Workshops and conferences

  Discover a Beautiful French Region: LA BRETAGNE, LES CÔTES D'ARMOR


Learn (more) about Brittany, and especially about Les Côtes-d’Armor, its traditions, its food, and its beautiful natural and historical sites.

Please register at least 24 hours in advance at the front desk or call (415) 362-3666

Presented in French by Laurence Delahaye
Best for Levels 5 to 8; Open to French native speakers
$20

This presentation will be offered three times:

 Wednesday, March 1, from 12:30 to 2 p.m.
 Thursday,March 2, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.
 Saturday,March 4, from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m.

  Intercultural Challenges: USA - France


Explore the fundamentals of our “mental engineering” and its cultural dimensions. Based on these principles, we will look at some differences in behavior between American and French people in the workplace through case studies, personal experiences and videos. Open to French native speakers.

Please sign up at the front desk or call in advance (415) 362-3666

Presented in French by Norbert Blanchard
Best for Levels 5 to 8; Open to French native speakers
$20

This presentation will be offered three times:

 Tuesday, March 14, from 12:15 to 1:45 p.m.
 Thursday, March 16, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
 Saturday, March 18, from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m.

  French Geography and Climate by Region


Discover new aspects of France (and French territories) through its geography: rivers, mountains, volcanos, islands, vegetation, borders and cities affected by this landscape. This interactive and dynamic presentation includes visual support. Open to French native speakers.

Please sign up at the front desk or call in advance (415) 362-3666

Presented in French by Laurence Delahaye
Best for Levels 5 to 8; Open to French native speakers
$20

This presentation will be offered three times:

 Wednesday, March 22, from 12:30 to 2 p.m.
 Thursday,March 23, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.
 Saturday,March 25, from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m.

Intermediate to Advanced Pronunciation Intensive


A unique approach to French pronunciation. This workshop will change your understanding of French sounds forever and will definitely improve your pronunciation and subsequently, your comprehension. This approach is particularly beneficial for people with hearing disorders. This is a great seminar to repeat if you have previously attended.

Levels 2 to 3 may take the first 2 hours of the course for $50, if space is available.

Levels 4 and 5 may take the entire course upon level assessment.

This intensive gets full very quickly. This is a great seminar to repeat if you have previously attended. Please call us at 415.362.3666 with a credit card number to save a seat.

Presented in French by Dominique Brémond
For Intermediate to Advanced levels
Saturday, March 25, from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
$99 includes book, wine and cheese

Call to sign up for a class (415) 362-3666