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   Why Learn French? 

French is the native language of 200 million people and the second language of millions more. And most agree French is one of the most beautiful languages in the world! Here are several more reasons to learn the language of Molière:

World Language

There are more than 200 million French speakers on the five continents. French is the second most widely learned foreign language after English.

Travel

France is the world’s number one tourist destination, attracting 70 million visitors a year. French also comes in handy when traveling to Africa, Switzerland, Belgium, Monaco, Canada, the Seychelles and other places

Love
& Reason

French is a beautiful, rich, melodious language, often called the language of love. French is also an analytical language that structures thought and develops critical thinking.

Jobs

A knowledge of French opens the doors of companies in France and other French-speaking parts of the world (Canada, Switzerland, Luxembourg Belgium and so many more like Africa).

Culture

French is the language of cooking, fashion, theatre, the visual arts, dance and architecture.

Higher Learning

Speaking French opens up opportunities at renowned French universities and business schools, ranked among the top higher education institutions in Europe and the world.

C'est Facile!

French is a fairly easy language to learn for native English speakers. More than 50 percent of current English vocabulary is derived from French.

International Opportunities

French is both a working language and an official language of the United Nations, the European Union, UNESCO, NATO, the International Olympic Committee, the International Red Cross and international courts.

So join us in Reno to learn or perfect yours 

     Have some knowledge in French?

Before enrolling in our Adult French classes, we invite you to take a placement test to find the right class for you. It only takes a few minutes.  The file will download to your device.
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If you’re a complete beginner, skip the test and register for our Beginner Class.

At the Alliance Française Reno, we strive to keep our class fees as low as possible. Our small class sizes and experienced teachers ensure that you get the best value for your language learning experience. In addition to our competitive rates, we offer discounts for early registration, multiple courses, continuing students and couples.

Adult Beginner Class
Starting June 20, 2024
for 8 weeks, ending August 15, 2024

Have you always wanted to parler a little français? There is no better place to start!


Every Thursday, June 20 - August 15 (skipping July 4th)

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

In person at Northern Nevada International Center

Adult Advanced Beginner Class
Starting June 25, 2024
for 8 weeks, ending August 13, 2024

Have you always wanted to parler a little français? There is no better place to start!


Every Tuesday, June 25 - August 13

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

In person at Northern Nevada International Center

Adult Intermediate Class
Starting Wednesday, June 26, 2024 
for 8 weeks, ending August 14, 2024

Time:    5:30 - 6:30 pm

Where: Online

Children Classes: 3-6 years old
June 15-July 27

  • Class Fee:  $95 for Alliance Francaise Members 

  • In person at the Northern Nevada International Center

Children Classes: 7-12 years old
 June 15-July 27

  • Class Fee:  $95 for Alliance Francaise Members 

  • In person at the Northern Nevada International Center

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