Groupement fle

Ecole l'Etoile

Since 1971 - 500 students per year

With more than 45 years of experience in teaching French as a foreign language, l’Etoile offers classes adapted to the specific needs of students of all levels, in group or private classes in the heart of Paris’ historical and artistic Rive Gauche.

Students from more than 125 countries have come to l’Etoile to learn French and live in Paris in a warm and convivial environment ideal for speaking French. Our communicative method and daily pedagogical follow-up allow for a rapid development of written and oral competencies.

A monthly exam tracks students' progress and through the yearend exam students can earn the school’s diploma.

Our classes follow the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) guidelines. L'Etoile is a licensed center for taking the TEF and TCF official French exams. L’Etoile has received the Qualité FLE label of excellence and is a member of l’APUAF (Association of American University Programs in France) and the Groupement FLE.


  • Accommodation
  • Activities, excursions
  • Cafeteria
  • Wifi and/or computer


  • Host family
  • Room in student hostel

Examination center

  • TEF, TCF


General French
General French
Public : adults | 15 years old minimum
Duration : 20hours / week
Level : Complete beginner to C2 - mastery or proficiency
Number of students : 8 to 14 per class

To learn and perfect one's French language skills

Students will study the fundamentals of oral and written expression and will perfect their French through daytime classes and homework given each day by the professor.
Homework is corrected by the professor and returned to students.

More information on the school website