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The Starter FIDE Course

Prepare for your A1 French fide exam with the following 20 every-day topics in French (Immediate Access)

The FIDE VIP Course

Prepare for your A1 French fide exam with the following 20 every-day topics in French + 20 hours of One to One consultations.

The Premium FIDE Course

Premium course includes interactive self-study content + 20 Hours of Group Coaching Sessions + Flash Cards (Hard Copy) + 109 Interactions/Situations Audio Course.

The FIDE Flash Cards (Hard Copy)

Easy fide (A1) Flash Cards (Hard Copy)

109 situations you need to know for the French fide exam

Everything you need to learn for the beginner (A1) French fide exam is in this box.

The FIDE Audio Course

Easy fide (A1) Audio Course. Immediate Access On Purchase.

109 situations you need to know for the French fide exam

Everything you need to learn for the beginner (A1) French fide exam is in this box.

The Language Jungle Tote Bag

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Achieve French Competency for Study, Work or Travel

French proficiency is a critical skill compulsory language requirement for all non-EU nationals who must renew their residence permit in Geneva.

Eight in every 10 persons entering Switzerland struggle with even the most basic French interactions. Unable to fully connect with the scenic and buzzing lifestyle transition, many feel like they are missing out on life. Yet Switzerland is a perfect home for couples looking to raise their children and find community.
The Français, Italiano, Deutsch in Switzerland (FIDE) exams are part of the Swiss programme for promoting the linguistic integration of foreigners into Switzerland.

Fide lessons

Study key fide topics that are a pre-set component of the exam.

Digital Flash cards

Vocabulary practice starts with the visual and auditory flash card experience that make learning words easy-peasy.

Drag and drop exercises

Placing vocabulary into long-term memory is far from easy. Drag and drop exercises support learning by heart.

Dictation

Practice your listening and writing skill all at once so that you get a feel for the language.

Quiz

At the end of each lesson there is a quiz that makes sure that the vocabulary and sentences have really been learned by heart!

Interactive Animated Videos

Watch and role play fide exam topics so that at the exam and in real life you can speak confidently.

Pronunciation classes

Correct pronunciation is critical to being understood. Practicing pronunciation is a key element in our course.

Fill in the blanks

Practice correct word order and learn practical sentences that are essential in the preparation of the fide exam.

Memory games

Learning is not always serious. Let’s have fun while learning vocabulary!

How Well Do You Know FIDE Test?

Quiz Time !

Click on the link below and test how well do you know the fide test.

Are You a Non-Swiss National Living in Geneva?

Every year, over 15,000 people of foreign origin, who cannot speak a single word of French or can only struggle with a few disjointed phrases, arrive in Geneva with their spouses and families.

On average, they will spend the next 2 years struggling to attain the B1 level French and a majority will not come close to succeeding. The Language Jungle, a Swiss French School, is teaching classes in Geneva and across the Suisse Romande through a blended learning pedagogy that drastically reduces the time it takes to learn French. Individuals looking to study, work, or travel to Switzerland can receive adequate language competency support for French.

FIDE Flash Cards (Hard Copy)

Easy fide (A1) Flash Cards (Hard Copy)

109 situations you need to know for the French fide exam.

All 11 official fide topics included: Housing, Children, Work, Job Search, Administration, Media & Leisure-time, Mobility, Purchasing, Post & Banking & Insurance, Health, Training.

Our Two Fold Strategy

The Language Jungle operates a two-fold strategy by:

  • Providing innovative and affordable French courses that help our clients become proficient speakers in a shorter time frame as usual.
  • A blended learning strategy that guarantees success at the Fide exams.
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The FIDE Audio Course

Easy fide (A1) Audio Course. Immediate Access On Purchase.

109 situations you need to know for the French fide exam

Everything you need to learn for the beginner (A1) French fide exam is in this box.

Our Experts

Our team is made up of passionate and Fide certified French trainers and Celta & Delta certified English trainers who are committed to quality language course development and innovative teaching practices.

Anna Born, who leads the team of three women, is a teacher known for her strong communication, pedagogy, and problem-solving methods. The team is built on core value of novelty, authenticity, and innovation as tools for making the learning process exciting, and flexible.

The Language Jungle team is driven by a need to transform the learning experience into a genuine, liberating, and empowering one. Learners are exposed to a process that allows them to freely express themselves, overcome mistakes, and work through mental blocks that hinder their language competency. Ultimately, the language learner would find the support of a team that helps them become appreciative of their new home country and language.

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FAQ

What does fide stand for?

fide stands for “French, Italian, German in Switzerland” and is the Swiss program for the promotion of language integration. The didactic approach of fide is based on principles such as teaching language within the context of everyday language use depending on the needs of participants

What does the fide test certify?

The fide test certifies oral and written language skills in one of the three national languages in Switzerland. Oral and written skills are assessed separately and a language passport is issued at the achieved A1, A2 or B1 level. The language passport certifies linguistic levels for residence or settlement permit, naturalization or for job search.

How much does the fide exam cost?

The Oral exam (Speaking and Understanding) costs CHF 170. The Written exam (Reading and Writing) costs CHF 120. The Full Assessment (Oral and Written exam) costs CHF 250 CHF.

Where can I take the fide exam?

The fide exam can be taken at various centers in Switzerland, the administration will provide full support with registration.

When do I receive the evaluation results?

The Language Passport and test results are sent by post approximately 4 weeks after the test.

What linguistic levels are tested by the fide exam?

There are three levels tested at the fide exam based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. A1, A2, B1. 


I have been following Anna’s classes for two and a half years with success. I needed to improve my speaking skills, which I have managed to do.

I really appreciate her classes thanks to Anna’s dynamism and her application of language to everyday subjects (which I missed). There is a very good atmosphere in her class and this is a very important point for me.”

Oliver Martel, FIDE Student.

“Anna is an energetic teacher. Thanks to her playful methods and her great sense of humour, she helps us to progress and reach our goals while having fun!”

Nadja Kessi-Ruch, FIDE Student.

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