Alliance Française Language Center


Welcome to the Alliance Française Language Center. Here is our downloadable schedule for the new session.  Our full class offering is here, or explore the links in the left column. Please contact us at (415) 775-7755 for course information.

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Language classes at the Alliance cover 3 levels: Beginners, Intermediate, and Advanced.

Our curriculum has been modeled after the Common European Framework standards and has been developed as a part of the AF FRAMES project (AF French American Educational Standards).



CNED Classes

The Alliance will be offering CNED Classes (National Center for Distance Education) for the 1st grade level, focusing solely on the subject of French. Starting this [email protected] 1345 Bush St., every Tuesday and Thursday from 3h45-5h45.

The full program will go on for a total of 30 weeks starting this fall for (7.5 months). Program costs: 2,700 = registration fees + coursework. Registrations are now open.


After school programs at Notre Dame des Victoires

About the Alliance de San Francisco
The Alliance française is known as the best institution in Northern California for providing high quality French courses.

We are the official center of french certifications such as the DELF Prim’ and DELF Junior (officials qualifications to certify the french competency in french language).

Why learn to speak French?
Children who learn foreign languages at a young age have a considerable advantage in their future education and careers.

About the program
The Alliance Française de San Francisco offers after-school programs for kindergarten and elementary children. Several schools in San Francisco participate in this program (Notre Dame des Victoires, Argonne, Rooftop...).

Through the Alliance Française, children learn French taught by a highly qualified and native French-speaking Alliance Française instructor. The classes use a variety of activities to immerse the children in the French language through art, songs, theater, role-playing, etc.

How to participate in our afterschool program?
In order to begin an after-school program to take place at your school, the Alliance Française requires a minimum of 4 students per group. Classes can be arranged for any day or time.

Please contact the Director of studies at [email protected] if you would like to begin an after-school program at your school.