Current Offering – French Classes

Duration: 8-week in-classroom for 12 hours
Frequency: Each level meets in classroom once a week.

Class size: Minimum: 6; Maximum: 12
Tuition per session: $249.00**

Our campuses:

Alliance Française (AF Carmel): 760 3rd Ave SW #212. Carmel, Indiana 46032

International School of Indiana (ISI Michigan Rd): 4330 N Michigan Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46208

Cleo Rogers Memorial Library (Columbus, IN): 536 5th St, Columbus, IN 47201

How to enroll

Please enroll early, as our capacity is limited by number of available classroom seats.

1- If necessary, take the Placement Test

2- Select one of the classes below to complete your enrollment

Please note: As our enrollments vary each session, we make every effort to meet your needs! This includes, as appropriate, combining low-enrolled classes; and upon consensus, we can adjust the meeting day for some classes.

Beginning French I – A1.2 - Columbus

Tuesday 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM (From Oct. 16, 2018) - Columbus

This course will focus on the acquisition and mastery of the following topics: greetings, making introductions, classroom communication, asking/giving personal information, expressing personal interests, counting and asking prices, describing places, and asking/giving simple explanations. The main teaching material used will be the Cosmopolite A1 textbook and activity book, with the addition of the Bescherelle- Conjugaison pour tous.

Beginning French I – A1.1 - Columbus

Tuesday 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM (From Aug. 21, 2018) - Columbus

This course will focus on the acquisition and mastery of the following topics: greetings, making introductions, classroom communication, asking/giving personal information, expressing personal interests, counting and asking prices, describing places, and asking/giving simple explanations. The main teaching material used will be the Cosmopolite A1 textbook and activity book, with the addition of the Bescherelle- Conjugaison pour tous.

Beginning French I – A1.1

Monday 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM (From Oct. 29, 2018) - Carmel

This course will focus on the acquisition and mastery of the following topics: greetings, making introductions, classroom communication, asking/giving personal information, expressing personal interests, counting and asking prices, describing places, and asking/giving simple explanations. The main textbook used will be Alter Ego Plus (A1).  In addition, Schaum’s Outline of French Grammar will also be used, as its detailed explanations, in English, and abundant exercises will be a beneficial supplement to the main French textbook.

Beginning French III (A1.3)

Tuesday 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM (From Oct. 30, 2018) - Carmel

This course focuses on the acquisition and mastery of the following topics: obtaining travel -related housing, expressing opinions of destination and activities, and describing one’s personal tastes, family and professions. The main textbook used will be Alter Ego Plus (A1).  In addition, Schaum’s Outline of French Grammar will also be used, as its detailed explanations, in English, and abundant exercises will be a beneficial supplement to the main French textbook.

Intermediate French III (B1.3)

Wednesday 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM (From Oct. 31, 2018) - Carmel

This course will focus on describing friendly and intimate relationships and characterizing their positive and negative qualities. Describing university life and the subsequent job-seeking experience (internships, consulting job ads; interview vocabulary and advice) are also presented. More complex verbal structures are introduced to express past and ongoing events, through preposition and adverb usage. Notably, the French subjunctive mood is presented. The main textbook used will be Alter Ego Plus (A2).  In addition, Schaum’s Outline of French Grammar will also be used, as its detailed explanations, in English, and abundant exercises will be a beneficial supplement to the main French textbook.

Elementary French II (A2.2)

Thursday 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM (From Nov. 01, 2018) - ISI, Indianapolis

This course is designed to encourage students to converse. Different topics will be chosen by the instructor each week. Fun activities will be planned including role playing, presentations, discussions, games, etc. There will be a focus on pronunciation and grammar. Upon completion of the B1 level courses, students will be able to:

  • Understand the main points of clear standard speech on familiar subjects in work, school, leisure activities, etc.
  • Manage in most situations that come up when travelling in a region where the language is spoken.
  • Produce a simple and cohesive text on familiar subjects or subjects of personal interest.
  • Narrate an event, an experience or a dream; describe a desire or goal, and outline reasons or explanations behind a project or idea.

Beginning French III (A1.3)

Saturday 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM (From Nov. 03, 2018) - Carmel

This course will focus on the acquisition and mastery of the following topics: greetings, making introductions, classroom communication, asking/giving personal information, expressing personal interests, counting and asking prices, describing places, and asking/giving simple explanations. The main textbook used will be Alter Ego Plus (A1).  In addition, Schaum’s Outline of French Grammar will also be used, as its detailed explanations, in English, and abundant exercises will be a beneficial supplement to the main French textbook.

The Placement Test

Students who intend to take a class other than Beginner Level I are invited to take the Alliance Française PLACEMENT TEST. Your results will be automatically reported to our local instructors who will then facilitate your placement into the appropriate course level. If you have not received any feedback within 72 hours, please contact us at edu@afindianapolis.org.

Alternatively, those knowledgeable of their current language ability may select their course. However, we suggest to take the placement test for the most accurate assessment and placement into one of our classes.

For questions and comments, please contact us at edu@afindianapolis.org. Tel. 317-645-1447

(*)  Schedule subject to change depending on the teachers/students arrangements.
(**) Alliance Française members receive 10% off for every session. Join now.