CALENDAR AND TIMETABLE  



FRENCH CLASSES IN 2022: important dates


All our adult and children classes will start from Monday 31st of January 2022. 

TERM 1 : Monday 31st of January to Saturday 2nd of April.

Due to current circumstances, we have decided to postpone Term 1 for children - The new dates are Start of Term 1 Monday 07/02/2022 to Saturday 09/04/2022.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, we have decided to postpone the start of the Teenager class to 16th of February and the start of the Club Ado to the first or second week of March. More information will be available mid-February. Don't hesitate to contact us. 

TERM 2: Tuesday 26th of April to Saturday 25th of June.

Note : There will be no classes conducted on Monday  25th of April and Monday 13th of June. Classes will respectively be rescheduled on the 27th of June and the 4th of July. 

TERM 3: Monday 18th of July to Saturday 18th of September.

TERM 4: Monday 10th of October to Saturday 10th of December.

Most of our classes are back Face-to-Face but some others will be a mix of online and F2F sessions during the term. 

Please check the COMMENT section under the course of your choice for more information on the format or contact us. 



Timetable 2022
For adult classes 

Standard courses

This year, most of our classes are back Face-to-Face (referred as F2F).

Some classes will remain partially be a mix of Face-to-Face and online sessions. Please, see details below for each course.

For our adult classes located at the University of Newcastle, you can access the map here to find where the Behavioural sciences buildings is situated.
For our classes at Level 1, 799-803 Hunter Street, Newcastle West, you can access the map here.  The office is located upstairs (once you are on level 1, it is the door facing the stairs). 

Most of our classes require a textbook. Click here to purchase the textbooks. 

Name of the course - Level  Days and time
   Beginners course
    • 1 Group on Monday evenings, from 6pm to 8pm - F2F
      at Level 1, 799-803 Hunter Street 
    • 1 Group on Wednesday evenings, from 6pm to 8pm - 6 F2F and 3 online sessions 
      at Level 1, 799-803 Hunter Street
      Online classes on 02/03, 16/03 and 23/03
    • 1 Group on Thursday mornings, from 10am to 12pm - F2F 
      at Level 1, 799-803 Hunter Street. 
       Continuing Beginners course
    • 1 Group on Monday evenings, from 6pm to 8pm - F2F
      at Level 1, 799-803 Hunter Street
    • 1 Group on Thursday evenings, from 6pm to 8pm F2F
      Callaghan campus / W308
           Elementary course
        •  1 Group on Thursday evenings, from 6pm to 8pm -  F2F
           at Level 1, 799-803 Hunter Street
           Intermediate 1 course
        • 1 Group on Tuesday evenings, from 6pm to 8pm -  F2F
          at Level 1, 799-803 Hunter Street
           Intermediate 2 course
        • 1 Group on Wednesday evenings, from 6pm to 8pm -  3 F2F and 6 online sessions
          at Level 1, 799-803 Hunter Street, 
          F2F classes on: 02/02, 02/03 and 16/03 
           Advanced 1 course
        • 1 Group on Tuesday afternoons,  from 3.45pm to 5.45pm -  5 F2F and 4 online sessions
          at Level 1, 799-803 Hunter Street
          F2F classes on: 08/02, 22/02, 08/03, 22/03, 29/03

        Focus courses and workshops

        FOCUS COURSES AND WORKSHOPS 

        Name of the course - Level Days and time
           French for Travellers 1 course
        • We have received some interest to open a class in Term 1 on Tuesday evenings, from 6pm to 8pm. If you are interested, please contact us. We will open enrollment once we have reached a group of 5 students. 
           Conversational French courses
           (8 weeks long)
        • 1 Group Conversation - Intermediate level on Saturday from  9am to 10:30am (Location to be confirmed) 
        • 1 Group Conversation niveau avancé on Tuesday from 2pm to 3.30pm - 4 F2F and 4 online sessions 
          The F2F sessions are at Level 1, 799-803 Hunter Street on 08/02, 22/02, 08/03, 22/03
           Pronunciation workshop
        • TBC
          Grammatical and conjugation workshop
          (1h30) 
        • TBC
           Speed talking - from beginners to intermediate 
         (1h30)
        • TBC

        TUTORING GROUP

        Tutoring group - Level  Days and Time 
        Intermediate 3
        For students who have finished the Intermediate 2 level and have passed the placement test to move up to the next level. 
        • Monday evenings, from 6pm to 7.30pm 
          5 sessions in one term (fortnightly) 
          2 sessions online and 3 sessions F2F 
          F2F sessions at Level 1, 700-803 Hunter Street on 31/01, 28/02 and 14/03
          Online sessions : 14/02 and 28/03



        For children's and teenagers' classes 

        Name of the course - Level Days and time
          Éveil - 18months to 3 years old
        •    1 Group on Tuesday mornings, from 10am-11am - Parent or guardian must stay 
          at Level 1, 799-803 Hunter Street, Newcastle West
          
          Trampoline classes - 3 to 6 years old

        (Parents do not stay during the class, so children must be ready to participate without the presence of a parent/guardian). 
        • 2 Groups on Saturday mornings,
          from 8.15am to 9am,
          at Level 1, 799-803 Hunter Street, Newcastle West.
          Les grands classes - 7 to 12 years old


        • 1 Group on Tuesday afternoons, from 4.30pm to 5.30pm at Level 1, 799-803 Hunter Street, Newcastle West
        • 1 Group on Thursday afternoons, from 3pm to 4pm at Newcastle East Public School, (TBC)
        • 1 Group on Friday afternoons,
          from 3 pm to 4 pm at Saint Joseph Hall, The Junction
        • 2 Groups on Saturday mornings,
          from 9.15am to 10.15am  at Level 1, 799-803 Hunter Street, Newcastle West

          
          Les Francophones Classes
        for children with a French-speaking background

        "Les petits Francophones" for students between 3 and 6 years old. 

        "Les grands francophones" for students between 7 and 12 years old. 
            
        • 1 Group "Les petits francophones" on Saturday mornings, from 10.15am to 11.15am at Level 1,  799-803 Hunter Street, Newcastle West.
        • 1 Group "Les grands francophones" on Saturday mornings, from 10.15am to 11.15am at Level 1,  799-803 Hunter Street, Newcastle West.
           Teenager's classes - 13 to 17 years old
        • 1 Group on Wednesday from 4pm to 5pm at Level 1,  799-803 Hunter Street, Newcastle West.
          8 weeks long. 
           
            Club Ado 

        • 1 Group on Thursday afternoons, from 4.30pm to 5.45pm at Level 1,  799-803 Hunter Street, Newcastle West.
          8 weeks long. 


        For HSC students (year 11 and year 12) 2021


        Name of the course - Level Days and time 
        HSC French Beginners - For students from Kotara High School
        • TBC
        HSC French Beginners - For students from Merewether High School 
        • TBC


        HSC French Beginners - For students from Hunter School of Performing Arts

        • TBC

        HSC French Continuers - For students from Warners Bay High School
        • TBC



        Contact us

         contact@afnewcastle.com.au

        Please note that there are no office hours. 

        Alliance Française de Newcastle

        Level 1, Suite 1, 799-803 Hunter Street,
        Newcastle West, NSW 2302

        Postal
        PO Box 505
        Jesmond, NSW 2299

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