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French Courses Spring Term 6 February – 1 April 2017 Toddlers, Children, Teenagers & Adults

Language. Culture. Our Business. The French Language & Cultural Centre in Dublin, 1 Kildare Street, Dublin 2 www.alliance-francaise.ie

Spring Term


Adults

Adults

2h Once-weekly over 8 weeks (16h)

General French

â‚Ź189

Our General French courses offer you the opportunity to learn French with qualified native French teachers in small class-groups (max.16 students) in order to focus on communication, to practise French through a diverse range of activities and projects, using internationally recognised standards and the levels of the CEFR from A1 to C1. If you are a new student, come for a free placement test and let a teacher walk you through this timetable!

A1.1

A1.2

A1.3

A1

17:30 - 19.30

Monday

19:35 - 21.35

10:00 - 12.00

Tuesday

19:35 - 21.35

Wednesday

17:30 - 19.30

Thursday

10:00 - 12.00

Tuesday

10:00 - 12.00

Tuesday

19:35 - 21.35

Wednesday

17:30 - 19.30

Monday

17:30 - 19.30

Monday

19:35 - 21.35

Thursday

10:00 - 12.00

Tuesday

17:30 - 19.30

Thursday

19:35 - 21.35

A1.4

Wednesday

10:00 - 12.00

Wednesday

19:35 - 21.35

A1.5

Monday

19:35 - 21.35

Tuesday

17:30 - 19.30

A1.6

Tuesday

19:35 - 21.35

Refresher A1

Brush up on the A1 level, perfect for newcomers or current Conversation A1 students who wish to join an A2 general French class! Monday

17:30 - 19.30

Tuesday

19:35 - 21.35

Wednesday

10:00 - 12.00

Wednesday

17:30 - 19.30

Thursday

10:00 - 12.00

Thursday

10:00 - 12.00

Thursday

17:30 - 19.30

Wednesday

10:00 - 12.00

Wednesday

17:30 - 19.30

Thursday

19:35 - 21.35

A2.2

Wednesday

19:35 - 21.35

A2.3

Wednesday

19:35 - 21.35

A2.4

Wednesday

19:35 - 21.35

A2.5

Thursday

10:00 - 12.00

A2.6

Thursday

19:35 - 21.35

A2.8

Tuesday

17:30 - 19.30

A2.1

A2

Monday Tuesday

Refresher A2

Brush up on the A2 level, perfect for newcomers or current Conversation A2 students who wish to join a B1 general French class! Monday

19:35 - 21.35

Tuesday

17:30 - 19.30

Thursday

17:30 - 19.30

Friday

10:00 - 12.00

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for complete beginners


B1.1

17:30 - 19.30

Wednesday

19:35 - 21.35

Friday

10:00 - 12.00

B1.2

Tuesday

19:35 - 21.35

Wednesday

17:30 - 19.30

B1.3

Monday

17:30 - 19.30

Wednesday

10:00 - 12.00

B1.4

Thursday

10:00 - 12.00

B1.5

Tuesday

19:35 - 21.35

Wednesday

17:30 - 19.30

B1.6

Thursday

19:35 - 21.35

Monday

17:30 - 19.30

Tuesday

10:00 - 12.00

Thursday

10:00 - 12.00

Tuesday

10:00 - 12.00

B1.7

B1

Monday

B1.8

Refresher B1

Brush up on the B1 level, perfect for newcomers or current Conversation B1 students who wish to join a B2 general French class! Monday

19:35 - 21.35

Tuesday

Thursday

10:00 - 12.00

Thursday

Monday

19:35 - 21.35

Wednesday

B2.3

Monday

17:30 - 19.30

B2.5

Tuesday

19:35 - 21.35

Friday

10:00 - 12.00

B2.1

B2 B2.8

Refresher B2

C1 C1

Adults from B2

10:00 - 12.00 17:30 - 19.30 17:30 - 19.30

Brush up on the B2 level, perfect for newcomers or current Conversation B2/C1 students who wish to join a C1 preparation class! Monday

19:35 - 21.35

Friday

10:00 - 12.00

Wednesday

10:00 - 12.00

Français des Affaires Conversation Littéraire

from C1

Perfectionnement

17:30 - 19.30

Thursday

19:35 - 21.35

2h Once-weekly over 8 weeks (16h)

Specialised French

from B2

Wednesday

€189

Thursday

19:35 - 21.35

Tuesday

10:00 - 12.00

Wednesday

10:00 - 12.00

Wednesday

19:35 - 21:35

Not interested in group classes? Try our private tuition! We provide tailor-made courses on a one-to-one basis that can be arranged on your preferred day and time to suit both your professional needs and your busy lifestyle

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Adults

Adults

2h Once-weekly over 8 weeks (16h)

Conversational French

€199

Our conversational French is perfect for students who have just completed a cycle of general french courses and need more oral practice before joining the next level. If you are a new student, come for a free placement test and let a teacher walk you through this timetable!

Conversation Starter

Tuesday

17:30 - 19.30

Conversation A1

Monday

17:30 - 19.30

Tuesday

10:00 - 12.00

Monday

17:30 - 19.30

Wednesday

10:00 - 12.00

Wednesday

19:35 - 21.35

Friday

10:00 - 12.00

Tuesday

10:00 - 12.00

Tuesday

17:30 - 19.30

Wednesday

10:00 - 12.00

Wednesday

19:35 - 21.35

Friday

10:00 - 12.00

Monday

19:35 - 21.35

Tuesday

10:00 - 12.00

Tuesday

19:35 - 21.35

Wednesday

10:00 - 12.00

Wednesday

17:30 - 19.30

Thursday

10:00 - 12.00

Conversation A2

Conversation B1

Conversation B2/C1

Diplomas in French DELF (Diplôme d’Etudes en Langue Française) and DALF (Diplôme Approfondi de Langue Française) are official qualifications (valid for life) awarded by the CIEP and the French Ministry of Education to certify the competency of candidates from outside France in the French language. You can sit the following at the AF:

DELF Tout Public (TP) DELF Junior (Jr) DELF Primaire (Prim) DALF

Adults B1 B2

Adults C1

For adults, levels A1 to B2 For teenagers (12 to 18 years old), levels A1 to B2 For children (7 to 12 years old), levels A1.1 to A2 For adults, levels C1 and C2 2h Once-weekly €369 over 16 weeks (32h)

Preparation for DELF Exams Préparation au DELF B1 Préparation au DELF B2

Preparation for DALF Exams Préparation au DALF C1

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Tuesday

17:30 - 19.30

Thursday

19:35 - 21.35

Monday

19:35 - 21.35

Wednesday

17:30 - 19.30

4h Once-weekly €599 over 16 weeks (64h) Saturday 09.30 - 13.30

€570


Adults

45 min Once-weekly €99 over 8 weeks (6h)

French Clubs

Improvers or advanced speakers can now join us before work or at lunchtime for a recreational conversation in French! The Breakfast Club includes coffee/tea and French pastry and the Lunch Club includes coffee/tea and selection of sandwiches à la française.

French Breakfast Club French Lunch Club

A2/B1

Tuesday 8:45 - 9:30

Wednesday 8:45 - 9:30

B2/C1

Tuesday 8:45 - 9:30

Wednesday 8:45 - 9:30

A2/B1

Tuesday 13:00 - 13:45 Wednesday 13:00 - 13:45

B2/C1

Tuesday 13:00 - 13:45 Wednesday 13:00 - 13:45

Assessments Between 17:00 & 19:00

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Free of Charge

Monday 16/01, 23/01, 30/01 Tuesday 17/01, 24/01, 31/01 Wednesday 18/01, 25/01, 01/02

Assessments are essential to any new students. Returning students and complete beginners can enrol directly.

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WWW.CULTURETHEQUE.COM

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The online platform CULTURETHEQUE developed by INSTITUT FRANCAIS offers over 150,000 online documents in French including books, newspapers, magazines, graphic novels, music recordings, audio-books, films, documentaries, games, academic articles, learning modules and tutorials for students with dedicated sections for children and teenagers!

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The portal is accessible in the FRENCH LIBRARY and from anywhere, on any digital device, to all Members of the ALLIANCE FRANCAISE DUBLIN.

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Teenagers

Teenagers

Once-weekly over 16 weeks (32h) €369

Secondary School Tutoring

Age 13-17

Our courses for teenagers are designed to complement classes attended at secondary school. They provide a diversification and broadening of the language in an interactive and fun way, with a focus on interests and topics relevant to the participants. Teachers focus on interests and topics relevant to the participants as well as the requirements of the syllabus. The Alliance Française Dublin employs and trains the best native French teachers in Ireland, all qualified and experienced in teenager classes. In contrast to most Irish institutes we take no more than 16 students per group to ensure the best learning experience for all.

A2

B1

1st Year

Friday

17.00 - 19.00

1st Year (complete beginners)

Friday

17.00 - 19.00

2nd Year

Friday

17.00 - 19.00

Wednesday

17.00 - 19.00

Friday

17.00 - 19.00

Saturday

12.15 - 14:15

4th Year

Friday

17.00 - 19.00

4th Year (complete beginners)

Friday

17.00 - 19.00

5th Year

Friday

17.00 - 19.00

Wednesday

17.00 - 19.00

Friday

17.00 - 19.00

Saturday

12.15 - 14:15

3rd Year: Preparation for Junior Certificate

6th Year: Preparation for Leaving Certificate

Teenagers

Once-weekly €369 over 16 weeks (32h)

Bilingual Teens

Age 13-17 Bilingual

Ados Bilingues

Teenagers

Saturday

Preparation for DELF Junior Exams

Age 13-17

12.15 - 14.15

Once-weekly over 8 weeks (16h)

€189

Official diplomas (recognised internationally and valid for life awarded by the CIEP and the French Ministry of Education (see page 4) A2

Préparation au DELF A2

Saturday

12.15 - 14.15

B1

Préparation au DELF B1

Saturday

12.15 - 14.15

Try our special workshops for teens every school holiday!

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Children

Children Age 5-12

Once-weekly over 16 weeks

General French

Through lively and stimulating activities, children of primary school age build up a broad and lasting knowledge of the French language. Classes closely follow children’s development and abilities. Our teachers are all native French speakers and experienced in working with children. Our communicative approach ensures that every child is given ample opportunity to actually speak French. Aged 5-6

Aged 7-9

Aged 10-12

Poussins

Wednesday

16.00 - 17.15

Saturday

10.00 - 11.15

Saturday

11.30 - 12.45

Minimes A1.1 (complete beginners)

Saturday

10.00 - 12.00

Minimes A1.2

Saturday

10.00 - 12.00

Minimes A1.3

Saturday

10.00 - 12.00

Minimes A1.5

Saturday

10.00 - 12.00

Minimes A2.1

Saturday

10.00 - 12.00

Minimes A2.6

Saturday

10.00 - 12.00 10.00 - 12.00

Cadets A1.1 (complete beginners)

Saturday

Cadets A1.4

Saturday

10.00 - 12.00

Cadets A1.6

Saturday

10.00 - 12.00

Children Age 5-12

From age 5 From age 6

Children

€329

Once-weekly over 16 weeks (20h)

Bilingual Kids Petits Bilingues

Tuesday

16.00 - 17.15

Saturday

13.00 - 14.15

Bilingues 1

Saturday

12.15 - 14.15

Bilingues 2

Saturday

12.15 - 14.15

Bilingues 3

Saturday

12.15 - 14.15

Bilingues 4/5

Saturday

12.15 - 14.15

Bilingues 6

Saturday

12.15 - 14.15

Bilingues 7

Saturday

12.15 - 14.15

Workshop

€269

Once-weekly over 8 weeks

NEW!

Age 4-6

€289

€329

€120

Children will learn French through developing their motor skills: first half of the session through movement and dance and the second one through arts and crafts activities Aged 4/6

Body Awareness

Thursday 777

16:00 - 17:00


Toddlers

Toddlers

Once-weekly over 16 weeks

General French

Age 1-4

Winner of the European Language Label 2016! Our cutting-edge programme for toddlers and parents “A Petits Pas” has received the the prestigious European Language Label. The Award, coordinated by the European Commission and Léargas, rewards outstanding improvement in the quality of language teaching and learning. A Petits Pas offers an innovative programme for toddlers and their parents which aims to enrich your child’s intellectual development and ability to be open to other languages and cultures, and to deepen the parent-child bond. Class duration is 75 minutes. Classes are are limited to 8 children and divided into 4 different age groups. Aged 12-24 months

Aged 2

Aged 3 Aged 4

Toddlers

A Petits Pas 1

A Petits Pas 2

A Petits Pas 3 A Petits Pas 4

Thursday

11.15 - 12.00

Friday

10.00 - 10.45

Saturday

09.00 - 09.45

Thursday

10.00 - 11.15

Friday

11.15 - 12.30

Saturday

10.00 - 11.15

Saturday

11.30 - 12.45

Thursday

14.30 - 15.45

Saturday

11.30 - 12.45

Thursday

14.30 - 15.45

Saturday

10.00 - 11.15

Toddlers

Workshop

€289

Once-weekly over 16 weeks

Bilingual Toddlers

Age 3-4

From age 3 Mini Bilingues

€189

Friday

14:30 - 15:45

Saturday

13.00 - 14.15

Once-weekly over 8 weeks

NEW!

Age 2-3

€289

€120

Toddlers with their parents will learn French through developing their motor skills: first half of the session through movement and dance and the second one through arts and crafts activities. Aged 2/3

Body awareness

Wednesday

14:30-15:30

For terms & conditions and fees policy, please refer to our General Brochure. This programme is subject to changes, visit www.alliance-francaise.ie for schedules and updates! 8


Current Brochure & Timetable