Adult Classes

Our Summer session starts June 18 and ends on August 25. Registration is now open! Find our class schedule here. Details for the cooking classes are available here.

Click on the class categories below to register online!



Master the fundamentals! Foundation courses include grammar, vocabulary and conversational French with an emphasis on active student participation.  Classes meet once a week for three hours, for 10 weeks.



We offer shorter length review classes for all levels, to accommodate your schedule and help you refresh your French before next session.



Take the TGV of our French classes by meeting several times a week and cover the basics in fewer weeks!

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Practice makes perfect, strengthen your speaking skills at intermediate and advanced levels with courses based on active conversation, reading, and grammar review.  Classes meet once a week for two hours, for 10 weeks.



Explore French culture through a variety of courses that focus on specialized topics including French for Travelers, Les Régions de France, Practice for Beginners and Book club: La tête en friche.


AFMSP is delighted to expand its class offer by proposing cooking classes with Valérie Faure. Valérie is a French expat who is passionate about culinary arts and simple, healthy everyday home cooking. Register for a two-hour class to focus on a theme or technique or for a series of classes. No French experience required. Classes will be led in English and French as appropriate for students.



Delve deeper into French culture and grammar reviews with these out of the ordinary classes. Workshops are one day or one afternoon only.



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Alter Ego +

At AFMSP we use Alter Ego 1+ to Alter Ego 4 + for our Beginner to Advanced foundation courses .

Here are some of the features of this series of textbooks:

-Up-to-date information and examples
-More practice exercises
-An enhanced classroom experience
-New tools and technology
-Apps available for iPhones/iPads or Android devices

Course Calendar

Winter 2018
Jan 15-Mar 25
Spring 2018
April 2-June 10
Summer 2018 June 18-Aug 25
Fall 2018 Sept 10-Nov 18
Mini Session 2018 Nov 26-Dec 15

Each class session lasts for 10 weeks.

Registration opens six weeks before the beginning of a session. Our early registration discount ends 2 weeks before the beginning of a session.


Contact Us!

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Alliance Française Mpls/St Paul
113 N First Street
Minneapolis, MN 55401

Tel: 612 332 0436

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