L'Alliance Française de Leeds offers 4 skills French classes at all ability levels an Conversation Classes.

Our level groups as well as their progression are defined according to the Common European Framework of Reference for languages (CEFR). Our 4 skills classes are designed to develop the reception (listening/reading) and production (speaking/writing) skills of our students as well as their cultural knowledge. Our Conversation Classes mainly focus on listening and speaking.

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- 25-hr courses: 10 weeks/2.30 hours per week

- Autumn session starts w/c 3rd December 2018

- Small groups (limited number of places, make sure to book yours early)

- Two venues: Horsforth and Woodhouse

- Native and qualified teachers

- Well defined learning paths

- Option to try out different classes (T&C apply)

- Fun and friendly atmosphere

- Fees:  from £99/term*

- Register at the bottom of the page



Crash course for complete beginners

If you have never done French before and wish to register in our A1 group, this crash course which lasts for a few hours in between sessions will let you join the group in the middle of the year. You will discover the alphabet, the numbers, pronunciation and some grammar basics. You will also learn how to introduce yourself and others. 


Beginners/Elementary (A1)

This is the discovery stage of the language. You will be talking about your town and go to a shop, describing someone, having a conversation about your holidays and giving opinions about your daily routine. At the end of this stage, you will be approximately at the level achieved with GCSE Foundation level.

Improvers (A2)

You will be telling a story in the past, giving advice, talking about cultural differences and travels and sharing your ideas about social media . At the end of this course, your level will be comparable to that achieved at GCSE (Higher level)/AS Level.

Intermediate (B1)

These courses will enable you to become independent and maintain discussions. You will develop the ability to deal with situations likely to arise in daily life and deal with the unpredictable as well as express opinions. At the end of this course, your level will be comparable to that achieved at AS Level.

Upper Intermediate (B2)

These courses will enable you to develop the ability communicate with a degree of spontaneity and fluency during a conversation with a native speaker, in a way that is comfortable for everyone. You will be able to discuss current affairs, argue, defend and negotiate your viewpoints convincingly. At the end of this course, your level will be comparable to that achieved with A2 Level – Foundation.

  • Check the course content

  • Level B2 has six sub-levels: Upper Intermediate B2.1, B2.2, B2.3, B2.4, B2.5 and B2 Revisions. This level can be completed within 2 year.

  • Next session: w/c 3rd December until w/c 18th February

  • Ressources: A large range of authentic documents (articles, videos, radio and TV shows, books...) carefully chosen by our teachers.

Conversation classes (A2 to B1 and From B2)

Practice your French conversation skills in a friendly, non-intimidating environment supervised by a qualified, experienced native French teacher. Our focus is on interactive activities, enabling students to start talking as soon as the lesson starts. You will be given the opportunity to recreate everyday conversations, tackle particular situations you encounter, take part in discussions around a theme that interests the group – we tailor-make our French conversation lessons to suit the needs, level and objectives of the group and we are open to suggestions from our students.

  • Pay GO option with 5 lessons minimum to pay in advance.

  • Next session: w/c 3rd December until w/c 18th February


Please use our contact form to get in touch with us and to discuss your level and needs. We will then make sure we find the most suitable group for you and guide you through our registration process.

As a student of AF Leeds you benefit from a 10% discount on the European Bookshop website, make sure you select "Alliance Française de Leeds" on the PARTNERS tab.

Registration limit date for the Winter Term: 14th December 2018




Join our francophile community and and you will receive a 10% discount!

As a member of the Alliance Française de Leeds you benefit from a 10% membership discount reducing the total cost of the multi subscription 4 skill course to £333!



*Price for members for the Early Bird Conversation class.