AF classes near you!

We are pleased to offer our French classes in Edina, St Paul and beyond!

Edina

Join us in Edina in partnership with Edina Community Education.

Mini-session:

Mise en pratique pour débutants $95 ($15.85/hour)

For students who have recently completed Beginner 1 or French for Travelers. Challenge yourself to apply what you learned to real-life situations!

3-weeks:  Sat Dec 2-16, 10 am-12 pm.

Traditions de noel en France/French holiday traditions $95 ($15.85/hour)

For students with extensive French experience (B1 and higher).  For example, can use the conditional, imparfait, subjonctif etc.

Discover how Christmas is celebrated indifferent parts of France.

3-weeks: Tuesdays, Nov 28-Dec 12, 6-8 pm.

Desserts de fêtes/French holiday desserts $60 ($20/hour)

Make French desserts while practicing your French to celebrate the holiday season!

For students with basic French experience (A1)

3-hour workshop, Saturday, December 9, 12-3 pm

Winter session:

Registration opens December 1!

 Beginner 1 – $425 per student ($14.16/hour), plus Alter Ego + textbook and workbook ($80)

For students with no prior French experience. Once a week for 3 hours, for a duration of 10 weeks

Mon,  Tues January 16-March 20, 9 am-12 pm

Beginner 2 –  $425 per student ($14.16/hour), plus Alter Ego + textbook and workbook ($80)

For students having completed Beginner 1 or an equivalent level.

Once a week for 3 hours 20 min, for a duration of 9 weeks

Mon, Jan 8-March 19, 9 am-12:20 pm (no class January 15 and February 19)

Beginner 3 $425 per student ($14.16/hour), plus Alter Ego + textbook and workbook ($80). For students having completed Beginner 2 or an equivalent level.

Wednesday, January 17-March 21, 6-9 pm

Beginner 5 $425 per student ($14.16/hour), plus Alter Ego + textbook and workbook ($80). For students having completed Beginner 4 or an equivalent level.

Thurs January 18-March 22, 9 am-12 pm

Beginner Conversation – $315 ($15.75/hour), no textbook used

For students with some French experience (A2).  For example, can use the present tense, passé compose, etc.

Once a week for 2 hours, for a duration of 10 weeks

Thursday, January 18-March 22, 12:30-2:30 pm

Intermediate Conversation – $315 ($15.75/hour), no textbook used

For students with extensive French experience (B1 and higher).  For example, can use the conditional, imparfait, subjonctif etc.

Once a week for 2 hours 15 min, for a duration of 9 weeks

Mon, Jan 8-March 19, (no class January 15 and February 19) 1-3:15 pm

French for Travelers- $185 ($18.50/hour), no textbook used (booklet provided)

For students with no prior French experience.

Once a week for 2 hours, for a duration of 5 weeks

Tues 6-8 pm February 20-March 20

Les expressions idiomatiques $60 ($20/hour) no textbook used, documents provided.

Rather than “Raconter des salades”, come learn the most common French idiomatic expressions. Your instructor will « éclaire la lanterne des élèves » ! For students having completed Beginner 5 or an equivalent level. Tuesday, February 21, 12:30-3:30 pm.

New in Edina!

Cooking with Valérie: Dishes from the South of France $80 ($27/hour) no textbook used, ingredients included. Valérie Faure is a French expat who is passionate about culinary arts and simple, healthy everyday home cooking. Register for a three-hour class to focus on a theme or technique. No French experience required, class will be led in English and French as appropriate for students. Make poulet basquaise (Chicken with tomatoes and peppers) and a tian provencal (vegetable bake). Wednesday, January 17, 9 am-12 pm.

Cooking with Valérie: Quiches and tartes- $80 ($27/hour) no textbook used, ingredients included. Valérie Faure is a French expat who is passionate about culinary arts and simple, healthy everyday home cooking. Register for a three-hour class to focus on a theme or technique. No French experience required, class will be led in English and French as appropriate for students. Learn how to prepare a pâte brisée for a quiche lorraine and a tarte tatin. Wednesday, January 31, 9 am-12 pm.

Cooking with Valérie: Pâte à choux $80 ($27/hour) no textbook used, ingredients included. Valérie Faure is a French expat who is passionate about culinary arts and simple, healthy everyday home cooking. Register for a three-hour class to focus on a theme or technique. No French experience required, class will be led in English and French as appropriate for students. Impress your friends by making gougères (savory puffs), chouquettes (sweet puffs) and mini Paris-Brest (almond cream filled puffs). Wednesday, February 14, 9 am-12 pm.

Cooking with Valérie: Winter comfort food $80 ($27/hour) no textbook used, ingredients included. Valérie Faure is a French expat who is passionate about culinary arts and simple, healthy everyday home cooking. Register for a three-hour class to focus on a theme or technique. No French experience required, class will be led in English and French as appropriate for students.Let’s warm up with a soupe à l’oignon (French onion soup) and a hachis parmentier (beef and mashed potatoes bake). Wednesday, February 28, 9 am-12 pm.

Classes take place at the Edina Community Center 5701 Normandale Road, Edina, MN 55424

Registration can be made with Edina Community Education

 

St Paul

Take an AF class in St Paul at the University Club

AF is glad to return to St Paul, in partnership with the University Club of St Paul at their Summit Ave location. Classes are open to AFMSP members and University Club members.

University Club members please register by calling AFMSP: 612 332 0436.

For students with extensive French experience (B1 and higher).  For example, can use the conditional, imparfait, subjonctif etc. Conversation will be based on current events topics. Once a week for 2 hours, for a duration of 5 weeks: Saturday  1-3 pm, October 21-November  18.

  • Beginner Conversation no textbook used. For students with some French experience (A2).  For example, can use the present tense, passé compose, etc.

Once a week for 2 hours, for a duration of 5 weeks.

Friday morning 10 am-12 pm, September 15-October 13.

Need a crash course in survival French? For students with no prior French experience.

Once a week for 2 hours, for a duration of 5 weeks

Wednesday 6 pm to 8 pm, October 18-November 15.

Classes take place at the University Club of St Paul 420 Summit Avenue Saint Paul, MN 55102

Registration can be done through AFMSP on-line, by phone at 612 332 0436 or in person.

University Club members please register by calling AFMSP: 612 332 0436 .

Take French with us in Rochester, check the schedule on our Rochester education page.

 

Contact Us!

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

Tel: 612 332 0436
bonjour@afmsp.org