EFNY at PS527 (East Side School for Social Action)

Registration for the Spring semester is now open  !

EFNY at PS527 offers classes for Native French Speakers (Francophones) and Foreign Language Learners (Anglophones).

The Spring 2020 Semester will start on Tuesday, January 27, 2020 and end on Thursday, June 18, 2020.

FRENCH FOR NATIVE SPEAKERS  (K / 1st grade & 2nd/3rd grade)– Tuesdays – 18 classes – $695 – No class on 02/18, 04/14, 06/09)

Petits & Jeunes Francophones – This class is open to bilingual French students in Kindergarten and 1st grade. In this class, all activities are conducted in French. The goal is for the student to acquire a rich oral language, organized and understandable by others. Children speak and are understood in French. They learn to be attentive to questions that are addressed to them, to understand and respond appropriately. The children start the basic understanding of the alphabet and sounds, and will be introduced to reading and writing in French.

Moyens Francophones (2nd grade & 3rd grade) – This class is open to bilingual French students in 2nd and 3rd grades who are already reading in English, and who are learning to read and write in French. In this class, all activities are conducted in French. The children are faced with varied and somewhat complex texts, while learning basic rules of grammar, spelling and conjugation and begin to write short texts.

FRENCH AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE: – Thursdays – 16 Classes -$625 – No class on 02/20, 03/05, 04/09, 04/16 & 06/04)

Foreign Language Learners (K/1st & 2nd to 4th grade) – This is an introduction to French. This class focuses on verbal communications and is adapted to the comprehension skills of young learners. The goal is to teach the children to express themselves through simple phrases in social situations through various activities: stories, creative projects, songs and educational games. The classes will split K & 1st and 2th to 4th.

Children meet the EFNY staff at 2:30 pm for snack and playtime. Classroom instruction is from 3:45pm to 5:15pm. Dismissal is at 5:30pm. Please be on time to pick up your child!

A minimum of 8 students per class is required.


Class Grades Day Time Tuition
Petits Francophones K-1st Grade Tuesday 2:30-5:30pm $695
Moyens Francophones 2nd – 3rd grade Tuesday 2:30-5:30pm $695
Foreign Language Learners K & 1st grade Thursday 2:30-5:30pm $625
Foreign Language Learners 2nd to 4Th grade Thursday 2:30-5:30pm $625


If you have any question about the program, please contact the site coordinator at efnyps527@gmail.com