Intensive in person French class for complete beginners

  • 72 h
  • 4 weeks        
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  • In person course
  • Intensive Classes
  • Beginners
  • Level: A1 à A1

Monday to Friday, from 9:00 to 13:00.

This course is desinged for complete beginners who have never been in contact with the French language. 

This course requires literacy. Please note that this is a French language learning course. It is not a literacy course.

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Do you want to progress quickly? Learn efficiently with a sustained weekly rhythm. You will develop your written and oral skills and gain in fluency and autonomy.



  • Act and perform daily tasks in a French-speaking context.

  • Communicate easily.

  • Understand French speakers.

  • Understand video, written or oral documents.

  • Acquire or reinforce linguistic knowledge (grammar, lexicon and phonetics).

  • Be open to French and Francophone culture.

  • Gain in ease and confidence.


Each monthly session of intensive courses consists of :

    > 72 hours of general courses, i.e. 18 days x 4 hours of classes,

    > and 2 days off on Wednesday of week 2 and Friday of week 4.

These 2 days off allow you:

    > to take part in different activities proposed by the Alliance Française de Paris: linguistic excursions in Paris, reinforcement and thematic workshops, DELF and TEF exams or cultural activities,

    > to adapt to the constraints of the calendar.

Inside the classes, 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. 

Grammar, lexicon and pronunciation are covered in an active way. 

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 an intensive course? 

  • You choose the intensive course on the date that suits you.

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

Target audience

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

It is perfect for those who need French for their studies, for their work or for an expatriation in France or in a French speaking country.


To take a complete beginner's course at the Alliance Française de Paris, you must be literate and at least 18 years old.


  Official certification

At the end of your learning path, you can validate your level of knowledge in French. We offer you several tests and official diplomas.

 CPF financing 

 Do you work in France and want to use your Personal Training Account (CPF) to finance your training? Contact us! One of our advisors will answer your questions. 

And also…

  On-site and online access to the media library

  A variety of new cultural activities every month

  The Culture Pass allowing various reductions

   A certificate of participation

   One month of free Frantastique


Alliance Française de Paris
101 Boulevard Raspail
75006 Paris


Programme de la formation

Mon 5 Aug - Fri 30 Aug

09:00 - 13:00
In-Person Intensive French Class for Complete Beginners - Morning - A1

  • Level : A1
  • 1,400.00 €

    Tue 3 Sep - Fri 27 Sep

    09:00 - 13:00
    In-Person Intensive French Class for Complete Beginners - Morning - A1

  • Level : A1
  • 1,400.00 €

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