Courses in French as a second language
Numerous American public schools offer courses in French as a foreign language in their school curriculum.
To obtain a list of the public schools that offer instruction in French as a foreign language, contact the Department of Education of your state.
If you live in Massachusetts: click here.
If you live in Vermont: click here.
If you live in New Hampshire: click here.
If you live in Rhode Island: click here.
If you live in Maine: click here.
French Cultural Center of Boston, MA
Mrs Catheline Van Den Branden
53 Marlborough Street
Boston, MA 02116
Tel: (617) 912-0400
Alliance Française of Providence, RI
Mr Dominique Grégoire
929 Smith Street
Providence, RI 02906
Tel: (401) 272-6243
Fax: (401) 272-8027
Alliance Française of Newport, RI
Mme. Jennifer Hall
PO Box 361
Newport, RI 02840
Tel: (401) 835-7458
Alliance Française of Manchester – Franco-American Center, NH
Mrs Adèle Boufford-Baker
Mrs Tina Dittrich
100 Saint Anselm Drive #1798
Manchester, NH 03102-1310
Tel: (603)-641-7114 or 603-641-7237
Alliance Française of the Lake Champlain Region, VT
Mrs Linda Pervier
123 Ethan Allen Avenue
Dupont Building, 2nd floor
Colchester, VT 05446
Tel: (802) 527-0440
Fax: (802) 527-6335
The France Exchanges School program offers bilingual summer camps for children from ages 7 to 14. France Exchange Services provides children with numerous activities to have fun in French and English: singing, photography, crafts, sports, etc. These summer camps take place in Los Angeles, California.
Actilangue is a center for instruction of French as a foreign language which provides quality courses in French for adults, as well as programs for learning and perfecting French throughout the year. Actilangue offers immersion programs in Nice, on the French Riviera, as well as sports and leisure excursions. Actilangue can also help you find accommodations in France.
Centre International d’Etude des Langues
The International Center for Languages is located in Brittany and allows you to learn French in a pleasant setting near the Atlantic Ocean. The center offers French courses “à la carte” (intensive or semi-intensive) and in particular classes for business French. The center provides the possibility to stay with a host family and a wide array of excursions.
Centre International Linguistique et Sportif (CILS)
The International Linguistic and Athletic Center offers courses in French as a foreign language for children, whether beginners or already fluent speakers. This program is composed of cultural, athletic and leisure activities, and is designed for children 7 to 18 years old. Children can feel comfortable and safe in this peaceful environment in the French countryside, roughly 100 km east of Paris.
STS Language School
STS Language School offers French classes to children ages 10 to 18 as part of an intensive program lasting three or four weeks. Youth have the option of combining their language class with the practice of a sport. STS offers the possibility of staying with a host family, and provides numerous excursions and cultural activities.
Séjours culturels et linguistiques Nacel International
Nacel International provides cultural and linguistic immersion programs in France for children ages 13 to 18. Staying with a host family is the focus of the programs with Nacel International. Youth can organize their activities as they wish: they have the possibility to participate in excursions, language and cultural classes, or athletic activities.
Centre International d’Antibes
The International Center of Antibes, on the Riviera, offers various language and cultural programs throughout the year. Most notably, there is a summer program for students from 14 to 18 years old in French schools located in Provence, on the Côte d’Azur, in Paris or on the Atlantic coast.
Séjours Internationaux Linguistiques et Culturels (SILC)
International Language and Cultural Immersion Programs offers a wide array of programs for all ages, from short stays to full-summer immersion, both for individuals and in groups, and with a large choice of places to stay and excursions.