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Why choose to learn French at Alliance Française ? 

As an international label of quality teaching, the Alliance Française has a long-standing tradition of excellence and expertise in teaching French and promoting French culture. All our tutors are fully-qualified educators and French native speakers and our personalised service ensures a clear understanding of each student’s needs and objectives – we assess students’ levels, advise them on the best course options, whether they wish to learn French for pleasure, business or exam purposes.

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Spring term 2017 - Adults

General Courses for Adults 

Learn French this Spring – group tuition courses available from Beginner to Proficiency levels, covering a variety of subjects and grammar points, developing students’ Speaking, Listening, Reading and Writing skills (A1 to C2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference). Bookings now open.

Third-Level Students - Adults

Advanced Programme for 3rd-Level

This course is designed to help 3rd-level students in their written and oral expression. While the course concentrates particularly on a final-year level programme, it will be of interest to 1st year and 2nd year students also wishing to accelerate their acquisition of French at university level. Bookings open now.

Private Tuition - Adults

Alliance Française de Cork provides a range of options for students who wish to take tuition on a one-to-one or smaller group basis in order to achieve particular objectives at a more rapid pace – to prepare for exams (Junior Cert, Leaving Cert, Third-level, etc.), job interviews, visas, or simply to concentrate and overcome problem areas in your learning.

Summer term 2017 - Adults

Short Conversation Classes, Prep for University French, Prep for Erasmus Year. These classes are designed for participants who wish to practice their speaking and listening skills before using French for a specific purpose – conversation while on holiday, on ERASMUS year or developing understanding of the particular requirements in 3rd level. Bookings open now.

Autumn term 2016 - Adults

General Courses for Adults 

Whether you are a complete beginner, already proficient in French or anything in between, we have a course for you:  we offer group tuition courses from A1 to C2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference. Bookings now open.

Shorter Courses Autumn Term - Adults

Shorter course options are available for those students, who wish to brush up on their French  or complete an introductory course before joining a longer course or before visiting France. Bookings open now.

Short Term Exam Prep - Leaving Cert Prep

 Exam success is all about feeling confident and prepared. Designed to complement your schoolwork preparation, our extremely popular & effective Short Specific Exam Preparation courses provide an intensive, in-depth training for the French Exam. Bookings open now.

Summer 2017 - Leaving Cert Prep

LEAVING CERT FRENCH IMMERSION COURSES

(suitable for students entering both 5th Year & Leaving Cert in September 2017). Keep your French refreshed over the summer months! Brush up on your language skills in our enjoyable immersion courses before returning to school in September. Book now.

Academic Year 2016-17 - Leaving Cert Prep

Choose French – the smart choice for Leaving Cert

The key to learning any language is sustained, incremental study and practice. During this critical year, students have many competing priorities and have to carefully organise their study-time in a variety of different subjects. Our 29-week course is specially devised with this in mind. We provide students with a comprehensive and detailed approach to exam preparation; complementing and developing on students’ school work over the course of the year. Bookings open now.

1-Day Exam Prep - Junior Cert Prep

This intensive course, held on the Saturday before the Junior Cert examination, is designed to help the student work on comprehension and written techniques, receiving hands-on advice from our tutors, helping to improve your language skills in order to face the exam with confidence. Bookings open now.

 

Summer 2017 - Junior Cert Prep

JUNIOR CERT FRENCH IMMERSION COURSES

(suitable for students entering both 2nd year & 3rd year in September 2017) Keep your French refreshed over the summer months! Brush up on your language skills in our enjoyable immersion courses before returning to school in September. Bookings open now.

Academic Year 2016-17 - Junior Cert Prep

Yearlong Junior Cert Programme 

Our special Junior Cert programme develops and deepens the student’s knowledge of the Junior Cert curriculum. Specific attention is paid to further enhancing the student’s ability to confidently handle all aspects of the exam. Course content strictly complies with criteria for the Junior Cert Curriculum. Bookings open now.

Transition Year French - Secondary Level

While Transition Year is the time to acquire new skills, it is also an important time to consolidate your knowledge of French in order to facilitate the transition from the basics acquired for Junior Cert towards the more rigorous demands of advanced French at Leaving Cert Level. Bookings open now.

5th Year French - Secondary Level

Our 5th-year programme is specifically designed to begin a focused preparation for the Leaving Cert. This course builds on the student’s knowledge, developing the necessary skills – oral & written expression, reading & listening comprehension – to enable the student to handle all aspects of the Leaving Cert programme with confidence. Bookings open now.

2nd Year French - Secondary Level

While you may not yet be in exam year, the language-learning process still continues! Our programme for 2nd Year help students develop and deepen crucial comprehension and communication skills complementing school-work, and building confidence in an enjoyable class set-up for the Junior Cert curriculum. Bookings open now.

1st Year French - Secondary Level

While you may not yet be in exam year, the language-learning process still continues! Our programme for 1st Year help students to develop and deepen crucial comprehension and communication skills complementing school-work, and building confidence in an enjoyable class set-up for the Junior Cert curriculum. Bookings open now.

French for Toddlers and Pre-Schoolers - Children

A fun and relaxed language programme which introduces children  to the crucial sounds, simple vocabulary of the French language through age-appropriate songs and activities, in the company of a parent or guardian. Bookings open now.

French for Primary Children - Children

Yearlong French courses and camps  for primary children. Your child will acquire and enhance language communication skills and expression through playgroup activities, singing, drawing, crafts, developing important vocabulary and grammatical skills at a young age. Bookings open now.