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Alliance Française de Princeton
PO Box 1165
Princeton, NJ 08542-1165
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French Class Schedule 2019 - 2020

Come and experience a class with the Alliance Française de Princeton:

- Our teachers are native French speakers, fully qualified, experienced
   and ready to listen to students' needs.

- Classes are small to ensure individual attention (a maximum of 12 students).

- We use an active, progressive and dynamic methodology based on oral
   communication.

- From the beginning, students have the opportunity to speak in French.

Our French Teachers :

Jean-Baptiste Berthelin
Emilie Ducongé
Pamela Joguet
Laurence Renaudin
Véronique Sigu

For information on private lessons,
please contact Véronique Sigu at classes@allianceprinceton.com

Placement Test

We highly recommend that you take our placement test so that you can enroll in the class that best matches your level of French.

Click here to open the Placement Test, save it to your computer and print it.  Write your answers on the test to the best of your ability and then simply email the completed test to classes@allianceprinceton.com.

If you have any questions on the classes, please email classes@allianceprinceton.com.

 

Beginner Level 1   
Mondays -- 6:30pm to 8:30pm

LocationTrinity Church, 33 Mercer St, Princeton, NJ 08540
Teacher: Pamela Joguet
First Session
September   9, 16, 23
October        7, 14, 21, 28
November    4, 11, 18
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Second Session
November   25
December   2, 9, 16
January        6, 13, 27
February      3, 10, 24
March           2 (snow day)
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Third Session
March  9, 16, 23, 30
April       6, 20, 27
May         4, 11, 18
June      1 (snow day)
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Beginner Level 1   
Fridays -- 1:00pm to 3:00pm

LocationLibrary, All Saints' Church, 16 All Saints Road (off Terhune Road), Princeton
Teacher: Pamela Joguet
First Session
September   6, 13, 20, 27
October         4, 11, 18, 25
November     1, 15
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Second Session
November   22
December   6, 13
January       3, 10, 17, 24, 31
February     7, 21, 28 (snowday)
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Third Session
March    6. 13. 20, 27
April       3, 24
May        1, 8, 15, 29
June      5 (snow day)
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Beginner Level 2
Tuesdays -- 6:30pm to 8:30pm

LocationSuzanne Patterson Center, 45 Stockton St (Rt 206), Princeton
TeacherLaurence Renaudin
First Session
September  10, 17, 24
October        1, 8, 15, 22, 29
November    5, 12
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Second Session
November   19, 26
December   17
January        7, 14, 21, 28
February      4, 11, 18, 25 (snow day)
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Third Session
March     3. 10, 24, 31
April       14, 21, 28
May        5, 12, 19, 26 (snow day)
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Beginner Level 3/4
Thursdays -- 6:15pm to 8:15pm **NOTE: Time change**

LocationSuzanne Patterson Center, 45 Stockton St (Rt 206), Princeton
TeacherVéronique Sigu
First Session
September  12, 19, 26
October        3, 10, 17, 24
November    7, 14, 21
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Second Session
December  5, 12, 19
January       9, 16, 23, 30
February     6, 13, 20, 27 (snow day)
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Third Session
March    5, 19, 26
April      2. 16, 23, 30
May       7, 14, 21, 28 (snow day)
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Intermediate
Mondays -- 6:30pm to 8:30pm

LocationTrinity Church, 33 Mercer St, Princeton, NJ 08540
TeacherJean-Baptiste Berthelin
First Session
September  9, 16, 23
October        7, 14, 21, 28
November    4, 11, 18
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Second Session
November  25
December  2. 9, 16
January       6, 13, 27
February     3, 10, 24
March          2 (snow day)
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Third Session
March     9, 16, 23, 30
April        6, 20, 27
May         4, 11, 18
June       1 (snow day)
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Advanced
Thursdays -- 6:15pm to 8:15pm **NOTE: time change**

LocationSuzanne Patterson Center, 45 Stockton St (Rt 206), Princeton
Teacher:   Emilie Ducongé
Material:
  Several films and literary works will be studied throughout the year. 
First Session
September  12, 19, 26
October        3, 10, 17, 24
November    7, 14, 21
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Second Session
December  5, 12, 19
January       9, 16, 23, 30
February     6, 13, 20, 27 (snow day)
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Third Session
March    5, 19, 26
April      2, 16, 23, 30
May       7, 14, 21, 28 (snow day)
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Workshops

Workshops take place in fewer sessions and focus on a specific aspect of French language or culture. Generally these workshops are for intermediate and advanced level students; however, some workshops are geared towards beginning students. The dates and topics for 2019-2020 are listed below.

Refund Policy:
There are no refunds for class fees once classes begin. Refunds can only be given if the Alliance receives written notification, either in an email or a letter, two weeks before the start of the class.

Phonetics (Beginners)

Cost: 2-WEEK SESSION (fees exclude course texbooks)
$50 for members
$60 for non-members

This workshop is designed for Beginner students who want to improve their pronunciation of vowels and consonants. We will tackle the traditionally difficult sounds of the French language (nasals, r...). We will also work on proper intonation and sentence rhythm.

Location: Suzanne Patterson Center, 45 Stockton St (Rt 206), Princeton
Teacher: Emilie Ducongé
2 Sessions
Tuesday, December 3, 10  
6:30pm - 8pm
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La France des régions (TBD)

Cost: 1-WEEK SESSION (fees exclude course texbooks)
$25 for members
$30 for non-members

This workshop will be a one session class that will take place on a Tuesday in June 2020. Details to be determined.

1 Session
Tuesday, June ?? (TBD)   
6:30pm - 8pm
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Children's Classes:

Note to Parents:
It is very important that you send an email to Véronique Sigu before you register your child for a class. The children's classes are regularly filled to capacity and it is important that you ensure there is a space for your child before you pay for the class.

The classes listed below are designed for children between 7 and 12 years old who know how to read and write.

Cost of each session:

10 WEEK SESSION
$250 for members
$270 for non-members

PRIVATE LESSONS
$50 per hour

Private lessons are available for children on request.
Location  -  To Be Determined
Teacher  -  One of the Alliance's teachers, depending on availability

Number of students  -  To be determined by teacher
Registration  -  To register a student - contact classes@allianceprinceton.com.

All fees exclude course texbooks.

Refund Policy:
There are no refunds for class fees once classes begin. Refunds can only be given if the Alliance receives written notification, either in an email or a letter, two weeks before the start of the class.

Children - Loustiques (7, 8 ans)
Saturdays -- 9:15am to 10:45am

Location:   Library, All Saints' Church, 16 All Saints Road (off Terhune Road), Princeton
Teacher:    Laurence Renaudin
First Session
September    7, 14, 21
October         5, 12, 26
November      2, 16, 23
December      7
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Second Session
December    14
January         4, 11, 25
February       1, 8, 22, 29
March            7, 21
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Third Session (7 Weeks)
March    28
April       4, 18, 25
May        2, 9, 16, 30 (snowday)
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Children - Beginners (8-10 ans) - Levels 1 & 2  
Saturdays -- 9:15am to 10:45am

Location: :  Library, All Saints' Church, 16 All Saints Road (off Terhune Road), Princeton
Teacher: :  Véronique Sigu
First Session
September    7, 14, 21
October          5, 12, 26
November      2, 16, 23
December      7
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Second Session
December    14
January         4, 11, 25
February       1, 8, 22, 29
March            7, 21
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Third Session (7 Weeks)
March    28
April       4, 18, 25
May        2, 9, 16, 30 (snowday)
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Children - Intermediate - Levels 1 & 2
Saturdays -- 9:15am to 10:45am

Location:  Library, All Saints' Church, 16 All Saints Road (off Terhune Road), Princeton
Teacher:  Emilie Ducongé
First Session
September    7, 14, 21
October          5, 12, 26
November      2, 16, 23
December      7
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Second Session
December    14
January         4, 11, 25
February       1, 8, 22, 29
March            7, 21
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Third Session (7 Weeks)
March    28
April       4, 18, 25
May        2, 9, 16, 30 (snowday)
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Children - Advanced - Levels 1 & 2
Saturdays -- 9:15am to 10:45am

Location:   Library, All Saints' Church, 16 All Saints Road (off Terhune Road), Princeton
Teacher:    Jean-Baptiste Berthelin
First Session
September    7, 14, 21
October          5, 12, 26
November      2, 16, 23
December      7
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Second Session
December    14
January         4, 11, 25
February       1, 8, 22, 29
March             7, 21
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Third Session (7 Weeks)
March    28
April       4, 18, 25
May        2, 9, 16, 30 (snowday)
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