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A1 ELEMENTARY

Be wise and Revise - Elementary 4

WORKSHOPS

Revise the grammar and vocabulary of the Elementary 4 level while honing your listening and speaking skills. This workshop will focus on the tenses covered in Elementary 4: passé composé, passé récent, futur proche and futur simple, ensuring you're poised to start Session 3 with confidence!

Suitable for students who have an Elementary 4 level or higher.



Pace: 2.5 hours over one day
ORDER THIS COURSE:
AF in West End
Monday   6pm ▸ 8:30pm
01 Jul 2024

ELEMENTARY 1 & 2 - EXPRESS

Standard Courses - Twice a week

Welcome to our express Elementary course! Get more bang for your buck and finish 2 courses in one session, at a faster pace (twice a week).

Elementary 1 is your starting point, tailored for absolute beginners eager to embrace French. You will learn fundamental skills such as self-introductions ("Bonjour, je m’appelle Jean"), basic spelling and counting ("un, deux, trois…"), and essential greetings and politeness ("Salut, s’il vous plait, merci beaucoup"). No prior knowledge is necessary; just bring your curiosity and enthusiasm!

Once you've laid the groundwork in Elementary 1, transition seamlessly to Elementary 2, where your French adventure continues with added depth. Explore practical topics like travel and daily life, mastering phrases to navigate French-speaking destinations effortlessly. From asking for directions ("Excusez-moi, où est le musée?") to expressing preferences ("J’aime les escargots"), you'll build confidence for real-world communication.

After completing this course, you can continue your French journey and move on to Elementary 3!

Pace: 2 x 2h per week over 5 weeks (Elementary 1) then 2 x 2h30min per week (Elementary 2) for a total of 45h over 10 weeks

ELEMENTARY 1 - INTENSIVE

Intensive Courses

So you’ve decided you’d like to learn French. You’re an absolute beginner, and don’t know where to start. Elementary 1 is the course for you! This course serves as a bienvenue to the French language. Throughout this course, you will discover the beauty of the French language, and cover the basics, such as introducing yourself and others (Bonjour, je m’appelle Jean), spelling and counting (un, deux, trois…), and general greetings and politeness (Salut, s’il vous plait, merci beaucoup). You’ll also learn how to ask a question, how to communicate, and explain why you are learning French.
This course is designed for complete beginners of French, and no prior knowledge is necessary. After completing this course, you cancontinue your French journey and move on to Elementary 2!
Required textbook: Cosmopolite 1
Recommended book: Grammaire Progressive - Debutant complet (+ Answer book)

ELEMENTARY 1

Standard Courses - Once a week

So you’ve decided you’d like to learn French. You’re an absolute beginner, and don’t know where to start. Elementary 1 is the course for you! This course serves as a bienvenue to the French language. Throughout this course, you will discover the beauty of the French language, and cover the basics, such as introducing yourself and others (Bonjour, je m’appelle Jean), spelling and counting (un, deux, trois…), and general greetings and politeness (Salut, s’il vous plait, merci beaucoup). You’ll also learn how to ask a question, how to communicate, and explain why you are learning French.
This course is designed for complete beginners of French, and no prior knowledge is necessary. After completing this course, you cancontinue your French journey and move on to Elementary 2!
Required textbook: Cosmopolite 1
Recommended book: Grammaire Progressive - Debutant complet (+ Answer book)


Pace: 2 hours per week over 10 weeks

ELEMENTARY 2

Standard Courses - Once a week

So you’ve caught the French bug, and you’re ready to learn more about this belle langue! Elementary 2 can help you on your journey to linguistic greatness. With a focus on travel and vacations, this course will help you to indicate your destination and origin (Excusez-moi, où est le musée?), naming and locating places (Ah, le Métro, génial!), and other general travel enquiries (accommodation, tourist destinations). You will also talk about your family (J’adore ma femme!), describe people’s physical appearance (Leurs yeux sont très beaux), and your likes and dislikes (J’aime les escargots).
This course is designed for students who have completed Elementary 1 or who have been assessed prior to enrolling.
Required textbook: Cosmopolite 1
Recommended book: Grammaire Progressive - Debutant complet (+ Answer book)


Pace: 2.5 hours per week over 10 weeks

ELEMENTARY 3

Standard Courses - Once a week

You’re well underway on your journey to grasp the basics of French! With a focus on the day-to-day, Elementary 3 will help you talk about your passions, hobbies, and dreams (J’aime jouer au foot, c’est mon rêve de jouer pour l'Australie), and learn how to ask for and give the time (Quelle heure est-il? Il est 3h30). Additionally, you will be able to discuss your daily routine including explaining basic health issues (Quand je me suis reveillé ce matin, je me suis fait mal au dos), describing your job (Je travaille dans une usine, j’aime beaucoup!), getting out and about, and suggesting, accepting, and refusing an invitation (Merci mais je suis trop occupé pour participer).
This course is designed for students who have completed Elementary 2 or who have been assessed prior to enrolling.
Required textbook: Cosmopolite 1
Recommended book: Grammaire Progressive - Debutant (+ Answer book)


Pace: 2.5 hours per week over 10 weeks

ELEMENTARY 4

Standard Courses - Once a week

It’s time to reflect and rewind! Elementary 4 will help you talk about your memories from the past and plans for the future. Learn how to draw upon distant past memories, discuss recent experiences, and look forward to future plans (Quand j’étais jeune, je voulais être un pilote). You will also be able to understand a biographical description of someone’s life (Il a grandit à Nantes, puis a démenagé à Paris), and learn how to describe their physical appearance (Ses cheveux sont longs et son nez est petit). Finally, you’ll learn how to give general advice to people, and also how to understand and plan for travel (Nous allons à Nouméa, où est la crème solaire?).
This course is designed for students who have completed Elementary 3 or who have been assessed prior to enrolling.
Required textbook: Cosmopolite 1
Recommended book: Grammaire Progressive - Debutant (+ Answer book)


Pace: 2.5 hours per week over 10 weeks

ELEMENTARY 5

Standard Courses - Once a week

You’ve come this far, and you’ve almost finished the Elementary program! Elementary 5 is designed to go deeper into aspects of topics covered in Elementary 1-4. Touching on travel and vacations, you’ll be able to describe a holiday location and choose your accommodation (Où est le meilleur hôtel à Québec?). You’ll also cover the day-to-day, including talking about the weather (Il pleut depuis deux semaines), food preferences (J’aime les fraises, mais je n’aime pas les pommes), understanding a menu, grocery shopping (Excusez-moi, dans quelle allée se trouve le lait?), and describing sensations and emotions (Quand je pleure, je suis triste et fatigué). Finally, you’ll practise comparing a past situation with the present (Je jouais au golf, mais maintenant, je fais du vélo), and discussing your reading habits.
This course is designed for students who have completed Elementary 4, or who have been assessed prior to enrolling.
Required textbook: Cosmopolite 1
Recommended book: Grammaire Progressive - Debutant (+ Answer book)


Pace: 2.5 hours per week over 10 weeks

ELEMENTARY 6

Standard Courses - Once a week

In the final Elementary level course, it's time to take your French out on the town! Elementary 6 will help you develop the skills to converse whilst shopping and dining out, and to plan your very own soirée. You'll be able to comment on clothes (Quelle jolie chemise rayée!), choose an outfit, and interact with shop assistants (Vous payez par carte?). You’ll learn how to order at a restaurant (Nous allons prendre deux verres de vin) and describe your experience (Les plats sont délicieux, mais les serveurs ne sont pas très agréables). You’ll also organise a social gathering (Je vous invite à fêter l'anniversaire de mon chien!), as well as discuss music, film and theatre (Je n'ai pas aimé le dernier film avec Dany Boon, et toi?).
This course is designed for students who have completed Elementary 5 or who have been assessed prior to enrolling.
Required textbook: Cosmopolite 1
Recommended book: Grammaire Progressive - Debutant (+ Answer book)


Pace: 2.5 hours per week over 10 weeks

French for Travel

FRENCH FOR TRAVEL
Pack your bags and take your passport!
Get holiday-ready with this focussed course designed to prepare you to travel around the Francophone world with confidence.

What will you learn?

All the basic spoken French needed for a successful stay or holiday in a French-speaking country!

- Introduce yourself and ask basic questions
"Bonjour! Je m’appelle Kévin Garnier, et vous?"
- Ask for directions
"Excusez-moi, comment aller au musée du Louvre?"
- Schedules and means of transportation
"J'aimerais acheter un billet de train pour Marseille, s’il vous plaît."
- Shopping
"Combien coûte cette baguette, s'il vous plaît?"
- Dining out
"J’aimerais un verre de Côte du Rhône et un plat du jour, s’il vous plaît."
- Phrases needed in an emergency
"J’ai eu un accident, j'ai besoin d'un docteur."


This class is suitable for beginners. No prior knowledge of French is required.
Pace: 2 hours per week over 4 weeks

Let's go to the Paris Olympic Games! - A1/A2

WORKSHOPS

On your marks, get set, go! An important part of sport is the warm-up — so warm up for the Paris Olympic Games with us in this special workshop! Explore the rich history of the Olympics, learn the vocabulary you need to talk about sports, and discover some exciting new events debuting at the Paris Games this year.

Suitable for students at the end of the Elementary (A1) level and from Upper Elementary (A2) levels. 



Pace: 2 hours over 1 day
ORDER THIS COURSE:
AF in West End
Monday   6pm ▸ 8pm
24 Jun 2024

Où est la boulangerie? - A1

WORKSHOPS

"Où est la boulangerie? Comment on y va?" Learn or review how to ask for directions and identify key locations in a city, such as the post office, train station, or bakery. This class will equip you with the tools to confidently approach locals during your travels in francophone countries.

Suitable for students of the Elementary (A1) level.



Pace: 2 hours over 1 day
ORDER THIS COURSE:
AF in West End
Thursday   10am ▸ 12pm
04 Jul 2024
A2 UPPER ELEMENTARY

Be wise and revise - COD and COI - A2

WORKSHOPS

Do you know the difference between 'le rappeler' (COD) and 'lui rappeler' (COI)? Where do you place the COD and the COI in a sentence? And is it really necessary to know what they are? This workshop will help you clear up all confusions related to this tricky grammar point.

Suitable for students of the Upper Elementary (A2) and beginning of Intermediate (B1) levels.



Pace: 2.5 hours over 1 day
ORDER THIS COURSE:
AF in West End
Tuesday   6pm ▸ 8:30pm
25 Jun 2024

Be wise and Revise - Comparatives

WORKSHOPS

Do you want to speak French mieux? (or is it meilleur...?). When should you use de or que when comparing two things? Clear up any confusion great or small in this workshop all about comparatives.

Suitable for students from Upper Elementary 2 (A2) and onwards.



Pace: 2 hours over 1 day
ORDER THIS COURSE:
AF in West End
Tuesday   6pm ▸ 8pm
02 Jul 2024

Be wise and Revise - Pronoms relatifs A2/B1

WORKSHOPS

If you want to get your meaning across in French, using the right connectors in your sentences is essential. This workshop will help you brush up on those all-important building blocks, the simple relative pronouns (qui, que, quoi, dont, où). In mastering these, you'll level up your language skills!

Suitable for students who have at least an Upper Elementary (A2) level.



Pace: 2.5 hours over 1 day
ORDER THIS COURSE:
AF in West End
Thursday   6pm ▸ 8:30pm
04 Jul 2024

Be wise and Revise - Subjonctive Present - A2/B1

WORKSHOPS

Are you scared when your teacher mentions the subjunctive? Fear no more! Join this workshop focussing on subjonctif présent and learn to tame the beast!

Suitable for students of the Upper Elementary (A2) and Intermediate (B1) levels.



Pace: 2 hours over 1 day
ORDER THIS COURSE:
AF in West End
Wednesday   6pm ▸ 8pm
03 Jul 2024

Be wise and revise - Y and EN - A2

WORKSHOPS

Mastering the French pronouns 'y' and 'en' is essential to understand French conversations and texts. But what is the difference between them? How do you use them correctly? This workshop will help you clear up all confusions related to these tricky pronouns.

Suitable for students of the Upper Elementary (A2) level.



Pace: 2 hours over 1 day

French songs and Conversation - A2/B1

WORKSHOPS

Explore the rich world of French music while enhancing your language skills. You can expect lyrics analysis, cultural insights, and engaging conversations. 

We'll delve into vocabulary, idiomatic expressions, and wordplay. We'll uncover the stories behind various songs, discuss historical events and artists, and interpret song themes—all in French.

Suitable for students of the Upper Elementary (A2) and Intermediate (B1) levels.



Pace: 2 hours per day over 2 days

Let's go to the Paris Olympic Games! - A1/A2

WORKSHOPS

On your marks, get set, go! An important part of sport is the warm-up — so warm up for the Paris Olympic Games with us in this special workshop! Explore the rich history of the Olympics, learn the vocabulary you need to talk about sports, and discover some exciting new events debuting at the Paris Games this year.

Suitable for students at the end of the Elementary (A1) level and from Upper Elementary (A2) levels. 



Pace: 2 hours over 1 day
ORDER THIS COURSE:
AF in West End
Monday   6pm ▸ 8pm
24 Jun 2024

Parlons Français - Conversation A2

Others
Are you looking for an opportunity to practise speaking French with other friendly students? Our Conversation class offers a fun and supportive environment for students to improve their speaking skills and build confidence. The best way to learn a language is to use it in context, so our class is designed around interactive activities and discussions that reflect situations you might encounter in everyday life.
Join us for an engaging and fun class that will take your French speaking skills to the next level!

This class is suitable for students of the Upper Elementary (A2) and beginning of Intermediate (B1) levels. 
Pace: 1 hour per week over 10 weeks

UPPER ELEMENTARY 1

Standard Courses - Once a week

Congratulations, you’ve made it to the next stage of your learning journey: Upper Elementary! Upper Elementary 1 will focus on travel and take you on a virtual trip to France. You’ll learn how to make comparisons (Il y a plus de soleil à Brisbane qu’à Paris), organise a tour (Il faut visiter la Bretagne!), understand information on accommodation (Quel hébergement préférez-vous?), and describe interesting places (Le café des chats est un lieu atypique). You will use all of these skills to plan your ideal imaginary language immersion trip!
This course is designed for students who have completed Elementary 6 or who have been assessed prior to enrolling.
Required textbook: Cosmopolite 2
Recommended book: Grammaire Progressive - Debutant (+ Answer book)


Pace: 2.5 hours per week over 10 weeks

UPPER ELEMENTARY 2

Standard Courses - Once a week

You’ve cleared the hurdle of Upper Elementary 1, and you’re well on your way to mastering the French language! Upper Elementary 2 will focus on employment, life experience, and sport. You’ll learn how to look for a job and understand a job offer (Félicitations, bienvenue dans l’équipe!), as well as how to post a job ad as a business owner (Nous cherchons quelqu’un de motivé). Furthermore, you’ll be able to talk about your experiences (Je suis allé au zoo avec mes amis), and interpret advice and security instructions (Après être entré dans l’appartement, rappelle-toi de verrouiller la porte). Finally, you’ll learn how to plan a sporting weekend (Nous jouerons au foot, au tennis, et nous irons nager), and how to describe an unusual trip you’ve had.
This course is designed for students who have completed Upper Elementary 1 or who have been assessed prior to enrolling.
Required textbook: Cosmopolite 2
Recommended book: Grammaire Progressive - Debutant (+ Answer book)


Pace: 2.5 hours per week over 10 weeks

UPPER ELEMENTARY 3

Standard Courses - Once a week

You’re becoming more and more independent with your French every day! Upper Elementary 3 explores language relevant to both the professional and personal spheres. You'll learn how to nail a job interview by answering formal questions and talking about your professional experience (J'ai obtenu un emploi dans cette compagnie en 2017). You'll also discuss film and TV series (Les séries françaises sont vraiment fantastiques!), describe cultural events (Ce que j'aime à la fête de la Musique, c'est la découverte de l'inconnu!) and learn to answer and interpret a survey about cultural habits. What's more, you'll improve your conversation skills by learning to ask for explanations (Pourquoi aimes-tu tellement les croissants?), expresss a judgement, and give advice (Tu devrais étudier un petit peu tous les jours).
This course is designed for students who have completed Upper Elementary 2 or who have been assessed prior to enrolling.
Required textbook: Cosmopolite 2


Pace: 2.5 hours per week over 10 weeks

UPPER ELEMENTARY 5

Standard Courses - Once a week

You’ve come so far and you’ve almost completed all the Upper Elementary courses! This course focuses on various aspects of daily life. You will learn how to use the imparfait to make a suggestion (Si on allait au musée ce week-end?), you’ll talk about a successful experience, as well as hygiene products and cosmetics (Si tu n’aimes pas ton shampooing, tu peux prendre le mien). You’ll also talk about the past and practice describing a memory (Quand j’étais enfant, j’avais une passion pour la langue française), understanding stories in the past with temporal markers (Avant d’être un magasin de luxe, c’était un simple marché). Finally, you’ll learn to express cause and consequence to justify an argument (C’est grâce à l’éducation que le monde peut s’améliorer).
This course is designed for students who have completed Upper Elementary 4 or who have been assessed prior to enrolling.
Required textbook: Cosmopolite 2
Recommended book: Grammaire Progressive - Intermediaire (+ Answer book)


Pace: 2 hours per week over 10 weeks

UPPER ELEMENTARY 5

Standard Courses - Once a week

You’ve come so far and you’ve almost completed all the Upper Elementary courses! This course focuses on various aspects of daily life. You will learn how to use the imparfait to make a suggestion (Si on allait au musée ce week-end?), you’ll talk about a successful experience, as well as hygiene products and cosmetics (Si tu n’aimes pas ton shampooing, tu peux prendre le mien). You’ll also talk about the past and practice describing a memory (Quand j’étais enfant, j’avais une passion pour la langue française), understanding stories in the past with temporal markers (Avant d’être un magasin de luxe, c’était un simple marché). Finally, you’ll learn to express cause and consequence to justify an argument (C’est grâce à l’éducation que le monde peut s’améliorer).
This course is designed for students who have completed Upper Elementary 4 or who have been assessed prior to enrolling.
Required textbook: Cosmopolite 2
Recommended book: Grammaire Progressive - Intermediaire (+ Answer book)


Pace: 2.5 hours per week over 10 weeks
B1 INTERMEDIATE

Be wise and Revise - Comparatives

WORKSHOPS

Do you want to speak French mieux? (or is it meilleur...?). When should you use de or que when comparing two things? Clear up any confusion great or small in this workshop all about comparatives.

Suitable for students from Upper Elementary 2 (A2) and onwards.



Pace: 2 hours over 1 day
ORDER THIS COURSE:
AF in West End
Tuesday   6pm ▸ 8pm
02 Jul 2024

Be wise and Revise - Marqueurs temporels B1/B2

WORKSHOPS

Are you confused about when to use pendant, durant or pour? You're not alone! Refresh your understanding of temporal markers with this engaging revision workshop.

Suitable for students of the Intermediate (B1) and Upper Intermediate (B2) levels.



Pace: 2 hours over 1 day
ORDER THIS COURSE:
AF in West End
Monday   6pm ▸ 8pm
01 Jul 2024

Be wise and Revise - Pronoms relatifs A2/B1

WORKSHOPS

If you want to get your meaning across in French, using the right connectors in your sentences is essential. This workshop will help you brush up on those all-important building blocks, the simple relative pronouns (qui, que, quoi, dont, où). In mastering these, you'll level up your language skills!

Suitable for students who have at least an Upper Elementary (A2) level.



Pace: 2.5 hours over 1 day
ORDER THIS COURSE:
AF in West End
Thursday   6pm ▸ 8:30pm
04 Jul 2024

Be wise and Revise - Subjonctive Present - A2/B1

WORKSHOPS

Are you scared when your teacher mentions the subjunctive? Fear no more! Join this workshop focussing on subjonctif présent and learn to tame the beast!

Suitable for students of the Upper Elementary (A2) and Intermediate (B1) levels.



Pace: 2 hours over 1 day
ORDER THIS COURSE:
AF in West End
Wednesday   6pm ▸ 8pm
03 Jul 2024

Be wise and Revise - Temps du passé B1/B2

WORKSHOPS

Do you know what is the best tense to describe what you did last week? Come and find out in this workshop! You will revise the best uses of the passé composé, imparfait and plus-que-parfait

Suitable for students of the Intermediate (B1) and Upper Intermediate (B2) levels.



Pace: 2 hours per day over 2 days

CONVERSATION & CROISSANT

Others

How does a buttery alternative to a structured class sound to you? Register for our Conversation & Croissant class, and enjoy your Saturday mornings having a delicious french treat while sipping on coffee and flowing in French conversations!
Our Conversation & Croissant class is a great casual way to immerse yourself in the French language while surrounded by new friends.
Coffee and croissant included.  

This class is suitable for students of the Intermediate (B1) level. 


Pace: 1.25 hours per week over 10 weeks

French songs and Conversation - A2/B1

WORKSHOPS

Explore the rich world of French music while enhancing your language skills. You can expect lyrics analysis, cultural insights, and engaging conversations. 

We'll delve into vocabulary, idiomatic expressions, and wordplay. We'll uncover the stories behind various songs, discuss historical events and artists, and interpret song themes—all in French.

Suitable for students of the Upper Elementary (A2) and Intermediate (B1) levels.



Pace: 2 hours per day over 2 days

INTERMEDIATE 1

Standard Courses - Once a week

You’ve completed all of your Elementary and Upper Elementary coursework, and now it’s time to step into the Intermediate zone! Intermediate 1 will help you talk all about your life in the big city. Learn how to talk about a city’s features and your feelings about them (J’adore les grands immeubles, mais il y a trop de vent dans cette ville), as well as how to identify criteria to help you choose where to live (J’ai besoin d’être proche d’un hôpital) and how to analyse a city’s ranking (Melbourne est magnifique, mais je pense que Montréal est mieux classée). Also learn how to exchange information about accommodation choices (Ne restez pas dans l’auberge près de la gare), and express your wishes and intentions (J’espère devenir célèbre!).
This course is designed for students who have completed Upper Elementary 6 or who have been assessed prior to enrolling.
Required textbook: Cosmopolite 3
Recommended textbook: Grammaire Progressive - Intermediaire (+ Answer book)


Pace: 2.5 hours per week over 10 weeks

INTERMEDIATE 2

Standard Courses - Once a week

Intermediate 1 is behind you, and now you’re well underway into the rest of the program! Intermediate 2 tackles many aspects of life administration, from health, to help, to grievances, to relocation. You’ll learn how to anticipate and deal with health problems (J’ai une douleur dans le bras gauche) and how to understand the formalities of life administration (Vous devez compléter ce formulaire et le remettre à la réception). You’ll also learn how to ask for help (Excusez-moi, comment est-ce que je prends ce bus?), how to write and understand a letter of complaint (Le service dans votre restaurant était terrible), and how to describe similarities and differences between a selection of things.
This course is designed for students who have completed Intermediate 1 or who have been assessed prior to enrolling.
Required textbook: Cosmopolite 3
Recommended textbook: Grammaire Progressive - Intermediaire (+ Answer book)


Pace: 2.5 hours per week over 10 weeks

INTERMEDIATE 3

Standard Courses - Once a week

You're well on your way in developing your intermediate skills, and now it's time to dive deep! Intermediate 3 is designed to help you form strong social connections in French and gain a greater appreciation of cultural differences. You'll learn to talk about hobbies and suggest outings (Et si on allait voir un spectacle?), express agreement and disagreement (Je ne suis pas vraiment convaincue), and talk about familial events. You'll also learn about cultural differences and discover new customs (En Inde, les fêtes de mariage durent entre 3 et 5 jours!).
This course is designed for students who have completed Intermediate 2 or who have been assessed prior to enrolling.
Required textbook: Cosmopolite 3
Recommended textbook: Grammaire Progressive - Intermediaire (+ Answer book)


Pace: 2.5 hours per week over 10 weeks

INTERMEDIATE 4

Standard Courses - Once a week

You're going strong on your French journey so far, let's keep this momentum going! Intermediate 4 uses the theme of the environment and sustainability to explore new language structures and vocabulary. You will talk about sustainable development and community relationships (Comment se confronter aux problèmes de voisinage?), express approval and reservations (C’est une idée intelligente, mais difficile à mettre en place) and debate a controversial subject. You’ll also learn to discuss ecogestures (Je trie mes déchets) and convince someone to take action (Soyez le changement que vous voulez voir!).
This course is designed for students who have completed Intermediate 3 or who have been assessed prior to enrolling.
Required textbook: Cosmopolite 3
Recommended textbook: Grammaire Progressive - Intermediaire (+ Answer book)


Pace: 2.5 hours per week over 10 weeks

INTERMEDIATE 6

Standard Courses - Once a week

In this course, you will discuss traditional and online media and take a look at fake news. You will analyse the front page of a magazine (Que pensez-vous du thème choisi?), compare media (connaissez-vous les médias participatifs?), identify and analyse misinformation (vrai ou faux?), and learn how to gain the attention of an audience (nous nous mettons en scène) by explaining and arguing your opinion. 
This course is designed for students who have completed Intermediate 5 or who have been assessed prior to enrolling.
Required textbook: Cosmopolite 3
Recommended textbook: Grammaire Progressive - Intermediaire (+ Answer book)


Pace: 2.5 hours per week over 10 weeks

INTERMEDIATE 8

Standard Courses - Once a week

Congratulations! You're almost at the end of the intermediate level and you're getting at expressing yourself better each day. In Intermediate 8, you'll be on a whirlwind cultural tour of France as we discuss art, music, architecture and more! Your descriptive skills will be sharpened as you'll learn to compare (à la manière de; ressemble à), express enthusiasm using superlatives (la collection d'art contemporain la plus importante), and make both positive and negative comments (ça ne me dit rien; ça a l'air sublime). You'll also learn some more advanced grammatical points such as double pronominalisation (nous vous recommandons ce film) and using the infinitive to express time passing (après avoir fait l'école, il a été engagé).
This course is designed for students who have completed Intermediate 7 or who have been assessed prior to enrolling.
Required textbook: Cosmopolite 3
Recommended textbook: Grammaire Progressive - Intermediaire (+ Answer book)


Pace: 2.5 hours per week over 10 weeks

Learn French with the News - B1 - with Angeline

Standard Courses - Once a week

Learn French with France’s number one news source!

In this interactive media course, you will improve your listening, conversation, and writing skills by watching news clips from TV5MONDE, the leading French TV channel in the world. This course is perfect for you if you would like to discover French-speaking media and boost your language skills using real-world sources. You will explore topics such as current events, history, pop culture, and more, all while sharpening your French.

In class, we’ll address questions such as:

  • How do French media portray world events?
  • What are the sentence structures and grammatical points used in news excerpts?
  • How can you use these linguistic topics to improve your speaking skills?

Pace: 1.5 hours per week over 10 weeks

Le Tour de France - B1/B2

WORKSHOPS

Get ready for Le Tour de France! We will discuss everything cycling related through fun and engaging documents: bicycle lanes in France, the circuit of the 2024 Tour de France, the jerseys, the big winners, the first Tour de France, cycling at the Olympic Games and more! 

Suitable for students of the Intermediate (B1) and Upper Intermediate (B2) levels.



Pace: 3 hours over 1 day
ORDER THIS COURSE:
AF in West End
Wednesday   5:45pm ▸ 8:45pm
26 Jun 2024

Parlons Français - Conversation A2

Others
Are you looking for an opportunity to practise speaking French with other friendly students? Our Conversation class offers a fun and supportive environment for students to improve their speaking skills and build confidence. The best way to learn a language is to use it in context, so our class is designed around interactive activities and discussions that reflect situations you might encounter in everyday life.
Join us for an engaging and fun class that will take your French speaking skills to the next level!

This class is suitable for students of the Upper Elementary (A2) and beginning of Intermediate (B1) levels. 
Pace: 1 hour per week over 10 weeks

Pouvez-vous répéter? - Listening B1

WORKSHOPS

Listening comprehension can be one of the hardest skills to master, especially when native speakers talk so quickly! Enhance your listening comprehension in this workshop with engaging audio documents. No more headaches trying to decipher what the French speakers say!

Suitable for students of the Intermediate (B1) level.



Pace: 2 hours over 1 day
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AF in West End
Friday   10am ▸ 12pm
28 Jun 2024
B2 UPPER INTERMEDIATE

Be wise and Revise - Marqueurs temporels B1/B2

WORKSHOPS

Are you confused about when to use pendant, durant or pour? You're not alone! Refresh your understanding of temporal markers with this engaging revision workshop.

Suitable for students of the Intermediate (B1) and Upper Intermediate (B2) levels.



Pace: 2 hours over 1 day
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AF in West End
Monday   6pm ▸ 8pm
01 Jul 2024

Be wise and Revise - Temps du passé B1/B2

WORKSHOPS

Do you know what is the best tense to describe what you did last week? Come and find out in this workshop! You will revise the best uses of the passé composé, imparfait and plus-que-parfait

Suitable for students of the Intermediate (B1) and Upper Intermediate (B2) levels.



Pace: 2 hours per day over 2 days

FRENCH HISTORY

Standard Courses - Once a week

Deepen your understanding of French history through its historical figures (including Joan of Arc, Louis XIV, Napoleon Bonaparte) and key periods such as the Hundred Years' War, the Renaissance, the Revolution, the Empire, the Republic, and the Belle Époque. This class offers a rich exploration of France's vibrant past, bringing to life its most influential historical figures and transformative periods through interactive documents and engaging discussions. 

Suitable for students of the Upper Intermediate (B2) and Advanced (C1) levels. 


Pace: 2 hours per week over 8 weeks
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AF in West End
Friday   6pm ▸ 8pm
19 Jul 2024 ▸ 13 Sep 2024

Le Tour de France - B1/B2

WORKSHOPS

Get ready for Le Tour de France! We will discuss everything cycling related through fun and engaging documents: bicycle lanes in France, the circuit of the 2024 Tour de France, the jerseys, the big winners, the first Tour de France, cycling at the Olympic Games and more! 

Suitable for students of the Intermediate (B1) and Upper Intermediate (B2) levels.



Pace: 3 hours over 1 day
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AF in West End
Wednesday   5:45pm ▸ 8:45pm
26 Jun 2024

UPPER INTERMEDIATE 1

Standard Courses - Once a week

You've mastered all of the Intermediate levels and now it's onwards and upwards to Upper Intermediate 1! This course focuses on all things style and cultural trends, as well as helping you to develop the skills for oral debating. What trends do you like? You will discuss different fashion styles and analyse your relation with looks and clothes (Moi, je privilégie des vêtements confortables), learn about new trends around food (Les 'flexitariens' visent à consommer moins de viande mais sans y renoncer totalement) and out-of-the-box holidays (Qu'en pensez-vous des vacances "staycation"?). Finally, you will practise how to coherently argue your opinion in a debate (Même si le tourisme est mauvais pour l'environnement, il est quand même important pour l'économie).
This course is designed for students who have completed Intermediate 8 or who have been assessed prior to enrolling.
Required textbook: Cosmopolite 4
Recommended textbook: Grammaire Progressive - Avancé (+ Answer book)


Pace: 2.5 hours per week over 10 weeks

UPPER INTERMEDIATE 3

Standard Courses - Once a week

If you love to discuss culture, creativity and history, this course is for you! In Upper Intermediate 3, you’ll develop the skills to summarise a book, give your opinion and compare preferences (Pour moi, L’Étranger est le meilleur livre de Camus). You’ll also practise debating (Lequel est préférable: doublage ou sous-titrage?) and describing famous people’s lives, as well as cultural quirks (Le barbecue australien devrait entrer au patrimoine culturel immatériel de l’UNESCO!). Finally, you’ll discuss creative processes and give your opinion on trends in formal and informal registers (Je trouve ridicule de se mettre la pression pour ça).
This course is designed for students who have completed Upper Intermediate 2 or who have been assessed prior to enrolling.
Required textbook: Cosmopolite 4
Recommended textbook: Grammaire Progressive - Avancé (+ Answer book)


Pace: 2.5 hours per week over 10 weeks

UPPER INTERMEDIATE 4

Standard Courses - Once a week

You’ve come so far in your French journey and you’re well on your way towards mastery! With a focus on technology and modern life, Upper Intermediate 4 will help you deepen your communication skills, including describing and commenting on the pros and cons of new technologies and their effects on society (Grâce à la création des vidéoconférences, on peut suivre nos cours de francais depuis n’importe où!). You’ll also learn to develop a particular point of view and argue your case (De ce point de vue, les réseaux sociaux sont une ressource très importante), as well as to express cause and consequence (Je reçois des courriels, donc je suis quelqu’un qui compte).
This course is designed for students who have completed Upper Intermediate 3 or who have been assessed prior to enrolling.
Required textbook: Cosmopolite 4
Recommended textbook: Grammaire Progressive - Avancé (+ Answer book)


Pace: 2.5 hours per week over 10 weeks

UPPER INTERMEDIATE 5

Standard Courses - Once a week

At this point in your journey, you’re ready to dive deep into fascinating conversations! Focusing on the theme of society and social issues, Upper Intermediate 5 will help you express yourself in even more nuanced ways. You will discuss public health in different countries, and take a closer look at the use of gender in the French language. You’ll also practise using subjunctive clauses (Je suis contente que mon professeur m’ait bien expliqué le subjonctif!) as well as the passive voice (Le match a été annulé par le club de football). You’ll also discuss cultural phenomenons including politics and sports, and give nuanced comparisons (Les jeunes communiquent de plus en plus sur les réseaux sociaux).
This course is designed for students who have completed Upper Intermediate 4 or who have been assessed prior to enrolling.
Required textbook: Cosmopolite 4
Recommended textbook: Grammaire Progressive - Avancé (+ Answer book)


Pace: 2.5 hours per week over 10 weeks

UPPER INTERMEDIATE 6

Standard Courses - Once a week

In Upper Intermediate 6, you will learn to use your French skills to discuss important social issues and express your opinions clearly. Within the theme of biodiversity, climate change and social action, you will practise communications skills to provide reports (Le secteur crée aujourd’hui deux fois plus d’emplois pérennes qu la moyenne de l’économie traditionnelle), raise awareness and give recommendations (Nous visons 100% de plastiques recyclés d’ici 5 ans). You will also practise expressing hypotheses and regrets (On aurait dû prévenir le publique).
This course is designed for students who have completed Upper Intermediate 5 or who have been assessed prior to enrolling.
Required textbook: Cosmopolite 4
Recommended textbook: Grammaire Progressive - Avancé (+ Answer book)


Pace: 2.5 hours per week over 10 weeks

UPPER INTERMEDIATE 7

Standard Courses - Once a week

In Upper Intermediate 7, you’ll be diving into conversations about the place of work in our lives, professional culture and careers. You’ll learn about the management practices of French companies, discuss comparisons with your own experience and learn the modes of communication specific to the professional context. You’ll differentiate between direct and indirect speech (On se connait bien / elle dit qu’ils se connaissent bien), as well as standard and familiar registers (Perdre un document / Paumer un document). You’ll practice double pronominalisation to avoid repetition (Vous est-il possible de me la faxer ?), play around with French homonyms (S’est, se, c’est, ses) and learn useful expressions for adding nuance to your point of view (pour autant; sinon… du moins…).
This course is designed for students who have completed Upper Intermediate 6 or who have been assessed prior to enrolling.
Required textbook: Cosmopolite 4
Recommended textbook: Grammaire progressive du Francais - Avance


Pace: 2 hours per week over 10 weeks
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Online on Zoom
Monday   6pm ▸ 8pm
08 Jul 2024 ▸ 09 Sep 2024

UPPER INTERMEDIATE 8

Standard Courses - Once a week

In the final course of Upper Intermediate level, you’re honing the subtleties of French grammar and learning subject-specific vocabulary. In this course, you will discuss education and its development throughout history. You’ll describe the educational model of your country, discuss how it has changed over the years and express opinions on how it could be improved. You’ll describe wishes and goals (C’est une politique qui permette d’ancrer les fondamentaux), and encounter a variety of ways to describe the strength of probability (Il y a des fortes chances; il est peu probable que). You'll also learn some more advanced grammatical points such as suffixes for nominalising verbs into nouns (évoluer / l’évolution) and familiarise yourself with vocabulary for describing tone (ton neutre; ton agacé).
This course is designed for students who have completed Upper Intermediate 6 or who have been assessed prior to enrolling.
Required textbook: Cosmopolite 4
Recommended textbook: Grammaire progressive du Francais - Avance


Pace: 2.5 hours per week over 10 weeks
C1 ADVANCED

FRENCH HISTORY

Standard Courses - Once a week

Deepen your understanding of French history through its historical figures (including Joan of Arc, Louis XIV, Napoleon Bonaparte) and key periods such as the Hundred Years' War, the Renaissance, the Revolution, the Empire, the Republic, and the Belle Époque. This class offers a rich exploration of France's vibrant past, bringing to life its most influential historical figures and transformative periods through interactive documents and engaging discussions. 

Suitable for students of the Upper Intermediate (B2) and Advanced (C1) levels. 


Pace: 2 hours per week over 8 weeks
ORDER THIS COURSE:
AF in West End
Friday   6pm ▸ 8pm
19 Jul 2024 ▸ 13 Sep 2024

LANGUE ET CULTURE

Standard Courses - Once a week
Immerse yourself in the vibrant world of French language and culture through our interactive and engaging French classes. Designed to foster a deep understanding of the language and its rich cultural heritage, our Langue et Culture courses offer a holistic approach to learning that goes beyond grammar and vocabulary.

Whether your goal is to communicate fluently, prepare for international travel, or develop a deeper understanding of Francophone cultures, our courses ensure that you become a well-rounded French language enthusiast with a profound appreciation for the beauty and diversity of the French-speaking world.

Pace: 2 or 2.5 hours per day over 10 weeks

PROFICIENT 9

Standard Courses - Once a week

Proficient level courses focus on different themes each session, using authentic texts to inspire reflection, expand your vocabulary and perfect your linguistic skills in all four core competencies.
Proficient 9 themes:
- 'La fabrique du mâle' (le genre et les inégalités)
- 'À la vie, à la mort' (la naissance et la mort)

This course is designed for students who have completed Proficient 8 or who have been assessed prior to enrolling.
Required textbook: Edito C1


Pace: 2.5 hours per week over 10 weeks

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$517.75 AUD

Early Bird Session 3 Adults 2024: $27.25 off
Normally: $545
Code: 2024S3E2MC


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