Learn French the French way with the Alliance Française de Pretoria!

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Learn French with the Alliance Francaise de Pretoria!

Learn French in Pretoria! The Alliance Française de Pretoria is a French Learning Institute and also a Cultural Event Centre located in Pretoria.

Established in 1951, the Alliance Française Pretoria is a non-profit organization, welcoming you in a beautiful Victorian House (historical monument). It’s located at the hub of diplomatic embassies and Loftus stadium, with secure parking and friendly staff. It’s an ideal place to learn French, at your own pace according to your personal objectives. Our teachers are trained to use all communicative methods and will pass on their love of the language to you in a professional and relaxed atmosphere.

At the Alliance you will also have the opportunity to take part in many cultural and social events.

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The Team

The Alliance Française team represents diversity. They all share their passion for the French language, which is either a mother tongue to them or their language of education. However they got hooked on the language, they love it and love sharing it with people.

Our teachers are qualified teachers, either holders of Masters in teaching French as a Foreign Language or trained through various programmes implemented through the Embassy of France in South Africa and training centres in France. We even have teachers who are accredited trainers of trainers and who deliver teacher trainings in schools and universities, in the whole of Southern Africa. Our teachers are never alone and can benefit from the skills of those trainers of trainers on a daily basis.

Most of our teachers are also accredited assessors, either of the DELF/DALF exams. Some of our teachers have worked or work for French Departments in South African universities as lecturers or as external examiners.

Test your level of Proficiency

Want to quickly find out what your level of French might be? Try our on-line French placement test!

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