The Alliance Française de Pasadena has many roles. It is a language school specialized in the learning of French, the most important exam center in the South-West of the USA and a very dynamic cultural center.
The Alliance welcomes children, teenagers, and adults. It has a professional team of native French-speaking teachers who have an innovative way of teaching.
The premises are beautifully remodeled, pleasant, and spacious. They are located near shops and restaurants.
The team of teachers uses the most updated books to teach French. Each teacher is professional, dynamic, friendly, creative, and most of them are also DELF-DALF examiners. They really want to help their students improve and be successful.
Each classroom has a smart board to connect the French class to the reality of the French-speaking world. Combining language and culture is essential to learn a foreign language properly.
There is a big variety of classes for adults and children: group classes for all levels, thematic workshops, private classes (face to face and via video-conference), podcasting classes, art classes and test prep private classes.
The Alliance Française de Pasadena is an official exam center where you can take the DELF, the DALF and TCF. They are all tests which validate your level in French. The DELF and the DALF are official diplomas of French-language abilities for non-native speakers of French, they are recognized worldwide. The students who pass it, can add it to their resume and make the difference on the job market. The TCF is valid for 2 years and help if you want to live or study in France or Quebec and if you want to become a French citizen.
All the members of the Alliance Française de Pasadena (students and individuals) are also part of a community in which Francophiles and French-speakers mix: various activities in connection with the French-speaking world are organized several times a month: a Pause Cafe, a book club, lunches and gatherings in the best restaurants of the area. Lectures, parties and movie nights are also part of the program…
Members have access to Culturethèque, an e-library where there are magazines, radio stations, and news online. They also have access to the on-site library, where they can borrow books and DVD’s in French.
A trip to a French-speaking country is organized regularly. It’s a real opportunity to practice and discover a new part of the world.
Nowadays, learning a foreign language and exposure to other cultures are essential to understand the world better, so let’s learn French and discover the French-speaking cultures at the Alliance Française de Pasadena!
How to know what is going on at the Alliance Française de Pasadena?
We mainly communicate on Facebook, Instagram , Twitter, on posters and flyers at our location and of course, on our website and in our newsletter: www.afdepasadena.org