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Parlez-Vous Français? French Classes In Pune That You Can Check Out

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Ten-Second Takeaway

French/le français, is the ‘language of love’, and among the fastest-growing languages in the world, second only to English. Learning French can open a lot of doors for you – through travel, studying, and work. Here are 5 places in Pune where you can learn the French language at every budget.


LetsTalk is a premier educational center in Pune, and provides in-depth language learning {for 8 foreign languages in total} and improvement, as well as training for professional exams. Their Level I basic French course will cost you INR 3500 with an additional charge of INR 500 for the course material.

You’ll learn how to use basic vocabulary in simple conversation, everyday expressions and phrases, how to introduce yourself, and make small talk by engaging other people. With no more than 10 students per batch, the course duration is 51 hrs worth of learning. There will also be 2 internal assessment exams during the course. LetsTalk also offers intermediate and advanced Level A and Level B courses in French.

Kotwal's Academy

Kotwal’s Academy in Salunkhe Vihar offers to teach basic French at A1 International level, for a fee of INR 7500 over a period of 4 months, covering 50 hrs in total. Their current batches run on Monday and Friday from 6 – 7pm, but will change their timings from next month. Each batch is of no more than 5 people, so you should get proper one-on-one attention and learning. At the end of the course, you can complete their in-house exam to earn a completion certificate. They also offer further help and training for the International DELF exams, on request.

Francais Interactif With Ranu Porwal

Mrs. Ranu Porwal offers training in A1 {and A2 level at the most} International level of Basic French. For adults, she has her own curriculum {materials included in the course cost}, but college students are welcome to follow their prescribed curriculum as well. With a maximum number of 10 people per class, you’ll be able to learn beginner French and make polite conversation in no time! To enquire about the course fees, you can contact Mrs. Porwal directly at 09021115052.

Bleu Blanc Rouge

Bleu Blanc Rouge {BBR} offers proper training and communication skills that can help you speak, read, and write in French with, “amazing accuracy and confidence”. Learn French at levels A1-A2-B1-B2-C1-C2 in Regular or Fast Track batches, ‘as per the guidelines of Common European Framework of Reference for Languages’.

The beginner course at level A1 will cost you around INR 15,000 + taxes {including course materials} which must be paid in full before starting, and is non-refundable. The aim of their module is for you to be able to read, write, and speak basic French; to be equipped enough to hold a conversation using tenses, adjectives, common phrases and concepts, and to be able to count with numerals.

Audio excerpts, foreign film screenings, interactions with native speakers, and online study support will bolster your learning process. Upon completion of the 1.5 – 2 month basic course {yes, there will be internal assessment tests}, you will receive a certificate. Timings are flexible, and you can pick your batch on request.

Alliance Francaise De Pune

Learn French at Alliance française de Pune, the Indo-French cultural center, actively supported by the French Embassy in India. Started in Pune in 1973, this non-profit organization has a network that extends globally. They are *the* specialists in teaching the language, organising events, and representing French culture in Pune.

Their beginner basic A1 and A2 level will cost you INR 17,715 each, with an admin fee of INR 1800. For thorough proficiency in French, you can take up their intermediary levels B1 {INR 23,155} & B2 {INR 23,300}. Each module concludes with an examination, which must be cleared in order to move on to the next level.

There are plenty of job opportunities that you can explore through AFP, and they offer help with careers as well. Keep an eye out for their seasonal fast-track ‘Survival Kit’ classes in Essential French – a 2 week long course to help you communicate in French when travelling abroad.