Our teaching approach
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).
- In 2019, Alliance Française introduced a new manual named Saison for levels A1 to B2. This manual is based on an even more dynamic teaching approach, allowing the students to practise both skills : speaking and writing.
- C1 students work with another manual named Tendances, which is more focused on the preparation of DALF exam.
The result of over twenty years of research, the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: Learning, teaching, assessment (CEFR) is exactly what its title says it is: a framework of reference. It was designed to provide a transparent, coherent and comprehensive basis for the elaboration of language syllabuses and curriculum guidelines, the design of teaching and learning materials, and the assessment of foreign language proficiency. It is used in Europe but also in other continents and is now available in 39 languages. The CEFR describes foreign language proficiency at six levels: A1 and A2, B1 and B2, C1 and C2.