Method and Objectives

The Alliance Française offers flexible training adapted to your needs and budget. Whether your motives are personal, vocational or part of a structured training plan, the Alliance Française will help you find the appropriate learning programme. We will be with you on your way to achieving French language fluency.

With decades of experience, the Alliance Française is the reference centre for learning French as a Foreign Language.

The Alliance Française uses the most modern and efficient methods on the market to boost your learning, making use of new technologies as well as a wide range of cultural and fun activities to facilitate and enrich your learning experience.

The Alliance Française can also design and run a special in-house course for you, based on the following fundamental principles: mutually defined objectives, flexibility, French savoir-faire, state-of-the-art teaching techniques.

The Alliance Française follows the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, which classifies the language proficiency in 6 levels, from beginner (A1) to proficient (C2).

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Why to choose the Alliance Française?


For more than 60 years, we have been the reference centre for learning French. Benefiting from dedicated comprehensive training, our teachers are experienced and highly qualified.


More than simply offering language courses, our aim is to provide a real and comprehensive learning and cultural experience. This is attained via a wide range of social activities through our multimedia resource centre Dibuka and through an exciting cultural programme offering a variety of events all through the year.


The Alliance Française is the only French language training centre in South Africa recognised by the French Department of Foreign Affairs. Our curriculum, as well as our exams, benefits from a world wide recognition.


From in-house groups to on-site individual classes, we cater for any situation and always strive to adapt ourselves to your needs. You can enroll at any level, in accordance with our placement test. In terms of class schedules, we offer courses from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm. Private classes can be offered at any time, according to the availability of our teachers.