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Term 4 dates Mon 12 Oct - Fri 4 Dec
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Pymble Golf Club
St Ives

& Bayview Golf Club
Mona Vale
Bayview classes New in 2020!
French lessons in Mona Vale at Bayview Golf Club
More Info Term 4 dates: 13 Oct - 1 Dec Classes on Tuesdays

9.30am: Beginners
12.15pm: Elementary
2.30pm: Advanced
Special Launch Offer
Sign up with a friend and you’ll both
get a 15% discount on the term’s fees!
Library French à la Carte has its own library now! We are excited to offer our students borrowing access to a wide range of French
books, magazines and DVDs. Immersing yourself in French, whether it be through films
or literature, is a wonderful (and enjoyable) way to keep French in your life outside
of your French classes with us.
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Pymble Golf Club
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French for Adults on Sydney’s North Shore2020-10-21T12:13:31+11:00

French Classes for Adults on Sydney’s North Shore


French à la Carte is a French language school for adults offering daytime classes on the North Shore of Sydney, at the Pymble Golf Club in St Ives, Bayview Golf Club in Mona Vale, as well as online conversation classes on Zoom. 

The teachers at French à la Carte are all highly qualified native teachers. What’s more, they are passionate about France, its culture and its language. They develop tailor-made programmes to respond directly to the needs of each class.

A great sense of community and friendship develops very quickly in all our French classes, therefore making learning an easier and more enjoyable experience. To maximise our students’ exposure to the language and the culture, our courses are complemented by optional:

  • conversation classes,

  • holiday language & cultural workshops,

  • full immersion seminars both overseas and in Australia,

  • as well as various cultural or social events.

General French Classes Timetable
Conversation Timetable
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Term Dates 2020

  • Term 1 : Mon 03 Feb – Fri 27 Mar
  • Term 2 : Mon 27 Apr – Mon 22 Jun
  • Term 3 : Mon 20 Jul – Fri 11 Sept
  • Term 4 : Mon 12 Oct – Fri 04 Dec

Term Dates 2021

  • Term 1 : Mon 01 Feb – Mon 29 Mar
  • Term 2 : Mon 19 Apr – Fri 11 Jun
  • Term 3 : Mon 12 Jul – Fri 3 Sept
  • Term 4 : Tue 5 Oct – Mon 29 Nov

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New in 2020: French lessons in Mona Vale at Bayview Golf Club

We are excited to now offer our popular French classes for students living around the Northern Beaches area.

Our classes will take place at the exceptional location of Bayview Golf Club in Mona Vale. Well-equipped classroom, magnificent views, access to the Golf Club restaurant, all of this with the same high quality of teaching that we have been delivering in Pymble for the last 10 years.  A unique opportunity to start or continue your French journey to finish 2020 on a positive note!

In Term 4 we’ll be offering 3 different levels on Tuesdays: Elementary, Intermediate and Advanced.

Term 4 starts October 13, enrol now! 


Special Launch Offer

Sign up with a friend for term 4 at Bayview Golf Club, and you’ll both get a 15% discount on the term’s fees!

Contact us at info@frenchalacarte.com.au to redeem your offer

Term 4 classes at Pymble Golf Club

Term 4 classes have started. Enrol now!

We offer a free trial for new or returning students wanting to join one of our French classes for adults at any time during the term. Contact us for more information.

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Our Students Say …

“You and your teachers have put in so much time, effort and expertise to keep us all involved and having fun with our lessons and extra activities. Thank you all so much.”

(May 2020)

Liz C.

“French à la Carte provides us with lots of bonus content and information during the lockdown period. Merci!”

(May 2020)

Carolyn M.

“The lessons at French à la Carte are fabulous with brilliant teachers that bring the flavour of France right into the room while you tackle learning the language in a supportive group. Really enjoyable and every week I look forward to class!”

Jane W.

“I have studied French as a mature adult student at three institutions, two in Australia and one in France. I have found instruction at French à la Carte to be the best of the three. In particular, grammar and more complex vocabulary are clearly explained in both French and English, rather than in French alone. This, is my experience, optimises comprehension, and enables faster learning.”

Richard D.

“One could not find a more enjoyable and effective way to learn the French language….. The excellent native French speaking teachers provide a fun atmosphere for gaining a solid background of French grammar as well as for developing conversation and comprehension skills with a varied and interesting programme… Learning French at FALC for eight years so far has enriched my life in many ways!”

Judy C.

“I love my lessons at French à la Carte! They are stimulating and also fun – we laugh a lot. It’s great learning in such a relaxed and supportive environment and now, after three years, my classmates have become my friends. I hate missing a single class.”

Alison P.

“I have been attending French à la Carte for 5 years. I have never learnt French before and I have really enjoyed FALC’s fun approach balanced between learning new vocabulary and grammar. It has given me the confidence to speak to French people while travelling and to keep improving. I can highly recommend FALC to any aspirational francophone.”

Rik D.

“After attending various French language options in Sydney over a number of years, I came across FALC and am now in my second year there. I really enjoy both the structure & flexibility of our classes. … We do not follow a prescribed text book but rather a programme designed according to our teacher’s assessments of our needs, & often the grammar points just develop out of our conversation of the day. …Importantly, there are a lot of classes which cater for all levels from beginners to fluency…. The school provides a lot of excellent activities over & above normal classes…”

Ceri H.

” I have been attending French à la Carte for several years. Not only is it a place for linguistic learning but also a place where friendships are formed. There is a vibrancy which makes attending classes and the numerous social functions a pleasure to be involved in. The teachers are truly dedicated and passionate about sharing their love of all things ‘françaises’… making it pleasurable to keep coming back for more. “

Junainah L.

” I cannot speak highly enough of French à la Carte. I have been studying with the school for the last 7 years, having started and stopped at other schools before joining FALC. In that time, our class, which is typical of many at FALC, has lost less than one handful of students, due to unavoidable commitments. The rest of us continue to enjoy the whole experience of learning French at the school. “

Christine S.

A la Carte French Classes for Adults on Sydney’s North Shore