French Classes EN

French Lessons

Bienvenue to The Paris Institute’s weekly French classes tailored for Anglophone learners in Paris! Our institute offers a blend of in-person and online classes, providing you with the flexibility to study both in the classroom and from the comfort of your home. Dive into the beauty of the French language with our expert instructors, who guide you through immersive lessons designed to enhance your communication skills and cultural understanding, and tailored to your current level. Whether you’re a beginner or seeking to refine your proficiency, join us at The Paris Institute and embark on a rewarding journey towards fluency. Vive le français!

Duration : 15 hours per week, over 34 weeks

Date of enrollment : all year round. Courses begin in September of each year.


  • This course is for adults (18+).
  • For non EU citizens (including British citizens) : a student visa is obligatory.
  • We can assist you in obtaining a student visa. Contact us for more information on the visa process:

Rates and Financing

  • Pre-enrollment fee (visa request) : 95€
  • Purchase of textbook (obligatory) : 35€ (approx.)
  • Package of 15 hours per week over 34 weeks : 1794€


Fill in the online form or contact us by e-mail:

Capacity : 5 to 20 students maximum

Course Outline

The program is adapted to each language level (A1 to C1) defined at the beginning of the course.

This series of courses includes 1 or 2 lessons a week (at the centre or on Zoom) to improve written and oral skills (vocabulary, grammar, syntax, written and oral expression, oral and written comprehension) + 3 e-learning modules to be completed each week to revise subjects covered in class or practice new topics.

We also organise themed workshops every month (cultural outings, themed workshops: literature, cinema, etc.).


Objectives are set by the educational advisor with the trainee, after an initial positioning test. At the end of the training, the trainee should be able to master the objectives initially predefined in terms of:

  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar
  • Syntax
  • Writing
  • Oral comprehension
  • Speaking

Proposed levels : from A1 to C1.

Teaching methods

  • Training in our school, located just off the Champs-Elysées, opposite the Palais de la Découverte and the Grand Palais.
  • General French: 11 hours per week (Blended learning: face-to-face and e-learning)
  • Workshops: 4 hours per week

Evaluation methods

  • Test of French level at the beginning of the course.
  • Evaluation questionnaires (written and oral) during and at the end of the course.
  • Delivery of a FLE Paris Institute of Childcare Training certificate at the end of the course, subject to validation of the level and attendance.
  • Possibility of registering for the DELF (Diplôme d’Etudes en Langue Française) or TCF exam.