SCHOOL PROGRAM

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Children’s Classes

Kid’s Club classes offer instruction in French for non-native speakers. They’re taught by skilled instructors, many of whom are FLE-certified. The aim of these clubs is normally to provide a first exposure in spoken and written French. They’re ideal for foreign and international students who speak little to no French.

Kids’s Club Year 1A (Complete Beginners) :

11 hours / Term
Open to 6-7 years old – First exposure to French through games/ songs/ fun activities – Material provided

Kids Club Year 1B (Intermediate) :

16.5 hours/ Term
Open to 7-8 years old – French for children having done French before (1-3 terms exposure) through games/ songs/ fun activities – Material provided

Kids Club Year 2 (advanced) :

16.5 hours/ Term
Open to 8-10 years old children  through games/ songs/ fun activities – Language observation – Pre Form 1- Material provided

 Form and Cape classes offer support and reinforcement for students registered in the local school system. They’re taught by skilled instructors, many of whom are Fle Certified and/or Secondary schools teachers. The aim of these classes is normally to develop competency or fluency in spoken and written French, to offer grammar and vocabulary reinforcement and to help students preparing for exams such as CxC French or Cape French . They’re ideal for students who are doing French as a subject in school already.

Form 1 :

16.5 hours / Term 
French Foundation for teenagers Level 1  –  Post SEA level – Material Provided

Form 2  :

16.5 hours /Term
French Foundation for teenagers Level 2 – Material Provided

Form 3 :

16.5 hours / Term
French Foundation for teenagers Level 3 – Material Provided

Form 4 : 

33 hours /Term
French Foundation course preparing students for local Examination CSEC

Form 5 :  

33 hours / Term
French Language reinforcement preparing students for local Examination CSEC

CAPE 1 :

33 hours/Term
French Reinforcement preparing student for local examination Cape Unit 1
Written expression techniques and strategies / Literature Analysis / Preparation and IA Practice

CAPE 2 :

33 hours/ Term
French Reinforcement preparing student for local examination Cape Unit
Written Expression in French Advanced skills/ Literature Analysis / Preparation and IA Practice

Adults classes

Beginners, Lower Intermediate and Upper Intermediate levels courses are socially and culturally tasks oriented through French grammar and vocabulary including listening, writing and speaking skills

Beginners 1 :

33 hours / Term – A1.1- Complete beginners
Introduction to French language and culture  – Book : Entre Nous 1 / Part 1

Beginners 2 :

33 hours / Term – A1.2 – Beginners
French language and culture course – Book : Entre Nous 1 / Part 2

Beginners 3 :  

33 hours / Term A1.3&4 – Beginners
French language and culture course – Book : Entre Nous 1 / Part 3

Preparation for DELF A1

– Lower Intermediate 1 : 33 hours / Term – A2. 1&2 – Elementary
French language and culture – Book : Entre Nous 2 / Part 1

– Lower Intermediate 2 :33 hours / Term A2. 3 – Elementary
French language and culture – Book : Entre Nous 2 / Part 2

– Lower Intermediate 3 : 33 hours / Term – A2.4 – Elementary
French language and culture – Book : Entre Nous 2 / Part 3

DELF A2 Preparation

– Upper Intermediate 1 : 33 hours / Term – B1. 1&2 – Intermediate
French language and culture – Book : Entre Nous 3 / Part 1

– Upper Intermediate 2 : 33 hours / Term B1. 3 – Intermediate
French language and culture – Book : Entre Nous 3 / Part 2

– Upper Intermediate 3 : 33 hours / Term – B1 4 – Intermediate
French language and culture – Book : Entre Nous 3 / Part 3

DELF B1 Preparation

– Conv. Avancée : 33 hours / Term – French Conversation and Culture
Building ability and confidence – french conversation and debates on various and complexed topics – Material provided

– B2 Prep : 24 hours/ Crash Course Term 3 – Preparation class to sit B2 exam at Alliance Francaise  – Focuses on the 4 component : Reading , Writing, Listening and Speaking
Ideal for Cape Students and University Students to validate proficiency internationally
*Delf B2 is required to enter French Universities

Private Tutoring – Classes tailored to students needs and objectives 

1h = 200tt – Flash Course/ Special objective / Oral Practice

5 heures = 170 $TT/heure Total 850TT 

10 heures = 160 $TT/heure Total 1600TT 

15 heures = 150 $TT/heure Total 2250 TT

Corporate French – Customized French language courses, specialized in accordance with the industry hiring Alliance francaise, aims at the use of French in day-to-day work activities. Putting into practice various face-to-face, written, on the phone communication situations, the trainee becomes immediately productive and gains confidence in his/her communicative skills. Material Entre Nous + Specialized material provided according to the industry sector.

European languages

English as a Second Language ESL classes. Our courses focus on everyday tasks through English grammar and vocabulary including listening, writing and speaking skills. We offer ESL for beginners, intermediate and advanced levels. We customize the ESL programs according to the age (teenagers and adults) and size groups and the desired length of time they wish to stay in Trinidad-and-Tobago or online.

Italian 20 hours / Course :

A1.1- Complete beginners 
Introduction to Italian  language and culture  – Material provided

German 20 hours / Course :

A1.1- Complete beginners
Introduction to German language and culture  – Material provided

Portuguese 20 hours / Course :  

A1.1- Complete beginners
Introduction to Portuguese language and culture  – Material provided

Spanish Classes :

Form 5 30 hours / term
Spanish Language reinforcement preparing students for local Examination CSEC

Cape 30 hours / term : 

Spanish Reinforcement preparing student for local examination Cape Unit 2
Written Expression in Spanish
Advanced skills/ Literature Analysis / Preparation and IA Practice

Adults Beginners 20 – 80hours / Course :

A1.1- Complete beginners 
Introduction to Spanish  language and culture  – Material provided

Adults Elementary : 

20 – 80 hours / Course – A1.1- Complete beginners 
Introduction to Spanish  language and culture  – Material provided

Adults Intermediate :

20- 80 hours / Course – B1.1- 
Spanish  language and culture  – Material provided

Corporate Spanish – Customized Spanish language courses, specialized in accordance with the industry hiring Alliance francaise, aims at the use of Spanish  in day-to-day work activities. Putting into practice various face-to-face, written, on the phone communication situations, the trainee becomes immediately productive and gains confidence in his/her communicative skills. Specialized material provided according to the industry sector.

Exams and Certifications offered

DELF Exams : 

DELF (Diplôme d’études en langue française) is an official certification of French language proficiency for non-native speakers of French. The exam is administered by France Education International on behalf of the French Ministry of National Education. The DELF and DALF are diplomas awarded by the French Ministry of Education to prove the French-language skills of non-French candidates. DELF is equivalent to a French language diploma and it is valid for life. 

DELF is based on the CEFR Levels – a global reference or measure to determine proficiency level in French language. The 4 DELF exams are shown follow:  A1, A2, B1, B2 (Alliance Francaise of Trinidad and Tobago doesn’t offer the DALF C1 and C2 at the moment.

The DELF exam tests all 4 language skills:  Reading – Comprehension écrite , Listening – Comprehension orale , Writing – Production écrite and Speaking – Production orale .

DELF sessions are offered at the end of each academic term (December, April and July)

TEF Canada — To immigrate to Canada or for Canadian citizenship :

Alliance francaise offers the TEF Canada upon request.

The goal of TEF is to evaluate the French skills of the candidate using a scale of 7 levels that range from 0+ level (basic skills) to level 6 (complete control).

A certificate of results, which is valid for one year, is issued for the applicant and shows the scores on each section of the test. A candidate may take the test as many times as he/she wants, however, a two-month waiting period is required between two successive tests.

The TEF must be requested three weeks before sitting the exam.

Mobility programs facilitated through Alliance francaise of Trinidad and Tobago

Foreign language assistants in France

The overall objective of this programme is to enable assistants to learn about the language and society of their host country whilst bringing their native speaker language skills and their valuable knowledge of their own culture to schools.

To this end, this programme contributes to students’ mobility, at a European and international level, and offers them a training opportunity and an introduction to professional life, thus providing unquestionable added value to their university studies.

Applications are open  between October and December for the following academic year.

The language assistant program is open to all candidates who:

  • come from one of the partner countries (bilateral agreements or international obligations)
  • are English native speakers 
  • have completed their secondary education and are enrolled in higher education in the country from which they are applying
  • are aged between 20 and 30 years (35 years for certain countries)
  • are enrolled in and attending a university at the time of application
  • have successfully completed studies equivalent to the 2nd year (L2) of the French Licence (bachelor’s degree) either at the time of application or on arrival in France (depending on country).
  • possess a good knowledge of the French language (B1 on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).

Study in France for Non-EU Citizens

If you want to study in France, get in touch with Alliance francaise to request a DAP Application file as students are required to file a request for preliminary admission (DAP) with the Alliance francaise of Trinidad and Tobago and then the French Embassy .

For all non-EU citizens, the DAP application window begins in January and must be completed before the posted deadline.

Trinidadian will also  need a visa to study in France and a DELF B2 as proof of their proficiency in French.

To register it’s easy as Bonjour!

Dowload our 2021 schedule below and choose your class.

Fill in our registration form https://forms.gle/4dQwRfjfUAfekPG18 . And wait for an email from us to proceed with the payment. We will send you our banking information and you will be able to wire transfer the tuition. If you prefer to come at the Alliance Française to pay via Linx/cash or cheque please give us a call or mention it it in your email. Note that Alliance Française will be closed for the season until the 4th of January 2021. If you are not a beginner, please contact us for a FREE placement test.

We remain at your disposal for any further information. You can send your request to Info@alliancetnt.org for special request, payment plans, comments on the service, queries please send your email to director@alliancetnt.org

Any questions?

Contact us at info@alliancetnt.org

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