French Classes in Mill Valley


School Sites | Marin County | Mill Valley

Tam Valley School
Park Elementary School
Mill Valley Middle School
Mill Valley
Site coordinator's names: 
E-mail: 
millvalley@efba.us

 

Tam Valley School Park Elementary School Mill Valley Middle School
350 Bell Lane
Mill Valley, CA 94941
360 East Blithedale Avenue
Mill Valley, CA 94941

420 Sycamore Avenue
Mill Valley, CA 94941

 

Our goal is to learn while having fun.

Our Classes - School Year 2014-2015

French native speakers

  • Petits Francophones (K and 1st Grade - 3 hours/week)
    This class welcomes non readers and beginning readers. The class is conducted strictly in French and the students will learn to play with words and sounds through songs and rhythms. They will also have the opportunity to start learning how to read in French. This class will be held at Tam Valley School on Tuesdays and at Park School Elementary on Thursdays.
  • Grands Francophones (2nd to 5th Grades - 3 hours/week)
    In this class, students will be encouraged to develop their speaking and writing skills.
    The 2ndand 3rd graders will be introduced to the basics of grammar and conjugation. They will learn through various type of literary contents such as tales and legends and will be exposed to French cultural heritage.
    The students  from 4thand 5th Grades will get a greater exposure to francophone culture through a wide range of books, fiction and non-fiction and will also be introduced to social studies in the francophone world. This class will be held at Mill Valley Middle School.

Non-native speakers

  • Petits Anglophones (K and 1st Grade - 1.5 hours/week)
    This class welcomes non-readers and beginning readers. The students will discover French through games and songs and will learn some basic vocabulary to present themselves and describe simple situations. This class will be held at Park Elementary School.
  • Grands Anglophones (2nd to 5th Grades - 1.5 hours/week)
    In this class, we will introduce grammar and conjugation, increase students' vocabulary and initiate them to francophone culture. The objective for the students is to become autonomous in simple everyday life siuations (family, meals, holidays, school, etc.). This class will be held at Park Elementary School.

Placement test: each child will take a placement test at the beginning of the year to assess his/her French knowledge and establish which level is right for him. We reserve the right to re-assign the student to a different class based on test results.

 

Pricing & Payment

  3 hrs/week 1.5 hrs/week
Lump sum payment:
- Upon registration

$1,740*

$890*
 3 installments:
- Upon registration
- October 1st
- February 1st

$200
$795
$795

$200
$360
$360

*By making a one-time payment for the entire school year, you will save $50 on the tuition for the classes that meet twice a week ($30 for classes that meet once a week).  

Sibling discounts: A 10% sibling discount will be applied on each registered child of the same family.

 

Registration to one of the above classes grants access to our programs Museum Quest and Kids Night Out throughout the year, at no additionnal cost! Space is limited. Registration (and cancellation, when applicable) is required.

 

Logistics

School Year Calendar: We follow Mill Valley's School District calendar. 

 

Register

Click on the link "Register" next to the class for which you wish to enroll your child/children. You'll be redirected to our secure online registration website. On this website, you will be able to fill out the registration form, enroll your child/children and pay online.

The sibling discount will be calculated and confirmed once we will receive your online registration. You will receive an email confirmation before your credit card is charged.

Try-out class: Want your child/children to try out a French class and see what it's like before committing? Please contact your site coordinators for more information.
 
 

Terms and conditions

EFBA reserves the right to cancel and/or change the schedule, locations or time of any classes or sessions at any time without liability. If a class is cancelled, you will be refunded.

See our detailed terms and conditions for more information.

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