Winter Workshops

Adults want in on the fun!

For all workshops, RSVP by Saturday December 17.


Beginner Review Workshop

Beginner Level : Monday December 19th 10:00am to 12:30pm

Want to brush up your french ?

Did you miss some grammar points? Are you questioning your pronunciation abilities? Are you trying to transition back into the French language?

Our workshops are here!

Conversation/Pronunciation/Grammar


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holidays celebrations in French speaking countries

Tuesday December 20 : 2:00pm to 5:00pm

In most French speaking cultures, Christmas is maybe the most celebrated event. However, festivities start end of November and don’t end before the Epiphany, on January 6th! During this workshop, we will learn about the Advent, Christmas, New Year and Epiphany celebrations in French speaking countries, watch videos about the Strasbourg world famous Christmas market and – bien sûr – talk about the Réveillon specialities, bredalas and other delicacies!


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French For Travelers

$ 95,00 – Member price: $ 75,00

Monday December 19th : 9:00am to 1:00pm

Be a traveler, not a tourist.

Would you like to learn some essential French before traveling to France or a French-speaking country? In a relaxed, informal setting, using maps, menus, and other authentic materials, this workshop will help you to communicate in situations commonly encountered abroad.

Get more out of your trip and travel with greater confidence.

No previous French required; booklet included.

Topics covered include:

– Meet, greet, and get to know people

– Make hotel reservations

– Plan and book cultural, seasonal activities

– Order a meal in bistros and restaurants

– Buy tickets for and use public transportation

– Communicate politely with boutique, hotel, and restaurant staff


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French for Beginners

Tuesday December 20th 9:00am to 12:00 pm.

Discover French language for a morning!

Learn the basics: numbers, alphabet, presentations,….

Come and have your French experience!


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Intermediate Review Workshop

Intermediate Level : Wednesday December 21st 10:00am to 12:30pm

Want to brush up your French ?

Did you miss some grammar points? Are you questioning your pronunciation abilities? Are you trying to transition back into the French language?

Our workshops are here!

Conversation/Pronunciation/Grammar


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Advanced Review Workshop

Advanced Level : Friday December 23st 10:00am to 12:30pm

Want to brush up your French ?

Did you miss some grammar points? Are you questioning your pronunciation abilities? Are you trying to transition back into the French language?

Our workshops are here!

Conversation/Pronunciation/Grammar


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Museums of France: Louvre and Orsay

Monday, December 19, 2 pm – 5 pm

Museums of France: Louvre and Orsay

You will acquire a global vision of the history of French art through some key artworks from the collections of the Louvre and Orsay museums. Revise the classical principles with sculptures of the ancient gods and the “Oath of the Horatii” of David (1784). Discover the evolution of Western art on the path of modernity with Manet in the Salon (1863), going through the romanticism of Géricault and Delacroix (1819-30).

10 minutes break

Lundi 19 décembre, 14h – 17h

Les musées de France : Louvre et Orsay

Vous acquiérez une vision globale de l’histoire de l’art français à travers quelques oeuvres clé des collections des musées du Louvre et d’Orsay. Révisez les principes classiques avec des sculptures des dieux antiques et le Serment des Horaces de David (1784) et découvrez l’évolution de l’art sur la voie de la modernité avec Manet au Salon (1863), en passant par le romantisme de Géricault et Delacroix (1819-30).

10 minutes de pause


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Neoclassical architecture from Paris to Washington

Wednesday, December 21, 2 pm – 5 pm

Neoclassical architecture from Paris to Washington

The ancient principles of classical architecture were developed with greatness in the

United States from the end of the 18th century. We will especially see the

similarities between the Pantheons of Rome and Paris, the colonnade of the Louvre

and the Capitol of Washington, and the classicism in some buildings in New York.


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Impressionism and Japonism

Friday December 23, 2 pm – 5 pm

Impressionism and Japonism

We will see how Impressionist painting and its figures, such as Monet and Van Gogh, have been influenced by the Japanese art of prints, and how these have contributed to the modernism of Impressionism.

Vendredi 23 décembre, 14h – 17h

L’impressionnisme et le Japonisme

Nous verrons comment la peinture impressionniste et ses figures telles que Monet et Van Gogh ont été influencées par l’art japonais des estampes, et comment celles-ci ont contribué à la modernité de l’impressionnisme.

10 minutes de pause


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Cafe litteraire

Monday December 19th from 10:00am to 12:30pm.

Venez echanger autour d’un cafe sur la litterature francaise en compagnie d’Arya, Docteur en litterature qui vous a prepare une selection d’articles.

Pour célébrer le solstice, qui tombe pendant la nuit du mardi 20 décembre, nous vous proposons un atelier “Lecture de poésie”:

Célébrons le solstice en lisant, ensemble, trois poèmes: “Nuits d’hiver” de Victor Hugo, “La Nuit de décembre” de Musset et “Amourette” de Ronsard.

Réchauffons-nous à la lumière de la beauté et de l’invention de la poésie française.

Vous pouvez si vous le souhaitez, proposer une courte presentation d’un ouvrage qui vous tient a coeur afin de le partager avec d’autres passionnés.


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French in songs

Thursday December 22nd 2:00 to 5:00pm.

Learn French with songs!

Discover classical songs from Edith Piaf, Jacques Brel, Georges Moustaki and more…

Ingrid, our teacher expert in music, will share her passion with you.

Le français à travers la chanson à texte.

Découvrez et familiarisez-vous avec les paroles de chansons d’Edith Piaf, Jacques Brel, Georges Moustaki et d’autres.

RSVP by Saturday, December 17.