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Adult classes


All our classes are focusing on communication skills and are taught by qualified native speakers.

Check our Spring Classes (Tuesday 18 April - Saturday 1 July)

New for university students: 3 workshops on 27 April, 4 May and 11 May to prepare your Erasmus Year in France. Check here for details.


- If you’re a complete beginner or a returning student, please fill in the enrolment form.

- If you’re a new student, and have a bit of French, even very basic knowledge, take our free online placement test. This written test will be followed by an informal 10-minute interview at the Institut français.


Please note that purchase of a textbook is mandatory for general French A1 to B2 classes. Check which text book you will need for your class here.

All our textbooks are available with a 10% discount at our partner Blackwell’s Edinburgh. Pop in the shop to buy yours today or send an email to reserve it.

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