Our new A2 program for October will be a hybrid one, that is, this can be attened both by coming to the classroom or through zoom. This is the first step towards being independent in French in France and then mastering the language.
For people who will be paying individually, can choose to pay by installment, through our bank Oney. Oney will give you an option to pay by 3 or 4 installments and will charge a small fees for handling that.
The price mentioned is for individuals. For companies, the price is different, please contact to get a quote.
You can understand English language. You have the A1 level of French language.
You are also comfortable using computers and either know, or can adapt to zoom rapidly, in case you are joining online. In this case, you should have access to an internet connexion which allows you have a two hours long discussion conventiently.
There will be an assessment of your current level of French, by one of our teachers, to ascertain that you can fit into this program.
Based on your performance during the test, we will suggest you a program that will best suit your situation.
Listening: To be able to understand phrases and the highest frequency vocabulary related to areas of most immediate personal relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local area, employment). To be able to catch the main point in short, clear, simple messages and announcements.
Reading: To be able to read very short, simple texts. To be able to find specific, predictable information in simple everyday material such as advertisements, prospectuses, menus and timetables and they can understand short simple personal letters.
Spoken interaction: To be able to communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar topics and activities. To be able to handle very short social exchanges, even though they can't usually understand enough to keep the conversation going themselves.
Spoken production: To be able to use a series of phrases and sentences to describe in simple terms their family and other people, living conditions, their educational background and their present or most recent job.
Writing: To be able to write short, simple notes and messages relating to matters in areas of immediate needs. To be able to write a very simple personal letter, for example thanking someone for something.
As per the guidelines of CEFRL (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) after completing the A2 level, learners can understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance, as well as communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters. They can describe in simple terms aspects of their background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need. They can
fully introduce themselves and others giving details about their current situation as well as their likes and dislikes and leisure activities;
express themselves using the immediate past, the present continuous and the near future;
ask questions in three different ways according to the level of formality and the context;
talk about different relationships (friends, neighbors, colleagues, family);
talk about the future and make previsions using the future tense (futur simple);
describe family trees, including extended and blended family;
describe people, places and habits in the past using “imparfait”;
tell stories in the past using a blend of past tenses;
describe extensively a town or city and the changes that have occurred;
talk about their feelings and impressions;
talk about their daily life and make comparisons;
give their preferences;
describe a country and talk about cultural differences using anecdotes;
make a polite request using the conditional mood;
communicate on the phone, including leaving and understanding messages;
give advice and make suggestions using the conditional mood;
express obligation, wishes and hopes using a variety of structures;
talk about house chores;
talk about different work environments and their pros and cons;
make hypotheses using “si” clauses;
write and understand biographies;
talk about exceptional experiences;
give explanations using various expressions for cause and consequence;
explain why something is important to them and why they decided to commit to a cause;
talk about the environment, pollution and climate change;
give and ask details about different objects and items of clothing;
talk about shopping habits and express quantities;
use a variety of pronouns to avoid repetition and build more complex sentences;
talk about the media and different sources of information;
interact to offer solutions to a problem;
discuss cultural habits and present a cultural event;
give their opinion and explain it;
describe and give their opinion on a trip;
plan for a trip and describe it;
use reported speech;
talk about a book they have read.
At a cultural level, they learn about various French and francophone artists, celebrities, and sportspeople and discover different French popular media, museums and pieces of art. They also learn about current social trends and changes such as the rise of vegetarian and vegan habits or entrepreneurship in France and coworking spaces.
At the end of our program, you will attend a test at our centre, to ascertain that you have reached the desired level for which you opten fo this program. Our tests are based on the DCL and DELF models.
Successfull candidates are given a certificate from our centre.
For students who are unable to sit on this exam, can attend the same later depending on his / her availabilities, and our scheduled dates for examiniations of the same level.
DCL (Diplôme de compétence en langue)
The DCL is a diploma by France's ministry of education.
DELF (Diplôme d'études en langue française)
The DELF is a diploma by France Education International, for France's ministry of education.
Our students wanting to appear DCL or DELF examinations following our program are requested to inform us when joining the program. We can book your place in one of our partner universities who organises the DCL or DELF examinations.
It is important to book your places well in advance for any of the exams (DCL and DELF) as the places are limited.
Both DCL and DELF have life time validities and can be used for all official purposes, like for applying for the 10 years resident card or for applying for the French nationality.
For students who are paying through CPF or paid by the Pole Emploi through us, appearing in the DCL examination after your program is mandatory.
Florence is a much invested French teacher, and knows to make her students laugh. With 10 years of experience in teaching, she is an authorised examinator for french language exams.
A native from Angers, an ever smiling Florence is a gem of a person and a strength of Centre Zenith today.
Her words : Bonjour, je suis Florence. Je suis prof de FLE diplômée depuis 2012, habilitée aux examens du DELF-DALF et TCF ANF.J'enseigne ma langue maternelle depuis 10 ans.
We are at the 4th floor of a building, which is accessible by wheelchair easily. The lift is spacious and there are no staircases one needs to climb while reaching our centre.
If you have any other concern that you want to share, like you hear or see differently than most others and need special adaptation, please send a whatsapp message to Sourav, disability service officer of Centre Zenith, to 07 78 64 53 16.