AF classes near you!

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

This Spring we will be offering lunchtime conversation classes at the Minneapolis institute of Art for Mia employees.

Find class and registration details here.

If you have French language experience, please take our placement test to get started!

 

Join us in Edina in partnership with Edina Community Education.

Our Spring course offer opens for registration March 1st!

This Spring the following classes are offered:

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 3.25 hours, for a duration of 9 weeks

Thursday 5:45-9 pm, April 6-June 1

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 3.25 hours, for a duration of 9 weeks

Wednesday 5:45-9 pm, April 5-May 31 (9 weeks)

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.

Once a week for 3.25 hours, for a duration of 9 weeks

Thursday 9 am-12:15 pm, April 6-June 1 (9 weeks)

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 2.25 hours, for a duration of 9 weeks

Wednesday 3-5:15 pm April 5-May 31 (9 weeks)

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

For students with no prior French experience.

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

Friday 6-8 pm, April 7-May 5

Reading Le chien jaune de Simenon by Georges SIMENON 

$185 ($18.50/hour), Once a week for 2 hours, for a duration of 5 weeks

Read a classic « polar » with AF instructor Denis Dépinoy this Spring. This French language mystery novel by Belgian author Georges SIMENON is part of the Commisaire Maigret series. It recounts a series of mysterious murders in Concarneau that awakens the fear of the city’s population, symbolized by the arrival of a strange yellow dog…Solve a mystery en français!

For students with extensive French experience (B1 and higher).  For example, can use the conditional, imparfait, subjonctif etc. The book is available online at http://www.albertine.com/books/factsheet/?sku=97822531429280000000and is not included in the class price.

Tuesday 6-8 pm, May 2-30

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

Registration can be made with Edina Community Education

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.

La France d’aujourd’hui: current events and conversation

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 2-4 pm, April 8-May 13 (no class April 22)

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, April 14-May 12

French for Travelers no textbook used (booklet provided)

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

Tuesday 6 pm to 8 pm, May 9-June 6

Reading Le chien jaune de Simenon by Georges SIMENON 

Read a classic « polar » with AF instructor Denis Dépinoy this Spring. This French language mystery novel by Belgian author Georges SIMENON is part of the Commisaire Maigret series. It recounts a series of mysterious murders in Concarneau that awakens the fear of the city’s population, symbolized by the arrival of a strange yellow dog…Solve a mystery en français!

For students with extensive French experience (B1 and higher).  For example, can use the conditional, imparfait, subjonctif etc. The book is available online at http://www.albertine.com/books/factsheet/?sku=97822531429280000000and is not included in the class price.

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

Wednesday 6:30-8:30 pm, April 5-May 10 (no class May 3)

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

Alliance Française is excited to offer French classes in partnership with the LIFE program at Rochester Community and Technical College.

http://www.rctc.edu/community/seniors/life/

La politique en France

 France will elect its President this Spring in elections held every 5 years. How do French elections work and how does the political system compare to ours? Discover this aspect of French culture with Alliance Française instructor Damien Sadrant.

Wednesday May 2, 10 a.m-1 p.m

No French experience required, workshop led in English.