Course icon General French courses (level 1 to 9)

Level courses range from 1 (beginner) to 9 (advanced) for non-native speakers to develop all language skills — speaking, listening, writing, reading and interacting — as well as to develop both fluency and accuracy.

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Duration icon Duration

French courses are usually offered before work, at lunch time, and after work. Terms are usually 12 weeks with two classes per week that are 90 minutes for each class.

Assessment icon Assessment

Continuous evaluation for levels 1, 2, 3, 4, 6 and 8. Final exams for other levels (5, 7 and 9). Students need at least 65% both in the oral and the written part to pass to next level.

Methodology icon Methodology

Action-based approach

 Specialized French courses

We offer face-to-face specialized courses for those who work in the language including a mix of group lessons and individual tutoring sessions, and Specialized courses, both cultural and professional, to develop specific skills, and many are designed either for high-level learners or native speakers of the language. These classes are for students who have already completed level 9 of the language programme in New York or have tested out of this level through the placement test.

  • Écrire un rapport humanitaire (durée : 6 semaines - 3 heures par semaine)
  • Parlons de l'égalité des sexes - Objectif de développement durable 5 (durée : 5 semaines - 3 heures par semaine)

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