FOCUS COURSES

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Focus on Phonetics

Polish your French pronunciation and intonation with a specialized teacher. During 8 or 12 hours, you will learn to discriminate, recognize and produce different sounds in everyday situations through tongue twisters, songs, poems, and audio exercises. 

Levels: Beginner A1 & Intermediate A2 or Advanced B1 & Superior B2

Focus on Grammar

Benefit from a pleasant and well-structured course based on the grammatical programmes of our general French courses.
This course is also a great complement to the DELF preparatory class.

Levels: Beginner A1 & Intermediate A2
or Advanced B1 & Superior B2

Focus on Speaking

Using various French media to stimulate discussion on various topics, join a class where you can greatly improve your conversational skills, spontaneity and fluidity, and enrich your vocabulary during lively exchanges of opinions and ideas.

Levels: Beginner A1 & Intermediate A2
or Advanced B1 & Superior B2

Focus on Literature

Discover classic and contemporary French and Francophone literature through the analysis and discussion of major literary works, focusing on a specific theme woven through a variety of texts. This course is designed for literature lovers who would like to learn about the history of literature, of French expression, and to become more independent in reading challenging texts in their original French language. 


Levels: Superior B2 & Expert C1

France Food Tour at AF

A CULINARY TOUR DE FRANCE!

Explore the diverse dishes and regional gastronomy of France and discover every week one region of France, its heritage and its own gastronomy. Course content: Presentation of the region, presentation of the recipe and the products of exception, cooking time, tasting 

At the end the class, each student will receive the recipe-card with all the vocabulary.  


Levels: Beginner A1 - Advanced B1

French Culinary Customs & Traditions

Curious to know more about French cuisine and what makes it world-famous?

Since 2010, the French gastronomic meal and its rituals have been inscribed in UNESCO's cultural heritage. With this class, understand why French gastronomy is unique and the greatest national pride.

Content of the course: learn more about French culinary customs and traditions, French dining étiquette, Art of the table, Food critics.


Levels: Advanced B1 & Superior B2

Focus on Media

Join this conversation class to discuss francophone and international news with a contrastive approach highlighting how one piece of information is analysed through various perspectives.

Levels: Superior B2 & Expert C1

Exam preparation DELF/DALF

Join these classes for a complete preparation of your exam. Course includes exam overview, practice over sample exercises and activities, written and oral simulation. All four parts of the exam are covered.  


All levels


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Focus on Media

Conversation class for Expert Levels

Join this online conversation class to discuss francophone and international news with a contrastive approach highlighting how one piece of information is analysed through various perspectives. In addition, each week specific documents (photos, short videos, maps and or graphics) will be decoded as well as socio-cultural trends from France and/or the French speaking world will be explored and commented. From the other side of the perspective, this class will help you to display your oral production skills and develop your capacity to present, explain and comment local and Asian socio-cultural news and trends for a French speaking audience.

This class also aims at discovering the great variety and richness of the Francophone media world (daily papers, weekly news and satirical magazines, specialized blogs, radios and TV channels).

Teacher names may change without advance notification

FOCUS-MEDIA_ZOOM-Sa15:00-28837-2023A

  • Saturday
    15:00 > 18:00
From 07/01/2023 to 25/02/2023

This class is conducted online via ZOOM.

Focus on Grammar (B1/B2)

Advanced and Superior levels

Not sure about your level? Take a free placement test (click here)

Designed to address the special learning needs of the students, the course allows intuitive and explicit investigations of grammatical items.

This course is a great complement to general French B1-B2 classes. It also prepares for DELF and DALF exams.

Teacher names may change without advance notification

FOCUS-GRAM_B1-B2-Sa12:00-28835-2023A

  • Saturday
    12:00 > 14:00
From 07/01/2023 to 25/02/2023

Focus on Speaking (A1/A2)

Conversation class for A1 and A2 Levels.

Not sure about your level? Take a free placement test (click here)

Come to use and improve your oral skills in conversing in French. Learn how to start a basic verbal exchange, to keep it going, to close it including useful phrases, to increase exchanges and understanding, strategies and tips for adapting to any communicative situation.

Teacher names may change without advance notification

FOCUS-CON_A1-A2-W19:00-28833-2023A

  • Wednesday
    19:00 > 21:00
From 04/01/2023 to 25/01/2023

FOCUS-CON_A1-A2-W19:00-28834-2023A

  • Wednesday
    19:00 > 21:00
From 01/02/2023 to 22/02/2023

Focus on Phonetics (A1/A2)

Complete your French courses with this hybrid phonetic workshop!  

This workshop offer you the opportunity to improve your French pronunciation so that you can better understand and be understood by your interlocutors.

During 12 hours, you will learn to discriminate, recognize and produce different sounds in everyday situations through tongue twisters, songs, poems, and audio exercises. With a specialized teacher, you will focus on hard-to pronounce French sounds.

Improve your French pronunciation through fun and creative activities such as tongue twisters, songs, poems, and audio exercises.

FOCUS-PHO_A1/A2_ZOOM-F12:30-28648-2023A

  • Friday
    12:30 > 14:00
From 06/01/2023 to 24/02/2023

New timing from Term A! Hybrid class conducted online via ZOOM and in-person (optional)

Focus on Grammar (A1/A2)

The grammar workshop allows you to deepen your knowledge of a specific grammatical point. Revise the key grammar concepts studied in our French classes and use them to boost your overall skills in French!

 

The workshop covers:  

1. modal verbs (pouvoir, vouloir, devoir)

2. partitive articles (du, de la, de l', des)

3. comparatives(plus que, moins que, aussi que)

4. reflexive verbs (se lever, se coucher...)

5. near future (aller + infinitif)

6. negative for (ne pas, ne jamais, ne plus)


Teacher names may change without advance notification.

FOCUS-GRAM_A1-A2-W19:00-28832-2023A

  • Wednesday
    19:00 > 21:00
From 04/01/2023 to 22/02/2023

EXAM PREPARATION DELF A1

Join this class for a complete preparation of the DELF A1 exam. Course includes exam overview, practice over sample exercises and activities, written and oral simulation. All four parts of the exam are covered. Become familiar with the exam structure, learn how to be efficient and arrive stress-free on the day of examination. This class fully prepares you for these official international diplomas! Preparation courses have a duration of 4 weeks, just before the exam dates / Total 8 hours, 2 hours a week.

FOCUS-PREP_DELFA1-M19:00-28839-2023A

  • Monday
    19:00 > 21:00
From 06/02/2023 to 27/02/2023

EXAM PREPARATION DELF A2

Join this class for a complete preparation of the DELF A2 exam. Course includes exam overview, practice over sample exercises and activities, written and oral simulation. All four parts of the exam are covered. Become familiar with the exam structure, learn how to be efficient and arrive stress-free on the day of examination. This class fully prepares you for these official international diplomas! Preparation courses have a duration of 8 weeks, just before the exam dates / Total 16 hours, 2 hours a week.

FOCUS-PREP_DELFA2-W19:00-28840-2023A

  • Wednesday
    19:00 > 21:00
From 25/01/2023 to 01/03/2023

New timing from Term A!

EXAM PREPARATION DELF B1

Join this class for a complete preparation of the DELF B1 exam. Course includes exam overview, practice over sample exercises and activities, written and oral simulation. All four parts of the exam are covered. Become familiar with the exam structure, learn how to be efficient and arrive stress-free on the day of examination. This class fully prepares you for these official international diplomas! Preparation courses have a duration of 8 weeks, just before the exam dates / Total 24 hours, 3 hours a week.

FOCUS-PREP_DELFB1-MW19:00-28842-2023A

  • Monday, Wednesday
    19:00 > 21:00
From 25/01/2023 to 06/03/2023

New timing from Term A! Due to Alliance Française closure, there will be no class on Monday 23 January.

EXAM PREPARATION DELF B2

Join this class for a complete preparation of the DELF B2 exam. Course includes exam overview, practice over sample exercises and activities, written and oral simulation. All four parts of the exam are covered. Become familiar with the exam structure, learn how to be efficient and arrive stress-free on the day of examination. This class fully prepares you for these official international diplomas! Preparation courses have a duration of 8 weeks, just before the exam dates / Total 24 hours, 3 hours a week.

FOCUS-PREP_DELFB2-TuTh19:00-28843-2023A

  • Tuesday, Thursday
    19:00 > 21:00
From 26/01/2023 to 07/03/2023

New timing from Term A! Due to Alliance Française closure, there will be no class on Tuesday 24 January.

EXAM PREPARATION DALF C1/C2

Join this class for a complete preparation of the DALF C1/C2 exam. Course includes exam overview, practice over sample exercises and activities, written and oral simulation. All four parts of the exam are covered. Become familiar with the exam structure, learn how to be efficient and arrive stress-free on the day of examination. This class fully prepares you for these official international diplomas! Preparation courses have a duration of 8 weeks, just before the exam dates / Total 24 hours, 3 hours a week.

FOCUS-PREP_DALFC1/C2-WF19:00-28841-2023A

  • Wednesday, Friday
    19:00 > 21:00
From 25/01/2023 to 03/03/2023

New timing from Term A!

Focus on Literature

Cultural workshop for Superior and Expert level.

Discover classic and contemporary French and Francophone literature through the analysis and discussion of major literary works, focusing on a specific theme woven through a variety of texts. This course is designed for literature lovers who would like to learn about the history of literature, of French expression, and to become more independent in reading challenging texts in their original French language.

FOCUS-LIT-Sa14:00-28628-2022F

  • Saturday
    14:00 > 16:00
From 26/11/2022 to 17/12/2022

Discover classic and contemporary French and Francophone literature through the analysis and discussion of major literary works, focusing on a specific theme woven through a variety of texts. This course is designed for literature lovers who would like to learn about the history of literature, of French expression, and to become more independent in reading challenging texts in their original French language.

FOCUS-LIT-Sa14:00-28836-2023A

  • Saturday
    14:00 > 16:00
From 07/01/2023 to 25/02/2023

Discover classic and contemporary French and Francophone literature through the analysis and discussion of major literary works, focusing on a specific theme woven through a variety of texts. This course is designed for literature lovers who would like to learn about the history of literature, of French expression, and to become more independent in reading challenging texts in their original French language.

FRENCH CULINARY CUSTOMS AND TRADITIONS

Curious to know more about French cuisine and what makes it world-famous?

Since 2010, the French gastronomic meal and its rituals have been inscribed in UNESCO's cultural heritage. With this class, understand why French gastronomy is unique and the greatest national pride.  

Content of the course: learn more about French culinary customs and traditions, French dining étiquette, Art of the table, Food critics.

FOCUS-FRENCHCULINARY-Th19:00-28510-2022F

  • Thursday
    19:00 > 21:00
From 24/11/2022 to 15/12/2022

Curious to know more about French cuisine and what makes it world-famous? Since 2010, the French gastronomic meal and its rituals have been inscribed in UNESCO's cultural heritage. With this class, understand why French gastronomy is unique and the greatest national pride. Content of the course: learn more about French culinary customs and traditions, French dining étiquette, Art of the table, Food critics.