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Learn French in a stunning setting in the heart of Paris !

Elfe, a school for French as a Foreign Language, is a private higher education establishment, specialising since 1984 in the teaching of French as a Foreign Language in small groups.
We use a communicative teaching method, which is both active and stimulating and suitable for all levels, complemented with many cultural activities.

Elfe offers general French lessons in groups and one-to-one lessons for business French as well as in other specialist areas: medical French, French for tourism and the hotel industry, French for the fashion industry, for diplomacy, for banking and insurance, law and more…

Elfe is a preparation centre for all official French exams (DELF/DALF) and is an examination centre for the TCF – ‘Test de Connaissance du Français (French Knowledge Test).


Ideally located in rue Montmartre in the centre of Paris, the school provides a personalised service, in a friendly, warm atmosphere, encouraging exchanges between people. For a real immersive experience, we have various accommodation solutions available: in a family, at a hotel, in a private apartment or in a youth hostel.

6 good reasons to learn French with Elfe

01. Learning

Intensive French lessons in mini-groups with a maximum of 7 people

02. Availability

Possible start each Monday throughout the year

03. Enthusiasm

A personalised, warm welcome

04. Effective

Stimulating teachingthat is proven to improve our students' skills in the French language

05. Leisure

Cultural activities in order to explore French culture

06. Immersion

Accommodation in Paris, in a family for an immersive experience, in a hotel, a private apartment or youth hostel.

Elfe’s teams are happy to welcome you and offer you the best of Paris, helping you discover the French language and culture.



Elfe hosts students from all over the world, from more than 50 different nationalities !