Winter & Spring 2019

Classes for Middle School Students

Our French classes are engaging, interactive, and designed and taught by gifted and experienced bilingual educators. Our goal is to make language learning fun and meaningful and to instill a lifelong love and appreciation for the French language and culture.


Advanced beginner/intermediate French
DELF Junior A2
TimeMondays, 4:30-5:30 
Dates: January 7th- June 10th, 2019 (19 weeks)
(closed 1/21, 2/18, 4/22, 5/27)
Ages: 6th-8th grade
French level: Advanced beginner/Intermediate
Instructor: Nathalie VanBraekel
Price: $665; payment plans available at checkout


This course is great for students who already have learnt French for at least one year. The students will reinforce their communication on four skills (listening, reading, speaking and writing). They will work individually and in group, play games, play roles, create projects... The class will be fun, engaging, interactive, light, but rigorous with underlying language objectives embedded into each activity. Students have the option of registering for the DELF Junior A2 exam at the Alliance Française at the end of the school year.

Atelier d'écriture créative (Advanced French composition - 6th-8th grade)

Time: Wednesdays, 4:30-5:30 pm
Dates: January 9th - June 12th, 2019 (21 weeks)
(closed 2/20, 4/24)
Ages: 6th-8th
French level: Intermediate/Advanced
Instructor: Nathalie VanBraekel
Price: $735; payment plans available at checkout


In this course, students will explore creative writing in French through a 3 unit cycle. The linguistic objectives follow the DELF A2 Junior level, placing significant emphasis on structure and the ability to navigate through informal, neutral and formal registers. Designed for students in grades 6th -8th with a strong French background.