• General French classes in Oxford

    General French classes in Oxford

About our classes

Expertise: you will learn French with properly qualified and experienced native French teachers. We are drawing on best practices shared throughout our network of 800+ Alliances Françaises around the world.

Quality: our small classes will be in groups of max. 5 people when onsite and are designed to help you progress in the 4 skills: speaking, listening, writing and reading. We use a communicative and fun approach, even for learning grammar!

Flexibility: worried about periods where you cannot attend classes? From September 2020, we will introduce a new flexible e-learning platform called ApoLearn which will allow students to catch-up or follow lessons from home.

Experience: From complete beginners (A1) to advanced (C1/C2), we teach all levels and we can place you in the right group with a free level assessment.



Testimonials



Price
£14/h*

A1.1 (online)

Tuesdays 6.30pm – 8.30pm

This course, designed for complete beginners, will give you a solid grounding in basic French which you can build upon for further learning. You will learn how to count, to spell, to give the date of an event, and to greet someone and say goodbye. By the end of the course, you will be able to speak about yourself, your age, nationality, profession and where you live. You will also be able to talk about your family and find out about another person by asking them questions.

The course fee includes an automatic registration to an e-learning platform that gives you flexibility to work at your own pace when you need to.

Spring term starts the 4th of January

Price
£14/h*

A1.2 (temporarily online)

Tuesday 6.30pm – 8.30pm

In this course for false beginners, you’ll learn how to describe your routine and preferences, you will be able to describe a person and their personality and will start diving into the past (tense) to tell events. Come widen your cultural horizons with “Bandes-Dessinées” (French comics) and find out how to talk about skills and savoir-faire.

The course fee includes an automatic registration to an e-learning platform that gives you flexibility to work at your own pace when you need to, in person or online.

Spring term starts the 4th of January

Price
£14/h*

A2 (online)

Thursday 9.30am – 11.30am

In this course for improvers, we’ll start with discussing the ever-fascinating topic of gastronomy around the French-speaking world, followed by sports and well-being, and finally schooling and online learning. You’ll be able to talk about a dish, describe eating habits, and write a culinary review. You’ll exchange on the values of sports and learn how to give recommendations. You will also be able to express wishes and conditions, and talk about future plans

The course fee includes an automatic registration to an e-learning platform that gives you flexibility to work at your own pace when you need to, in person or online.

Spring term starts the 4th of January

Price
£14/h*

A2.2 (temporarily online)

Wednesday 6.30pm – 8.30pm

In this intermediate course, we will talk about education and work issues. By the end of the term, you will be able to give your opinion, talk about your own experience and express feelings, using a wide range of tenses like passé composé, imparfait, futur simple and conditionnel.

The course fee includes an automatic registration to an e-learning platform that gives you flexibility to work at your own pace when you need to, in person or online.

Spring term starts the 4th of January

Price
£14/h*

B1 (temporarily online)

Thursday 6.30pm – 8.30pm

In this intermediate course, the key-word for this term is “opinions” and how to express them in various ways and contexts. We will learn how to express our ideas in finer details in debates in both real and virtual environments, how to get ourselves heard in more formal circumstances, such as complaining and, to continue with the French cultural aspects, how to voice an opinion on more artistic subjects with precision and details. By the end of this term you should be able to voice your ideas, opinions and wills with precision so as to get exactly what you want from real-life situations and conversations.

The course fee includes an automatic registration to an e-learning platform that gives you flexibility to work at your own pace when you need to, in person or online.

Spring term starts the 4th of January

Price
£14/h*

B2 (online)

Wednesday 6.30pm – 8.30pm

In this class, for fairly independent speakers of French who can interact with native speakers without too much difficulty, we’ll be studying expatriation, daily life in a foreign country, career and economy. You’ll be able to redact a formal letter, debate around professional immigration, pass a job interview and write a CV, as well as formulating hypothesis and comparing different work cultures

The course fee includes an automatic registration to an e-learning platform that gives you flexibility to work at your own pace when you need to.

Spring term starts the 4th of January

Price
£14/h*

C1 (online)

Thursday 6.30pm – 8.30pm

In this advanced class, you will discuss and improve your writing skills on various social and cultural aspects of French-speaking countries with a rich vocabulary, including a special focus on expressions, senses, and emotions. Grammar points will cover figures of speech, complex tenses like the passé simple, the passive and active forms and also how to use direct and indirect speech.

The course fee includes an automatic registration to an e-learning platform that gives you flexibility to work at your own pace when you need to.

Spring term starts the 4th of January

Price
£14/h*

C1/C2 (online)

Monday 6.30pm – 8.30pm

In this advanced class, join us to discuss today’s France and how it’s perceived around the world. We’ll discuss international relations and domestic policy, as well as current inventions and technology, with a strong focus on current affairs and social issues.

The course fee includes an automatic registration to an e-learning platform that gives you flexibility to work at your own pace when you need to.

Spring term starts the 4th of January

* All our classes are £14/hour. The number of weeks per term are listed below. You will be charged only for the remainder of the sessions taught in that term. However, the 10% discount only applies when you register for the year at the beginning of the Autumn term.

Autumn term (13 weeks): £364
Spring term (12 weeks): £336
Summer term (13 weeks): £364

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