Alliance Française

  • Language Courses
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  • Class Description
When and how can I register?


If you are a complete beginner, you can register for the A1.1 (Module 1) course via our website. If you have already studied French in the past, a placement test at a cost of Ksh 1,000 is required to evaluate your level.

What are the tuition fees for the different classes?

Alliance Française Nairobi offers a large range of courses from standard to intensive (from 1 to 4 days a week) , children (starting from 2.5 years old), holiday workshops for teenagers, adult classes, private lessons etc…

For more information, we recommend you refer to our language courses page.

Can fees be paid in installments?

The fee is to be paid as per the installments indicated on the brochure.

Can I be refunded if I no longer wish to continue with class?

There are no provisions for reimbursement of fees paid for classes, unless the class has been discontinued by AFN and there is no alternative offered by AFN.

When can I change my class schedule or time?

AFN allows students to change their class schedule or times when moving to a new module i.e. module one to module two.

Are there any trial lessons available?

We do not offer free trial lessons and our team is nevertheless at your disposal to present more details of pedagogy of the Alliance Française to you.

Levels / Contents

Which language is used to teach the beginner course?

The teaching approach used at the Alliance Française Nairobi is actional and immersive, which means that the teacher will use French language to instruct for all levels, foundation to advanced. Do not be shocked, therefore, if the teacher uses French from lesson 1 !


What is the class size?

Our adult classes (both virtual and in-person) range between 8 and 22 students.

Can online classes be recorded, for future consultation?

AFN does not allow the recording of its virtual classes. As learning is interactive and participative, we encourage students to attend all their lessons.

What material do I need for the class?

You only need your textbook and activities book during lessons (you can choose between an e-book and the hardcopy). Additionally, for virtual classes, you will need a computer, tablet, or smartphone to connect to your online class.

How can I purchase the books?

We have the option of purchasing a hardcopy or softcopy book (e-book). The books are purchased when registering for a class. Upon payment, the e-book should be requested by sending an email to The hardcopy books should be collected from the registration office.

How are the virtual classes conducted?

Our online classes are taught by a teacher and are live on zoom. Our approach being interactive and participative, both students and the tutor are required to always have their videos on, during the lesson.

Do I get a certificate upon completion of the course?

A completion letter can be issued to attest to the number of contact hours done by a student. Students requiring certification will be registered for DELF/DALF international diplomas, issued by the French Ministry of Education. Read more about DELF diplomas on the certifications page.

Student Card

What are the benefits of the student card?

All students of the Alliance Française de Nairobi must have their student card to follow the activities offered by the establishment.