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I just took the exam ,and it was realy easy and basic...really no point of stressing over it.
As for the number of classes now its either 120 if ur level of french is ok,meaning you can understand and reply on questions in à very simple way...or 280 h if your knowledge of french is lower of what i mentioned. I had 120 and finished in 1 month and 1 week ...7 h a day 4 days a week.

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Correction about the number of classes ..so :
- DILF ....240h
- DELF....120 / 180 h
So more u know french ,less the number of classes .

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That is GREAT news, thanks for posting your experience! It's reassuring to hear, as well, that you could do all the hours at once, in full-day classes.

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Well most of the people dont work and have no other obligations so the classes start at 08:30h till 17h with 2 breaks for coffee and of course a lunch break. And also they (ur prof.) can be understanding if you have some other obligation or whatever ..they can be flexible . I'm telling you this because in the begining they will tell you that its very strict and that you CAN'T miss a class ,which is nonsence coz people have lives of course .....

So good luck with ur classes and dont worry at all.. and btw ,u'll meet a lot of ppl and it's quite fun
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Yes, I'd also heard that the classes had strict attendance policies...another reason I didn't want to start them before finishing grad school. But it's also good to hear that can be flexible, as well.

I am actually pretty excited about the classes...even if the OFII interview goes well, the plan was to take a few months of classes before starting a job. Everyone here seems to enjoy them quite a bit and it must be one of the best ways to meet people when you first arrive. Plus it would be amazing to be able to hold a real conversation in French!

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Yeah it's a great way to meet ppl and make friends,mainly coz we all are in the same situation - non french and have no or few friends here ,so yes...its great. And other positive thing - nobody there will correct ur grammar which is soooooo annoying when french pop do it

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