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French For Adults

The courses are designed to develop all four language skills in a dynamic and student-centered learning environment. Equal emphasis given to all four language skills i.e., listening, reading, speaking and writing.

Text Books: Cosmopolite 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Age limit: 16 years and upwards

Adults’ Courses - Terms 2024

Registrations – 1st December 2023 onwards

Course duration – 12th January to 7th April 2024

Deadline:

New registrations – 10th of January 2024

Re-registrations – 6th of January 2024

New registrations and renewal of existing registrations will not be accepted on the day of the class.

Holidays:

January – 15th & 25th

February – 4th, 17th, 18th & 23rd

March – 8th, 24th & 29th

Registrations – 4th March onwards

Course duration – 15th April to 5th July 2024

Deadline:

New registrations – 31st March 2024

Re-registrations – 31st March 2024

New registrations and renewal of existing registrations will not be accepted on the day of the class.

Holidays:

April – 8th to 14th (Sinhala and Tamil New Year)  & 23rd 

May – 1st, 17th, 18th, 19th, 23rd & 24th 

June – 17th & 21st

Registrations – 10th June onwards

Course duration – 06th July to 23rd September

Deadline:

New registrations – 30th of June 2024

re-registrations – 30th of June 2024

New registrations and renewal of existing registrations will not be accepted on the day of the class. 

Holidays 

July 20th

August 19th

September 16th & 17th 

Registrations – 9th September onwards

Course duration – 30th September to 17th December

Intensive

  • A1.1 October: 2nd October to 27th October
  • A1.2 November: 30th October to 27th November
  • A1.3 December: 29th November to 22nd December

Holidays – October 28th, November 12th, 24th, 25th, 26th

Course schedules and fees

*Kindly check the timetable for the list of available classes

Days – Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Time
Mornings: 09:00 – 12:00
Afternoon: 15:00 – 18:00
Evening (Online): 18:00 – 21:00

Course fee – Rs. 23,000/-

*Kindly check the timetable for the list of available classes

Days
Monday + Wednesday
Tuesday + Thursday

Time
Mornings: 09:00 – 12:00
Afternoon: 15:00 – 18:00
Evening (Online): 18:00 – 21:00

Course fee – Rs. 31,000/-

*Kindly check the timetable for the list of available classes

Days – Saturday or Sunday

Time
Morning: 08:30 – 11:30
Mid-morning: 11:15 – 14:15
Afternoon: 14:15 – 17:30
Evening (online): 17:00 – 20:00

Course fee – Rs.25,500/-

*Kindly check the timetable for the list of available classes

Days – Saturday + Sunday

Time
Morning: 08:30 – 11:30
Mid-morning: 11:15 – 14:15
Afternoon: 14:15 – 17:30
Evening (online): 17:00 – 20:00

Course fee – Rs. 33,000/-

Kids & Teens learning French

French For Teens

In these courses, teenagers get an opportunity to see the world differently, while learning French in a stimulating class environment with course material especially designed for teenagers. We discuss age-appropriate topics of interest, and gain exposure to new ideas through activity and competency-based learning.

Age limits: 12 to 15 years

Textbooks: Adomania 1, 2, 3, 4

Courses schedule: once a week: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday.

ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2024

Timetable – Term 3 2024
Teenagers’ Courses

Teens Classes (Ados) - Terms 2024

Registrations: 01st December 2023

Course duration: 12th January to 07th April

Deadline:

New registrations – 10th of January 2024

Re-registrations – 6th of January 2024

New registrations and renewal of existing registrations will not be accepted on the day of the class.

Course fee: Rs. 22,000/-

Holidays:

January – 15th & 25th

February – 4th, 17th, 18th & 23rd

March – 8th, 24th & 29th

 

Registrations: 01st March 2024

Course duration: 15th April to 5th July 2024

Course fee: Rs. 22,000/-

Deadline:

New registrations – 31st of March 2024

Re-registrations – 31st of March 2024

New registrations and renewal of existing registrations will not be accepted on the day of the class. 

Holidays: 

April – 08th to 14th (Sinhala and Tamil New Year) & 23rd 

May – 1st, 17th, 18th, 19th, 23rd & 24th

June – 17th &  21st

Registrations: 10th June 2024 onwards

Course duration: 06th July – 23rd September

Deadline: 

New registrations – 30th of June 2024

Re-registrations – 30th of June 2024

New registration and renewal of existing registrations will not be accepted on the day of the class. 

Course fee: Rs. 22,000/-

Holidays:

July 20th

August 19th

September 16th & 17th

Registrations: 01st September 2023

Course duration: 30th September to 17th December

Holidays : October 28th, November 12th, 24th, 25th & 26th

Course fee: Rs. 20,000/-

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French For Kids

Designed for young learners of French, these courses include child-friendly course material, active teaching methodologies and attractive teaching aids to deliver French learning in an activity-based class environment.

Age categories: 

Les Petits Loustics – 4 and 5-year-olds

Les Loustics – 6 to 7 year-olds

Les Juniors – 8 to 11 year-olds (former kids)

Textbooks: Les Loustics 1.1 & Les Loustics 1

No textbooks for Les Petits Loustics and Les Loustics classes

Course schedule: Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, once a week / twice a week (one-hour sessions)

ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2024

Timetable – Term 3 2024
Les Petits Loustics / Les Loustics

Les Juniors

Kids Courses For 2024

Registrations: 01st December 2023

Deadline:

New registrations – 10th of January 2024

Re-registrations – 6th of January 2024

New registrations and renewal of existing registrations will not be accepted on the day of the class.

Course duration: 14th January to 02nd April

Course fee:

Les Petits Loustics: 1 hour/week – Rs. 10,500/-
Les Loustics: 1 hour/week – Rs. 9,500/-
Les Juniors 1: 1 hour x2/week – Rs. 18,500/-
Les Juniors 2 upwards: 1 hour/week – Rs. 9,500/-
 

Holidays:

January – 15th & 25th

February – 4th, 17th, 18th & 23rd

March – 8th, 24th & 29th

Registrations: 04th March 2024 onwards

Course duration: 15th April to 05th July 2024

Deadline: 

New registrations – 31st of March 2024

Re-registrations – 31st of March 2024

New registration and renewal of existing registrations will not be accepted on the day of the class. 

Course fee:

Les Petits Loustics: 1 hour/week – Rs. 10,500/-
Les Loustics: 1 hour/week – Rs. 9,500/-
Les Juniors 1: 1 hour x2/week – Rs. 18,500/-
Les Juniors 2 upwards: 1 hour/week – Rs. 9,500/-
 

Holidays:

April – 08th to 14th (Sinhala & Tamil New Year) & 23rd

May – 1st, 17th, 18th, 19th, 23rd & 24th 

June – 17th & 21st

Registrations: 10th June 2024 onwards

Course duration: 06th July – 23rd September

Deadline: 

New registrations – 30th of June 2024

Re-registrations – 30th of June 2024

New registration and renewal of existing registrations will not be accepted on the day of the class. 

Course fee:

Les Petits Loustics: 1 hour/week – Rs. 10,500/-
Les Loustics: 1 hour/week – Rs. 9,500/-
Les Juniors 1: 1 hour x2/week – Rs. 18,500/-
Les Juniors 2 upwards: 1 hour/week – Rs. 9,500/-
 

Holidays:

July 20th

August 19th

September 16th & 17th

Registrations: 01st September 2023 onwards

Course duration: 30th September to 17th December

Holidays: October 28th, November 12th, 24th, 25th & 26th

Course fee: Rs. 8,500/-

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Workshops

Reinforce specific skills whilst consolidating your confidence in communicating in French, focus on specific vocabulary, prepare for the next DELF exam or simply learn French in a fun and creative way: poetry, theatre, music, etc.
There is a large variety of workshops waiting for you!
Course schedule:
Courses are organised periodically independent of the general language course calendar.

ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2024

Timetable – Term 3 2024
Registrations: 10th of June onwards  
Course duration: 06th of July – 23rd of September 2024

Workshop Courses- Schedule and Fees

Deadline:

New registrations – 30th of June 2024

Re-registrations – 30th of June 2024

New registrations and renewal of existing registrations will not be accepted on the day of the class.

Holidays – July 20th / August 19th / September 16th & 17th

***TO REGISTER FOR A2/B1 CONVERSATION CLASSES, YOU SHOULD HAVE FINISHED 120 HOURS OF FRENCH A2 LEVEL WITHIN ANY OF THE ALLIANCE FRANÇAISES NETWORKS

 ***NEW!!!! SPECIAL INTAKE DUE TO NUMEROUS REQUESTS – CONVERSATION FOR BEGINNERS IN A1.1 OR A1.2 CLASSES OR FOR POST-AL STUDENTS***

CONVERSATION WORKSHOPS
Join our interactive sessions designed to improve participants’ speaking skills in the French language. Participants engage in conversational exercises, discussing a range of topics such as current events, culture, and everyday life. The workshop aims to enhance vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation while promoting confidence and fluency.

📆  Conversation A1

📆 Conversation A2/B1

📆 Conversation B2/C1

📆 Ados Conversation A2                                        

DELF PREPARATION WORKSHOPS
Join this workshop designed to help students prepare for their upcoming DELF exams. The workshop typically includes review sessions covering key concepts, practice exams, and individualized coaching to help students identify areas of weakness and develop strategies to improve their performance. The workshop aims to build students’ knowledge, confidence, and test-taking skills to help them succeed in their DELF exams.

📆 DELF TP A1 workshop: Monday, 3 pm – 5:30 pm,

08th July – 29th July 

📆 DELF TP A2 workshop: Wednesday, 3 pm – 5:30 pm,

10th July – 31st July 

 

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G.C.E. O/L 2023 seminar for French language

Alliance Française de Colombo has decided to organize a revision seminar in collaboration with the Bandaranaike Centre for International Studies (BCIS) for the students sitting for French at the GCE OL examination in May 2024. This seminar focuses on comprehension, grammar, translation and writing, all the skills you will need to feel comfortable at the examination.

As the only official French language and Cultural centre in Colombo affiliated to the Embassy of France and the Foundation Alliance Française in Paris, AF de Colombo takes every opportunity to promote and maintain a high standard in French.

The seminar will take place on Friday, 19th of April 2024 from 08.00 am to 5.30 pm at the BCIS (Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 07 – Inside BMICH premises).

Registrations Details

Deadline for registration – 7th April 2024 / 12 noon.

Registration fee – Rs. 3000/-

Payments can be made in cash/by card at the Alliance Française Front Desk, 11 Barnes Place, Colombo 7. Online bank payments can be made in favour of the Alliance Française de Kotte (guarantee) LTD.

Account Name: M/S Alliance Française de Ceylan
Bank Account no: 076010134895 – (LKR)
Branch: HNB Cinnamon Gardens

Then, fill up your Payment Confirmation Form, including a screenshot of your bank receipt/copy of the online fund transfer slip.

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O.L. & A.L. accompaniment courses

Designed as an accompaniment course for students preparing for National and London (Cambridge & Edexcel) Ordinary and Advanced Level examinations, these courses are closely based on the syllabus content of the respective examinations.

 Accompaniment courses: O.L. & A.L.

Course schedule:
Weekdays and weekends.

ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2024

Timetable – Term 3 2024
O.L. & A.L. Accompaniment Courses

*** TO REGISTER FOR O/L & A/L CLASSES, YOU SHOULD BE ALREADY FOLLOWING THE O/L OR A/L PROGRAM IN SCHOOL

O.L. & A.L. Accompaniment – Terms 2023

Registrations: 12th December 2023 onwards

Course duration: 14th January to 02nd April

Course fee: Rs. 23,000/-

Deadline:

New registrations – 10th of January 2024

Re-registrations – 6th of January 2024

New registrations and renewal of existing registrations will not be accepted on the day of the class.

Holidays: 

January – 15th & 25th

February – 4th, 17th, 18th & 23rd

March – 8th, 24th & 29th

*** TO REGISTER FOR O/L & A/L CLASSES, YOU SHOULD BE ALREADY FOLLOWING THE O/L OR A/L PROGRAM IN SCHOOL

Registrations: 04th March 2024 onwards

Course duration: 15th April to 05th July

Course fee: Rs. 22,000/-

Deadline:

New registrations – 31st March 2024

Re-registrations – 31st March 2024

New registrations and renewal of existing registrations will not be accepted on the day of the class. 

Holidays: 

April – 8th to 14th (Sinhala and Tamil New Year)  & 23rd 

May – 1st, 17th, 18th, 19th, 23rd & 24th 

June – 17th & 21st

*** TO REGISTER FOR O/L & A/L CLASSES, YOU SHOULD BE ALREADY FOLLOWING THE O/L OR A/L PROGRAM IN SCHOOL***

Registrations – 10th June onwards

Course duration – 06th July to 23rd September

Deadline:

New registrations – 30th of June 2024

re-registrations – 30th of June 2024

New registrations and renewal of existing registrations will not be accepted on the day of the class. 

Holidays 

July 20th

August 19th

September 16th & 17th 

Registrations: 12th December 2023 onwards

Course duration: 12th January to 07th April

Course fee: Rs. 23,000/-

 

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Individual Lessons And Mini Groups

Personalised individual lessons can be organised for adults, teenagers, children at all levels of proficiency. Lessons may be taken one-on-one or in groups of two to three.

Choose to learn on-site at Alliance Française or office, or online.
For classes not held at the Alliance Française campus, extra fees may apply.

Among our very popular courses, we propose general French, conversation workshops, French for business, preparation of DELF-DALF, TEF, London and National O.L., A.L., etc.

The course content can be determined according to student’s requirements.
**Minimum duration for on-site lessons (at AF or outside AF premises[for corporate classes]) : 2 hours per session.
**Minimum duration for online lessons: 1 hour per session

ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2024

Rates 2024 (online and on-site courses)

  • Individual lessons : Rs. 3,500/- per hour /student
  • Mini-group of 2 students: Rs. 6,000/- per hour
  • Mini-group of 3 students: Rs. 7,700/- per hour
**New individual class requests will only be accepted during the below-mentioned period;
 
Term 3 2024: Until July 15th 2024

Term 4 2024: September 2nd – September 22nd 2024

 
**PLEASE NOTE THAT YOUR REQUEST WILL ONLY BE PROCESSED AFTER THE REGISTRATION PERIOD IS OVER.

**Kindly note that the requests are processed on a first-come-first-served basis and that we will be able to comply depending on the availability of teachers at the time slots that you have requested.

General conditions for individual lessons & mini-groups:  School Policy

See cancellation and refund policy 

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French For Corporates

Mastering French language: a great asset for companies!
Expand your French proficiency, improve your ability to communicate in French in both in social and professional interactions, and learn the domain-specific technical terms that you can apply to business negotiations, telephone conversations, written reports and emails, and professional presentations.
Our affordable and flexible tailor-made programmes offer optimal language learning solutions for companies:

  • In house programmes or training at our centre,
  • Online programmes,
  • courses from beginners to advanced levels
  • One-to-one courses or group classes,
  • General or domain-specific French,
  • Fully flexible timetables,
  • Internal student tariffs for DELF-DALF examinations,
  • Alliance Française certificates of completion,
  • Access to the AF on-site and online libraries,

Course fee: Rs.3,300/- per hour for General French.

ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2024

For courses not held at the AF campus, travelling expenses will apply.
Training must be of a minimum duration of 20 hours.

Please contact us at language@alliancefrancaise.lk and we’ll get back to you with a tailor-made offer.

They have chosen the Alliance Française: 
BCIS, LIFT, SLIIT, AIC, Suez, Connaissance de Ceylan, the French Embassy, the American Embassy, the Canadian High Commission, the Tourist Police of Sri Lanka, CAMSO, AFD, SADE, VEOLIA, United Power Limited,…

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Placement Tests

  1. If you have studied French before joining the Alliance Française, a placement test guarantees that you will start your course at the appropriate French level. You will therefore not lose any of your valuable language training time. Any prospective student, who is not a complete beginner, is required to take a placement test to determine the current French level. (This does not apply to individual lessons.)
  2. Our online or on-site test will assess your reading and writing and grammar skills (60 minutes)
  3. A Zoom or face-to-face interview will assess your listening and speaking skills (10 min)

Placement test days online:

Thursdays: June 13th, 20th & July 4th

  • Online paper: 14:30 – 15:30
  • Zoom interview:15:40 onwards, as per the personalized email sent to the candidate.

Placement test days on-site:

Saturdays: June 8th, 22nd & 29th 

  • On-site paper: 09:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
  • Orals: 10:15 a.m. onwards, per the personalized email sent to the candidate.

*You will receive your personalized email before 17:30, the day before your test.

Placement test fee: Rs.2,000/-.

Register for a placement test:
Register at least two days before your preferred date.

Placement test fees are non-refundable and non-transferable unless in the case of acceptable medical reasons with proof provided.

A) Register on-site
at Alliance Française, 11, Barnes Place, Colombo 7;

B) Register online

Make payment (Rs.2,000/-) to Alliance Française bank then upload and send the payment confirmation form.

Bank Details
Account Name: M/S Alliance Française de Ceylan
Bank Account no: 076010134895 – (LKR)
Branch: HNB Cinnamon Garden