ADULT LEARNERS

From beginner to more advanced,
learn or perfect your French!


Standard classes.

Our standard classes are based on one-year learning for each level.
We have seven different levels (below).

Classes start on February each year.
It may be possible to join mid-term or mid-year, please, make sure to contact us. 

PRICING:  
For all our standard classes, it is $280 for one term
For workshops and short classes, refer to the course as it is a case by case pricing. 


1. Beginners 


A1 level 

Learn the basics of French from greetings to every day expressions and topics. 


Classes on Wednesday and Thursday evenings



2. Continuing Beginners

A1 level 

Talk about every day life, speak about yourself and your immediate environment in a simple way.

Classes on Thursday evenings


3. Elementary


A2 level

Talk about your every day life, routine and discuss about various topics in short conversations.

Classes on Tuesday evenings


4. Intermediate 1

A2 level 

Talk about your every day life, routine and discuss about various topics in short conversations.


Classes on Wednesday evenings.


5. Intermediate 2

B1 level 

Discuss and talk about a large range of topics in a range of different contexts, give and seek for opinions.


Classes on Tuesday evenings.


6. Advanced


B1 level 

Discuss and talk about a large range of topics in a range of different contexts, give and seek for opinions

Classes on Tuesday afternoons. 

Workshops and short classes

Short classes

Conversational French
(Practise your speaking skills from Elementary level)
Classes on Saturday mornings

Français Renforcé
(Maintain/Perfect your Frenh for Advanced level)
Classes on Tuesday afternoons. 

Workshops

Pronunciation workshops. TBC

Conjugation workshops
(workshops depend on the level). TBC


Cultural workshops
(Various topics)
TBC


Last, but not least, if you are unsure about your level, check out our "What is my level page?".



Order a course

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From complete beginner to more advanced, learn French at your own pace.  


 

Select a level

Available Courses: 2

Beginners

  • This is a year-long course subdivided into four terms of 9 weeks.
  • No previous knowledge of French is required.
  • Material required
    • Material to take notes during the class
    • The textbook and workbook Alter ego 1 - available for purchase with the Alliance de Newcastle when enrolling to the course.
    • Weekly lessons/notes are sent by e-mail by the teacher
  • Work required from students between classes: Weekly homework and/or revise the work done in class.
Available Courses: 2

French Summer course - for UoN students

This course is an intensive revision course based on the textbook Totem. 

You will review all the important and necessary grammar, conjugation and vocabulary covered during the year

Available Courses: 1

Continuing Beginners

  • This is a year-long course subdivided into four terms of 9 weeks.
  • Students wishing to enrol in this course should have completed the beginners course or equivalent.
  • Material required for the course:
    • Material to take notes during the class
    • Textbook and workbook "Alter Ego 1" - available for purchase with the Alliance de Newcastle when enrolling to the course.
    • Weekly notes/lessons are sent via e-mail by the teacher.                                               
  • Work required from students between classes: Weekly homework and/or revise the work done in class.
Available Courses: 2

Elementary

  • This is a year-long course subdivided into four terms of 9 weeks.
  • Knowledge of  French required: Students wishing to enrol in this course should have completed the Continuing beginners course or equivalent.
  • Material required for the course:
    • Weekly lessons are sent via e-mail.
    • Textbook "Alter Ego 1" - available for purchase with the Alliance de Newcastle when enrolling to the course.
  • Work required from the student between classes: Some weekly homework will be given
Available Courses: 1

Intermediate 1

  • The Intermediate 1 course is a  year-long course subdivided into four terms of 9 weeks.
  • To enrol in this course, students should have completed the Elementary course or equivalent.
  • Material required for the course:
    • Material to take notes during the class
    • Textbook and workbook "Alter Ego 2" - available for purchase with the Alliance de Newcastle when enrolling to the course.
    • Weekly notes/lessons are sent via e-mail by the teacher.                                               
    Work required from students between classes: Weekly homework and/or revise the work done in class.
Available Courses: 1

Intermediate 2

  • The Intermediate 2 course is a  year-long course subdivided into four terms of 9 weeks
  • To enrol in this course, students should have completed the Intermediate 1 course or equivalent.
  • Weekly notes are sent by the teacher.
  • Material required for the course:
    • Material to take notes during the class
    • Textbook and workbook "Alter Ego 2" - available for purchase with the Alliance de Newcastle when enrolling to the course.
    Work required from students between classes: Weekly homework and/or revise the work done in class.



Available Courses: 1

Advanced

  • This is a year-long course subdivided into four terms of 9 weeks
  • Students wishing to enrol in this course should have completed the Intermediate course or equivalent
  • Material required for the course:
    • Material to take notes in class
    • The textbook and Workbook Alter Ego 3 - Available for purchase with the Alliance de Newcastle when enrolling to the course.
    • Weekly notes supplied by the teacher
  • Work required from students between classes: Weekly homework and/or revise the work done in class.
Available Courses: 1

Français Renforcé

« Français Renforcé' is NOT a standard class following a textbook. It relies
instead on sharing the individual exploration of the news, readings, video watching, personal experiences, etc and is complemented by articles and activities extracted mainly from Bien-dire magazine.

This class is based on themes from magazines and other resources.

  • Length of course: It is a 9 weeks course, each class goes for 2 hours.
  • Knowledge of  French required: Advanced
  • Material required for the course: Subscription to the Bien-Dire Magazines
  • Work required from the student between classes: Revisions or reading material


  • No course available for this selection

    Beginners - Intensive French Revisions

    Our 3-day immersion course is designed for
    - students who have completed Beginners level or
    - who are enrolled in Continuing Beginners or
    - who have completed our French for Travellers 1 course. 

    This course is a workshop where you will revise, review and practise most of the important notions of the Beginner level. 

    No course available for this selection

    Café blabla - HSC Beginners level

    This course is designed for students in year 12 doing French Beginner for the HSC. 

    The objective of the course is to prepare you to the HSC speaking exam.

    In a relaxed environment, with a native French speaker, practise and improve your speaking and pronunciation skills. Working on questions you could be asked for your HSC exam, become more confident speaking French! 

    No course available for this selection

    Café blabla - HSC Continuers level

    This course is designed for students in year 12 doing French Continuers for the HSC. 

    The objective of the course is to prepare you to the HSC speaking exam.

    In a relaxed environment, with a native French speaker, practise and improve your speaking and pronunciation skills. Working on questions you could be asked for your HSC exam, become more confident speaking French! 

    No course available for this selection

    Pronounciation workshop

    If you are a beginner or continuing beginner student or if you are experiencing some difficulties with your French pronunciation, don't hesitate to enroll to this workshop!

    You will learn about :
    - the way to pronounce each letter and a combination of letters,
    - the specificity of French pronunciation (mute h, accents etc)
    - and a lot more....
    About the workshop

    No course available for this selection

    French For Travellers

    Planning a trip to France or a French speaking country?

    French for Travellers is the perfect start to learn some practical French adapted to situations you may encounter in your travellings.
    An introductory short course to help you with your French before taking off!


    No course available for this selection

    Conversational French

    « Conversational French » is an informal group discussion. Each week, you will speak about various topics in French with other students and a native teacher.

    It is not like a "standard" class but a discussion group.

    • Length of course: It is a 8 weeks course, each class goes for 1h30.
    • Knowledge of  French required: Elementary level is a minimum.
    • Material required for the course: None
    • Work required from the student between classes: None


    No course available for this selection

    WORKSHOPS

    We offer various workshops along the year.
    By clicking on the workshops you will see the list of workshops currently available for enrolment.

    We have Conjugation, grammatical and pronunciation workshops during the year. 

    We also have FOCUS workshops for more advanced levels.

    This list will be updated regularly on our website. Don't hesitate to check. 






    Contact us

     contact@afnewcastle.com.au

    Please note that there is no office hours. 

    Alliance Française de Newcastle

    PO Box 505
    Jesmond, NSW 2299

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