As of July 30, 2021 Alliance Française de Philadelphie requires that the Covid-19 vaccine be mandatory for all staff members
Read the full policy HERE.
Alliance Française de Philadelphie offers French classes all year round. We have four 10-week sessions per year during fall, winter, spring, & summer.
Our general French classes meet once a week for 1.5 to 2 hours, depending on class size and the level of classes ranges from A1 to C2. We limit the number of students in our classes to 8 students maximum.
We currently offer online and in-person classes, taught by highly qualified French instructors.
L' amour dans la littérature médiévale
Tuesdays from 11:30 AM to 1 PM | with Sophie Schaller Wright
Level B2 minimum | HYBRIDE (in person/Zoom)
Ce cours de 10 semaines offre une immersion dans le monde ensorcelant du Moyen Âge. Découvrez différents aspects de l’amour courtois et du monde de la merveille à travers l’exploration de poèmes et de romans d’aventures chevaleresques. Nous utiliserons aussi la tradition manuscrite et iconographique pour une compréhension encore plus immersive. Alors rejoignez prof. Sophie Schaller Wright, et plongez dans un univers de troubadours et trouvères, de belles dames et de leurs soupirants, de Perceval et Blancheflor, enfin, des amants sublimes, Tristan et Iseut.
Les Régions de France
Tuesdays from 7 PM to 9 PM | with Gigi Kuhn
Level B1 minimum | ON ZOOM
Explore the rich diversity of multiple regions from Normandie, to Alpes to Occitanie. Gigi Kuhn, French native speaker and world traveler, will share the history, economy, geography, and civilization unique to each region and take you on a memorable journey where language and culture become one. Meet local guest speakers from each region to enhance your authentic experience. Be ready to embark on a fun virtual trip to the most visited country in the world. Bon voyage !
Mondays, from 5:30 PM to 7 PM | with Jean-Claude Djereke
Level B2 minimum | ON ZOOM
Rejoignez Jean-Claude Djereke et étudiez une oeuvre littéraire francophone d'Afrique. Le titre du roman pour la session de printemps 2024 sera annoncé au début du mois de février.
Registration for the Spring session starts on February 5th, 2024.
Sign up before February 16th, 2024 and get $20.00 off your tuition on all 10-week adult group classes.
NEW STUDENTS - We require all prospective students with previous experience studying French or living in a French speaking country to take a placement test over the phone to determine their appropriate level before registering.
We are now accepting placement test requests for the Spring and Summer Sessions 2024.
The placement test takes between 15-20 minutes to complete.
One of our professors will contact you directly for a quick conversation in French. They will then let you know your level and schedule options for your course.
If you are a complete beginner (101 level) or know your level and course time please fill out the student
registration form below.
RETURNING STUDENTS - Please fill out the following registration form or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
*** As of July 30, 2021 Alliance Française de Philadelphie requires that the Covid-19 vaccine be mandatory for all staff members, students, and exam candidates. Read the full policy HERE.***
Apply by completing this form. We will contact you for payment once we receive your form.
$360.00 for a 10-week session (material not included) - price of course materials depends on course level.
Enrollment is contingent upon advanced payment for course and materials.
To be eligible for a refund, students must contact the office at least 24 hours before the first class.
After the first class, only a credit for the next session will be issued (a $30.00 cancellation fee plus $35.00 per class is retained by the Alliance Française).
No credit is issued after the end of the 3rd week of classes.
Late fees apply 1 week after the first day of class.
More information about our policies :
Labor Day - September 4th, 2023
Thanksgiving Break - November 23rd - 26th, 2023
Winter Break - December 24, 2023 - January 1st, 2024 Martin
Luther King Jr. Day - January 15th, 2024
Memorial Day - May 27th, 2024
Juneteenth - June 19th, 2024
Independence Day - July 4th, 2024