

Classes
6/26 - 9/10
No classes on May 30th and July 4th

2022

FALL TERM

Intensives
9/11 - 9/17

Classes
9/18 - 12/10
No classes during Thanks Giving week (11/20-11/26)





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.




BIENVENUE!

The Alliance Française de Denver offers classes in four convenient locations.

DENVER CLASSES

DENVER CLASSES

Alliance Française de Denver
571 Galapago Street
Denver, CO 80204 USA

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BOULDER CLASSES

BOULDER CLASSES

Galvanize Boulder
1023 Walnut Street
Boulder, CO 80302

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EVERGREEN CLASSES

EVERGREEN CLASSES

Center for the Arts Evergreen
31880 Rocky Village Dr.
Evergreen, CO 80469

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CENTENNIAL CLASSES

CENTENNIAL CLASSES

Hamsher Wealth Management
6950 E Belleview Ave Suite 103
Greenwood Village, CO 80111

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The evolution of the French language

The evolution of the French language

Have you ever asked yourself where modern French originates from? Non? Pas de problème! You can always use this extra knowledge at a party. 

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NEW SPRING TERM FRENCH WORKSHOPS FOR ADULTS

NEW SPRING TERM FRENCH WORKSHOPS FOR ADULTS

Learn about French phonetics, other French territories and more!

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Café Culturel - Le sens de la propreté à Versailles sous Louis XIV - 4/29/21 @ 6pm

Café Culturel - Le sens de la propreté à Versailles sous Louis XIV - 4/29/21 @ 6pm

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Café des Arts: Le Corbusier - April 22 @ 7pm

Café des Arts: Le Corbusier - April 22 @ 7pm

Le Corbusier is revered as one of the most influential architects of the 20th century. We will look at some of his buildings and see why he is so important, and also why some of his ideas are still controversial today.

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French for Travelers

French for Travelers

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.  

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Civilisation de la francophonie

Civilisation de la francophonie

This course is designed for students at the Intermediate level (those who have completed the A2 series of classes and those at the B1 level).  It presents facets of culture or civilization experienced in all parts of the world where French plays a major role. 

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Les Beaux Villages de France

Les Beaux Villages de France

France is home to picturesque villages and seaside communities dating back to medieval or Roman times.  In this course, we will delve into their unique stories, history, geographical locations and cultural heritage.  

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Winter session

Winter session

Registrations for Winter Session classes and workshops are now open. We offer a wide range of French classes for adults and children from beginner to advanced levels. Sign up before it is too late! 

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WHAT OUR MEMBERS ARE SAYING

"I'd like to start this off by thanking you for teaching me so much French. You were a great teacher and you helped me learn so many new things. I'd also like to apologize for missing a lot of lessons, although I'm sure that I would've rather gone to them. Again, you are the best teacher I've ever had, and it's sad to say goodbye to you."
Lir M.
"Alliance Française de Denver created a wonderful virtual environment where I spent my Summer vacation; visiting the winemaking area of Bouzy; celebrating Bastille Day; learning how to cook with flowers; touring historic châteaux and beautiful villages; all in the safety and comfort of my home.

A real treat for any Francophone person; especially having a daily place for French chat to try out and maintain colloquial skills."
Stephen G.
"Anne is fantastic! The material is fast paced for this "old dog" to learn new tricks, but we could not go slower. It has been very helpful to prepare me for my trip to France."
Sue T.
"A great place to learn and practice French while getting acquainted with French culture and interesting people. I definitely recommend AFD and their events. Je parle français! Et vous?"
Cristina G.

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