fall 09 brochure by keara


									          REGISTRATION, FEES and POLICIES                     The Alliance Française of Cincinnati is proud to provide classes in
                                                              French and on many aspects of French culture through its FRENCH
Registration fees for adult and CNED classes are $235.        INSTITUTE. The classes, taught by experienced teachers, are de-              L’Institut de
Registration allows students to receive member pricing at     signed to develop practical and interactive communication skills and     l’Alliance Française
all Alliance Française events during the session. Books       familiarize students with various aspects of French contemporary             de Cincinnati
(textbook, workbook, 2 CDs) are an additional $70.            life. We seek to offer you the highest efficiency, working in small
Registration fees for Children’s classes are $175. This       groups of no more than 8 students, while keeping tuition fees as low
includes craft supplies and member pricing at all Alliance    as possible.
Française events during the session. Beginners 3 children’s   WHO ARE WE?
classes have a book fee of $50.                               The Institute of the Alliance Française is a nonprofit organization
Please register by mail, using the attached registration      that is noted for providing personalized and practical classes in
form, by September 19, 2009. All fees must be paid by         small groups. Each class encourages the student to use French
check or money order to: Alliance Française of Cincin-        language skills in a culturally appropriate context through discus-
nati.                                                         sions of current events, grammar exercises, role-playing, and addi-
                                                              tional readings when appropriate.
Late Payment: A late fee of $20 will be charged for pay-
ments received after the first class.                         We belong to the Alliance Française worldwide network of educa-
                                                              tional and cultural centers (over 300 operating centers in 122 coun-
Cancellation/Extra session: Classes without sufficient        tries, as of 2000). The Alliance Française de Paris serves as our
enrollment are subject to cancellation. We may add an addi-   headquarters and supports the efforts of the Alliances abroad. The
tional session if necessary.                                  Washington DC- based Consulat Général de France and the na-
                                                              tional office of the Alliance Française also offer valuable assistance
Refund policy: Due to our non-profit status and obligation
                                                              to all Alliances and their Institutes in the United States.
to our instructors, class members and host association, no                                                                                     FALL 2009
refunds after the first week of class.                        ABOUT OUR HISTORY
                                                                                                                                           CLASS SCHEDULE
                                                              The Alliance Française of Cincinnati was founded in 1901 by Au-
Credit: In case of necessary withdrawal because of hard-
                                                              guste Fredin, Honorary Consul of France in Cincinnati. This non-
                                                                                                                                            Sept. 21 — Dec. 5
ship beyond your control, you may apply for credit toward
                                                              profit, non-political and cultural organization is open to all without        (10 week session)
future instruction within the same school year. Contact the                                                                                    No Classes Week of
                                                              discrimination. Its goal is to increase the knowledge and under-                   Thanksgiving
Director for information.
                                                              standing of France and French-speaking cultures, to encourage the
Make-up classes: In case severe weather or unexpected         study of the French language and to strengthen the friendship be-
situations force us to cancel a class meeting, a make-up      tween the people of the Greater Cincinnati area and France.
class will be added.
                                                                           The Alliance Française….
IN PERSON REGISTRATION: We will be available for new               the ONLY place to learn French in Cincinnati!
students who may have questions about our programs. The
in-person registration will take place at the Junior League
Building on Saturday September 19, from 9:30 a.m. -                          www.france-cincinnati.com                                 afschool@france-cincinnati.com
11:30 am.                                                                afschool@france-cincinnati.com
       3500 Columbia Parkway Cincinnati, OH 45226
    (at the corner of Delta Ave. and Columbia Parkway)                            513-293-2948
                 Course Offerings
We are proud to offer a wide variety of French language           ADVANCED This course is designed for students who have completed             Please detach this form and send it with your check
courses to suit your needs. Feel free to call if you have any     the intermediate level of our coursework, or for the student who demon-            or money order to the address below:
questions about the course descriptions.                          strates strong control of French grammar and syntax and is comfortable
                                                                                                                                                    FALL 2009 REGISTRATION FORM:
                                                                  in both conversational and reading French. Much of this class is de-
BEGINNERS 1 This level is suited to beginners of French or                                                                                            (Please circle desired course)
                                                                  voted to reviewing advanced grammatical concepts and conversation.
those who have had a little exposure to French years ago.
                                                                  Books: Add $70.
Students in this class learn the basics of the French language                                                                                 Beginners 1                Mon. 5:45 p.m.         $235
                                                                                                  Wednesday 5:45—7:15 p.m.            $235
and culture. Books: Add $70
                                                                                                                                               Beginners 2                Wed. 7:15 p.m.         $235
                     Monday 5:45—7:15 p.m.                 $235   CHILDREN’S CLASSES at the ALLIANCE FRANCAISE: We are
                                                                                                                                               Beginners 3                Mon. 5:45 p.m.         $235
                                                                  proud to offer French classes for children starting at age 5.
BEGINNERS 2 For students who have completed Beginners
                                                                                                                                               Intermediate 1             Mon. 7:15 p.m.         $235
1, or new students who have basic knowledge of French             CHILDREN BEGINNERS 1: This class is for children just starting out in
grammar (regular verbs, some irregular verbs, common vo-          French. Children are immersed in the French language for 45 minutes,         Intermediate 3             Mon. 7:15 p.m.         $235
cabulary). Books: Add $70                                         learning basic vocabulary and grammatical structures through crafts,
                                                                                                                                               Intermediate 4             Wed. 5:45 p.m.         $235
                    Wednesday 7:15—8:45 p.m.          $235        games and songs. Fee includes supplies.
                                                                                                Saturday 11:15—12:00.                $140      Intermediate 4             Wed. 7:15 p.m.         $235
BEGINNERS 3 This course is designed for students who
                                                                                                                                               Advanced                   Wed. 5:45 p.m.         $235
have completed Beginners 2, or who have had exposure to           CHILDREN BEGINNERS 2: This class is for children who have started
basic grammar and a growing number of irregular verbs.            in our program (or another) and have an exposure to basic vocabulary         Children Beginners 1       Sat. 11:15 a.m.        $140
Books: Add $70.                                                   structures in French. Learning through listening and repeating, this class   Children Beginners 2       Sat. 10:05 a.m.        $175
                  Monday 5:45—7:15 p.m.                $235       is completely oral /aural and there is no text. Fee includes supplies.
                                                                                                                                               Children Beginners 3       Sat. 9:00 a.m.         $175
                                                                                                  Saturday 10:05 a.m.—11:05 a.m. $175
INTERMEDIATE 1 This class is designated for students who
                                                                                                                                               CNED                       Sat. 9:30 a.m.         $235
have completed our Beginners classes, or who have had             CHILDREN BEGINNERS 3 : This class is for children who have al-
French in the past and are comfortable in basic French but        ready had some exposure to written and spoken French, either in our
are ready to move on to more complicated grammar, such as         program or in another. Children will work on listening, speaking, reading    Name: ______________________________________________

reflexive verbs, past and future tenses and more conversa-        and writing in French, expanding their base of French vocabulary and         Address: _____________________________________________
tional French. Books: Add $70.                                    basic French grammar. Fee includes supplies. Books: additional $50.
                     Monday 7:15—8:45 p.m.              $235                                                                                   City/State/zip: _________________________________________
                                                                                                 Saturday 9:00 a.m.—10:00 a.m.        $175
INTERMEDIATE 3 This class is for students who have com-                                                                                        Phone: (      ) ______________________________________
                                                                  CNED: This is a course designed for children of French ex-patriots and
pleted Intermediate 1 and 2, or for new students who are                                                                                       Email: _______________________________________________
                                                                  is specifically for native French speakers. The course begins in Sep-
becoming more comfortable using a variety of tenses and
                                                                  tember and continues through the school year. Parents are asked to                      Tuition Fees:         $_________________
vocabulary in French. Books: Add $70.
                                                                  purchase books directly from the publisher in France.
                    Monday 7:15—8:45 p.m.                $235                                                                                             Books ($70-)          $_________________
                                                                                                  Saturday 9:30 a.m.—11:00 a.m.      $235
INTERMEDIATE 4 This class is for students who have com-                                                                                                   Total enclosed:       $_________________
pleted Intermediate 3, have had exposure to some of the
more complex French grammar such as the subjunctive               TEXTBOOKS: A textbook as well as a workbook will be used in class.
                                                                  These materials include two listening CDs. Books may be purchased                L’Institut de l’Alliance Française
mood. Students are more and more comfortable in spoken                                                                                                        de Cincinnati
and written French. Books: Add $70.                               through the Institute for a total of $70.
     Wednesday 5:45—7:15 or 7:15—8:45 p. m.             $235                                                                                           Junior League Building
                                                                  PRIVATE LESSONS: Private lessons are available at $50 per hour for                   3500 Columbia Parkway
                                                                  one, $70 per hour for two. To schedule at your convenience please                     Cincinnati, OH 45226
                                                                  contact the director.                                                                           (513) 293-2948

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