Learn French in Orange County

French-TeacherThe Orange County Lingual Institute is the premier language school in Orange County, offering French classes for all levels of California students. The French courses are taught at our new Orange County facility next to the South Coast Plaza and the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa at a cost of $245 per eight-week term. Formerly the Orange County branch of the Beverly Hills Lingual Institute, we take pride in offering Orange County’s premier French language instruction using highly educated native-speaking teachers and university text books. French language tutors are also available for private instruction and corporate programs.

When you want to learn French in Orange County, the award-winning Orange County Lingual Institute at South Coast Plaza is your best choice.

French Workshops – Orange County Schedule

We are offering workshops this summer in Orange County. The workshops include language fundamentals, conversation practice, and pronunciation. Workshops are open to both new & current students but require a intermediate level of French proficiency. Please view our brochure for more details and call us (714) 662-5400 when you’re ready to sign up!

PronunciationReview rules, sounds, articulation & intonation8/31/19 (Sat)10:30am - 3:00pm

French Classes – Orange County Schedule

We offer the most comprehensive schedule for Orange County French Classes. We have a level and time right for you. From beginning to advanced, all classes meet once a week for 80 minutes during each eight-week term. Below are the scheduled French language classes.

Spring I Term (3/4/24 - 5/2/24)Spring II Term (5/6/24 - 6/27/24)
Beg IT10:30a In-PersonBeg ITh12:00p In-Person
Beg IM6:00p In-PersonBeg IT6:00p In-Person
Beg IIM12:00p In-PersonBeg IIT10:30a In-Person
Beg IITh7:35p In-PersonBeg IIM6:00p In-Person
Int IW10:30a In-PersonBeg II+M12:00p In-Person
Int IIW12:00p In-PersonBeg II+Th7:35p In-Person
Int IIIT7:35p In-PersonInt II+W12:00p In-Person
Int IVM10:30a In-PersonInt V+M6:00p Online
Int IVTh6:00p In-PersonInt V+T12:00p Online
Int VIW6:00p In-PersonAdv-0Th6:00p Online
Int IV+M6:00p OnlineAdv-0M10:30a Online
Int V+T12:00p OnlineInt VIT10:30a Online
Adv-0Th6:00p OnlineAdv-0T12:00p In-Person
Adv-0M10:30a OnlineAdv-1Th12:00p Online
Int VIT10:30a OnlineAdv-1T6:00p Online
Adv-0T12:00p In-Person
Adv-1Th12:00p Online
Adv-1T6:00p Online

If your learning level and preferred time is not shown, please call; we often add beginning classes after the schedule is published in order to accommodate the higher demand to learn French. Alternatively, you can select a semi-private French class or private French lessons to learn French at any level. Please note that the Little Lingual class for children ages 6-11 meets for 60 minutes each week and costs $250 per term.

Why you should enroll in our Costa Mesa French Classes

French-TutorOur French language school hires and keeps exceptional teachers, creating a dedicated student body and a supportive atmosphere for learning French. Being surrounded by other students who are interested in the French language and culture reinforces an individual’s interest and motivation, and learning together creates a pleasant and exciting educational experience. The faculty and French courses at the Orange County Lingual Institute are proven effective and extremely popular with Orange County-area residents.

Come enjoy the French learning experience that many others in the Orange County area have discovered, including people from the communities of Costa Mesa, Anaheim, Santa Ana, Irvine, Huntington Beach, Garden Grove, Orange, Fullerton, Mission Viejo, Westminster, Newport Beach, Buena Park, Lake Forest, Tustin, Yorba Linda, San Clemente, Laguna Niguel, La Habra, Fountain Valley, Placentia, Rancho Santa Margarita, Aliso Viejo, Cypress, Brea, Stanton, San Juan Capistrano, Dana Point, Laguna Hills, Seal Beach, Long Beach, and other nearby cities. Come experience high-quality French courses in Orange County.

French-languageIf you are not based in our area, we are proud to recommend the following French language schools that teach French and many other languages with a comprehensive well-rounded and high-quality approach to teaching in a small classroom environment:

Beverly Hills, CA: Beverly Hills Lingual Institute
Monterey, CA: Monterey Institute

Additional Information

French is one of the most international languages in the world. Spoken in the home country of France and in many former French Colonies, French is a popular second language useful for the arts, travel, and fine living experiences. For many years French has been one of the the most popular languages taught at the Orange County Lingual Institute. We have a very robust French Language program that has guided hundreds of people to higher levels of fluency. It truly is a combination of the best French teachers, the best textbooks, and a great learning environment. When you are looking for the best French Classes in Orange County you must start with the Orange County Lingual Institute.

French Links:

Consulate General of France in Los Angeles
French Tourist Office
Longwalking – Learning French

Susan S.
October 18, 2023

I highly recommend the O.C. Lingual Institute. I have attended several semesters of Spanish classes on-line with Areli as my instructor. Areli is an...
Alisa A.
July 3, 2023

Excellent classes, small class sizes, great professor and great administration.
Phia S.
January 12, 2023

After moving to a bigger city, I am adoring all of the amenities OC has to offer; OC Lingual institute being high on the list! I speak conversational...
Kolya I.
August 6, 2019

Absolutely cosmopolitan selection of languages and people on offer with excellent service and wonderful teachers. I would recommend this place to anyone seeking to learn another language
Amin P.
August 6, 2019

Clean and luxury environment, very great, kind and professional teachers...I got the accent reduction class it was so useful.
Henriette H R.
August 11, 2019

Great teachers. Amazing staff supports. Best location in oc. Convenient and safe parking. Classes are rich in contents and appropriate. The private classes are reasonably priced and very very practical. Highly recommended.
Monica D.
June 20, 2019

I have been going to OCLI for nearly a year, and I have enjoyed the experience of learning new languages with awesome, effective, and welcoming instructors and staff. Learning languages is important to me and I am so grateful this incredible resource is available to Orange County.
Judy T.
April 4, 2019

The teachers are excellent and the staff is efficient and friendly. The school is very well run and organized. My husband and I take classes there are we both impressed with the quality of instruction and the administration staff. The parking is convenient and the school validates the parking for the time in class. We would recommend this school for language students.
Dianne P.
August 3, 2018

Wonderful place to learn a new language. They offer many language classes. Native speaking teachers with great experience of teaching. The staff are very helpful and friendly. Strongly recommend !!!