A full session of French language classes begins Jan. 12 for the Alliance Française de la Nouvelle-Orléans. In some cases, tuition discounts are offered until Jan. 5.

Classes are offered at several locations including the alliance headquarters at 1519 Jackson Ave., New Orleans.

“We’ll be offering our traditional classes for true beginners who want to start learning for the first time, as well as new classes such as creative writing in French and Cajun French through song,” said Aurelie Champvert, executive director of the Alliance Française. “We’ll also be offering classes at new locations, such as at the Goldring-Woldenberg Jewish Community Center in Metairie. And last but not least, after many requests, we’re launching French classes for kids.”

Beginner French and French for travelers will be taught in the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Building at the Goldring-Woldenberg Jewish Community Center, 3747 West Esplanade Ave., Metairie.

French for kids will be taught at the Thibodeaux School of Music, 2436 Valence St., New Orleans.

French for parents will be taught at the Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans, 5951 Patton St., New Orleans.

French/Martinican award-winning author Fabienne Kanor will teach creative writing in French at the Alliance Française, 1519 Jackson Ave., New Orleans.

Acadian French specialist Robert Desmarais Sullivan will teach Cajun French through song at the Alliance Française, 1519 Jackson Ave., New Orleans.

Information on all courses and registration is available at af-neworleans.org.