Childrens Courses2019-01-16T11:12:44+00:00

Childrens Courses – French For Kids

All classes for Semester One commence week beginning 17 September. We run french for kids classes for children starting at age 4 and up to 12 year olds.

We run all our classes at our school in Limerick. Please see below for information on our classes for each age level.

French for 4 to 6 year olds.

À petits pas program introduces toddlers to French through hands-on, age-appropriate activities like games, songs, and arts-and-crafts projects. An introduction to French for the small ones, offering an interactive and playful action-oriented approach. Emphasis on listening and speaking skills.

Day Time Course Title Course Duration (2 x 15 weeks) Hours Price
Thursday 15h30-16h30 with Claire A Petits pas 2 Start Dates: Sept & January 30 1 Semester: €135 / full year: €260
Thursday 16h30-17h30 with Claire A Petits pas 2 Start Dates: Sept & January 30 1 Semester: €135 / full year: €260
Tuesday 15h30-16h30 with Gaelle A Petits Pas 1 Start Dates: Sept & January 30 1 Semester: €135 / full year: €260

A1 – 7 to 8 Year Olds

Minimes 1

Action-based, intercultural and interdisciplinary approach for children which will take them on a trip through the French-speaking world alongside Félix, the little reporter, and his friends! Introduction to written French, emphasis on communication skills.

Day Time Course Title Course Duration (2 x 15 weeks) Hours Price
Monday 15h30-16h30 with Oceane Minimes 1 Start Dates: Sept & January 30 1 Semester: €135 / full year: €260

A1 – 8 to 9 Year Olds

Minimes 2

Action-based, intercultural and interdisciplinary approach for children which tackles the 4 language skills. Book: ZigZag A1.1

Day Time Course Title Course Duration (2 x 15 weeks) Hours Price
Tuesday 15h30-16h30 with Oceane Minimes 2 Start Dates: Sept & January 30 1 Semester: €135 / full year: €260

A1 – 8 to 9 Year Olds

Cadets 1

Action-based, intercultural and interdisciplinary approach for children which tackles all aspects of the language and culture. Listening, speaking, reading and writing are dealt with through games and songs. Children will be offered the opportunity to sit the DELF Prim A1.1 or A1 at the end of the year, depending on their abilities.  Introduction to French Grammar Book: ZigZag A1.2

Day Time Course Title Course Duration (2 x 15 weeks) Hours Price
Tuesday 16h30-17h30 with Oceane Cadets Start Dates: Sept & January 30 1 Semester: €135 / full year: €260
Wednesday 15h30-16h30 with Claire Marquise Cadets 2 Start Dates: Sept & January 30 1 Semester: €135 / full year: €260

A1 – 9 to 12 Year Olds

Débutants

Action-based, intercultural and interdisciplinary approach for children who are learning French for the first time.  Introduction to written French, emphasis on communication skills.

Day Time Course Title Course Duration (2 x 15 weeks) Hours Price
Monday 16h30-17h30 with Oceane Débutants Start Dates: Sept & January 30 1 Semester: €135 / full year: €260
Thursday 15h30-16h30 with Celine Débutants 2 Start Dates: Sept & January 30 1 Semester: €135 / full year: €260

A1.2 Level – Children

Juniors

Children with level A1.1 in French.  Action-based, intercultural and interdisciplinary approach for children which tackles all aspects of the language and culture.  Listening, speaking, reading and writing are dealt with through games and songs.  Introduction to French grammar.  Children will be offered the opportunity to sit the DELF Prim A1, depending on their abilities.  Introduction to French grammar. Book: ZigZag A1.2

Day Time Course Title Course Duration (2 x 15 weeks) Hours Price
Tuesday 16h30-17h30 with Gaelle Ados continuation Start Dates: Sept & January 30 1 Semester: €135 / full year: €260

FLAM

The FLAM programme was set-up by the French Government in 2001 for families abroad.

Association Les Enfants Francophones de Limerick welcome children who have conversational French and have already completed a full year in Irish primary school. Courses are designed to practice French with other francophone children, learn or improve written skills and keep in contact with French culture.

The EFL runs 3 levels of classes on Saturday mornings in 2 locations – Limerick (Alliance Française) and Ennis (CBS School):

EFL 1 (Programme sur 2 ans pour les 6/7 ans) – J’apprends à lire, je ne lis pas encore tout seul

EFL 2 (Programme sur 2 ans pour les 8/9 ans) – Je lis presque tout seul

EFL 3 (Programme sur 2 ans pour les 10/12 ans) – Je lis presque couramment ou couramment

Tuition fees for 1h30 are €12 and follow the school calendar (33 weeks).

To register your child or simply ask about the EFL classes and conditions, please contact the EFL Association via email or facebook