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One-to-One Courses

Our One-to-one courses are open to all, whatever your age or level, and will enable you to attend customized French classes, according to your needs and availability, at the Alliance Française of Madras. We carry out beforehand an individualized study of your needs and objectives, and depending on our findings, we draw up a tailor-made syllabus and schedule best suited ... Read More »

French for Teens

Our French for Teens courses are open to all youngsters aged 11 to 15. Whether you want your children to learn a new language or give them  the opportunity to do better in school if they are already learning French there, we have the right course for them. All through the course, young students are encouraged to communicate spontaneously through ... Read More »

Business French Certificate Course

Our “Business French Certificate Course” is aimed at adults (students or working professionals) having already completed the level 3 (B1) and want to master the French language (both oral and written) especially with regard to everyday situations in the world of business. This prepares you for the “DFP Affaires B2” exam issued and certified by the Chambre de Commerce et ... Read More »

About Us

The Alliance Française of Madras works to promote the cultural relations between India and France in Tamil Nadu. Created in 1953, it is a Society affiliated to “Fondation Alliance Française”, whose headquarters is based in Paris. The Alliance Française network is present in more than 135 countries, on the 5 continents. The Alliance Française of Madras is  supported by  the ... Read More »

Fondation AF

Ever since its creation in 1884, the Alliance Française de Paris has helped the Alliances Françaises expand their network the world over. In July 2007, its status was modified and it became the Fondation Alliance Française. This foundation is officially recognised as a non-profit organisation and represents the moral and legal referent of the Alliances Françaises throughout the world.   ... Read More »

Organization Chart

The entire administration team is attentive to the needs of those who frequent the Alliance Française. We are available to all those who want to learn French language and get acquainted with the French culture, and are open to dialogue with institutional or private partners, including artists and project creators. Director: Pierre-Emmanuel JACOB E-mail ID: director[at]af-madras.org Course Director: Sarah BELRHALI E-Mail ID: coursedirector[at]af-madras.org Course ... Read More »

Method

At Alliance française, the place of the learner is of primordial importance. Thanks to this approach, learners are able to acquire oral and written communication skills, comprehension and expression skills, through communicative tasks. Learners are active, they develop observation and reflection abilities, all learning strategies which will lead them progressively to autonomy. Our teaching is based on modern, efficient techniques, ... Read More »

Premises

The Alliance Française of Madras is situated in the heart of Chennai in Nungambakkam. The Alliance Française of Madras is situated in the heart of Chennai in Nungambakkam. The building is constructed on a site of more than 8000 m² that includes a garden with many trees, parking spaces and residential outhouses. The building occupies 1700 m² with 3 floors. ... Read More »

Become a Member

To become a member of the ALLIANCE FRANCAISE OF MADRAS, you would need to fill the “membership form” available at our reception. A photo identity should be provided along with the application. The Committee of the ALLIANCE FRANCAISE OF MADRAS will study the request and answer personnally to all the applicants.   NO PAYMENT HAS TO BE MADE AT THE ... Read More »

AF network in India

There are 13 Alliances Françaises in India (Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Goa, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi, Pondicherry, Pune and Trivandrum). Read More »