French Classes in Pleasanton / Tri-Valley
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Our Classes - School Year 2014-2015
French native speakers
Petits Francophones (K and 1st Grades - 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.
Grands Francophones (2nd to 5th Grades - 3 hours/week)
In this class, students will be encouraged to develop their oral 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.
Middle School Francophone A1/A2 (6th Grade and above - 3 hours/week)
The DELF (Diplôme d'Etudes en Langue Française) is an official certification of French-language skills for non-native speakers. The DELF is recognized in France, the European Union, and internationally.
The Collège A1/A2 class prepares the students for the level A2 exam, in 2 years. Throughout this class, the students will use news stories, books and works from both classical and contemporary writers and artists. They will learn how to work with detailed instructions, to argue their position and use relevant vocabulary.
Petits Anglophones (K and 1st Grades - 3 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.
Grands Anglophones (2nd to 5th Grades - 3 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.).
Middle School Anglophone (6th Grade and above - 3 hours/week)
The purpose of this class is to give students a French 1 level so that they may integrate French 2 when entering high 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
Lump sum payment:
- Upon registration
- Upon registration
- October 1st
- February 1st
*By making a one-time payment for the entire school year, you will save $50 on the tuition.
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.
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.
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.