Summer classes!

The regular classes will still be held on Saturday mornings, from June 6 to August 1st.
Download the registration form here

There will also be classes during the week:
For the Teens (Beginner-Basic and Intermediate-Advanced levels):
From June 23 to July 23: Every Tuesday and Thursday from 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. ($400)
Download the registration form here

For the Children
From July 7 to August 6: Every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:30 to 11:30 for the 4 to 6 years group
From 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. for the 7 to 10 years group
Download the registration form here

Children's Classes

Register your child for our Saturday classes!

In class, the younger children (4-6 years old) will participate in various activities such as crafts, stories, French songs, music, and will also learn to introduce themselves, and follow directions.

The focus, for the older groups (7-10 years old) is on conversation, while teaching students to  read and write in French.

Grouped by level and age, students actively learn how to communicate in French and participate in creative projects designed to integrate their interests into the curriculum.

Classes are held on Saturday Mornings

Center City

Intermediate       6-9 years from 9:30-10:30
Beginners            4-6 years from 10:30-11:30
Beginners            7-10 years from 11:30 - 12:30
Monique Coval

Francoise Crisci

Intermediate 10-14 years 9:30-10:30
Basic              7-10 years 10:30-11:30
Beginners        7-10 years 11:30-12:30
TEENS Basic 14-17 years 12:00-1:00 pm

     Corine Ragueneau


- Children's classes : $160 for 10 weeks,

- Private lessons : $225 for 5 hours.
(= $45/hr)

For those who need more convincing that French Classes for Children are a worthwhile investment...

"Learning a second language at an early age...
  • Has a positive effect on intellectual growth.
  • Enriches and enhances a child's mental development.
  • Leaves students with more flexibility in thinking, greater sensitivity to language, and a better ear for listening.
  • Improves a child's understanding of his/her native language.
  • Gives a child the ability to communicate with people s/he would otherwise not have the chance to know.
  • Opens the door to other cultures and helps a child understand and appreciate people from other countries.
  • Gives a student a head start in language requirements for college.
  • Increases job opportunities in many careers where knowing another language is a real asset."

Check out some more articles on the importance of learning a second language in childhood:
Tips for Adulthood: Five Facts about Bilingualism
L.A. Times article on the value of bilingualism

Here are a few photos of our classes in Center City :


Alliance Fran├žaise de Philadelphie
1420 Walnut Street, Suite 700
Philadelphia, PA 19102

(215) 735-5283

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