Adult Education


The French American School of Tampa Bay offers group lessons for adults interested in improving their speaking and writing skills or simply trying to keep up with their kids!


Group Classes

2022 – 2023 School Year

During the 2022 – 2023 school year, we are once again pleased to offer Adult French Education, with instruction by our FASTB teacher, Emmy Decker.  Due to COVID-19-related restrictions on entry to our building, our classes will be held online via Zoom.

First semester: One class per week for 13 weeks, beginning the week of September 13th and ending the week of December 18th.  Semester cost: $325 per person plus $60 for the class textbook and workbook.

Second Semester: One class per week for 13 weeks, beginning January 10th, 2022, and ending the week of May 2nd, 2023.  Semester cost: $325 per person plus $60 for the class textbook and workbook (unless purchased in the first semester).

 Spring Semester Class schedule:

Tuesdays 5-6:30 pm: Intermediate (A2+)

Tuesdays 6:30-8 pm: Beginner

The syllabus for each class emphasizes four important skills to be gained:
Oral Comprehension, Written Comprehension, 
Oral Expression and Written Expression

  • Grammatical points with explanations and application exercises
  • Vocabulary
  • Phonetics and repetition of different sounds
  • Conversation and practice of dialogues between the students
  • Cultural experience

2023 – 2024 School Year

If you are interested in joining us for the upcoming Fall and Spring semesters, please email Emmy Decker:

We offer French classes from complete beginner to advanced each semester; the day and time are chosen depending on the participant’s availability. Classes may return to an in-person class setting or will be on Zoom – once again, depending on participants’ preferences.


Coming soon – French movie nights! Enjoy an evening filled with snacks, drinks and the opportunity to socialize in French and English. Plus, see a great French movie! All films will be in French with English subtitles.