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Frequently Asked Questions
1 . How can I know which level I am on?
For complete beginners, please enrol A101 (Adults), T101 (Teenagers) or E101 (Children) directly.
For non-beginner, please take a placement test at our centre, our French teachers will help you to find the most suitable course according to your level.
2 . What are the term dates?
AFHK 2017 Term dates:
Winter: 9 Jan > 26 Mar - Registration from 1st Dec
Spring: 10 Apr > 26 Jun - Registration from 1st Mar
Summer: 17Jul > 24 Sept - Registration from 1st Jun
Autumn 7 Oct > 16 Dec - Registration from 1st Sept
3 . How does the placement test work?
The test is for new learners who have French knowledge. It is a 10-15 minutes oral test to assess your French knowledge. There is a $100 fee for the test. Please make an appointment for the test at our receptions. You will be able to enrol the recommended class (according to availability) right after the test!Contact us
4 . I have stopped the lessons for over 6 months, do I need to take a placement test?
Yes, learners who have stopped their lessons in AF over 6 months are also required to take a placement test.
5 . How can I apply for a certificate of attendance?
You can send an email to email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com with your personal details and the level you would like to apply for. You will be contacted once the certificate is ready for collection.
6 . Can I apply for the Continuing Education Fund for the French course?
Applicants who started their course after 31 July 2014 are NOT eligible to claim reimbursement from CEF.
7 . Can I change my class after registration?
For learners who wish to transfer to another class at the same level due to personal reasons, please apply for class transferal by filling in an application form with your reasons of transferal.
For learners who wish to transfer to a higher level, an approval from the teacher is needed.
Application time for class-transfer is indicated in the STUDENT MEMO which is distributed upon registration. There is a $100 administrative fee for any transfer made after this period.
Please note that all transfers from one course to another will be considered as an individual basis, AFHK reserves the right to accept or reject any such application.
8 . Does AFHK provide any private lesson?
We do organise private cooperate classes however we do not offer any individual class. We offer two-types of classes in general, standard class for 8-16 students and small class for 5-9 students.
9 . Can I reserve a place for the course?
The registration is on a first-come-first-served basis upon full payment. We highly recommend you to register as soon as possible to guarantee a place.
10 . What language will be used in class?
French is the main language in class with the help of English.
11 . Can I go to Jordan/Shatin centre to register a course held at Wanchai centre?
Yes, you can register and pay at all of our centres located in Wanchai, Jordan or Shatin.
12 . Is there any exam during the course?
Yes, there is an internal examination held in the second last lesson for some certain levels, e.g. A103, B1M1U2… You may also check with your teacher.
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