The methodology of the Cours de civilisation française de la Sorbonne (CCFS) emphasizes exchange and interactivity, both among students and with teachers. A precise evaluation of your level of French, at the beginning of the course, will allow you to personalize your learning path and to ensure that you join a group of the same level corresponding to the criteria of the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).
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, others or activities and start asking simple, practical questions while learning about 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.
The one-month course will allow you to immerse yourself in French civilization on a daily basis. Ideal to approach the language in several different ways, this course is composed of 3 hours of daily classes from Monday to Friday:
2 hours of French classes and 1 hour of phonetics classes. This means a total of 40 hours of French classes and 20 hours of phonetics.
Once the online registration is completed, you will be invited to share your time preferences so that we can offer you the hours of class closest to your preferences.
The price of this training course is 750€ for a duration of 1 month, all taxes included. This training can be combined with the Online Conferences option (see the "OPTIONS" tab for more information).
The General French Course is available to people over 16 years old and of all levels.
Perfecting your french culture knowledge
The lectures of the Cours de civilisation française de la Sorbonne (CCFS) are designed to give you one more opportunity to immerse yourself in French civilization. A key tool to perfect your oral 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 price of this option is 80€ to be ticked at the time of the finalization of your registration.
This list of themes is subject to change.
I enjoyed civilization, grammar and phonetics very much. I loved the teachers for their passion and motivation. It was an unforgettable experience... I am happy to pass on what I learned to my students!"
"I have been in France for two and a half years with my family, and I quickly progressed in French thanks to the teachers of the Cours de Civilisation Française de la Sorbonne. I appreciate the quality of the courses and the availability of the teachers."
"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!"
"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!".
"In addition to the in-depth study of grammar and vocabulary, I appreciated the general culture and the detailed and factual description of the different aspects of French life that this course brought me. I will undoubtedly recommend the Cours de Civilisation Française de la Sorbonne to my friends!"
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).