French Courses

Children

From 5 to 10 year olds: 
1 hour twice a week or 2 hours once a week. The course objective is not only to build knowledge of both vocabulary and grammar but also to gain confidence in speaking and writing in English.

Teenagers

From 11 to 17 year olds: 
1st option – 1 hour or 1h30min twice a week. 2nd option – 2 or 3 hours once a week. These classes are focused on improving students speaking and linguistic skills in an altogether positive, comfortable and stimulating environment.

With regular homework assignments with teacher support and the possibility to change levels according to each student’s individual progress.

During the academic year, parents will receive student progress reports and may book meetings with the teacher any time during the year. 

Adults

Over 18 years old: 
1st option – 1 hour or 1h30min twice a week. 2nd option – 2 or 3 hours once a week. (As well as mornings and after working hours). Classes with a more communicative approach and more interaction between colleagues and teacher.

Levels

Centro de Linguas de Cascais uses CEFR (*the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) as a level defining system A-Basic User B-Independent User C-Proficient User

Levels Duration Children Teenagerss/Adults Professionals
Experienced User C2 2 years Special program for children until 11 years of age SUP3
Special program for children until 11 years of age SUP2
Special program for children until 11 years of age SUP1
Experienced User C1 2 years Special program for children until 11 years of age EXP3
Special program for children until 11 years of age EXP2
Special program for children until 11 years of age EXP1
Independent User B2 2 years Special program for children until 11 years of age AVA3 AVANCÉ 2
Special program for children until 11 years of age AVA2
Special program for children until 11 years of age AVA1
B1 2 years Special program for children until 11 years of age INT3
Special program for children until 11 years of age INT2
Special program for children until 11 years of age INT1
Elementary User A2 2 years Special program for children until 11 years of age ELE3
Special program for children until 11 years of age ELE2
Special program for children until 11 years of age ELE1
A1 2 years Special program for children until 11 years of age DEB2
Special program for children until 11 years of age DEB1

DEB - Débutant/ELE – Elémentaire/INT - Intermédiaire /AVA - Avancé /EXP – Expérimenté/SUP - Supérieur

Diplomas issued by the French Ministry of Education and may be completed at Instituto Alliance Française

 

DELF - Diplôme d'études en langue française

DALF - Diplôme approfondi de langue française

TEF - Test d'Évaluation de français

TCF - Test de connaissance du français

 

 

Annual Courses, from September to July and Intensive Courses which begin every month.