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Fall 2019 French Immersion After School Classes

Our after-school classes are for preschoolers through 1st Graders at Smith Street Maternelle, located at 607 Henry St, corner 2nd Place.

The after school classes are led by gifted bilingual educators, and the instruction is exclusively in French.

To learn more, write to us at [email protected] 

We provide a small snack of organic fruit + healthy carbs

  • Pick up is available from PS 58, PS29, ISB, BNS and Hannah Senesh for a semester fee.
    (we must have at least 4 students being picked up at each location in order to ensure the pick up)

  • Children must be over the age of 3 and potty-trained to be eligible for after-care

  • We follow the NYC public school calendar for holidays and/or inclement weather closure

Schedule of Fall 2019 French Afterschool Classes

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Mondays:

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Music and Movement in French (Pre-K - 2nd grade)
DELF A.1/A.2

Time: Mondays, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Dates: September 9th 2019- December 16th 2019 (12 weeks)
             Closed: 9/30, 10/14, 11/11
French level: Beginner/Advanced Beginner
Instructor: Clara Pedeches
Location: Smith Street Maternelle, 607 Henry St. 
Price: $420; payment plans available

REGISTER HERE

Music and movement opens the door to language learning. Through this course, students will experience the rhythm of the French language, perfect their accents, learn new vocabulary and sentence structures, and play with sounds unique to French. Each class will have a different language objective which students will explore through songs, story, and play. Ideal for all levels. 

Pick-Up from PS 58, PS 29, BNS, ISB or Hannah Senesh is available for an additional semester price!  To add this service, please select the after school pick-up option when registering.


Tuesdays OR Thursdays:

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Le Petit Atelier (Pre K-2nd grade)
Time: Tuesdays, 3:30-4:30 or
        
   Thursdays 3:30-4:30 
Dates: Week of September 9th 2019- week of December 16th 2019
              Tuesday class closed 10/1, 11/5
Thursday class closed 11/28

French level: Beginner/Advanced Beginner
Instructor: Marina Babakoff
Location: Smith Street Maternelle, 607 Henry Street
Price: Tuesdays (13 weeks) : $455; payment plans available
Thursdays (15 weeks) : $490; payment plans available

REGISTER NOW FOR TUESDAYS
REGISTER NOW FOR THURSDAYS

In this class, students will playfully explore art using all kinds of techniques. Our instructors accommodate all levels of French language development, and have worked extensively with children enrolled in Dual Language Programs as well as beginners. Through working on art projects, students will learn and master new vocabulary associated with their discoveries and materials. The language objectives are closely aligned with the DELF A.1 and A.2 Primary levels.

Pick-Up from PS 58, PS 29, BNS, ISB or Hannah Senesh is available for an additional semester price!  To add this service, please select the after school pick-up option when registering.


Wednesdays:

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Le Kung Fu (Pre K-2nd grade)
Time: Wednesdays, 3:30-4:30 (13 weeks)
Dates: September 11th 2019- December 18th 2019
        Closed 10/9, 11/27
French level: Beginner/Advanced Beginner
Instructor: Meghan Stahl
Location: Smith Street Maternelle, 607 Henry Street
Price: $455; payment plans available

REGISTER HERE

Join black belt Megan for an introduction to kung fu in French. An hour of kicks, punches, stretching, meditation and FUN will strengthen both the body and the mind! We’ll be kicking and punching both in the air, and with pads. Our instructors accommodate all levels of French language development, and have worked extensively with children enrolled in Dual Language Programs as well as beginners.

Pick-Up from PS 58, PS 29, BNS, ISB or Hannah Senesh is available for an additional semester price!  To add this service, please select the after school pick-up option when registering.


Fridays:

Danse et Science (Pre K-2nd grade)
Time: Fridays, 3:30-4:30 (14 weeks)
Dates: September 13th 2019- December 2th 2019
        Closed 11/29
French level: Beginner/Advanced Beginner
Instructor: Nathan Saignes
Location: Smith Street Maternelle, 607 Henry Street
Price: $490; payment plans available

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Learn how to dance, discover anatomy, and learn French with Nathan! With exercises and games drawn from ballet and contemporary dance, students create dances and narratives with their body. Ballet terminology serves as a springboard for vocabulary learning. Memorizing choreography is used to develop memory skills. Elementary anatomy and biology concepts will also be integrated into the class. All levels of French proficiency are welcome. Language objectives align with DELF A.1 and A.2.

Pick-Up from PS 58, PS 29, BNS, ISB or Hannah Senesh is available for an additional semester price!  To add this service, please select the after school pick-up option when registering.