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French in lieu of Mother Tongue (Singapore)

Course description

  • The French in lieu of Mother Tongue (or French in lieu of Mandarin Chinese) is a special program for primary and secondary school students in Singapore who have been exempted from the mother tongue language (Mandarin, Malay, Tamil). 
  • French Faster has been providing this program since 2007.
  • Students include PRs and Singaporeans exempted from the mother tongue language. 
  • For the year 2016, we had 350+ students from various schools enrolled in our FIMT program.

Our French in lieu course is accepted by all local primary and secondary schools and the MOE (Ministry of Education) in Singapore. It falls under the category "French Tuition with a private tutor".

Registration for French in lieu of Mother Tongue for 2017 is open THROUGHOUT THE YEAR!

From 2017, there will be 10 Classes per Term (instead of 6 classes as before). 

Please take note of the change in Fees per Term. 

Brochures for French in lieu of MT program (2017)

Tuition Fees for 2017

Old fees for 2016 (based on 6 classes per Term) in orange font below are NOT APPLICABLE in 2017

For 2017, there are 10 classes per Term so that our teachers can cover the MOE Syllabus and prepare students adequately for the compulsory MOE end of year exams at Secondary level. 

                    PRIMARY LEVEL 
 Fees/Student/Term
 Total/Term
1 Child taking a private one-to-one class 
$250 (10 classes)
$150 (6 classes) old
$250 (10 classes)
$150 (6 classes) old
2 Siblings taking the class SEPARATELY
$220 (10 classes)
$135 (6 classes) old
$440 (10 classes)
$270 (6 classes) old 
2 Siblings taking the class TOGETHER
$180 (10 classes)
$110 (6 classes) old
$360 (10 classes)
$220 (6 classes) old
                 SECONDARY LEVEL
Fees/Student/Term
Total/Term
1 Child taking a private one-to-one class 
    $375 (10 classes)
    $225 (6 classes) old
$375 (10 classes) 
$225 (6 classes) old
2 Siblings taking the class SEPARATELY
   $330 (10 classes) $200 (6 classes) old
$660 (10 classes)
$400 (6 classes) old
2 Siblings taking the class TOGETHER
 $270 (10 classes)
 $165 (6 classes) old
$540 (10 classes)
$330 (6 classes) old
  • For Primary, per Term: 10 classes x 55min each. 
  • For Secondary, per Term: 10 classes x 1h25min
  • We follow the local Singapore school term (4 terms/year). 
  • Siblings can be put together ONLY IF they are of similar age and levels.
  • All lessons must be pre-paid. Program runs throughout the year (4 Terms in a year).
  • You can pay via online banking or direct deposit at an ATM machine to our Singapore bank account.

Registration date

  • We accept student registration anytime throughout the year. 
  • Registration for 2017 intake is now open.
  • Register NOW to book your preferred slots for this year. 

Online class with a private tutor via Skype

  • The program is delivered online with a private tutorIt is not pre-recorded video lessons. 
  • You can interact with your teacher as in face-to-face.
  • To take this lesson, you need: Computer,  good Internet connection, microphone, speaker, webcam. 
  • The lesson is delivered through Skype (a video-chat program similar to Yahoo Messenger or Gtalk). 
  • Skype is free and easy to install and use. To download Skype: www.skype.com/download
  • We can assist you if you don't know how to set up Skype. 
  • For more details on our online classes, refer to How it Works

Class days, time and duration

  • Lessons are delivered once a week, from Mon-Sun, anytime from 10am to 11pm Singapore. 
  • Each lesson lasts for 55 minutes for Primary and 1h25 minutes for Secondary. 
  • Students can choose their preferred days and time. 
  • We will let you know if your preferred slot is available and we will propose alternative days/time to you. 

Mother or Father can attend for free

  • Either the mother or father & child can attend this program.
  • There is no extra cost for the parent to attend.  
  • You can follow your child's progress and learn French as well. 
  • Parental attendance is optional.  We especially recommend it for young learners (P1 and P2).

Advantages of our online French class

  • You and your child can study in the comfort of your house. 
  • You don't need to waste time commuting to the school. 
  • For a private one-to-one lesson, the course is very cheap.
  • You have the full, undivided attention of the tutor. 
  • You have maximum opportunity to speak French in class!

Our French teachers

  • Our teachers are qualified native French speakers who bilingual in French and English. 
  • Our teachers have good experience teaching French as a French language to children. 
  • Our teachers are well trained to teach using our Accelerated Learning method for faster progress. 

Learning materials

  • We send you the learning materials (pdf documents) before the lesson. 
  • You will need to download and print out the lesson sheets.  
  • The lessons are specifically designed for online learning.  

Course registration letter

  • We will issue you Course Registration Letter after you have completed your registration through payment. 
  • The course registration letter (CRL) will be sent to your email as a pdf attachment. 
  • The CRL is a proof that your child is enrolled in our program. It is accepted by the MOE. 
  • Print out the CRL and submit it to your child’s school/MOE as proof of registration into our FIMT program.

Certificate of Attendance

  • We will issue you a Certificate of Attendance at the end of the School year (not at the end of each Term). 
  • As per MOE requirement, we will clearly state your child's attendance for each Term. 

Terms and Conditions

For details of our Terms and Conditions of service, refer to Terms

Registration & Free Trial Lesson (2017 Intake)

  • To register your child(ren) or book a free trial, click on the French in lieu Registration Form below.
  • If you need the Course Registration Letter ASAP: Send us the Registration Form and make payment to our bank account (sent to you by email) while waiting for your trial lesson to be set up. 
Note:
  • We need a minimum 2-3 days advance notice to set up a FREE Trial Lesson. 
  • We can deliver classes Mon-Sun from 10am-11pm Singapore.
  • If your preferred slot is not available, we will suggest other slots to you. 

French in lieu Registration 2017

French in lieu Course Summary

Approved by the MOE

Delivered online with a tutor via Skype

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Classes available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Student attend classes 4 Terms in a year

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For Primary: 10 classes/term (55min each)

For Secondary: 10 classes/term (1h25min each)

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One parent can accompany the child for FREE

Course Registration Letter provided each Term

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2017 Fees for Primary/child: S$250/term 

2017 Fees for Secondary/child: S$375/term 

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French in lieu of MT program (2016)