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French and the City for Beginners

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Upper East Side, Manhattan
22 E 60th St
Btwn Park & Madison Avenues
New York, New York 10022
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 6

What you'll learn in this french class:

Karaoke night, dinner at a French restaurant, pétanque in Central Park... learning French will be extra fun this spring!

Our brand new French and the City course for beginners approaches language learning in a novel way. The course takes French beyond the classroom, not only teaching you the language, but giving you the real-life conversation practice you need to start speaking with confidence. Combining a mix of language lessons, citywide field trips, and social activities, this class will help you learn French in a social and fun environment. By the end of the course, you’ll have a strong foundation in the French language, plus the experience to take what you’ve learned into the real world.

Course Content

  • Language lessons using our proven immersion method
  • Social activities where you will put your French conversation skills to use, such as a board game night, karaoke sing off, cooking workshops, and more
  • Two cultural outings per course, such as dinner at a French restaurant, scavenger hunt, pétanque in Central Park, and gallery visits
The Advantages
A Perfect Mix of Traditional and Non-Traditional Learning!
French and the City combines proven teaching methods with a creative, learning-by-doing approach. We’ll have a textbook and lessons that feel more like a typical classroom experience, but we’ll also go outside the box with hands-on activities that bring the French language to life.

Relaxed and Fun Environment

Learning French should be fun. We’ve designed a comfortable pace and atmosphere where you’ll feel at ease trying new things and making the mistakes that are part of the learning process.

Real-World Practice
Through guided practice, interactive activities, and cultural field trips, you will reinvest what you’ve learned and get a firmer grasp on everyday conversation skills.

Authenticity
You’ll be in an authentic French-speaking environment from day one. Guided by native-speaking French teachers, this immersion experience will help you learn quickly and effectively.

Prerequisites
No prior French required! Complete beginners should start with the 101 level of this class. Students with some prior French should take the placement test to determine their level.

After this Course
After completion of this course you will be able to take another French and the City at the next level or one of our General French courses.

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Refund Policy
To request a refund, please send a written request at least three (3) business days prior to the first day of class. You may submit a written request in person at the Language Center office or by email to [email protected] A refund (less an $85 administration fee) will then be issued. 

No refunds or credits are offered for books, specialty exams, or workshops. Refunds are not offered for private lessons, but you may reschedule your class.

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French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization incorporated in the State of New York. FIAF's mission is to create and offer New Yorkers innovative and unique programs in education and the arts that explore the evolving diversity and richness of French cultures....

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