Individual courses or semi-private courses

Private lessons entirely customised to your specific needs

Sign up for private one-on-one tutoring and get the best possible French training, completely adapted to your needs and goals:

  • Improve reading and writing abilities
  • Improve speaking and listening abilities
  • SLE test preparation (reading comprehension, writing expression and/or oral interaction)
  • Prepare an exam
  • Get ready for job interviews
  • Practice before your next vacation in a francophone country

These tailor-made French courses are designed to help you reach your own objectives, at your own pace.

From Beginners to the more Advanced, for personal or professional needs, for Adults, Teenagers or Children, private & semi-private courses are a highly personalised method of learning French. You decide where, when and how often the course will take place, as well as the number of participants (semi-private). Choose between our two convenient offers:


Essential offer

Most popular


Premium offer

Most flexible

Free placement test to assess your current level and define your goals and the course content                  yes


Personalised training plan based on your objectives



Part-time or full-time schedule, from Monday to Saturday, all year long yes


One 2-hour lesson per week, or more 



Flexible learning environment : at our downtown center, or your office (on-site fee will apply)



In person or online (e.g. Skype) 


Possibility to reschedule your lessons, if need be



Flexible number of hours


Packages starting        at 20 hours

Build your own package (starting at 10 hours)

Prices & fees

Between $37 and $45 per hour

Between $60 and $80    per hour


Why choose Alliance Française Ottawa for your French training

  • Expertise recognised internationally : we belong to the worldwide network of Alliance Française schools present in more than 130 countries
  • Highly qualified experienced instructors recruited for their teaching skills and their passion for the French language
  • The quality of its second language teaching and training programs
  • Teachers committed to help their learners succeed
  • An exam centre for internationally recognised French language certifications & diplomas including language tests for immigration purposes
  • Official supplier for the Canadian federal government
  • Free access to our library & e-library Culturethèque to enhance your improvements
  • Access to social & cultural events with reduced prices for students
  • Training fees eligible for the tuition tax credit: tax certificates are issued in February showing eligible fees paid for the tax year.
  • No GST. No HST.
  • A non-profit Canadian organisation since 1905


How to enrol?

New students must first take a free placement test to determine their level.

Please complete the free online placement test followed by a complimentary oral assessment with an instructor. This complementary oral assessment can be performed over the phone or in person at our location: call us at 613-234-9470/221 to book an appointment, or email us at


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