General French + speaking skills / summer workshop - 1 month


You must have successfully completed a level to advance to the next level (example: A2 = A1 completed).


General French

Monday to Friday 9am -12pm or 2.15pm-5.15pm

All our courses are in line with the CEFR, Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, with the aim of offering an effective learning progress. The course helps you acquire the skills described by the CEFR and will get you ready for official certifications. It helps you develop and improve 5 general linguistic skills: listening, reading, writing, speaking and oral interaction.

2 teachers rotate within the week. For these 2 weeks, you will join a class of General French 1 month.

+Speaking skills (from October to June)

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 12:30pm- 1:45pm

This course aims to develop your speaking skills by practicing everyday situations and learning to express emotions and feelings. The course is taught by a different teacher every day.

Or summer workshop (July, August, September)

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 12:30pm- 1:45pm

We offer lively & interactive workshops designed to help you understand French language & culture through speaking & writing exercises.

Students in level A1N1: grammar games (discover our specially designed card games for learning and practicing grammar)

For higher levels, the subject of the workshop changes every fortnight as below. Cultural visits, meetings with French professionals and teamwork activities  are included, giving you the opportunity to practice the French language differently.

Thematics (dates to come): 

Course materials

  • Manual Alter Ego+ 1, 2, 3, 4 up to level B2 (it is possible to buy them at the registration office )
  • Subject-based materials especially designed by our teaching team for levels C1 and C2.
  • Online platform of activities AFLyon Bonjour .

Number of students per class

Minimum: 8 students
Maximum: 18 students


  • Initial placement test.
  • An assessment at the end of the CEFR level.


  • For General French, class schedule (morning or afternoon) depends on your level as well as class availability.
  • Duration of the course in December 2018 is 60h.
  • To ensure a fast and smooth learning progress, attendance is required.

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