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FRENCH LANGUAGE GROUP COURSES

Adult courses

At l’Alliance française de Limerick, the objective is to improve or develop skills in French language and culture. Maybe you want to be more comfortable on holiday in France, maybe you want to progress in your job, you may want to acquire a world-wide recognised language qualification or maybe its pour la plaisir, whatever your reason for learning French, we offer a range of courses to suit you!

A1 – Starter Level
It is the most elementary level for the use of French language. You will be able to make simple interactions: you will be able to talk about yourself and about your direct environment.
GOALS: In this class, you will learn the basics of French language: present yourself, present someone, ask questions, count, order at the restaurant, describe your city, give the time. At the end of the course, you will be ready for a week-end in France. You will speak about food, doing groceries, going to the cinema, to the theatre, speak about what you are doing, talking about a memory. You will be able to write a postcard to your relatives to inform them about your holidays. You will be ready to progress to Elementary Level.

Day Time Course Title Duration

3 x 11 weeks

Hours Price
Monday 10h15 – 12h15 Beginners Start Dates

12 Sep

28 Nov

06 Mar

66 €175 1 trimester

€335 2 trimesters

€500 full year

Tuesday 19h-21 Beginners Start Dates

13 Sep

29 Nov

07 Mar

66 €175 1 trimester

€335 2 trimesters

€500 full year

Thursday 10h-11.30h Holiday French Start Dates

04 Nov

 

€135 1 trimester

 

   
Holiday French continuation Start Dates

To be decided

22 €135 1 trimester

€255 2 trimesters

€385 full year

Holiday French continuation Start Dates

To be decided

22 €135 1 trimester

€255 2 trimesters

€385 full year

 

A2 – Elementary level
You will be able to realize every-day life tasks. You will use the most used politeness and exchange formulas to express yourself on simple topics.
GOALS: You will enter the survival level, you will start to have short conversations in French to make projects, give advice, justify decisions, describe and tell about your holidays… You will describe and rent a flat, enter in the labour world, give advice, express wishes, certainties, talk to an assembly of persons, understand a publicity, give your opinion.

Day Time Title Course Duration

3 x 10 wks (am)

3 x 11 wks (pm)

Hours Price
Thursday 09h30-11h30 Continuation Start Dates

12 Sep

28 Nov

06 Mar

60 €160 1 trimester

€310 2 trimesters

€465 full year

Tuesday 19h-21h Continuation Start Dates

13 Sep

28 Nov

07 Mar

66 €175 1 trimester

€335 2 trimesters

€500 full year

Wednesday 19h-21h Continuation Start Dates

14 Sep

29 Nov

08 Mar

66 €175 1 trimester

€335 2 trimesters

€500 full year

B1 – Intermediate Level
At B1 level, you will have completed A1 and A2 or you have school French that you want to get back to competency. You should be able to express yourself comfortably in casual situations.
As you progress in this class, you will become independent. You will be able to continue an interaction: you will be able to understand and participate actively in a discussion, give your advice and opinion. You will be able to manage unexpected situations in everyday life.

Day Time Title Course Duration

3 x10 weeks,

3 x 11 weeks

Hours Price
Wednesday 11h30-13h Intermediate 1 Start Dates

14 Sep

30 Nov

08 Mar

45 €120 1 trimester

€230 2 trimesters

€350 full year

Thursday 19h-20.30h Intermediate 1 Start Dates

15 Sep

1 Dec

09 Mar

49.5 €135 1 trimester

€255 2 trimesters

€385 full year

B2 – Upper intermediate level

At this stage you have a level of fluency, you can progress to B2 level having completed B1 or having studied and practiced French recently.
Here you will build on your independence allowing you to argue, to defend your opinion, develop a point of view and negotiate. You will be at ease in social discourses and will be able to correct your own mistakes.

Day Time Title Course Duration

3 x 10 weeks

3 x 11 weeks

Hours Price
Tuesday 11h30-13h Intermediate 2 Start Dates

13 Sep

29 Nov

07 Mar

45 €120 1 trimester

€230 2 trimesters

€350 full year

Wednesday 19h-2030h Intermediate 2 Start Dates

14 Sep

30 Nov

08 Mar

49.5 €135 1 trimester

€255 2 trimesters

€385 full year

C1 – Advanced Level
You will have an in-depth knowledge of French, having completed B2 or another recognised qualification (LC Honours) you can express yourself with ease.
At one of our C1 classes you will expand your vocabulary, learn new expressions and gain competence in formal and informal situations.

Day Time Title Course Duration

3 x 10 weeks,

3 x 11 weeks

Hours Price
Tuesday 11h15-12h45 Advanced Conversation Start Dates

13 Sep

29 Nov

07 Mar

52.5 €135 1 trimester

€255 2 trimesters

€385 full year

Tuesday 10h-11h30 Advanced 1 Start Dates

13 Sep

29 Nov

07 Mar

45 €120 1 trimester

€220 2 trimesters

€330 full year

Tuesday 19h-21h Cercle de Français Start Dates

13 Sep

29 Nov

07 Mar

66 €175 1 trimester

€335 2 trimesters

€500 full year

Thursday 11h30-13h Advanced 1 (year 1) Start Dates

15 Sep

1 Dec

09 Mar

45 €120 1 trimester

€220 2 trimesters

€330 full year

Wednesday 10h-11h30 Advanced 1 (year 2) Start Dates

14 Sep

30 Nov

08 Mar

45 €120 1 trimester

€220 2 trimesters

€330 full year

Monday 19h-21h Advanced 2 Start Dates

12 Sep

28 Nov

06 Mar

66 €175 1 trimester

€335 2 trimesters

€500 full year

C2 Expert level
You are now perfecting your fluency. You may want to improve your business French or prepare for the C2 DALF exam. At this level we recommend private tuition to correct any small pronunciation or writing “habits”.
You can choose from any of our ten native French teachers, each one has a range of experience in working with learners at this level.

Specialised Workshops and Classes
DELF/DALF Preparation Classes
We offer DELF preparation classes throughout the year, before exam sittings.
Corporate Classes / Business French
Business French is aimed for students who need to quickly master some French Language in a Business environment. It is open as well to students who wants to improve quickly mastering grammar and vocabulary. It is a fast paced course using “Objectif Express book and exercise book”. The focus of this course is on Oral Comprehension and Expression.

Francophonie (advanced)
This course aims to introduce students to an understanding of the French-speaking world.

It will run for one semester morning and/or evening for 1.5 hours.  Day(s) to be decided according to interest.

Aromatherapy (advanced)
Aromatherapy is the study of plants used for therapeutic purposes.  Students will be given tasks and research during this workshop.   The workshop is designed for people who are interested in the virtues of plants and the therapeutic elements of essential oils, in particular.

This workshop will run for 8 weeks (morning and/or evening for 1.5 hours).  Day(s) to be decided according to interest.

 

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