Summer Session Classes

Summer is here, school is over and it is about time to enjoy some good (hot) weather and focus on what you like!

Because the shorter the sweeter, at the Alliance Française of Greater Phoenix, we offer 2 short language sessions of 6 weeks each.

You might have some travels planned or you just need to slow down a little: the summer sessions are just right for you !



Important Information:

  • Session is : 1 class per week
  • Non-beginners MUST take the placement test BEFORE classes start, please click here to take the test
  • MUST be a member to participate: you can purchase your membership separately or with your class
  • Please purchase your books with your teacher
  • A minimum of 4 participants is required to open a class
  • Payments can be made online or via cash & checks.
  • Additional classes can be scheduled per request.
  • Hours for Semi-Private & Private Classes are flexible.
  • Regular Class hours are susceptible to change.

Summer Session 1

Date & Price

  • Price:
    • Session 1:
      • $135 Early Birds (from June 5th to June 18th, 2017)
      • $150 after June 18th, 2017
    • Date: Monday June 19th, 2017 to Thursday July 27th, 2017
    • Duration: 6 weeks
    • 1 class /week 

    Class Schedule - Summer 1

    • Monday

      • 2:30pm - 4:30 pm: A2 (1.2)
      • 6pm - 8pm: A1 (1.2)

      • 6pm - 8pm: A1 (3.4)

      • 5pm - 7pm: A1 (3.4)

      • 6pm - 8pm: A1 (3.4)
      • 6pm - 8pm: Conversation B2/C1

    Summer Session 2

    Date & Price

    • Price:
      • Session 2:
        • $135 Early Birds (from July 17th to July 30th, 2017)
        • 150 after July 30th, 2017
    • Date : Monday July 31st, 2017 to Thursday September 7th, 2017
    • Duration: 6 weeks
    • 1 class /week 

    Class Schedule - Summer 2

    • Monday

      • 2:30pm - 4:30 pm: A2 (1-2)
      • 6pm - 8pm: A1 (1)

      • 6pm - 8pm: A1 (2)
      • 6pm - 8pm A1 (3-4)

      • 5pm - 7pm: A1 (3-4)

      • 6pm - 8pm Adv Conversation B2/C1

    If interested or after purchasing your class, please contact us at:

    Alliance Française: (480)948-0728 /

    will need to contact you to give you details about your upcoming call. Thank you !

    Please note: Additional classes may be opened upon request or may be closed if there is not enough student registered for a class.

    No refund can be made after the first week of class.

    Payments can be made online or via cash or check.


    Class Levels

    • Basic A1 - Breakthrough / Découverte

    Can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type. Can introduce him/herself and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where he/she lives, people he/she knows and things he/she has. Can interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.

    • Basic A2 - Waystage / Intermédiaire

    Can understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment). Can communicate about simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters. Can describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.

    • Independant B1 - Threshold / Seuil

    Can understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work school, leisure, etc. Can deal with most situations likely to arise while traveling in an area where the language is spoken. Can produce simple connected text on topics that are familiar or of personal interest. Can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.

    • Independant B2 - Vantage / Avancé

    Can understand the main ideas complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in his/her field of specialization. Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party. Can produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.

    • Proficient C1 - Effective Operational Proficiency / Autonomie

    Can understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts, and recognize implicit meaning. Can express him/herself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions. Can use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes. Can produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organizational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices.

    • Proficient C2 - Mastery / Maîtrise

    Can understand with ease virtually everything heard or read. Can summarize information from different spoken and written sources, reconstructing arguments and accounts in a coherent presentation. Can express him/herself spontaneously very fluently and precisely, differentiating finer shades of meaning even in more complex situations.