French Courses for Adults

French is spoken widely in the world, with more than 300 millions speakers. It is the second most commonly learned foreign language in the world – it is the only language, alongside English, that is taught in every country in the world.​ French is key language if you are looking to study abroad, boost your career, and travel.​

Optimise your way of learning with Hong Kong Institute of Languages, with our proven efficiency and track records of helping thousands of people of all ages reached their goals.
We offer a wide range of general courses from complete beginner to proficient user levels. Each course follows a modern and well-structured coursebook, supplemented by personalised and relevant materials to cater for your needs and interests.
We also prepare for the TCF, DELF and DALF examinations.

All our courses are in line with the Council of Europe’s Framework for Modern Languages (CEFR), allowing you to chart every step of your progress and work towards internationally recognised benchmarks and examinations.

Before enrolling on any of our courses, you can enjoy a free level assessment and needs analysis to define your individual course objectives and plan your overall progression.

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General Courses

Our Beginner course is designed for complete beginners who would like to learn some practical French that can be put to immediate use. The focus is on developing speaking and listening skills, as well as providing an essential basis for French grammar and vocabulary. The course also introduces essential reading and writing skills.


Our Elementary course is designed to allow you to further build your knowledge of vocabulary and grammar. You will also have the opportunity to develop your skills in order to use French in a wider range of daily situations. The aim is to equip you with the necessary skills to get the information you need and communicate what you want as clearly and effectively as possible.


Our Intermediate course is designed to consolidate what you have learned in previous courses. It will also help you to communicate effectively in a wider range of social and work-related situations. You will further develop your vocabulary, reading and writing skills, as well as learn how to distinguish formal and informal language.

Upper Intermediate

Our Upper Intermediate course focuses on further refining your skills, in particular how language is used in different genres. You will explore how the choice of language, vocabulary and grammar affects the tone and style of your speaking and writing. You will also learn how to compare and contrast different structures and when it is appropriate to use them.


On our Advanced Level course, the focus is on developing your accuracy and fluency in equal measure to become a more proficient user of the language. The content for this course has been prepared with the DALF C1 (Diplôme Approfondi de Langue Française) in mind, and by the end of the course you will be in a position to take the examination.


Our Proficiency course is designed to develop your ability to produce language appropriate for very specific contexts, such as writing for academic purposes, or for business and commerce. The course can be tailored to your professional, business, or academic needs, and at the end of this course you may choose to take the DALF C2 (Diplôme Approfondi de Langue Française).

Other Courses / Workshops
Exam & Language Test Preparation
TCF, DELF and DALF exams

Learn and practise exam techniques and strategies to be fully ready to ace your upcoming exam and/or language test, both written and oral parts.

French for Travellers
To learn simple and practical French language for travelling and socialising. If you are planning a holiday to a French speaking country (France, Belgium or Switzerland),  want to enrich your travel experience and immerse yourself in the culture, this is the right course for you.
French at your Workplace and for Business
Acquire functional French to deal with everyday tasks and interact with your colleagues. Learn business specific vocabulary in proper situations.
Skills Specific Workshops
Equip yourself with the necessary language skills on a very specific area of need or interest in an optimal way to maximise your gain( e.g.: improving your presentation skills, writing a sales proposal, preparing for an upcoming business trip, etc...)
Cultural Workshops

To improve your language skills and learn more about France and its culture, traditions and way of life. You will learn about the food culture, and the rich heritage of French history. Ideal if you are looking to study abroad or visit France.

Conversations / Coffee Morning Classes
To develop your language skills in a relaxed, informal and supportive environment, ideal to build a connexion and make new friends.