Terms & Conditions​

Terms and conditions

The French As You Like It TEAM will make sure you will feel comfortable and delighted about your French classes. If you have specific needs, please let us know and we will do our best to meet your requirements.

The wearing of masks is compulsory for all lessons at our school

Payments and cancellations

In order to book a private French teacher or reserve a place in our group classes it’s necessary to pay a deposit of 50% of your initial course fees in advance, with the remaining 50% due by your 4th class.

You may pay by credit card or bank transfer online, or by cheque payable in Euro’s, cash or credit card at the school reception.

If you need to cancel your classes for any reason, after you have paid, we will issue you a voucher for untaken time valid for 18 months or you may transfer your lessons to a next of kind

Once you’ve made the deposit, we’ll reserve your teacher or your placement in our classes and you’ll receive a confirmation email. We’ll then get in touch very quickly to introduce you to your teacher and confirm your lesson schedule and location.

Duration of Contract

Each contract shall set the terms of the French course, including start and end dates, rates and schedule. All contracts expire 1 year after the date of your first lesson. After 1 year the student is not eligible to receive a refund for any remaining lessons. FAYLI reserves the right to cancel a course, to offer alternative dates or venues, and to make changes to course arrangements as required.

Lesson Cancellation & Rescheduling

Student cancellation of a French class is accepted without penalty if made at least 24 hours prior to the scheduled start time. If cancellation is received within less than 24 hours, the student will be charged at the regular rate.

Late Enrollment

There is no final registration date for courses or Private lessons, but it is advisable to book at least 1 month before the course starting date to ensure your spot.


If your teacher is delayed and arrives late for a lesson, the time lost will be added to the end of the lesson or to the following lesson. If you are delayed, our teachers will wait for you for 20 minutes from the scheduled start time. We will try to contact you but if you haven’t arrived within this time, the lesson will be missed and unfortunately cannot be refunded.

Class Expenses

Private French lessons are sometimes given in cafés or other exhibition, museums around Paris. When applicable the student will pay for both his and the teacher’s expenses br>
If you are taking French lessons at our school, along with all class material and support, refreshments, Fresh water, tea and coffee are provided free of charge.


French As You Like It is insured by Hiscox for its teaching activity at the school and around Paris. Parents of minor will have to sign a discharge of liability for their children outings during the class.

We urge students to purchase travel insurance to cover medical, repatriation and other costs in the case of an accident or emergency.

Limitation of Liability

The student releases and discharges in full contractors of French As You Like It from any and all liability whatsoever resulting from injury that may be sustained during their French lesson.

Privacy Policy

We keep absolutely confidential all personal information you provide to us when using our website, including your name, email/postal address and telephone number. We use your personal information for purposes related and relevant to your French lessons.

Photography & Videography

FAYLI reserves the right to use photographs taken during courses to illustrate its promotional material. If you do not want your photo to appear in this material, please let us know when registering.

Competent Jurisdiction and Applicable Law In the event of litigation, the courts of the Paris judicial district shall be solely competent to determine any dispute.