Beginners are encouraged to start with 'Initiation to French’ (Absolute Beginner) or A1.1 courses.
The A1 level includes our “Initiation” Absolute Beginner course, as well as our courses A1.1 – A1.4, and A1 Review courses. These courses cover French language instruction starting with the alphabet, pronunciation, masculine and feminine nouns, and basic introductions and progress to include coverage of simple present and past tenses, everyday vocabulary, basic requests, interrogation, imperative statements, prepositions and adverbs of place, expressions of quantity, the imperfect and more.
Starts March 30--Register before March 16th to save $30 on all 10-Week courses!
Find Your Level
Non-beginners, take our simple online placement test if you’d like to join, but are unsure of your level. One of our instructors will review your test and follow up with you to place you in the correct class.
Take Online Placement Test
We offer French private and semi-private lessons, as well as tutoring tailored to the level and goals of the student. Please email our Administrative Coordinator to enquire about pricing and availability.
Private lessons are perfect for those with specific goals in mind. When signing you up for private lessons we will work with you to determine your level, your goals for the lessons, as well as your availability and anything else we should know to be able to place you with one of our highly skilled teachers.
Conversation à la Carte
Punch cards are available for our Intermediate and Advanced Conversation classes in 10, 20, and Unlimited class options. The same conversation classes you love, now with more flexibility to fit your busy schedule. Purchase Conversation Punch Cards Here.
The Alliance Française de La Nouvelle-Orléans offers a variety of linguistic, cultural, and training workshops for all ages. From our "Atelier de Cuisine" cooking workshops, to our French for Travelers workshop, to our "Petits Penseurs" children's philosophy workshop, you are sure to find a low-commitment educational opportunity that fits your interest! Find the different workshops under the Events/Culture tab.
MINI-HOLIDAY: Dec 02-Dec 14
WINTER: Jan 13-Mar 28
SPRING: Mar 30-May 30
SUMMER: Jun 15-Aug 22
FALL: Sep 14-Nov 21
MINI-HOLIDAY: Nov 30-Dec 19