The Alliance Française du Cap is part of the Fondation des Alliances Françaises which originated in 1883. It forms part of a network of 832 Alliances Françaises based in 131 countries all over the world.
The Alliance Francaise is managed by a local committee to ensure that the institution is anchored in its city. This committee is composed of members of the Alliance Française of Cape Town elected on an annual basis. They meet regularly to set goals and determine the trajectory of the Alliance and gather once a year for a General Assembly. The President currently chairing the committee is Mrs Juliet Clegg.
The Alliance française du Cap offers a certified translation service of administrative documents from French to English and from English to French.
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For adults, we use the Saison series of books from the well-known editor, Didier FLE. The series is based on the competency levels defined by the CEFRL (A1-B2) and follows a communicative approach, guaranteed to get you speaking in no time! Grammar and vocabulary revision summaries at the end of each chapter also highlight the essential points to remember. Furthermore, Saison offers a short evaluation at the end of each chapter in line with the requirements for the DELF examination.
Students will benefit from:
A full-colour textbook which includes appendices on
vocabulary, verb conjugation tables, grammar notes and transcriptions of all
A full-colour activity book with additional exercises for
Two CDs (one with the textbook and one
with the activity book) containing a variety of real-life dialogues and
exercises to practice oral comprehension
Access to an online component
offering hundreds of additional activities for independent learning as well as
a dashboard to track your progress.
Corporate – Objectif Express
For corporate classes, we use the latest edition of Objectif Express, published by Hachette in 2013. This method is aimed at equipping adults to interact with French-speaking individuals in a professional environment. With notes on cultural and professional norms, this series is perfect for students in the corporate world. Evaluations at the end of each chapter prepare students for the DELF Pro offered by the CIEP or the DFP Affairesoffered by the CCIP. Students will benefit from: A full-colour textbook which includes appendices on vocabulary, verb conjugation tables and transcriptions of all audio filesAn activity book with additional exercises for further learningA DVD containing a variety of real-life video scenarios and exercises to practice oral comprehension
Teens – Adomania
For teenagers, we use a series called Adomania. Published in 2016, this revised method is perfectly adapted to the interests of teens. It proposes many fun and interactive tasks to make learning French a group effort, all the while discussing themes relevant to a teen’s daily life. The method also boasts additional video content developed in partnership with TV5Monde where French teens invite learners to discover their daily life in France, making their learning so much more real. The end of each chapter also contains a short evaluation aimed at preparing teens to write the DELF Junior exam. Teens will benefit from: A full-colour textbook which includes appendices on vocabulary (with images), verb conjugation tables and transcriptions of all audio files An activity book with additional exercises for further learning Two CDs (one with the textbook and one with the activity book) containing a variety of real-life dialogues and exercises to practice oral comprehensionAccess to an online component, Parcours Digital, offering hundreds of additional activities for independent learning as well as a dashboard to track your progress Access to online video documentaries developed in partnership with TV5Monde.
Children – Les Loustics
For children aged 7 to 12 years, we use a series called Les Loustics. This interactive method published by Hachette in 2013 makes learning French great fun! The method proposes a variety of craft activities, songs, poems and games to foster a love for French language and culture as well as lay a solid foundation for future language learning. The logical progression of the series prepares children for the DELF Prim examination. Children will benefit from: A full-colour textbook which includes transcriptions of all songs and poems learnt in class A full-colour activity book with 130 stickers to make learning fun A CD of French songs and poems
Toodler – Camembear
Meet the fun loving and mischievous teddy bear who inspires and motivates young children, encouraging them to speak with confidence in a foreign language! Camembear is the new method used by the Alliance Française du Cap for our toddlers courses.
60-year legacy in teaching French as a Foreign Language, the Alliance Française
du Cap offers professional training designed to meet the specific requirements
of your business. Together, we will define clear objectives, prioritise
flexibity and offer real French Savoir-Faire. Many national and international organisations
such as ENGEN, OLD MUTUAL, TOTAL GAZ and ESKOM, among others, have already
trusted us for their language training.
Classes will take place at your business premises and students will also have the unique opportunity to obtain a professional certification internationally recognised and delivered by the French Minister of Education and the Chamber of Commerce of Paris.
complete beginners to advanced level, this course will:
business a competitive edge in French, Francophone and Canadian markets
your business and travel experience in Francophone areas
improve communication with French clients and colleagues
sense of team-building within your company
For a training proposal that will take your specific needs into consideration, kindly contact our course coordinator at email@example.com or 060 581 1030.