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French for Adults

A man a woman holding up French flags in front of a picture of the earth with famous monuments.

"Oui" learn French.

French Lessons for Adults.

Next 10-week session will start on April 1. Registration is open.

At the Lycée Français de Chicago, we are passionate about the power of learning languages. Our students graduate as multilingual global citizens, equiped to meet the challenges of an increasingly global world. With this community-oriented program, we are pleased to offer our years of experience in bilingualism to our parent community, our teachers, our Ravenswood/Lincoln Square neighbors, and our community at-large.

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Meet Our Instructors

Linda McGowan

Originaire de la région lyonnaise, Linda a grandi entre la Bourgogne et la région Rhône-Alpes. Elle a enseigné l'anglais dans plusieurs établissements secondaires avant de s'envoler pour Chicago. Avec plus de 10 ans d'enseignement de français en éducation secondaire à Chicago et ses environs, certifiée en FLE, elle a donné des cours privés auprès d'adultes à l'alliance française et autres instituts. Elle enseigne aujourd'hui le français à Loyola University. Linda est heureuse de faire partie de l'équipe pour vous accompagner dans l'apprentissage ou l'amélioration de votre niveau de français. Dynamique, toujours à l'écoute, elle vous donne rendez-vous en 2023!

Gwenaelle Peyret

Gwenaëlle Peyret was born next to Paris and worked in different countries as a Primary school Teacher in bilingual schools and created several French classes for her colleagues or the parents. She is currently working as a Teacher specialized in French as Second Language at the Lycée français de Chicago and is extremely keen in participating in the French class on Saturdays. She is a very enthusiastic and passionate teacher and loves sharing with her students. Gwenaelle is in charge of pedagogical coordination of the "Oui" Learn French program, working closely with our program coordinator and all our teachers to ensure the success of our students. 

Anne-Sophie Rouveloux

Anne-Sophie Rouveloux was born in Limoges, a city in the center for France, but spent most of her life in Paris. Over the course of her 10 year career as a bookseller and chroniqueuse, she has interviewed many authors for French magazines and radio shows. She now lives in Chicago with her husband, where she teaches French and ESL. Anne-Sophie loves sharing about her French culture and language and she'll make sure the students from the "Oui" Learn French program have a fun and unique experience!

Nicole Weissman

Languages and teaching have always been Nicole’s life and passion. She was born and raised in Paris, France. After graduating from Paris IV Sorbonne, Paris VII and Paris II universities, getting one Master and two Bachelor degrees, she started her career teaching History and Geography in high schools in Paris. A few years later, she moved to Colombia where she taught at the Lycée Français in Bogota. During the seven years she spent in Colombia, she learned Spanish and became fully fluent. Then, life took her and her family to the United States where she have been living for the past 20 years. In 2013, she obtained her Professional Teaching License for both French and Spanish from National Louis University. A middle-school and high-school, she specializes also in adult learning. Nicole exposes her students to real-life, culturally-relevant French, and she encourages them to feel confident and spontaneous.