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Toddlers (3-4 yo)

30 min

Introduce your toddler to French this fall ! 

Join our 10-week program for young children ages 3 to 4 starting Saturday, September 11th 2021.

Our toddler classes are designed to prepare children's ears for the sound of the French language and to help them discover and use their first vocabulary words. During 30 minutes, the children discover children's books adapted to their age, listen to nursery rhymes, sing little songs or do crafts on a theme they have worked on...

Whether your child is being raised in a francophone family setting or not, everybody is welcome ! 

Parent's participation mandatory.

Saturdays at 10 AM or 10:45 AM
- you will be placed in a specific group when you register your child -
30 minutes | Zoom | $150.00


For each of these age groups, we offer three classes of different levels: beginner, intermediate and advanced.

In order to advance to the next level, your child must have completed 8 sessions of the previous level.

- The Alliance Française de Philadelphie reserves the right to cancel classes and change teachers if necessary. Courses are typically cancelled due to insufficient enrollment. If your child's course is cancelled, you will be notified by telephone or email and given the option to transfer to another class, to receive a tuition credit, or to receive a full refund -

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Young children (5-7 yo)
- beginner, intermediate, advanced - 

45 min.

This class is designed for non-readers or young readers. The lessons are therefore approached through playful activities that encourage oral expression and comprehension as well as the learning of vocabulary words and expressions.

Children (8-10 yo)
- beginner, intermediate, advanced - 

45 min.

Our teaching method is based on the CAP SUR, a method used all over the world in many schools... and Alliances Françaises! CAP SUR is a dynamic French method with lots of creative activities and linguistic tools tailored for kids between 7 and 10 years old, known to have proved its worth with children for whom French is a foreign language! Throughout the pages, students discover the adventures of the Cousteau family as they travel around the world.

Teenagers (11 yo +)
- beginner, intermediate, advanced - 

1 h.

Whether your child is a beginner or already initiated in French, we offer classes for all levels. Our teachers use methods adapted to this age group such as CAP SUR 3,  Adosphere,  À la Une...

 Newsroom for Teenagers (13-16 yo)
- conversation class : for intermediate and advanced students only -

1 h. once every two weeks

Twice a month, your child joins their instructor and classmates for an hour to comment on the news.
For new and intermediate students, a test placement will be required to ensure
that their level is high enough to attend the class.

- Please note that due to the high demand for private lessons for children,
we are no longer able to accommodate all requests and have had to set up a waiting list


If your child is a returning student, please contact us by email or by phone

alliance@afphila.com / 215-735-5283

If your child is a new student at the Alliance Française of Philadelphia, please take this form :

* Registration form / New students *

Session you would like your child to attend :
Your child's first name:
Your child's last name:
Your child's date of birth (mm/dd/yyyy) : 
Your e-mail address:
Your phone number:
Your address:
Your inquiry:
Signature of the guardian :
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Thank you for the information.
We will contact you by email as soon as we receive your request!

Cancellation Policy

I understand that to be eligible for a refund, I 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 Francaise). No credit after the end of the 3rd week of classes. A late registration fee will be applied to registrations made after the end of the first week of classes.

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The reference of the manual that you will be asked to purchase will be specified once your child is officially registered for the session. To obtain the textbook for your class, you have several options:

1) Order it by yourself via Internet.
2) Order it from the Alliance and have it shipped to you ($4 for standard shipping, $9 for priority shipping).
3) Order it from the Alliance and pick it up in our premises.

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Labor Day 2021 - September 6, 2021
Thanksgiving break - November 25 - 26 - 27, 2021
Winter break - (TBD) December
New Year's Day - December 31, January 1 - 2, 2022
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - January 17, 2022
Memorial Day - May 30, 2022

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