Group classes

8-week session starting the week of July 1, 2019 (415) 362-3666

How to view the Group Classes schedules

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Group Class levels

Levels 1 to 5ELEMENTARY
Level 6INTERMEDIATE
Level 7ADVANCED
Level 8PROFICIENT

Membership and Policies

Membership and benefits
Group class policies

Important dates

8-week session starting:
week of July 1, 2019

Last day of the session:
Saturday, August 24, 2019

How to register

Three ways to enroll in a Group Class:
  1. Download the registration form , then complete and return it to us by mail, fax or e-mail
  2. Register by phone by calling (415) 362-3666
  3. Come to the The French Class at 500 Sutter Street

Preregistration by phone (even last minute) is highly recommended as classes may be full or canceled. Watch for special offers and discounts for some of our courses.

We’re looking forward to seeing you in class! Á bientôt!


IMAGE: CAFE LE DEPART ST-MICHEL, PARIS. CREDIT: JOE DESOUSSA

Jump Start Your French!

Devour French: The First Bite

Best course ever to lay a strong foundation in French or to prepare for your next trip to France.

PRICEOption 1: Take 4 private classes of 45 minutes each for $195 (choose your own schedule)
Option 2: Create your own group, bring 3 new students with you and your 4-hour course is FREE!
4 hours $255 (choose your own schedule)
PREREQUISITENone
MATERIALSDevour French: The First Bite. $19, tax included
CURRICULUMGet ready for your next trip to France. Learn some basic verbs, practical vocabulary and sentences, pronunciation and cultural tips.

FREE Elementary Level 1

if you purchase LEVEL 2 at $409
OR
pay $299 for LEVEL 1 only

PERKS: Free make-up class in any group available. Free extra attendance during the week. Two free one-on-one 30 minute make-ups. Please sign up early. No refund, no credits after 6/27/19. No exceptions. Missed classes may not be credited to a later session.

Please pick up an updated schedule the 1st week of classes.

PRICE8 weeks: $299 or FREE (if you sign up for level 2 at $409)
PREREQUISITENone, but our Jump Start Your French course is recommended.
MATERIALSBook 1: Devour French 1! $29.95, tax included.
CURRICULUM

A1. 30 basic verbs in the Present, Past & Future. Pronunciation. Interrogative & negative forms. Pronouns.

Morning Classes
CLASSDAYTIME
100Tuesday a.m. 10:30-12:30
101Thursday a.m.10:00-12:00
Afternoon Classes
CLASSDAYTIME
102Tuesday p.m.12:30-2:30
103Wednesday p.m.5:15-7:15
Evening Classes
CLASSDAYTIME
104Monday p.m.6:00-8:00
105Tuesday p.m.6:30-8:30
Saturday Class
CLASSDAYTIME
106Saturday p.m.12:30-2:30

Pronunciation Quick Fix:

Improve your pronunciation with a 25 minute practice lesson for only $20.

Schedule your pronunciation quick fix before or after your class.
Call us now at 415-362-3666 or just come to the front desk to make an appointment.


 Attend more classes at no extra cost

Enroll in the Elementary Level 1 class of your choice and attend ANY or ALL of the Elementary Level 1 classes we open during your enrolled session at no extra cost.

Please pick up an updated schedule the 1st week of classes.


ELEMENTARY LEVEL 1

* RESTRICTIONS: NO REFUNDS OR CREDITS AFTER 6/27/19. PLEASE DO NOT ASK US TO MAKE AN EXCEPTION TO OUR POLICIES. TAKE ADVANTAGE OF OUR FLEXIBLE & FREE MAKE UP OPTIONS. MISSED CLASSES CANNOT BE CREDITED TO A LATER 8-WEEK SESSION. OUR SPECIAL OFFERS CANNOT BE COMBINED WITH OTHER DISCOUNTS EXCEPT THE MEMBERS’ DISCOUNT.

Elementary Level 2

Please pick up an updated schedule the 1st week of classes.

PRICE8 weeks: $409
PREREQUISITESee Level 1 curriculum
MATERIALSBook 2: Devour French 2! $29.95, tax included.
CURRICULUM35 verbs in the present, past, future and past perfect. Possessives. Comparison. Pronunciation.
CLASSDAYTIME
200Monday a.m.11:00-1:00
201Tuesday p.m.6:15-8:15
202Wednesday p.m.2:30-4:30
203Saturday p.m.12:30-2:30

Pronunciation Quick Fix:

Improve your pronunciation with a 25 minute practice lesson for only $20.

Schedule your pronunciation quick fix before or after your class.
Call us now at 415-362-3666 or just come to the front desk to make an appointment.


Attend more classes at no extra cost

Enroll in the Elementary Level 2 class of your choice and attend ANY or ALL of the Elementary Level 2 classes we open during your enrolled session at no extra cost.

Please pick up an updated schedule the 1st week of classes.


Special offer for NEW Students:

LEVELS 2 to 8: Bring in a registration form or an ad from another SF private language school 6 or 8-week program, and we will beat their price by 20%!


ELEMENTARY LEVEL 2

* RESTRICTIONS: NO REFUNDS OR CREDITS AFTER 6/27/19. PLEASE DO NOT ASK US TO MAKE AN EXCEPTION TO OUR POLICIES. TAKE ADVANTAGE OF OUR FLEXIBLE & FREE MAKE UP OPTIONS. MISSED CLASSES CANNOT BE CREDITED TO A LATER 8-WEEK SESSION. OUR SPECIAL OFFERS CANNOT BE COMBINED WITH OTHER DISCOUNTS EXCEPT THE MEMBERS’ DISCOUNT.

Elementary Level 3

Please pick up an updated schedule the 1st week of classes.

PRICE8 weeks: $409
PREREQUISITESee Level 2 curriculum.
MATERIALSBook 3: Devour French 3! $29.95, tax included.
CURRICULUM42 verbs in the present, past, future, past perfect and present of the subjunctive. Reflexive verbs. The polite form in the conditional. Pronouns. Pronunciation.

 

CLASSDAYTIME
300Tuesday a.m.10:00-12:00
301Tuesday p.m.6:30-8:30
302Saturday a.m.10:00-12:00

Pronunciation Quick Fix:

Improve your pronunciation with a 25 minute practice lesson for only $20.

Schedule your pronunciation quick fix before or after your class.
Call us now at 415-362-3666 or just come to the front desk to make an appointment.


Attend more classes at no extra cost

Enroll in the Elementary Level 3 class of your choice and attend ANY or ALL of the Elementary Level 3 classes we open during your enrolled session at no extra cost.

Please pick up an updated schedule the 1st week of classes.


Special offer for NEW Students:

LEVELS 2 to 8: Bring in a registration form or an ad from another SF private language school 6 or 8-week program, and we will beat their price by 20%!


ELEMENTARY LEVEL 3

* RESTRICTIONS: NO REFUNDS OR CREDITS AFTER 6/27/19. PLEASE DO NOT ASK US TO MAKE AN EXCEPTION TO OUR POLICIES. TAKE ADVANTAGE OF OUR FLEXIBLE & FREE MAKE UP OPTIONS. MISSED CLASSES CANNOT BE CREDITED TO A LATER 8-WEEK SESSION. OUR SPECIAL OFFERS CANNOT BE COMBINED WITH OTHER DISCOUNTS EXCEPT THE MEMBERS’ DISCOUNT.

Elementary Level 4

Please pick up an updated schedule the 1st week of classes.

PRICE8 weeks: $409
PREREQUISITESee Level 3 curriculum
MATERIALSBook 4: Devour French 4! $29.95, tax included.
CURRICULUMVerb tenses : present, past tenses, future, imperative, subjunctive present and past, conditional present and past, conjunctions
CLASSDAYTIME
400Wednesday p.m.7:00-9:00
401Thursday a.m.10:30-12:30
402Thursday p.m.6:00-8:00
403Saturday p.m.2:30-4:30

Pronunciation Quick Fix:

Improve your pronunciation with a 25 minute practice lesson for only $20.

Schedule your pronunciation quick fix before or after your class.
Call us now at 415-362-3666 or just come to the front desk to make an appointment.


Attend more classes at no extra cost

Enroll in the Elementary Level 4 class of your choice and attend ANY or ALL of the Elementary Level 4 classes we open during your enrolled session at no extra cost.

Please pick up an updated schedule the 1st week of classes.


Special offer for NEW Students:

LEVELS 2 to 8: Bring in a registration form or an ad from another SF private language school 6 or 8-week program, and we will beat their price by 20%!


ELEMENTARY LEVEL 4

* RESTRICTIONS: NO REFUNDS OR CREDITS AFTER 6/27/19. PLEASE DO NOT ASK US TO MAKE AN EXCEPTION TO OUR POLICIES. TAKE ADVANTAGE OF OUR FLEXIBLE & FREE MAKE UP OPTIONS. MISSED CLASSES CANNOT BE CREDITED TO A LATER 8-WEEK SESSION. OUR SPECIAL OFFERS CANNOT BE COMBINED WITH OTHER DISCOUNTS EXCEPT THE MEMBERS’ DISCOUNT.

Elementary Level 5

This course is divided in two parts, offered back to back. You may elect to take them together or separately.

Review of Verb Tenses & Conversation

MATERIALSDevour French! Review of Verb Tenses, $29.95, tax included.
CURRICULUM1st hour of the course: A well organized review of each verb tense and how they work together.

Devour French in Paris

MATERIALSDevour French in Paris! $29.95, tax included
CURRICULUM2nd hour of the course: Practical conversation and vocabulary: Your whole stay in France in a nutshell.
PRICE8 weeks: $409
Each course may be taken separately: $225
Drop in: $42/$59 per class
PREREQUISITESee Level 4 curriculum
CLASSDAYTIME
500Monday p.m.6:30-8:30
501Thursday p.m.12:00-2:00
502Saturday p.m.2:30-4:30

Pronunciation quick fix:

Improve your pronunciation with a 25 minute practice lesson for only $20.

Schedule your pronunciation quick fix before or after your class. Call us now at 415-362-3666 or just come to the front desk to make an appointment.


Attend more classes at no extra cost

Enroll in the Elementary Level 5 class of your choice (500-501) and attend ANY or ALL of the Elementary Level 5 classes (500-501) we open during your enrolled session, at no extra cost.Please pick up an updated schedule the 1st week of classes.


Special offer for NEW Students:

LEVELS 2 to 8: Bring in a registration form or an ad from another SF private language school 6 or 8-week program, and we will beat their price by 20%!


ELEMENTARY LEVEL 5

* RESTRICTIONS: NO REFUNDS OR CREDITS AFTER 6/27/19. PLEASE DO NOT ASK US TO MAKE AN EXCEPTION TO OUR POLICIES. TAKE ADVANTAGE OF OUR FLEXIBLE & FREE MAKE UP OPTIONS. MISSED CLASSES CANNOT BE CREDITED TO A LATER 8-WEEK SESSION. OUR SPECIAL OFFERS CANNOT BE COMBINED WITH OTHER DISCOUNTS EXCEPT THE MEMBERS’ DISCOUNT.

Intermediate Level 6

New topics & materials every 8 weeks, so you can repeat your class until you are ready for our Advanced level. (Drop in: $42-$59 per class if space available)

Please pick up an updated schedule the 1st week of classes.

Grammar + Conversation & Vocabulary

PRICE8 weeks: $429 or $299 for only grammar or only conversation (Drop in: $42-$59 per class).
MATERIALSLivre: Grammaire Progressive. $48, tax included.
CURRICULUMNew topics & material every 8 weeks, so you can repeat your class until you are ready for our Advanced level.

Morning Classes

CLASSDAYTIME
600Friday a.m.9:00-10:15 conversation
10:30-12:00 grammar

Afternoon Class

CLASSDAYTIME
601Tuesday p.m.1:00-3:30

Grammar + Conversation & Vocabulary

PRICE8 weeks: $409 for both, or $299 for only grammar or only conversation and vocabulary.
These classes are 2 hours.
MATERIALSLivre: Grammar Progressive, $48, tax included.
CURRICULUMNew material every 8 weeks, so you can repeat your class until you are ready for our Advanced level.

Evening Classes

CLASSDAYTIME
602Wednesday p.m.5:00-7:00
603Wednesday p.m.6:00-8:00
604Wednesday p.m.7:00-9:00

Saturday Class

CLASSDAYTIME
605Saturday a.m.10:00-12:00

Conversation & Vocabulary

PRICE8 weeks: $299 (Drop in $42 per class)
CURRICULUM

Improve your vocabulary by discussing contemporary topics and your own subjects of interest.. Groups are small et il y a une très bonne ambiance!

CLASSDAYTIME
606Monday a.m.9:30-11:00
607Wednesday p.m.6:00-7:30

French as It Is Spoken in France

PRICE8 weeks: $299 (Drop in $42 per class)
CURRICULUM

Learn how to speak like a French person, with the slang, the contractions and the most common expressions.

CLASSDAYTIME
608Wednesday p.m.3:00-4:30
609 Friday a.m.9:00-10:30

Pronunciation quick fix:

Improve your pronunciation with a 25 minute practice lesson for only $20.

Schedule your pronunciation quick fix before or after your class.
Call us now at 415-362-3666 or just come to the front desk to make an appointment.

Please pick up an updated schedule the 1st week of classes.


Special offer for NEW Students:

LEVELS 2 to 8: Bring in a registration form or an ad from another SF private language school 6 or 8-week program, and we will beat their price by 20%!


INTERMEDIATE LEVEL 6

* RESTRICTIONS: NO REFUNDS OR CREDITS AFTER 6/27/19. PLEASE DO NOT ASK US TO MAKE AN EXCEPTION TO OUR POLICIES. TAKE ADVANTAGE OF OUR FLEXIBLE & FREE MAKE UP OPTIONS. MISSED CLASSES CANNOT BE CREDITED TO A LATER 8-WEEK SESSION. OUR SPECIAL OFFERS CANNOT BE COMBINED WITH OTHER DISCOUNTS EXCEPT THE MEMBERS’ DISCOUNT.

Advanced Level 7

Please pick up an updated schedule the 1st week of classes.

Conversation et Vocabulaire

PRICE8 weeks: $299 (Drop-in $42 per class)
CURRICULUMPetits groupes de conversation bien structurés et sympas pour apprendre du vocabulaire, parler de sujets actuels et passer un bon moment en parlant français.
CLASSDAYTIME
700Wednesday p.m.6:00-7:30
701Thursday a.m.9:00-10:30

 Le français qu’on parle en France

PRICE8 weeks: $299 (Drop-in $42 per class)
CURRICULUM

Apprenez à parler comme un(e) Français(e) ! Avec les mots familiers, les contractions et les expressions les plus utilisées.

CLASSDAYTIME
702Wednesday p.m.3:00-4:30
703Thursday a.m.10:30-12:00

Conversation sur la France contemporaine

PRICE8 weeks: $299 (Drop-in $42 per class)
CURRICULUM

Conversation et vocabulaire: cultivez votre français grâce à des articles sur l’actualité mondiale et les grands courants sociaux et économiques contemporains.

CLASSDAYTIME
704Tuesday p.m.2:00-3:30
705Wednesday p.m.12:00-1:30
706Wednesday p.m.7:00-8:30

Grammaire avancée, conversation et littérature

PRICE8 weeks: $429 or $299 per course. (Drop-in $42/$59 per class)
MATERIALSLivres:
Grammaire de la Sorbonne, Niveau Supérieur II, $39 tax included.

La petite danseuse de 14 ans de Camille Laurens. $19, tax included.

CURRICULUM

1ère partie du cours : un cours de grammaire bien organisé, dynamique, interactif.

2ème partie: conversation et littérature.

CLASSDAYTIME
707Tuesday a.m.9:30-12:00

Grammaire avancée, conversation et littérature

PRICE8 weeks: $409 or $299 per course (Drop-in $42/$59 per class)
MATERIALSLivres:
Grammaire de la Sorbonne, Niveau Supérieur II, $39 tax included.

La petite danseuse de 14 ans de Camille Laurens. $19, tax included.

CURRICULUM1ère partie du cours: Améliorez votre grammaire grâce à un cours bien organisé, dynamique, interactif.
2ème partie du cours: Conversation et littérature.
CLASSDAYTIME
708Saturday a.m.10:00-12:00

Conversation et grammaire avancée

PRICE8 weeks: $429 or $299 per course (Drop-in $42/$59 per class)
MATERIALS

Livre: Grammaire de la Sorbonne. Niveau Supérieur II. $39, tax included.

CURRICULUM

1ère partie du cours: conversation et vocabulaire

2ème partie: un cours de grammaire bien organisé, dynamique, interactif

CLASSDAYTIME
709Friday a.m.9:00-10:15 conversation
10:30-12:00 grammaire

Grammaire avancée

PRICE8 weeks: $299 (Drop in $42 per class)
MATERIALSLivre: Grammaire de la Sorbonne Niveau Supérieur II. $39, tax included.
CURRICULUMAméliorez votre grammaire grâce à un cours dynamique, interactif et truffé d’informations.
CLASSDAYTIME
710Wednesday p.m.5:30-7:00
711Thursday a.m.10:30-12:00
712Friday a.m.10:30-12:00

Please pick up an updated schedule the 1st week of classes.


Special offer for NEW Students:

LEVELS 2 to 8: Bring in a registration form or an ad from another SF private language school 6 or 8-week program, and we will beat their price by 20%!


ADVANCED LEVEL 7

* RESTRICTIONS: NO REFUNDS OR CREDITS AFTER 6/27/19. PLEASE DO NOT ASK US TO MAKE AN EXCEPTION TO OUR POLICIES. TAKE ADVANTAGE OF OUR FLEXIBLE & FREE MAKE UP OPTIONS. MISSED CLASSES CANNOT BE CREDITED TO A LATER 8-WEEK SESSION. OUR SPECIAL OFFERS CANNOT BE COMBINED WITH OTHER DISCOUNTS EXCEPT THE MEMBERS’ DISCOUNT.

Proficient Level 8

Please pick up an updated schedule the 1st week of classes.

Littérature et Culture

PRICE8 weeks: $299 (drop-in $42)
MATERIALS

Livre: Pamela de Stéphanie des Horts$19, tax included.

CLASSDAYTIME
800Tuesday a.m.10:30-12:00

Histoire et Civilisation

PERIOD

du 9/4/2019 au 10/23/2019

(Gone to Paris! Back in September. Bon séjour et à bientôt!)

PRICE

8 weeks. $299. Drop in $42.

CURRICULUM

Un cours de Renée Morel. Sujet du cours: Les Français aujourd’hui . Les aspects sociologiques de la vie moderne en France.

CLASSDAYTIME
801

Wednesday a.m.

10:30-12:00

France Contemporaine

PRICE8 weeks: $299 (drop-in $42)
CURRICULUMConversation et vocabulaire:
cultivez votre français grâce à des articles sur l’actualité mondiale et les grands courants sociaux et économiques.
CLASSDAYTIME
802Tuesday p.m.2:00-3:30
803Wednesday p.m.12:00-1:30
804Wednesday p.m.7:00-8:30

Special offer for NEW Students:

LEVELS 2 to 8: Bring in a registration form or an ad from another SF private language school 6 or 8-week program, and we will beat their price by 20%!


PROFICIENT LEVEL 8

* RESTRICTIONS: NO REFUNDS OR CREDITS AFTER 6/27/19. PLEASE DO NOT ASK US TO MAKE AN EXCEPTION TO OUR POLICIES. TAKE ADVANTAGE OF OUR FLEXIBLE & FREE MAKE UP OPTIONS. MISSED CLASSES CANNOT BE CREDITED TO A LATER 8-WEEK SESSION. OUR SPECIAL OFFERS CANNOT BE COMBINED WITH OTHER DISCOUNTS EXCEPT THE MEMBERS’ DISCOUNT.

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