Intensive French language introductory course (A0)

  • 72 h
  • 4 weeks        
  • 18 h/week
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  • In person course
  • Intensive Classes
  • Morning Classes
  • Beginners
  • Level: A0 à A0

Monday to Friday from 9am to 1pm

This course is intended for all adults, regardless of age, race, sex, religion, culture or social origin, who cannot read or write with the Latin alphabet.

People who have mastered the Latin alphabet but have never learned French can register for the A1 Complete Beginner course.

For A1 complete beginners,

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If you wish to have this course financed by your employer or an association, please contact us.

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This 4-week minimum course is designed to allow all adults who cannot read or write with the Roman alphabet to join an A1 beginner course. No specific prerequisite in French is required.


  • Provide learners with the fundamental knowledge of reading and writing in French

  • Be open to French and Francophone culture.

  • Gain in ease and confidence

  • Join an A1 beginners course.


You will work on oral/written comprehension and discover the functioning of the language from a variety of documents (videos, written and audio) and in context (in many everyday situations). You will carry out a variety of activities and constantly exchange with other learners and the teacher. 

Oral and written expression activities are offered so that you can put into practice what you have learned in the sessions.

Classes are held in rooms equipped with interactive digital boards

How to register for this intensive course

  • You choose the course at the start date that suits you

  • Classes are held Monday to Friday, from 9:00 to 13:00

Target audience

This intensive program is designed for people who wish to devote themselves fully to learning French and/or who have urgent and immediate learning needs.

It is specifically designed for all adults who cannot read or write with the Roman alphabet.


To attend classes at the Alliance Française de Paris, you must be at least 18 years old.

And also...

  On-site and online access to the media library

  Program of cultural activities renewed each month

  The cultural advantages allowing various reductions

  A certificate of participation

  A free month to Frantastique


Alliance Française de Paris
101 Boulevard Raspail
75006 Paris

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