The Alliance Française is the premier French language institution with over 2000 enrolments per year and in Canberra the only exam centre for internationally recognised French language proficiency certification.
|1. A RECOGNIZED FRENCH ASSOCIATION|
Founded in 1943 the Alliance Française de Canberra is a not-for-profit organisation. Member of the Alliance Française network, it has built its actions and reputation on the quality of its teaching and training programmes, in a multicultural environment which promotes exchanges, respect and conviviality.
2. NATIVE & EXPERIENCED FRENCH TEACHERS
A team of experienced and qualified native French instructors who benefit from the latest IT teaching tools and training and who encourage active student participation.
3. FLEXIBLE AND MODERN COURSES
A variety of French course paces (general, specialised and tailored classes) for children, adolescents and adults to suit your needs, levels and schedule
Continuously updated learning material: the most adapted and up-to-date technology for your class (an overhead projector or an Interactive White Board in each class) as well as modern textbooks with the latest communicative methods.
4. CULTURAL ACTIVITIES & EVENTS
Immerse yourself in the French language and culture through a wide range of activities and events: film screenings, cooking workshops, celebration of regional culinary specialties with authentic French products, exhibitions, music festivals, lectures and more…
Also, note that any membership from the Alliance Françaises in Australia give you the right to reductions on our events.
An access to our resource centre: discover a wide range of level organized resources for all level students.
5. A FRIENDLY LEARNING ENVIRONMENT
A personal follow up from day 1: a placement test to help you determine your level in French, and limited class sizes (9 to 16 students) for a specific attention to your needs from your teacher and the school.
6. AN EXAM CENTRE
The only exam centre for internationally recognised French language proficiency certification (DELF & DALF) in Canberra.
At the Alliance Française, you will find the best conditions for learning French.
All our teachers are native speakers, qualified professionals or experienced teachers of French, we use the latest French methods and the course contents are designed to meet the needs of the accredited awards.
We offer different levels to meet your specific needs, plus proficiency classes for those who have reached the top level and want to keep up their French.
If you wish to learn French quickly and for your own individual needs or you are not available for our regular courses we offer private lessons.
And if you just wish to learn survival French for a trip to France, French for Travellers courses are run each term.
The Alliance Française provides classes and a cultural environment, bookshop, resource centre (book and video libraries) and various artistic and social events.
9 March – 4 April
The nation’s most captivating film event, is now returning for its 28th annual season!
Special event AF French Film Festival.Take a trip through the French countryside with a fine selection of saucisson, pâté, cheese and wine.
Café Historique Versailles 24 March ~ Guest speaker Lucina Ward PhD Senior Curator
International Painting and Sculpture - Free event
Special edtion for Bookclub members ~ Movie screening Un sac de billes @ 13.40pm - Palace Electric
Special event AF French Film Festival. Revisit the beauty of Versailles with an evening of cheese, sparkling wine and macarons. The screening wil be followedby a Q&A with Dr Gemma King.
OPEN DAY & FRANCOPHONIE DAY 2-6pm ~ 31 March Come and celebrate with Francophonie Day - AF Open Day to (re)enrol and get your 10 % French classes