At the beginning of each course, an evaluation will specify your level of French and will allow you to join a group of a level corresponding to the following criteria:
Level A1 - Discover the French language
Learn the basics of French grammar and the vocabulary that will allow you to ask and answer simple questions such as: "Where's the cat? The cat is under the table".
Level A2 - Appropriate French
Talk about yourself, other people or activities and start asking simple questions of a practical nature while familiarizing yourself with French culture.
Level B1 - Take a step forward in your career
Turn your knowledge of French into a professional asset and work with ease in a French-speaking cultural environment.
Level B2 / C1 - Free your French !
Enough of language barriers! Undertake advanced studies in French or advance in your career to a more demanding position.
Level C1 / C2 - The French way of life
Perfect your French to deepen your knowledge of every aspect of French civilization.
Choose the pace that suits you and make your French learning a weekly activity, adapted to your schedule.
Every week, join your group, composed of 15 students of the same level, for your language and phonetics classes.
The General French course is offered to people over 16 years old and of all levels.
Perfect your French culture
The CCFS lectures are designed to give you one more opportunity to immerse yourself in French civilization. A key tool to improve your listening comprehension, these online lectures will also allow you to familiarize yourself with French culture and society.
We will approach the French culture through different key themes such as :
- The history of the French language
- Literature and history from the nineteenth to the twentieth century
- The great names of contemporary France
- The history of the castles of Versailles and Trianon
- The history of French art
- The history of fashion
The fee for this option is 30€ if you choose to follow this training for 1 month or 180€ if you choose to follow this training for 3 months.
This list of themes is subject to change.
"Our teacher was able to transmit not only grammatical notions but also a taste for French culture. I highly recommend the Cours de Civilisation Française de la Sorbonne to all foreigners wishing to master the language of Molière!".
“Thanks to my teachers, I have learned to appreciate the poetry and images, the light and colors offered by the authors... which, for a photographer like me, is a priceless gift”
"Thanks to excellent and devoted teachers, I have improved my knowledge of the French language and culture. The pragmatic approach of the teachers was very much appreciated. The study and analysis of a wide variety of texts by French-speaking authors was a great help to me. I congratulate the Cours de Civilisation Française de la Sorbonne for its centenary and I wish the same pleasure for the students who will follow me".
"My experience at the Cours de Civilisation Française de la Sorbonne was fabulous. The teachers are amazing, talented and experienced. The emphasis is on grammar and writing, daily cultural knowledge, literature. And as a bonus: the so precious phonetics classes!"
"When I arrived in France, I only knew "yes" and "no". I studied at the Cours de Civilisation Française de la Sorbonne from A1 to C1 and I am now a doctoral student in law studies. The Cours de Civilisation Française de la Sorbonne are really a must".
The French Civilization Courses of the Sorbonne are led by more than 50 teachers who are experts in grammar and phonetics. Listening to your questions, they will accompany you throughout your training by leading friendly classes rich in exchanges.
The French as a Foreign Language Quality Label awarded 3 stars to the French Civilization Courses of the Sorbonne (CCFS), the highest mark awarded by the CIEP (now France Education International).