8 to 10 years old

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Our French classes, tailored for 8 to 11 years old

At Alliance Française, we are specialized in children French classes. Early learning of languages is a key factor in improving learning acquisition skills to progress steadily in other subjects at school. We prepare kids to keep up or go beyond their French programs at school, to acquire the knowledge for entering the best programs. 

Our classes are available afterschool at 4pm or on weekends. Each class is 2 hours long with a small break time after 1 hour. 

We use the Cap Sur method, édition Maison des Langues, a very dynamic textbook split in 3 levels, especially designed for children 8 to 10/11 years old with lots of contents, grammar, vocabulary and tools (integrated preparation for the DELF Prim', audio CD, grammar rules explained for children, etc.). This textbook enhances the development of communication skills, both oral and written. 

At the end of each session, teachers assess students and parents receive a certificate of achievement.

 

Courses for children with advanced French skills


If your child reached an advanced level of French (A2.1 level) or is enrolled in a French immersion school in Vancouver,  then they should enroll in our new program for kids with advanced French skills.

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Weekly Classes Schedule


Monday 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Tuesday 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Wednesday 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Thursday 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Friday 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Saturday 1:45pm to 3:45pm
Sunday 10:00am to 12:00pm

Click here to book a course (8-10/11 years old) and access to the complete schedule of our current French classes. 

School Year Calendar


See our calendar section for exact dates.

Catch-up lessons


If he/she misses a class, your child can take a catch-up lesson with his/her teacher. For 2 hours of class missed, we suggest to book a 30-minute catch-up class at $25.75. 


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A1.1 Discovery Prim' (with Cap Sur)

A1.1 Part A - Discovery Prim'

One class a week for Kids

Is your child a complete beginner? This level is for him/her.

In this class, children will learn how to:

  • Greet someone.
  • Count up to 10.
  • Give his/her age and ask for somebody's age.
  • Give his/her name and ask for somebody's name.
  • Identify and describe an object or a person (1).
  • Talk about likes and dislikes (1).

Prerequisite: no prior knowledge of French whatsoever.
Textbooks: Cap Sur 1, units 0, 1 and 2.

A1.1 Part A - Discovery Prim'

Intensive course for Kids

Is your child a complete beginner? This level is for him/her.

In this class, children will learn how to:

  • Greet someone.
  • Count up to 10.
  • Give his/her age and ask for somebody's age.
  • Give his/her name and ask for somebody's name.
  • Identify and describe an object or a person (1).
  • Talk about likes and dislikes (1).

Prerequisite: no prior knowledge of French whatsoever.
Textbooks: Cap Sur 1, units 0, 1 and 2.

A1.1 Part B - Discovery Prim'

One class a week for Kids

In this class, children will learn how to:

  • Talk about likes and dislikes (2).
  • Talk about transportation.
  • Express feelings (1)
  • Say where he/she lives.
  • Present his/her family.
  • Ask for and give an explanation.

Prerequisite: A1.1 Part A or Placement test.
Textbooks: Cap Sur 1, units 3 and 4.

ORDER THIS COURSE:
Vancouver - 6161 Cambie
Tuesday   4pm ▸ 6pm
03 Sep 2024 ▸ 17 Dec 2024

A1.1 Part B - Discovery Prim'

Intensive course for Kids

In this class, children will learn how to:

  • Talk about likes and dislikes (2).
  • Talk about transportation.
  • Express feelings (1)
  • Say where he/she lives.
  • Present his/her family.
  • Ask for and give an explanation.

Prerequisite: A1.1 Part A or Placement test.
Textbooks: Cap Sur 1, units 3 and 4.

A1.1 Part C - Discovery Prim'

One class a week for Kids

In this class, children will learn how to:

  • Identify body parts in French.
  • Express feelings (2).
  • Talk about the seasons and the weather.
  • Talk about activities, sports.
  • Describe a person, his/her clothes (2).
  • Give his/her birthdate.

Prerequisite: A1.1 Part B or Placement test.
Textbooks: Cap Sur 1, units 5 and 6.

A1.1 Part C - Discovery Prim'

Intensive course for Kids

In this class, children will learn how to:

  • Identify body parts in French.
  • Express feelings (2).
  • Talk about the seasons and the weather.
  • Talk about activities, sports.
  • Describe a person, his/her clothes (2).
  • Give his/her birthdate.

Prerequisite: A1.1 Part B or Placement test.
Textbooks: Cap Sur 1, units 5 and 6.

ORDER THIS COURSE:
Vancouver - 6161 Cambie
Mon ▸ Fri   9am ▸ 12pm
06 Aug 2024 ▸ 16 Aug 2024
A1.2 Discovery Prim' (with Cap Sur)

A1.2 Part A - Discovery Prim'

One class a week for Kids

Ideal for kids 8 to 11 years old
In this class, children will learn how to:

  • Review objectives from book 1.
  • Talk about everyday activities.
  • Talk about his/her school timetable.
  • Ask questions.
  • Identify a place, a store in a city.
  • Ask politely.
  • Count to 10,000.

Prerequisite: A1.1 Part C or Placement test.
Textbooks: Cap Sur 2, units 0, 1 and 2.

A1.2 Part A - Discovery Prim'

Intensive course for Kids

Ideal for kids 8 to 11 years old
In this class, children will learn how to:

  • Review objectives from book 1.
  • Talk about everyday activities.
  • Talk about his/her school timetable.
  • Ask questions.
  • Identify a place, a store in a city.
  • Ask politely.
  • Count to 10,000.

Prerequisite: A1.1 Part C or Placement test.
Textbooks: Cap Sur 2, units 0, 1 and 2.

ORDER THIS COURSE:
Vancouver - 6161 Cambie
Mon ▸ Fri   9am ▸ 12pm
19 Aug 2024 ▸ 30 Aug 2024

A1.2 Part B - Discovery Prim'

One class a week for Kids

Ideal for kids 8 to 11 years old
In this class, children will learn how to:

  • Describe a landscape.
  • Talk about future activities and dream job.
  • Give his/her nationality and ask for somebody's nationality.
  • Tell what you can or cannot do.
  • Identify and describe an animal.

Prerequisite: A1.2 Part A or Placement test.
Textbooks: Cap Sur 2, units 3 and 4.

A1.2 Part C - Discovery Prim'

One class a week for Kids

Ideal for kids 8 to 11 years old
In this class, children will learn how to:

  • Tell a short story.
  • Describe someone’s personality.
  • Invite, accept and/or refuse an invitation.
  • Ask for and give instructions.
  • Talk about recipes.
  • Express preferences.

Prerequisite: A1.2 Part B or Placement test.
Textbooks: Cap Sur 2, units 5 and 6.

ORDER THIS COURSE:
Vancouver - 6161 Cambie
Tuesday   4pm ▸ 6pm
03 Sep 2024 ▸ 17 Dec 2024
A2.1 Intermediate Prim' (with Cap Sur)

A2.1 Part A - Intermediate Prim'

One class a week for Kids

Ideal for kids 9 to 12 years old
In this class, children will learn how to:

  • Review objectives from book 2.
  • Express his/her goals.
  • Ask for and give advices.
  • Express complex negations.
  • Present a person he/she admires.

Prerequisite: A1.2 Part C or Placement test.
Textbooks: Cap sur 3, units 0 and 1.

A2.1 Part B - Intermediate Prim'

Intensive course for Kids

Ideal for kids 9 to 12 years old
In this class, children will learn how to:

  • Compare persons and objects (1).
  • Identify and describe plants in French.
  • Talk about activities he/she will do in the future.
  • Talk about activities he/she will do in the past (1).
  • Express his/her opinion.
Prerequisite: A2.1 Part A or Placement test.
Textbooks: Cap Sur 3, units 2 and 3.
ORDER THIS COURSE:
Vancouver - 6161 Cambie
Mon ▸ Fri   9am ▸ 12pm
22 Jul 2024 ▸ 02 Aug 2024

A2.1 Part C - Intermediate Prim'

One class a week for Kids

Ideal for kids 9 to 12 years old
In this class, children will learn how to:

  • Understand biographies.
  • Talk about activities he/she did in the past (2).
  • Talk about food and diets.
  • Talk about what he/she knows how to do.
Prerequisite: A2.1 Part B or Placement test.
Textbooks: Cap Sur 3, units 4 and 5 (1).
ORDER THIS COURSE:
Vancouver - 6161 Cambie
Thursday   4pm ▸ 6pm
05 Sep 2024 ▸ 19 Dec 2024

A2.1 Part D - Intermediate Prim'

One class a week for Kids

Ideal for kids 9 to 12 years old
In this class, children will learn how to:

  • Tell past stories and memories (3).
  • Ask for what he/she needs.
  • Express possession.
  • Describe an object and talk about similarities.
Prerequisite: A2.1 Part C or Placement test.
Textbooks: Cap Sur 3, units 5 (2) and 6.
ORDER THIS COURSE:
Vancouver - 6161 Cambie
Saturday   1:45pm ▸ 3:45pm
07 Sep 2024 ▸ 14 Dec 2024
A2.2 & B1.1 Independent Prim'

A2.2 & B1.1 Part A - Independent Prim'

One class a week for Kids

Ideal for kids 9 to 12 years old.
Review and consolidate oral skills, grammar, and vocabulary for children with a level A2.2 and B1.1.
Perfect for kids in immersion classes or with a higher level who need to consolidate their writing skills, syntax, and conjugation.

Prerequisite: A2.1 Part D or Level assessment.
Textbooks: Handouts created and assembled by Alliance Française Vancouver + Grammar book.

A2.2 & B1.1 Part B - Independent Prim'

Intensive course for Kids

Ideal for kids 9 to 12 years old.
Review and consolidate oral skills, grammar, and vocabulary for children with a level A2.2 and B1.1.
Perfect for kids in immersion classes or with a higher level who need to consolidate their writing skills, syntax, and conjugation.

Prerequisite: A2.1 Part D or Level assessment.
Textbooks: Handouts created and assembled by Alliance Française Vancouver + Grammar book.

ORDER THIS COURSE:
Vancouver - 6161 Cambie
Mon ▸ Fri   9am ▸ 12pm
22 Jul 2024 ▸ 02 Aug 2024

A2.2 & B1.1 Part C - Independent Prim'

One class a week for Kids

Ideal for kids 9 to 12 years old.
Review and consolidate oral skills, grammar, and vocabulary for children with a level A2.2 and B1.1.
Perfect for kids in immersion classes or with a higher level who need to consolidate their writing skills, syntax, and conjugation.

Prerequisite: A2.1 Part D or Level assessment.
Textbooks: Handouts created and assembled by Alliance Française Vancouver + Grammar book.

A2.2 & B1.1 Part C - Independent Prim'

Intensive course for Kids

Ideal for kids 9 to 12 years old.
Review and consolidate oral skills, grammar, and vocabulary for children with a level A2.2 and B1.1.
Perfect for kids in immersion classes or with a higher level who need to consolidate their writing skills, syntax, and conjugation.

Prerequisite: A2.1 Part D or Level assessment.
Textbooks: Handouts created and assembled by Alliance Française Vancouver + Grammar book.

ORDER THIS COURSE:
Vancouver - 6161 Cambie
Mon ▸ Fri   9am ▸ 12pm
06 Aug 2024 ▸ 16 Aug 2024

A2.2 & B1.1 Part D - Independent Prim'

One class a week for Kids

Ideal for kids 9 to 12 years old.
Review and consolidate oral skills, grammar, and vocabulary for children with a level A2.2 and B1.1.
Perfect for kids in immersion classes or with a higher level who need to consolidate their writing skills, syntax, and conjugation.

Prerequisite: A2.1 Part D or Level assessment.
Textbooks: Handouts created and assembled by Alliance Française Vancouver + Grammar book.

ORDER THIS COURSE:
Vancouver - 6161 Cambie
Friday   4pm ▸ 6pm
06 Sep 2024 ▸ 13 Dec 2024

A2.2 & B1.1 Part D - Independent Prim'

Intensive course for Kids

Ideal for kids 9 to 12 years old.
Review and consolidate oral skills, grammar, and vocabulary for children with a level A2.2 and B1.1.
Perfect for kids in immersion classes or with a higher level who need to consolidate their writing skills, syntax, and conjugation.

Prerequisite: A2.1 Part D or Level assessment.
Textbooks: Handouts created and assembled by Alliance Française Vancouver + Grammar book.

ORDER THIS COURSE:
Vancouver - 6161 Cambie
Mon ▸ Fri   9am ▸ 12pm
19 Aug 2024 ▸ 30 Aug 2024

From only $16/hour. All prices are subject to change without notice. Books and registration fees are not included in the tuition fee.
New students: a placement test is required for non-beginners. Please call us to book an appointment.
To cover one book, you will need to take classes during 4 standard sessions. Your level may not be available on each day.

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