French For Beginners

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Group French classes for beginners

Online or in-person, our popular Adult French classes for beginners will allow you to develop efficiently all five skills: speaking, interacting, listening, reading and writing; and provides you with a wealth of intercultural insight. Through specific action-based objectives and interactive activities, you will progress rapidly from basic communication situations to more complex interactions.  For Kids and Teens French beginner classes, please click here.

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French A1.1 curriculum & Prerequisites


In our French for beginner class, A1 Discovery Part 1, you will quickly learn the following objectives in just a few classes!

  • Learn basic French quickly;
  • Discover the French language;
  • Communicate in French in the classroom with the teacher and other students;
  • Greet someone;
  • Give and ask for personal information (name, surname, address, phone #);
  • Present or identify;
  • Name and locate countries, cities, landmarks;
  • Indicate a mean of transport;
  • Spell;
  • Count.


There is no prerequisite to enrol in this level: no prior knowledge of French whatsoever!

Alliance Française uses a modern textbook for its beginner classes: Cosmopolite 1 from Hachette,  a modern action-based method with exciting new topics and up-to-date documents.
Audio files, videos, and additional exercises/activities through the Parcours Digital are available online:  https://cosmopolite.hachettefle.fr/
The app “Media + Hachette” is a new convenient way to access all media from Cosmopolite: simply install the app and take a picture of the page you are working on! Available on iPhones and Android phones.

Stay connected! Our beginner group classes also includes an online access to our platform AF Student Portal where students can check their homework, complete engaging activities, and assignments in French, and also share documents, links, audio, and video with the whole class and the teacher, or even chat and ask random questions!
Need help accessing the portal? Check our document here.

Schedule & Pricing


Option A: Twice a week classes
Price: $410
Duration: 4 hours a week for 7 weeks

Schedule & location:
Monday + Wednesday, or Tuesday + Thursday,
9:30 - 11:30am , or 6:05 - 8:05pm
Available in-person or online

Option B: Once a week classes
Price: $212
Duration: 2 hours a week for 7 weeks

Schedule and location:
Tue., Wed., Thu. 6:05 - 8:05pm ,
or Sat. 9 - 11am, 11:05am - 1:05pm
Available in-person or online

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A1 Discovery Part 1 (COS)

A1 Discovery Part 1 (COS)

Two classes of 2 hours a week

Are you a complete beginner? This level is for you.

In this class, students will learn the basics in French:

  • Discover the French language;
  • Spell;
  • Count;
  • Communicate in French in the classroom with the teacher and other students;
  • Greet;
  • Give and ask for personal information (name, address, phone #);
  • Present or identify;
  • Name and locate countries, cities, landmarks;
  • Indicate a mean of transport.


Prerequisite: no prior knowledge of French whatsoever.

Textbooks: Cosmopolite 1, Unit 0, unit 1 + lesson 1, 2, 3 of Unit 2, and AFV Self-Study Guide for beginners.

A1 Discovery Part 1A (COS) (beginner, part A)

One class of 2 hours a week

Are you a complete beginner? This level is for you.

In this class, students will learn the basics in French:

  • Discover the French language;
  • Spell;
  • Count;
  • Communicate in French in the classroom with the teacher and other students;
  • Greet;
  • Give and ask for personal information (name, address, phone #);
  • Present or identify;
  • Name and locate countries, cities, landmarks;
  • Indicate a mean of transport.


Prerequisite: no prior knowledge of French whatsoever.

Textbooks: Cosmopolite 1, Unit 0, unit 1 + lesson 1, 2, 3 of Unit 2, and AFV Self-Study Guide for beginners.

A1 Discovery Part 1B (COS) (beginner, part B)

One class of 2 hours a week

Are you a complete beginner? This level is for you.

In this class, students will learn the basics in French:

  • Discover the French language;
  • Spell;
  • Count;
  • Communicate in French in the classroom with the teacher and other students;
  • Greet;
  • Give and ask for personal information (name, address, phone #);
  • Present or identify;
  • Name and locate countries, cities, landmarks;
  • Indicate a mean of transport.


Prerequisite: no prior knowledge of French whatsoever.

Textbooks: Cosmopolite 1, Unit 0, unit 1 + lesson 1, 2, 3 of Unit 2, and AFV Self-Study Guide for beginners.

From only $14.65/hour. All prices are subject to change without notice. Books and registration fees are not included in the tuition fee. To cover one book, you will need to take 5 sessions of classes twice a week (or equivalent).

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