Speaking Practice Sessions

Practice makes perfect, especially when it comes to speaking French. The aim of this masterclass is to help students practise their French speaking skills in small groups, growing their confidence and helping them learn to express themselves in cross-cultural conversations.

Whether you're a beginner taking your very first steps, or simply looking to polish your conversational skills, our masterclass range has something for everyone. Each session is meticulously designed to teach you new words and expressions, improve your pronunciation, and make speaking French second nature in a supportive and interactive environment alongside fellow learners.

What's Included

  • Between five and ten sessions per block
  • Small groups of twelve or less to facilitate speaking
  • Worksheets to follow along during the lesson
  • Live class with group activities

Upcoming Sessions

Our winter speaking practice masterclasses are approaching, see the details on session date and times below. To the first to know when registration opens sign up to our mailing list.

Level 1: Intensive Speaking Practice

This Level 1 masterclass is designed to help with basic conversational French speaking within one week of reaching, for those with an elementary knowledge of the French language (CEFR A1).

Perfect for revising or quickly building confidence in your speaking skills, these lessons complement and develop upon the A1 level topics found in Alexa’s Complete French Course. During the course we’ll cover a range of everyday speaking scenarios, encountering topics such as

  • the weather
  • dates
  • hobbies
  • eating at a restaurant
  • asking directions

Class sizes are small to ensure all students get the opportunity to practise their speaking skills and ask questions. This means that spaces are limited and fill up quickly, so sign up now if you want to learn the essentials of communicating in French from one of our qualified French teachers.

Date: 9th - 13th September

Time: 12pm - 2:15pm

Cost: $360 USD

Level 1: Beginner Speaking Practice - Group 1

This Level 1 masterclass takes place once a week over a 10 week period. Designed to help with basic conversational French speaking, this masterclass is aimed at those with an elementary knowledge of the French language (CEFR A1).

These lessons complement and develop upon the A1 level topics found in Alexa’s Complete French Course, with a special emphasis on fostering conversational skills. During the course we’ll cover a range of everyday speaking scenarios, encountering topics such as

  • the weather
  • dates
  • hobbies
  • eating at a restaurant
  • asking directions

Class sizes are small to ensure all students get the opportunity to practise their speaking skills and ask questions. This means that spaces are limited and fill up quickly, so sign up now if you want to learn the essentials of communicating in French from one of our qualified French teachers.

Date: 23rd Sep - 25th Nov

Time: Every Monday at 12 noon (BST) for ten weeks.

Cost: $270 USD

Level 1: Beginner Speaking Practice - Group 2

This Level 1 masterclass takes place once a week over a 10 week period. Designed to kickstart your confidence in speaking French, this masterclass is aimed at those with an elementary knowledge of the French language (CEFR A1).

These lessons complement and develop upon the A1 level topics found in Alexa’s Complete French Course, with a special emphasis on fostering conversational skills. During the course we’ll cover a range of everyday speaking scenarios, encountering topics such as

  • the weather
  • dates
  • hobbies
  • eating at a restaurant
  • asking directions

Class sizes are small to ensure all students get the opportunity to practise their speaking skills and ask questions. This means that spaces are limited and fill up quickly, so sign up now if you want to learn the essentials of communicating in French from one of our qualified French teachers.

Date: 24th Sep - 26th Nov

Time: Every Tuesday at 4pm (BST) for ten weeks.

Cost: $270 USD

Level 2: Beginner Speaking Practice

This Level 2 masterclass takes place once a week over a 10 week period. Designed to help with basic conversational French speaking, this masterclass is aimed at those with an elementary knowledge of the French language (CEFR A1).

These lessons complement and develop upon the A1 and A2 level topics found in Alexa’s Complete French Course, with a special emphasis on fostering conversational skills. During the course we’ll cover a range of everyday speaking scenarios, encountering topics such as

  • shopping
  • holidays
  • home
  • talking about your past
  • transport

Class sizes are small to ensure all students get the opportunity to practise their speaking skills and ask questions. This means that spaces are limited and fill up quickly, so sign up now if you want to learn the essentials of communicating in French from one of our qualified French teachers.


Date: 25th Sep - 27th Nov

Time: Every Tuesday at 12 noon (BST) for ten weeks.

Cost: $270 USD

Level 4: Elementary Speaking Practice

This Level 4 masterclass takes place once a week over a 10 week period. Designed to help you improve your speaking skills and equip you with essential knowledge, these lessons complement and develop upon the B1 level topics found in Alexa’s Complete French Course, with a special emphasis on fostering conversational skills. During the course we’ll cover a range of everyday speaking scenarios, encountering a variety of topics.

Schedule

  • Week 1 - Travels
  • Week 2 - Using the conditional mood
  • Week 3 - Talking about your past
  • Week 4 - Getting to know French-speaking countries
  • Week 5 - The environment
  • Week 6 - The news
  • Week 7 - The professional world
  • Week 8 - Sports
  • Week 9 - Expressing opinions
  • Week 10 - Round-up activities

Date: 26th Sep - 28th Nov

Time: Every Thursday at 12 noon (BST) for ten weeks.

Cost: $260 USD

Level 1: Beginner Speaking Practice

SOLD OUT

This Level 1 masterclass is designed to help with basic conversational French speaking, for those with an elementary knowledge of the French language (CEFR A1).

Date: 23rd April - 24th June

Time: Every Tuesday at 4pm (BST) for ten weeks.

Cost: $260 USD

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Level 2: Beginner Speaking Practice

SOLD OUT

This Level 2 masterclass is designed to help with basic conversational French speaking, for those with an elementary knowledge of the French language (CEFR A1).

Date: April 25th - June 27th

Time: Every Thursday at 11am (BST) for ten weeks.

Cost: $260 USD

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Level 3: Elementary Speaking Practice

SOLD OUT

This Level 3 masterclass is designed to help with basic and some advanced material conversational French speaking, for those with an elementary knowledge of the French language (CEFR A2).

Date: April 24th - June 26th

Time: Every Wednesday at 11am (BST) for ten weeks.

Cost: $260 USD

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Level 1: Intensive Speaking Practice

SOLD OUT

This Level 1 masterclass is designed to help with basic conversational French speaking within one week of reaching, for those with an elementary knowledge of the French language (CEFR A1).

Date: 15th - 19th April

Time: 12pm - 2:25pm

Cost: $350 USD

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Disclaimer

The scheduled times and dates may be subject to change if a teacher should become unavailable for whatever reason. This also means that the beginning and end dates for the course may change slightly.

In the event that this happens, we will endeavour to let you know, along with the new timing for the class, as soon as possible.

If the timings no longer work for you, you will have up to 14 days after the date of purchase to request a refund. Masterclass courses cannot be exchanged or switched for any course at a later date or time.

Refund Eligibility:

  • Full refunds will only be considered if requested within 14 days from the date of purchase.
  • No refunds will be issued once the course has started.
  • Refunds will be at the discretion of Learn French with Alexa 7 days before the start date of the masterclass.
  • Masterclasses cannot be exchanged or switched to any other course at a later date or time

Documentary Evidence for Illness or Bereavement:

  • In the case of illness or bereavement, supported documentary evidence from an official source must be provided before a refund can be considered.
  • Documentary evidence may include a medical certificate or a death certificate.

Refunds in Exceptional Circumstances:

  • Refunds in relation to exceptional circumstances are at the discretion of Learn French with Alexa.
  • Exceptional circumstances may include technical issues beyond the control of the student, or any other situation deemed exceptional by Learn French with Alexa.

Modifications to the Refund Policy:

  • Learn French with Alexa reserves the right to modify or update this refund policy at any time without prior notice. Changes will be effective immediately upon posting on our website.

Frequently Asked Questions

How many classes are in the masterclass?

Ten.

How will the masterclass courses help my French learning?

The masterclass is designed to help with French speaking practice.

How good does my French need to be to join the masterclass?

We recommend joining the masterclass appropriate to your CEFR level, as outlined below:

• Level 1 masterclass - A0/A1 level

• Level 2 masterclass - A1/A2 level

• Level 3 masterclass - A2/B1 level

• Level 4 masterclass - B1/B2 level

• Level 5 masterclass - B2/C1 level

• Level 6 masterclass - C1/C2 level

• Intensive masterclass - A0/A1 level

If you are unsure which French level you are at, please take our French Placement test.

Can I join this masterclass if I am a complete beginner?

Yes, you can join the Level 1 masterclass as a beginner. We encourage beginners to start The Complete French Course alongside the masterclass. The Complete French Course focuses on reading, writing and listening, while the masterclass provides you with an opportunity to practise your speaking skills

What if I can't attend a class?

No worries if you miss a class, feel free to jump back into the next class. There will be study guides available for each class so you won't feel left out.

Will I be reimbursed for the classes I've missed?

Unfortunately we can't offer reimbursements on missed classes within the speaking practice sessions. This is a continuous 10-week block designed to growing your confidence and learning to express yourself in cross-cultural conversations.

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