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French Classes


My French Coach offers lessons in Paris for students of all levels with a focus on speaking. 

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French Classes


My French Coach offers lessons in Paris for students of all levels with a focus on speaking. 

ALL sessions ARE CUStomIZED

Content: Your objectives depend on your needs and situation -- our team and your teacher will adapt the course so that you reach your goals, focusing on listening and speaking.

Setting: Each session, you can discover a new location in Paris. You can choose from a list of beautiful locations, such as cafés, gardens, and landmarks – each one selected for its originality, character, comfort, and history.


TYPES OF LESSONS OFFERED: Mix and match!

ONE-ON-ONE IN THE STREET

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Alongside your French coach, you will have the opportunity to converse with locals on the street, at markets, at your local bakery, with a boulanger, a caviste or a fromager – strengthening what you have learned on a linguistic level through the implementation of practical daily tasks. You will be able to practice proper pronunciation and simple conversation in the real world. Learn more about traditions and craftsmanship!


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With dedicated face time with your French coach in unique settings all over Paris, you’ll discover the language via grammar, of course, but also with exercises featuring poetry, songs, videos and more. These interesting cultural pieces will aid your understanding of the language. Everything covered during the lessons will be given to you on a USB key so that you can continue to strengthen your linguistic skills at home.


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Challenge yourself in an informal, stress-free environment with native French speakers. These sessions (held online and at whatever time works best with your schedule) will help you gain confidence in your speaking and comprehension abilities. It will help you become more self-assured in your conversation level.
Note: These sessions can only be paired with one-on-one lessons.


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Cafés of My French Coach


My French Coach holds lessons in unique cafés all around the city. You are able to to discover Paris while also discovering the French language. Cafés are selected with history, culture and your interests in mind.

Cafés of My French Coach


My French Coach holds lessons in unique cafés all around the city. You are able to to discover Paris while also discovering the French language. Cafés are selected with history, culture and your interests in mind.

And such more ...

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In the street (Beginners)


My French Coach's beginners program offers a series of French classes that focus on spoken French using everyday dialogue - visits to the boulangerie, scheduling an appointment and much more. It's useful for everyday life in Paris.

In the street (Beginners)


My French Coach's beginners program offers a series of French classes that focus on spoken French using everyday dialogue - visits to the boulangerie, scheduling an appointment and much more. It's useful for everyday life in Paris.

Difficulties are identified and focused on

Pronunciation problems, grammar obstacles or general comprehension issues! Our team will provide you with specific exercises including recordings of our dialogue  on a USB key to help you improve.

Converse with
localS

Most people dread speaking French in public for fear of not being understood. Alongside your French coach, you will have the opportunity to converse with locals on the street, at markets or at your local bakery – strengthening what you have learnt on a linguistic level through the implementation of practical daily tasks. 

CHOOSE WHAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO LEARN !

Learn French and discover Paris
Learn French and discover Paris
Learn French and discover Paris


Each lesson includes:
- Visiting a new café
- Themed lesson with dialogues and vocabulary
- Live practice coached by your teacher
- Visit and learn about one area of Paris (15 minutes)


COMMENT TU T'APPELLES? WHAT IS YOUR NAME?

Duration: 1 or 2 hours.
Meeting point: Hôtel de ville (Paris 04)
First steps with French: Introduce yourself, give and ask personal information.
Discovery: History of l'Hôtel de ville.

 

FAIRE SON MARCHE / BUY IN A LOCAL "MARCHE"

Learn French and discover Paris

Duration: 1 or 2 hours.
Meeting point: Le marché des enfants rouges (Paris 03)
Practice: Speak with producers and buy different products.
Discovery: Le Marais 

 

ACHETER UNE BAGUETTE / BUY A BAGUETTE

Duration: 2 hours.
Meeting point: Métro Etienne Marcel (Paris 01)
Practice: Buy a baguette in one of the oldest Pâtisseries.
Discovery: History of "Les Halles".

 

FAIRE SON SHOPPING / TIME FOR SHOPPING!

Duration: 1 or 2 hours.
Meeting Point: Galeries Lafayette (Paris 09)
Practice: Ask about clothes (and maybe buy something!)
Discovery: History of "shopping" in Paris.
 

DEMANDER SON CHEMIN / ASK FOR DIRECTIONS

Duration: 1 or 2 hours.
Meeting point: Café "La fourmi ailée" (Paris 05)
Practice: Ask for directions, understand information, give information.
Discovery: History of the Middle Ages in Paris.
 

PRENDRE UN RENDEZ-VOUS / BOOK AN APPOINTMENT

Duration: 1 or 2 hours.
Meeting point: Montparnasse (Paris 14)
Practice: Ask and understand information to book an appointment.
Discovery: Paris and "Les années folles" (Paris in The Twenties)
 

COMMANDER AU RESTAURANT / ORDER IN A RESTAURANT

Duration: 1 or 2 hours.
Meeting point: Les passages couverts (Paris 02)
Practice: Understand information on a menu, ask for information and order lunch.
Discovery: Paris during 19th century.

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In the street (Conversation with...)


"Conversation With..." is an offering from My French Coach that brings the language to life. Students learn more about French culture via tradition and craftsmanship as French tutors guide each student through conversations with professionals. 

In the street (Conversation with...)


"Conversation With..." is an offering from My French Coach that brings the language to life. Students learn more about French culture via tradition and craftsmanship as French tutors guide each student through conversations with professionals. 

 

DISCOVERING TRADITION THROUGH LANGUAGE

Through the lens of the French language, and guided by your French Coach,  you can learn more about French traditions and way of life. Come meet and learn from the professional artisans who are essential to French culture.

Thanks to My French Coach, you now have the opportunity to ask questions to a boulanger, a caviste, or a fromager. You may have wanted to find out more about their profession, but there wasn't the time or the right set of circumstances. Now, these artisans are making their savoir-faire accessible, by listening to your questions and having a conversation with you, all in the French language.

 
 

DURING THE COURSE, YOU WILL:

  • Discuss the artisans' profession directly with them
  • Challenge your French skills, both comprehension and speaking
  • Discover French products and gastronomy
  • Learn more about traditions and craftsmanship
  • Uncover the savoir-faire of each artisan
  • Enrich your vocabulary
  • Develop your understanding
 
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CAVISTE | Caves du Louvre

At Caves du Louvre, the oldest cave in Paris, we will discuss the winemaking process, tasting, and more. They are ready to answer all of your questions about wine!

To go further: book the self-guided discovery tour and you can even make your own wine with the 2-hour winemaking workshop.

 
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BOULANGER | Boulangerie Montgolfière

At Boulangerie Montgolfière, an artisan boulangerie in the 17th arrondissement, we will discuss the baguette, bien sûr, other types of bread, viennoiseries, and what make a good boulangerie stand out.

To go further: take a course with them and learn to make an authentic baguette or delightful French pastries.

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One-On-One IN CAFES


My French Coach's one-on-one lessons in Paris focus on each student's specific needs and goals. Your tutor will adapt the classes so that you can make real progress.

One-On-One IN CAFES


My French Coach's one-on-one lessons in Paris focus on each student's specific needs and goals. Your tutor will adapt the classes so that you can make real progress.

classes are CUSTOMIZED BASED on your profilE, LEVEL & EXPERIENCE.

TEACHER WHO CARE ABOUT YOUR SPECIFIC NEEDS AND LANGUAGE GOALS
Your objectives depend on your specific needs and your situation – is it your aim to work through French in a professional context? Or study in a local university? Or perhaps you would like to be able to use the language for daily tasks in the city?

Depending on your needs, our team will adapt the course so that you reach your goal, focusing on listening and speaking.

A FOCUS ON SPOKEN FRENCH
Oral exercises will be given to you as homework. These tasks will help you train your ear, improve phonetics and develop good pronunciation. Note that everything covered during the lessons will be given to you on a USB key so that you can continue to strengthen your linguistic skills at home.

STRENGTHEN GRAMMAR SKILLS
Grammar is taught in cycles, so as you progress, you will see grammatical structures evolve and become more complex. As you build on your knowledge, you’ll see grammar patterns emerge which will help you retain what you have already learned.

An intercultural dimension.

LEARN MORE THAN A LANGUAGE
Learning French you will discover many aspects of French culture such as French cinema, French history, music, literature, political life and the hot topics that are being debated today. We are also excited to discover your culture and discuss our differences and similarities.

A CULTURAL EXPERIENCE IN A UNIQUE SETTING
Each French session is unique - every week we choose a new location in Paris depending on the area or neighborhood you wish to discover. You can choose from a list of beautiful locations – each one selected for its originality, character, comfort, and history.

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French Live Conversation


With My French Coach's French Live Conversation, students have the ability to converse in French with native speakers. These sessions give students more practice to increase their self-confidence.

French Live Conversation


With My French Coach's French Live Conversation, students have the ability to converse in French with native speakers. These sessions give students more practice to increase their self-confidence.

NEW OFFER!

Speak French with French Live Conversation

Alongside one-on-one lessons, you will have the option to enroll in French Live Conversation.

These sessions will help you gain confidence in your speaking and comprehension abilities. It will also help you build up the reflexes to speak spontaneously without hesitation. 

Challenge yourself in an informal, stress-free environment. It's real world practice with native French speakers and a great opportunity to become more self-assured in common conversation. 


How It Works

  • One-on-one conversations via Skype
  • Speak with 1 to 2 different native speakers (your conversation guide) over the course of your sessions
  • Flexible to your schedule: home or work, lunch break or evenings; wherever / whenever you are free
  • 1 hour or 30 minutes sessions, depending on your availability (7 days a week)
  • Discuss topics that interest you at your level of French

YOUR NATIVE SPEAKERS

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Corentin, 19 ans

Centres d'Intérêts : la voile, le rugby, la politique
Profession : étudiant en droit-science politique à l'ICP

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Jeanne, 30 ans

Interests: cinema, literature, traveling
Profession: I work in film festivals and shoots

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Examples of Conversation Topics

You will be having spontaneous conversation with your Conversation Guide. They will adapt as you go! Here are a few things you might discuss with them:

  • Your professional experience and jobs
  • Why you're living in Paris
  • Your family
  • Quality of life in Paris
  • Your childhood
  • And more! You will discuss numerous different topics based on your level and interests.