• 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 (starts again in September)

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.

Summer term starts the 19th of April

Price
£14/h*

A1.2 (onsite)

Tuesday 6.30pm – 8.30pm

This term is all about getting ready for a holiday in France. In this course for false beginners, you’ll learn how to talk about the weather, buy and sell a product, give fashion advice, and everything you’d need in a restaurant or café -past, present and future tense-. Join us, avec un café s’il vous plaît !

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.

Summer term starts the 19th of April

Price
£14/h*

A2 (onsite)

Thursday 9.30am – 11.30am

In the A2 level class, we’ll be talking about timely issues such as work and our own relation with work especially its changes in the last year, how we can earn a living and be happy (or not). We’ll emphasize the pronunciation of the [j] and [r] sounds so common in French. The second unit will focus on culture, the Parisian ever changing landscape but also the wider use of French by the francophone community around the world, we’ll learn how to describe a place and to talk about what we like best in the French culture (film, series, books etc.). The pronunciation practice will be [z] and [ø] .

Finally, we’ll reach our A2 level with an invitation to travel, something we all hope to be doing by the time we cover this unit. We’ll be exploring different reasons why we want/need to travel, what does travelling bring to our lives, we’ll be able to describe where we’ve been and where we want to go by focusing on the nasal sound [ɑ̃].

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.

Summer term starts the 19th of April

Price
£14/h*

A2.2 (onsite)

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.

Summer term starts the 19th of April

Price
£14/h*

B1 (online)

Thursday 6.30pm – 8.30pm

In this intermediate course, this term, through the topics of cinema, education and information, we will learn to express our feelings and opinions in finer detail as well as defend our opinions with greater efficiency and precision. The grammar points, both in revision and new, will enable us to express ourselves with more fluency and above all more flexibility.

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.

Summer term starts the 19th of April

Price
£14/h*

B2 (onsite)

Wednesday 6.30pm – 8.30pm

In this class, for fairly independent speakers of French we’ll be talking about new information and communication technologies as well as future trends in various fields such as fashion, food, architecture and transports. You’ll discuss social networks, inventions, Sci-Fi, and the future of informatics, and will learn how to use the subjunctive tense and express change.

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.

Summer term starts the 19th of April

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.

Summer term starts the 19th of April

Price
£14/h*

C1/C2 (online)

Monday 6.30pm – 8.30pm

Join our advanced class to debate Culture and Arts in the French-speaking world. Litterature, Street Art, Music, Poetry, Cinema, Painting, Architecture, Photography… From De Musset to Ingres, from Atget to JR, from Art Nouveau to Rap Music, you name it, we’ll discuss it!

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.

Summer term starts the 19th of April

* 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

Enquire about these courses

Register Now