Give the gift of French to your child!
The Alliance Française of Dallas provides group classes for both French speaking and French learning students.
All of our classes are taught by native French instructors, who will provide your children with an authentic French immersive experience. Knowledgeable educators foster learning in a natural way, through visual, kinesthetic and auditory experiences. Striking a balance between fun and serious, children’s classes achieve rigorous academic objectives while entertaining children with games, activities and cultural exposure.
Youth classes are organized by semester through school year. Our summer program runs in June and July.
See our class schedules below:
A gentle introduction to the French-speaking world, children engage in playful activities through songs, dance, story telling, games, and more.
Immersed in a French speaking environment, toddlers learn their first sounds and words in French.
French language classes for Kids & Teens are taught in an age-appropriate setting with plenty of fun, educational activities aimed at helping our young learners to learn the language as naturally as possible.
Our group classes are categorized:
- Complete Beginners
- Intermediate (at least 1 year of French)
- Advanced (2 years of French or more)
by age group:
- 5 & 6 yrs old
- 7 to 9 yrs old
- 10 yrs old and up
Group classes for French speaking children enrolled in the American education system who want to learn or reinforce their speaking skills as well as reading and writing in French.
There are 8 levels available :
- MSM (Moyenne Section Maternelle) & GSM (Grande Section Maternelle)
- CP, CE1, CE2, CM1, CM2
- Francophone Teens
If you are interested in taking the AP French language exam* – whether you are taking the class, are a native speaker or are planning to take the test – our preparatory classes are designed to offer in depth practice and readiness for the test.
We ensure maximum exposure to the AP College Board exam’s themes required for the French AP Test.
The topics covered in class include listening to and reading authentic resources facilitating the mastering of the required vocabulary and language structure.
*The AP French language exam aims to promote both fluency and accuracy in French.
What is a CBE exam?
Credit by exam (CBE) is one method for students to demonstrate proficiency in grade level or course content.
Due to ongoing COVID-19 safety concerns, our 2022 Summer program will includes ONLINE or IN PERSON:
- Summer Camps for French learners:
– Drop-in childcare in French! Available for 4-6 years old (IN PERSON)
– Phonic Activities – Available for 5-6 years old (ONLINE)
– Bonjour! French Language Awareness – available for 7-9 years old (IN PERSON)
– French class for beginners – available for ages 10 years old and up (ONLINE)
- Summer Review Courses for Teens:
– Don’t lose your French! – Levels French I, II, III & IV (ONLINE)
Is your child homeschooled and interested in learning French?
We offer both group classes (meeting once a week) and private classes that can be tailored to their level and rhythm.