For Kids & Teens

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Language Classes

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AP French Exam Workshops

13+ Years old
Sessions starting September 19, 2020, October 17, 2020, and November 21, 2020 1 hour workshops for Once per month

Get ready for the AP French Exam with our preparation workshops.

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French for Little Ones

3 to 4 Years old
Starting September 16, 2020 45mn/week for 5 or 10 weeks

At this age, children are encouraged to learn through creativity. These classes focus on a multi-sensory approach, feeding the curiosity of the children with their learning and French speaking environment. It is also a great time for parents to spend quality time with their little one!

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French for Tiny Ones

2 to 3 Years old
Starting September 19, 2020 30 minutes per week for 5 or 10 week options available

Our youngest students encounter French for the first time or continue their discovery of the language through nursery rhymes, stories, and games. Children are encouraged to listen, move and speak a little.

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Les Ados - Advanced Beginner

13+ Years old
Starting September 19, 2020 1.5 hours per week for 10 weeks

Through oral and written comprehension as well as speaking and writing exercises, students acquire the linguistic tools they will need to effectively communicate in a variety of contexts.

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Les Ados - Beginner

13+ Years old
Starting September 19, 2020 1.5 hours per week for 10 weeks

Through oral and written comprehension as well as speaking and writing exercises, students acquire the linguistic tools they will need to effectively communicate in a variety of contexts.

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Les Ados - Bilingues

13+ Years old
Starting September 19, 2020 1.5 hours per week for 10 weeks

Through an engaging and immersive communicative approach, teens will complete tasks in authentic contexts.

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Les Aigles (A1)

10 to 12 Years old
Starting September 19, 2020 1.5 hours per week for 10 weeks

Children learning French as a foreign language develop their listening, speaking, reading and writing skills as well as discovering Francophone culture and peoples.

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Les Aigles (A2)

10 to 12 Years old
Starting September 19, 2020 1.5 hours per week for 10 weeks

Children learning French as a foreign language develop their listening, speaking, reading and writing skills as well as discovering Francophone culture and peoples.

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Les Castors

7 to 8 Years old
Starting September 19, 2020 1.5 hours per week for 10 weeks

Building on previous exposure to French children with native or near-native French skills are encouraged to express themselves, both orally and in writing, across a range of fun and creative activities.

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Les Écureuils

5 to 6 Years old
Starting September 17, 2020 45 minutes per week for 10 weeks

Children with native or near-native French skills practice basic writing, phonetics, oral comprehension and speaking through a variety of fun activities including songs, games and role-plays!

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Les Hiboux

5 to 6 Years old
Starting September 19, 2020 45 minutes per week for 10 weeks

Young children learning French as a foreign language develop their speaking and listening skills through role-plays and other fun activities in this dynamic full-immersion language class.

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Les Hiboux (Level 2)

5 to 6 Years old
Starting September 19, 2020 45 minutes per week for 10 weeks

Young children learning French as a foreign language develop their speaking and listening skills through role-plays and other fun activities in this dynamic full-immersion language class. Prior French experience is required for this class.

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Les Lynx

11 to 12 Years old
Starting September 19, 2020 1.5 hours per week for 10 weeks

This class improves all aspects of a child’s native or near-native French skills through a wide range of fun activities including debates, role-plays, writing activities and readings of short stories and French literature.

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Les Pingouins (Zig Zag 1)

7 to 9 Years old
Starting September 19, 2020 1.5 hours per week for 10 weeks

Children learning French as a foreign language will develop their listening, speaking, reading and writing skills through games, role-plays and characters from the Zig Zag 1 textbook.

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Les Pingouins (Zig Zag 1) - Accelerated

7 to 9 Years old
Starting October 5, 2020 2.5 hours per week for 5 weeks

Children learning French as a foreign language will develop their listening, speaking, reading and writing skills through games, role-plays and characters from the Zig Zag 1 textbook.

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Les Pingouins (Zig Zag 2)

7 to 9 Years old
Starting September 16, 2020 1.5 hours per week for 10 weeks

Children learning French as a foreign language will develop their listening, speaking, reading and writing skills through games, role-plays and characters from the Zig Zag 2 textbook.

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Les Pingouins (Zig Zag 3)

7 to 9 Years old
Starting September 17, 2020 1.5 hours per week for 10 weeks

Children learning French as a foreign language will develop their listening, speaking, reading and writing skills through games, role-plays and characters from the Zig Zag 3 + textbook.

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Les Renards

9 to 12 Years old
Starting September 19, 2020 1.5 hours per week for 10 weeks

Focusing on oral comprehension and speaking, children with native or near-native French skills learn through songs, games, movement and role-plays. This course also integrates reading and writing activities with short stories and French literature.

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Literature for Teens

13+ Years old
Starting October 22, 2020 90 minutes/week for 5 weeks

Improve your speaking and reading comprehension through French literature.

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Creative Learning Classes

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Les Ateliers du Mercredi !

4 to 6 Years old
Starting September 16, 2020 1 hour/week for 5 weeks

A fun way to sample our creative courses past and present! Children will be exposed to arts, crafts, music, theater, and science.

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Les Ateliers du Samedi!

10 to 12 Years old
Starting October 24, 2020 1h/week for 5 weeks

A fun way to sample our creative courses past and present! Children will be exposed to fine arts, theater, storytelling, the Francophone world, and science.

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Private Lessons

Ages 7 through 17

For a truly personalized approach to French, we offer one-on-one private lessons for children. Our teachers use a variety of media to cater to each child's specific learning styles while focusing on oral comprehension and speaking as well as reading and writing for older children. Lessons are available in a variety of formats and are tailored to non-native and native speakers based on their proficiency level.

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Why take classes at the French Cultural Center?

We're a language school

We belong to the largest network of French language and cultural centers in the world, with 1,200 chapters in 112 countries (including 140 chapters in the US).

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We're a library

The second largest private French library in the country with over 25,000 volumes, including books, periodicals, films and CDs. We are your best source for French literature in New England. Online library offerings.

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We're a cultural center

We offer over 100 programs each year, including art openings, author presentations, food and wine events, lectures and conversation groups, social gatherings, holiday celebrations and children's programs. You'll always have an opportunity to speak French here!

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