General French and
Specialized French online classes

 

General French classes

  • Our general French classes correspond to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages at levels A1.1 A1.2 A2.1 A2.2 B1.1 B1.2 B2.1 B2.2 C1.1 C1.2 C2.1 C2. 2.  The courses are designed for students and professionals working in international companies but they are suitable for anyone wishing to become familiar with the language of art, culture and diplomacy.
  • The price for one-hour lesson for A1.1 A1.2 A2.1 A2.2 B1.1 B1.2 B2.1 B2.2 is EUR 40.
  • The price for one-hour lesson for C1.1 C1.2 C2.1 C2.2 is EUR 45.

 

 

 

Preparation for DELF, DALF certificate exams

  • Obtaining a certificate is the successful completion of any training. When you hold internationally recognized DELF or DALF certificates, new opportunities for professional engagements open up to you. The certificates are structured around the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) and represent a global reference for learning languages.
  • DELF (Diplôme d'Etudes en Langue Française) and DALF (Diplôme Approfondi de Langue Française) are French as a foreign language diplomas issued by the French Ministry of Education. These certificates are recognized worldwide and are valid for life. They officially validate your French learning and allow you to study, work and immigrate in French-speaking countries. DELF, DALF certificates are prestigious diplomas that guarantee job retention, as they prove a brilliant exam performance and knowledge for life.
  • DELF is an official diploma issued by the French Ministry of Education for independent level of knowledge. There are several types of DELF certifications: DELF “Prim" which is for Primary School students (only available at pre A1 level, A1 and A2), "DELF Junior et Scolaire" which is aimed at Secondary School students, "DELF Tous Publics" which is aimed at adults and "DELF Pro" which is aimed at people who need French as a working language.  We prepare for all levels of DELF certification. We will help you in the best way to prepare for this official language examination. 
  • DALF is an official diploma issued by the French Ministry of Education for proficient level of knowledge. DALF consists of two independent diplomas corresponding to the advanced levels of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: the DALF C1 and the DALF C2. The language user at DALF C1 level is autonomous. He/she is able to communicate easily and spontaneously. He/she has a wide lexical repertoire and can choose an appropriate expression to introduce his/her comments. Can produce clear, well-constructed speech without hesitation, showing controlled use of structures. The mastery of the language at DALF C2 level is reflected in a degree of accuracy, appropriateness and fluency of expression. The C2 candidate is capable of carrying out academic or advanced tasks. We will help you in the best way to prepare for both levels of DALF certification.
  • The price for one-hour lesson on DELF or DALF is EUR 47.
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Specialized French classes

 

Our specialized French classes cover are suitable for students and corporate clients. The specialized classes are based on specific business sectors and target your professional language skills. In the specialized classes we go into detail in the language usage and terms of specific industries. Here are the available specialized courses:

 

Our specialized professional classes shall prepare you to obtain a Professional French Diploma:

 

Professional French Diplomas

  • The Diplomas of Professional French are certifications issued by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Paris Ile-de-France, which attest to the written and oral communication skills in French in the main areas of the professional world: business, law, health, diplomacy, tourism and hospitality, science and technology, fashion and design.
  • These diplomas are indexed to different levels according to Common European Framework of reference for languages of the Council of Europe (CEFR). The Diplomas in Professional French are designed to reflect the reality of your business sector.
  • The exams for professional diplomas are based on current activities in your professional field. The preparation for these diplomas enables you to acquire the skills expected by your future employers. In the business world, the ability to understand and make oneself understood by one's international partners is a key element for success.  
  • They enable you to identify the French language skills you need to adapt to the realities of the business world and develop an activity in a French-speaking environment. The Diplomas in Professional French provide a concrete response to the expectations of your employers or future employers.

We offer a large range of professional French courses with various profile that could be beneficial for your business activities. Whether you take the professional diploma exam or not, our courses shall be advantageous for your professional life. Such course are quite suitable for students who wish to obtain a Master degree in Law, International Relations, Medicine or Literature, History of Art, Fashion and design or Tourism in France or in any francophone country. If you are already a student – they will prepare you for your future career.

In the frame of our specialized classes, we also offer courses for students preparing for the exam of Bac de français or International Baccalaureate.

  • The price for a 45-minute lesson in Specialized French is EUR 50.

 

  • This course is suitable for international lawyers and students in law.
  • The course is an introduction to the legal lexicon as well as to the knowledge of the fields and sources of French law and justice. It allows students to practice written and oral French in a specific context.
  • Many grammar structures related to the specific terminology are introduced.
  • The course shall prepare you to obtain successfully a Diplôme de français professional “JURIDIQUE B2”. The latter is intended for students, trainees and professionals who work or are called upon to work with French-speaking lawyers and/or on legal documents written in French.
  • We shall provide you with a wide range of bibliography, which essential and useful for going further and deeply in this particular area.

 

French for diplomats

  • This course will enable you to acquire general knowledge in the field of European and international relations, to approach from different angles the place and stakes of France in international relations and to familiarize yourself with a specialized vocabulary.
  • We will train the implementation of communication strategies in an intercultural perspective: intensive training in exchanging views, defending interests and seeking compromise.
  • We will work for the acquisition of skills such as the expression of a constructed thought during the drafting of a file and its oral presentation.
  • The objective is to learn understanding and speaking in high formal speech.
  • European Union is discussed during the sessions

 

Medical French

  • The course is aimed at medical students, doctors and nurses who will be practising in France, working in a hospital or in a pharmaceutical company.
  • The topics developed concern medicines, medical examinations, hospitalization, patients, hospital, diseases etc.
  • Our training is helpful being interactive which enhances the comprehension of the activities.
  • The training is based on videos and authentic documents, audio files and photos.

 

History of French literature

  • The course offers an introduction to French literature and especially the period from the Middle Ages to the 18th century, placed within a broad historical and cultural context.
  • The aims is to introduce students to a variety of literary works of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. A diversity of genres, styles and literary traditions shall be explored.
  • Chivalry and the figure of the knight in the novels of Chretien de Troyes in Lancelot, Érec and Énide.
  • Romance of the Rose by Guillaume de Lorris
  • Poetry of Marie de France, Ronsard.
  • The new genre of essay introduced by Montaigne
  • Plays of Molière and Racine in Classical period.
  • Students will gain knowledge and in –depth understanding of key genres, authors and texts during the relevant period. Creative writing is studied in formal relation to the studied texts.
  • Students will learn how to analyse texts from semiotic point of view in relation to arts. The concept of “The Interartistic Phenomen” shall be introduced.

 

Art history of France 5th-17th century

  • Our French art history classes shall introduce you to different chefs-d'œuvre of French art and the associated art terminology. Artists, art historians and all students who are interested in history and civilization of France are welcome.
  • Discover Paris as a city of art. You will be delighted by the treasures of the Île Saint-Louis and the Louvre – once the medieval castle of Philippe Auguste, now it is one of the greatest museums in the world.
  • The first part of this course covers Romanesque art. Many colossal churches of this period such as the church of Madeleine in Vézelay and the monastery of Saint Pierre de Moissac, are presented.
  • France is the country of Gothic churches. We shall introduce to you the basilica of Saint Denis and famous Gothic cathedrals from the Middle Ages like Saint Germain-des-Prés and Notre-Dame de Paris.
  • The Renaissance is the cultural and artistic movement in France between 15th and early 17th centuries. One of the greatest accomplishments of the French Renaissance are the Châteaux of the Loire Valley.

 

Fashion and design

  • Paris is the capital of fashion
  • Discover the terminology of fashion through the life and work of the great couturiers Coco Chanel, Christian Dior, Paul Poiret, Pierre Cardin, Yves-Saint-Laurent
  • Enjoy a visit in the stylish French department stores - Le Printemps, Galeries Lafayette and le Bon Marché
  • Meet fashion professionals through various films, videos and press articles in French
  • Opening up to the richness of the craft heritage linked to fashion in France

 

 

 

French gastronomy

  • The course highlights the place of gastronomy in French culture and society.
  • You will learn about the history of French cuisine. 
  • Enjoy traditional French recipes and learn culinary terminology. The best food and wine combinations.
  • The culinary habits of the French from the Middle Ages to nowadays.
  • Discover the gastronomy of different regions in France.
  • Take a virtual tour of gastronomic Paris.

 

Preparation for the French bac and International baccalaureate

  • We have successfully prepared many students for the French bac exam.
  • Deeply familiar with “commentaire composé, la dissertation et l’écriture d’invention”.
  • We have trained numerous students of expat families in France for the International baccalaureate

 

 

 

 

Business French

  • We provide French classes to corporate clients, fully related to their subject of activity. The main purpose of the course is to learn how to interact with French speaking clients or colleagues in the best way.
  • We have great experience in teaching French to professionals who work in Paris.
  • Learn to write business letters and various documents in French.
  • Develop French language telephone and email skills with business orientation.
  • Job interview or new-work presentations are offered in the most suitable way.
  • We complement our training with materials for business conversations and negotiation skills.
  • We adjust our teaching to your specific needs, starting from basic communication to mastering the most complex structures and idiomatic expressions during negotiations with international business partners. 

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