STAGE A1

Beginners or Complete beginners. We review all Stage A1 skills. Participants participate in their training as we have designed dynamic activities and tasks for them. These enable them to connect with their immediate environment and their daily needs.

Class size : 7 students

Rhythm : 5 sessions per week                     

Schedules to choose from : 9a.m. to 11:30 a.m. or 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Duration : 3 modules each lasting 4 weeks. That is a total of 12 weeks.

Requiements : Free interview and assessment test to better situate needs of participants who can also integrate a course without having to start from the first module at “Orbite Formations”.

The textbook and tools used are in line with the Common European Framework for the Reference of Languages (CEFRL) expectations and also, recommendations of the “fide” concept. Learners gain a taste for language acquisition and motivation through our learning techniques which become the engine of success.

STAGE A2

Complete beginners. This stage is essential for acquiring the basics in learning French as a foreign language. It creates awareness of a wide range of lexicon and grammar.              

Average class size : 7 students 

Rhythm : 5 sessions per week

Schedule to choose from : 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. or 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Requiements : Free interview and assessment test to better situate needs of participants who can also register for a course without having to start from the first module at “Orbite Formations”.

Language skills are enhanced. At the end of this training, learners can take part in the DELF or naturalization tests.

Textbook used : Totem A2.

STAGE B1

Intermediate. The course is intended for participants who wish to prepare for the language test in the most optimal way through linguistic, pedagogical and cultural activities. We work particularly on the four skills of oral and written comprehension as well as oral and written expression.

Average class size : 7 students                 

Rhythm : 5 sessions per week            

Schedule to choose from : 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. or 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Duration : The training is divided into four modules each lasting four weeks.

Requirements : Depending on the result of the free evaluation test, the participant can integrate the course without having to start from the first module.

Textbook used : Totem B1.

STAGE B2

At this stage, learners emancipate themselves by using the language in order to take position and argue among others. This course prepares you to sit for the DELF and DALF exams.

In didactic terms, we use technological aids that promote significant knowledge-based interactions.

Class size : Maximum of 8 students 

Rhythm : 3 sessions per week (Monday – Wednesday – Friday)

Schedule : 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Duration: The complete training is divided into four modules, each lasting four weeks.

Requirements : Depending on the outcome of the free assessment test, participants can pursue courses without having to start from the first module.

AUTONOMOUS STAGE C1 and C2

In accordance with the requirements of the DELF and the DALF, learners acquire new global skills common to the CEFRL as follows :

  • They are able to understand a wide range of long and demanding texts as well as grasp implicit meanings.
  • They can express themselves spontaneously and fluently without apparently having to search for words.
  • They can use the language effectively and flexibly in their social, professional or academic life.
  • They should be able to express themselves on complex subjects in a clear and well structured manner and demonstrate control over organizational tools and be able to articulate speech with cohesion.

Class size : Small group.

Rhythm : 2 workshops per week in the evening or on Saturdays.

Schedule : Open to arrangement.

Requirements : You must have already acquired skills for Stage B2 depending on the results of the free evaluation test.