French Evening Classes

French Evening Classes offer working professionals a unique opportunity to learn French, a language spoken on all five continents by 300 millions people. Classes take place during the evening, providing flexibility to those who have full-time jobs, and combine traditional and distance learning through interactive and dynamic teaching methods.

Our evening classes are delivered either over one or two years, depending on the student’s level.

Students who join in beginner level are expected to achieve their Diplôme Universitaire (University Diploma) after 2 years. Students joining directly at intermediate level are expected to sit the Diplôme Universitaire exam after 1 year.

Both levels start in October.
Semester 1 begins in October and Semester 2 begins end of January.

Beginner level (in 2 years):

  • 9 hours per week over 3 evenings covering General French, Writing, Speaking, Listening
  • Additional cultural activities 1 evening per month
  • Students are expected to sit the internationally-recognized, and valid-for-life, DELF A2 exam in May
  • At the end of the first year, students may pursue their studies at the intermediate level

For beginners, there is no need to sit a placement test.

Intermediate level (in 1 year):

  • Prerequisite: DELF A2 certificate required for admission/or placement test
  • 9 hours per week over 3 evenings covering General French, Writing, Speaking, Listening
  • Additional cultural activities 1 evening per month
  • Students are expected, at the end of this year, to sit the Sorbonne University Diploma (DU) in French as a Foreign Language. student who successfully complete the Diplôme Universitaire are able to have the required French language proficiency that allows them to enrol in one of the university’s Bachelor programmes that are taught in French (provided all other criteria for the individual programme are met).

French as a foreign language (FLE) students who have already some knowledge in French Language and would prefer to start their French as a foreign language (FLE) classes in the intermediate level group need to present a DELF A2 certificate or to pass a placement test.

Classes Fees
AED 36,700 per year (includes tuition and admin. fees)

Admission requirements
High School Diploma with a minimum average of 80% (or equivalent)

Other Countries Education’s Systems
Conditions apply on other foreign curriculums according to the admission policy set by Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi. Please contact the Student Recruitment office by email: admissions@sorbonne.ae for more details.

Admission Deadlines
15 September 2022

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