French language courses


Learn French as a foreign language. Take a standard course!

French, together with English, is the only language spoken on all five continents, in almost 50 countries by around 370 million people. It is an official language in France, Switzerland, Belgium, Luxembourg, Monaco, Canada and numerous countries in West and Central Africa.


Like the other Romance languages, it derives mainly from Latin, but other languages have also had an influence on French. French is the language of fashion and gastronomy, theatre and dance, music and philosophy. And of course, it is also a language associated with love and romance. Immerse yourself in this beautiful language at the professional language centre.

Beginners French courses

Have you wanted to start learning French for some time? Would you like to communicate with your international clients or with your business partners in their mother tongue? Or do you want to make conversation with locals in Switzerland, France or overseas? Then why not attend one of our beginners’ French courses over lunch or in the evening, once a week for 90 minutes? You will be given ample opportunity to talk in our small classes of 3 to 6 students allowing you to quickly improve your French. Feel free to suggest topics that are useful and important for you.


Your benefits:

You will gain confidence speaking and progress quickly as you work with other motivated students who share the same level. You will build vocabulary allowing you to communicate in everyday situations in French.

Advanced French courses

Do you speak French on a high level? Can you express yourself in a written form with ease? In this case one of our advanced C1 courses is ideal for you - standard or as a preparation for an internationally acknowledged DELF/DALF or DFP Diploma. You will perfect your knowledge and practice all four language skills (reading, listening, speaking and writing) on a higher level.


Your benefits:

You will build confidence as your French skills improve in our interactive environment. Our teachers will take your individual wishes and goals into account, tailoring lessons to suit your needs. Our courses are designed to improve overall fluency and language skills. Students are grouped according to ability ensuring rapid and efficient progress.


French Conversation courses


Your benefits:

You will gain confidence in your oral expression in an interactive surrounding and in an international business setting. You will be able to communicate in specific business related situations such as making telephone calls and participating in meetings in French. You will make steady progress with other motivated participants who are on the same level. Thanks to your solid knowledge of French you will be able to meet your clients’ needs more specifically.


French Diploma courses

Prepare for a globally acknowledged French language diploma. Your focus will be on practicing all four skills; reading, listening, speaking and writing. We will prepare you for exams by having you solve several mock exams. You will gain confidence, expand your grammar and broaden your vocabulary on every level. You should commit to investing about 3 hours of homework weekly to reach your goal.

Examination fees will be charged separately by DELF-DALF-Institut.


French Certificate Course Level B1

Day: Tuesday

Time: 6 pm to 8:00 pm

Duration: 24 weeks

Price: 1700 CHF

Start: April 16th, 2024

End: September 24th, 2024

Course location: Zürich


French Certificate Course Level B2

Day: Monday

Time: 6 pm to 8:00 pm

Duration: 24 weeks

Price: 1700 CHF

Start: April 15th, 2024

End: September 23rd, 2024

Course location: Zürich


Your benefits:

You will learn by focusing on clear goals, setting a time frame and following a plan to reach your objective. You will get regular feedback from your teacher who will keep you focused on skills that need improving. You will be optimally prepared for your exam in the discussed time span (usually 6 to 9 months). Your teacher will recommend enrolment in the exam once you have reached a minimum of 60 % in mock exams.

Course Details:

Once a week in small groups  (3 – 6 participants)


French A1

Day: Thursday

Time: 18:00 - 20:00

Duration: 20 weeks 

Price: 1'200 CHF

Start: April 18th, 2024


Day: Wednesday

Time: 18:00 - 20:00

Duration: 20 weeks 

Price: 1'200 CHF

Start: April 17th, 2024

End: September 4th, 2024

Course location: Zürich


French A1 Saturday Course

Day: Saturday

Time: 9:00 - 12:15

Duration: 14 weeks 

Price: 1'400 CHF

Start: April 20th, 2024

End: July 20th, 2024

Course location: Zürich


Conversation course for false beginners A1+ online

Day: Wednesday

Time: 12:30 - 13:30

Duration: 10 weeks 

Price: 290 CHF

Start: April 17th, 2024


French B1+/B2 Lunchtime Conversation

Day: Tuesday

Time: 12:30 - 13:30

Duration: 10 weeks

Start: March 26th, 2024

Price: 290 CHF 

End: April 16th, 2024

Course location: Zürich


If you wish to get your current level assessed, please fill in our placement test and send us the answer sheet. Thank you!