French

FRENCH

Beginner and elementary levels

These classes are intended for people who know little or no French, but who have a standard knowledge of our alphabet.

Living in Belgium becomes much easier when you acquire some basic language skills. Soon you’ll be able to:

  • introduce yourself: your name, your family, your tastes, your choices
  • rent, buy, sell a car, a bicycle, a house
  • situate yourself: asks and give directions, talk about the weather, ask for the time
  • ask for information at the municipality offices, the unemployment office, the CPAS
  • make appointments and phone calls
  • understand and write a letter, a document

Day classes

LevelDatesScheduleTeacher
True Beginner (UEDA)/April 19 - June 16Monday to Thursday 1:30pm to 4:30pmSarah-Ann Kairet
Beginner (UEDB)/April 19 - June 16Monday to Thursday 9:00 am to 12:00pmFanny Libotte
Elementary (UE1)A1+April 19 - June 16Monday to Thursday 9am to 12pmCamille Mebarki
Elementary (UE1)A1+April 19 - June 16Monday to Thursday 9am to 12pmThomas De Mey
Elementary (UE2)A2April 19 - June 16Monday to Thursday 1:30pm to 4:30pmCatherine Hubert
Spelling and Grammar / Elementary April 19 - June 16Monday to Thursday 9am to 12pmFabienne Gheysens

Evening classes

LevelDatesSchedulesTeacher
True Beginner (UEDA)/February 2 - June 20Monday & Wednesday 6pm to 9pmLaurence Van Goethem
Beginner (UEDB)/February 2 - June 20Monday & Wednesday 6pm to 9pmCamille Mebarki
Elementary (UE1)A1+February 2 - June 20Monday & Wednesday 6pm to 9pmCatherine Hubert
Elementary (UE2)A2February 2 - June 20Monday & Wednesday 6pm to 9pmCécile Huge

Actiris – Morning and afternoon French classes for job seekers.

Classes are free.

To enrol in a French course, you need to get registered by your employment counsellor at an Actiris office.

Intensive learning (4 times/week) focused on specific needs for job seekers. Small groups, max. 10 students.

LevelDatesScheduleTeacher
True Beginner (UEDA)May 4 – June 23Monday to Thursday 9am to 12pmKairet Sarah & Catherine Hubert
True Beginner (UEDA)May 4 – June 23Monday to Thursday 1:30PM – 17:00PMFanny Libotte & Fabienne Gheysens
Beginner (UEDB)May 4 – June 23Monday to Thursday 1:30PM – 17:00PMCécile Huge

SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

French Community FestivalSeptember 27 2021
Fall breakNovember 1 to November 5 2021
ArmisticeNovember 11 2021
Winter breakDecember 27 2021 to January 9 2022
Carnaval breakFebruary 28 to mars 4 2022
Spring breakApril 4 to 15 2022
Labor dayMay 1st 2022
Ascension dayMay 26 2022
Whit MondayJune 6 2022
Summer holidaysJuly 1st to August 31 2022