French

Whether you want to speak French for business or personal reasons, our classes are a great way to learn. And our classes cover the full range of proficiency levels from beginning to advanced.
Beginning French classes introduce you to basic vocabulary and expressions used in everyday situations.

Beginning lessons cover how to:

  • Ask and respond to simple questions
  • Engage in simple conversations
  • Interact in social, business, and travel situations
  • Read a variety of basic written materials
  • Write simple sentences on everyday topics

Intermediate and advanced classes build on your existing skills to help you read, write, and speak French with greater fluency.

Intermediate and advanced lessons teach you how to:

  • Engage in conversations with ease and confidence
  • Increase your proficiency in French grammar and vocabulary
  • Read and understand the meaning of French texts and articles
  • Write short essays on common topics
  • Deepen your understanding of current French culture

Classes meet once a week for 5-10 weeks. All instructors are fluent French speakers with extensive teaching experience.


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Current French Classes

  • Dynamic French 5

    Would you like to speak French naturally? This class is designed for those who wish to learn the language from fun activities and more practical practices! Students will acquire basic French conversational skills as well as reading and writing skills... More about Dynamic French 5

  • French 1

    For students with little or no previous knowledge of French. Participants will learn basic verb conjugations and usage, simple conversations, and pronunciation of the alphabet, as well as cultural information. Tuition includes a text. More about French 1

  • French 2

    Students will continue to learn basic structures while expanding expression in practical situations. Topics may include transportation, directions, shopping, and daily routines. . Tuition includes a text. More about French 2

  • French 3

    Students will learn to use past verb tenses, and topics may include historical and holiday traditions. More about French 3

  • French 5

    This course is for students who have studied the basic concepts of the language and who wish to expand vocabulary and fluency to carry on increasingly complex conversational situations.. Required text: Deux Mondes Intro to French ISBN: Text 978-0073386454, Workbook... More about French 5

  • French 6

    This intermediate-advanced level course is for students who have studied the basic concepts of the language and wish to review French grammar and lexicon and strengthen their comprehension, fluency, speaking and writing.. Required text: Deux Mondes Intro to French ISBN:... More about French 6

  • French in Review: Levels 4 - 6

    This class offers a review of the vocabulary, expressions, and grammatical concepts introduced in French 4 through 6. Emphasis is on practice, speaking and listening comprehension, and a systematic review of grammar in context. Textbook required: Deux Mondes - 5th... More about French in Review: Levels 4 - 6

  • Dynamic French for Beginners

    Would you like to speak French naturally? This class is designed for those who wish to learn the language from fun activities and more practical practices! Students will acquire basic French conversational skills as well as reading and writing skills... More about Dynamic French for Beginners

  • Dynamic French 2

    Would you like to speak French naturally? This class is designed for those who wish to learn the language from fun activities and more practical practices! Students will acquire basic French conversational skills as well as reading and writing skills... More about Dynamic French 2

  • Dynamic French 3

    This class builds on the basic French conversational skills gained in Dynamic French 1 & 2. Students continue to learn the language through fun activities and more practical practices. Students will broaden their conversational skills as well as reading and... More about Dynamic French 3

  • Advanced Conversational French

    Immerse yourself in French and boost your pronunciation, listening comprehension, and speaking skills. Emphasis is placed on communicating in practical real-life situations with the objective to increase your vocabulary and fluency. Also included is a review of advanced grammar concepts.... More about Advanced Conversational French

  • Basic Conversational French

    Immerse yourself in French and boost your pronunciation, listening comprehension, grammar and speaking skills! Communicate in simple yet practical real-life contexts, and increase your daily vocabulary, fluency and confidence. Prerequisite: 2 quarters of French or equivalent experience. More about Basic Conversational French

  • French Book Club

    This class aims to strengthen reading comprehension, vocabulary, and pronunciation. Throughout the quarter, students will focus on reading 1 novel and literature selections will vary by quarter. Intended for students in French level 4 or above (intermediate). More about French Book Club

  • French Grammar Tune-Up

    This course aims to help you review, understand, and master some of the more challenging French grammar concepts introduced in the first four levels of French. Prerequisite: 4 quarters of French or equivalent. More about French Grammar Tune-Up

  • French in Review: Level 1 - 3

    This class offers a review of the vocabulary, expressions, and grammatical concepts introduced in French 1 through 3. Emphasis is on practice, speaking and listening comprehension, and a systematic review of grammar in context. More about French in Review: Level 1 - 3

  • French Through Current Events

    See France the way the French do! Read and discuss current events using the latest publications, while enriching your vocabulary and pronunciation. This is an advanced level course designed for students with high fluency. Class is taught entirely in French. More about French Through Current Events

  • Intermediate Conversational French

    Immerse yourself in French and boost your pronunciation, listening comprehension, and speaking skills. Emphasis is placed on communicating in practical real-life situations with the objective to increase your vocabulary and fluency. Also included is a review of critical grammar concepts.... More about Intermediate Conversational French

  • La France et ses Terroirs: Discovery of Regional France

    Are you interested in exploring regional cultures and traditions in France behind the language? In this class, students will learn a variety of aspects of different regions in France through their specific cuisine, heritage, dialect, history, etc. Discover the real... More about La France et ses Terroirs: Discovery of Regional France

  • Survival French for the Traveler

    "Parlez-vous français? Oui!" Anyone can learn the basics of the French language in just three hours. Learn to pronounce challenging French sounds, exchange greetings, order popular dishes and wines from a French menu, and receive valuable cultural tips to ease... More about Survival French for the Traveler

  • Variations Françaises

    Variations Françaises is an opportunity to improve your advanced conversational fluency in French while examining a panorama of French culture and society through movies, commercials, poems, songs and other media. Advanced. More about Variations Françaises