French language classes

Parlez vous français?

If you’ve always wanted to learn French, or would like to increase your current skills, join instructor Florence Anglade to learn the language of love.

Instructor Florence Anglade leads the DCA's French language classes.


Florence Anglade, French citizen, native French speaker and Darien resident, teaches these classes in an informal setting. Class sizes are kept small to ensure students have plenty of time for questions and practice under Florence’s experienced eye.




Current French language classes

Beginning French

Learn the basics of the language, with an emphasis on listening and speaking skills.  A very interactive class, limited in size to ensure personal attention, students are requested to set aside time outside of class to practice between sessions.

This class is currently in progress. We expect to begin a new Beginning French class in September 2014. Please contact the DCA at or 203-655-9050 should you wish to be notified when the next class is confirmed.

Advanced Beginning French

Mondays for 6 weeks
Begins May 5th (omits May 26th Memorial Day holiday)
11:00am – 12:00pm
$155 DCA member, $185 public price

If you’ve already completed Beginning French, or have some knowledge of the basics, join a group of practicing French speakers in this class. These highly interactive sessions focus on listening and speaking skills. Group size is kept small to ensure students have plenty of time for practice under our instructor’s experienced eye.

Not sure if this class is for you? Contact us to arrange an exploratory call with Florence. Exact class dates are May 5, 12, 19 and June 2, 9 and 16.

Pre-payment is required by noon on Thursday, May 1st. Limited to 6 students; minimum of 3.

Register for Advanced Beginning French language classes through this link.



Pre-payment is required for all DCA French language classes, and may be made online through any links provided above, or by mailing a check to the DCA at 274 Middlesex Road, Darien, CT 06820, and include your name, class selected, phone and email address.  Alternatively, call or stop by the DCA during office hours: 9am-3pm Monday to Thursday, 9am-12pm Friday.  Contact the DCA for further details at 203-655-9050 or

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