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Customised classes (Private & Group)

Online classes customised to your needs



private french classes

From Beginners to the more Advanced, for personal or professional needs, for Adults, Teenagers or Children, customised classes 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 (customised group classes). Choose between our two convenient offers:

Private courses  Part time Full time 
Essential offer (1)

Most popular


Premium offer (2)

Most flexible


Full time

Most intensive

 Placement test to assess your current level and define your goals and the course content Yes Yes Yes
Personalised training plan based on your objectives Yes Yes Yes
One 2-hour lesson per week, or more Yes Yes N/A
Flexible number of hours Package starting at 20 hours Starting at 10 hours 1 week = 30h
Flexible learning environment: at our downtown center, or your office (on-site fee will apply) Yes Yes N/A
In person or online (e.g. Zoom) Select class format for all duration Flexible N/A
Possibility to reschedule your lessons, if need be Limited Unlimited Limited
Please note that travel fees are charged for courses outside AF Ottawa premises.

(1) Essential package, with limitations on adjustments and cancellations (1 cancellation per block of 20 hours + 2-business-day notice for cancellations of lessons)

(2) Premium package with includes unlimited adjustments (2-business-day notice for cancellations of lesson)

All prices are tax-exempt. Alliance Française Ottawa is a Canadian non-profit organisation. Our training fees are eligible for the tuition tax credit.

For more information about our private French classes, click here : AF-OTTAWA-Private-Class-Information-2022


Private classes fees

  Essential package Premium package
  Package of hours / person Discount Package of hours / person Discount
10 > 49 $84.80 Basic rate
20 > 49 $55.65 Basic rate
50 > 99 $52.80 -5% $80.50 -5%
100 + $50 -10% $76.30 -10%
* In addition, for new students: $45 yearly registration fee (learning material NOT included)


Customised group classes for 2,3,4 or more students

(Essential conditions)


Number of hours 20-49 50-99 100 +
Number of students Hourly rate
1- Private tutoring   $55.65

(Basic rate)


(Basic rate -5%)


(Basic rate -10%)

2- Duo

$/ Person / hour



(Basic rate)



(Basic rate -5%)



(Basic rate -10%)

3- Trio

$ / Person / hour



(Basic rate)



(Basic rate -5%)



(Basic rate -10%)

Customised group: 4 and more

$ / person / hour





* Essential offers only

* In addition, for new students: $45 yearly registration fee (learning material NOT included)

Last update, 2022-06-26

How to enroll?

“A1.1 level classes are designed for new students who have never studied French before and have no knowledge of the French language.”

To complete your test Evalang:

You will have an orientation interview with one of our French as a second language teachers, in person at our location or by phone, to complete your level assessment.

Contact us:



to book an appointment.




Choose your course

With the help of one of our teachers and our team at the reception, choose the course that fits your goals and your schedule.

Click here to know the general sales conditions.

Why choose Alliance Française Ottawa

Teaching expertise

  • Highly qualified and 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

Francophone immersion

Reknowned language centre

  • An exam centre for internationally recognised French language certifications & diplomas including language tests for immigration purposes
  • Expertise recognized by the Canadian federal government
  • Expertise recognized internationally : we belong to the worldwide network of Alliance Française schools present in more than 130 countries

Financial advantages

  • 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