Private French Lessons for Adults and Children

Private lessons are available on weekdays and Saturdays, at a schedule and pace appropriate to the student. Format can be one-on-one, or small private-group classes. Call 503.223.8388 to discuss options or to schedule your sessions.

Private lesson pricing for adults is $47/hr for one student, $27/hr per student for groups of 2-4, or $15/hr per student for groups of 5+.

For children, private lesson pricing is $45/hr for one student, $25/hr per student for groups of 2-4, or $13/hr per student for groups of 5+.

In private lessons, teachers will develop coursework specific to the student’s needs and goals, including selection of a textbook and a defined curriculum. This private lesson format is suitable for students at all levels, from beginning to advanced.

Students at the intermediate and advanced levels may opt for a less structured approach for pure conversation practice. Called Conversation à la carte, these informal conversation sessions are free-flow opportunities to dialogue in French. The convo sessions are $15 per 30-minute block if purchased in a minimum pack of 5 ($75 for five 30-minute sessions). The session is $20 per 30 minutes, if paid one at a time. Sessions are $30 per 60-minute block if purchased in a minimum pack of 5 ($150). The session is $35 per 60 minutes if paid one at a time.

The Alliance offers the Certificate for B1-level :  Test is 2-2.5 hours,  4-part exam. $150. + signed original copies of certification.

You may also use the form below to request a private lesson

Alliance classes are available only to Alliance members. We'll provide a link to purchase a membership after you submit the form, or the student can pay for it when they show up for their first lesson.

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Parking Information

Street parking on SW 20th St. facing the Kamm House is limited. Free parking is available in Lot B at SW 18th and SW Columbia. Please obtain a parking pass from the office.

After 6 pm weekdays, students may park in the Willamette Dental lot at SW 20th and SW Jefferson as available.

Office Hours

Monday - Friday 9:00-5:00
Classes are held until 8:30
Saturday 9:30-1:00
or by appointment

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