Want to use your French outside of the classroom or work on a specific skill?
Our workshops are just what you need! 

- Perfect your pronunciation
- Enrich your vocabulary
- Improve your grammar
- Learn about French culture

Come practise, learn, reinforce... and have fun!

À LA CARTE CONVERSATION - JULY SESSIONS

Holiday Conversation sessions with a "à la carte" class format
Pick & choose date & location at your convenience!

St Ives, Mona Vale, Forestville
Maximum 6 students, 1.5hr long
For all levels, from Elementary to Advanced

Topics discussed will depend on the students' level and interests.
Focus will be on conversational French and oral comprehension. 
As usual, our teachers will adapt the content to the group and make sure everyone gets plenty of opportunities to speak.

Super tailored "à la carte" format. You don't need to attend every week. You can change location.

LEVELS
A2 - Elementary: 10-11.30am
B1 - Intermediate: 1-2.30pm
B2/C1 - Advanced: 3-4.30pm

DATES
July 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd

LEVELS
A1 - Elementary: 10-11.30am
A2/B1 - Elem /Interm: 1-2.30pm
B2/C1 - Advanced: 3-4.30pm

DATES

July 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th

LEVELS
A2/B1 - Elem /Interm: 9.30-11am
B2/C1 - Advanced: 11am-12.30pm


DATES

July 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th

Forestville Community Arts Centre
July 5th, 19th, 26th: Lorikeet Room
July 12th: Heather Flawith Room

To book, purchase the number of sessions you want to attend and send us an email with the dates & location of your choice.

Please note that bookings are processed on a first come first served basis and are non-refundable.

LANGUAGE & CULTURAL WORKSHOPS

LANGUAGE WORKSHOPS - REFRESHERS

Half-day revision workshops to get you ready for next Term
Half-day workshops
2 workshops for each level: enrol in one or both
Fee: $89 per half-day workshop

A0 - FOUNDATION FRENCH REFRESHER

ST IVES

Join our workshop designed for complete beginners and start your journey into the French language. Learn the very basics, including greetings, essential phrases, and simple grammar. No prior knowledge is required—just bring your enthusiasm to learn!

PART 1 - Thursday 11 July
9.30am-12.30pm

Content covered: alphabet / basic pronunciation rules / saying hello and goodbye / degrees of formality

PART 2 - Thursday 11 July
1.30pm-4.30pm

Content covered: Listening & matching with written French / first interactions / numbers 0-20 / common words in French & English / practice your pronunciation

A1.1 - BEGINNER
REFRESHER

FORESTVILLE

Revise the foundations of French language covered in our A1.1 level.

Ideal as a revision before joining our A1.2 level course later this year.

PART 1 - Tuesday 23 July
5.30pm-8.30pm

Content covered: alphabet / spelling in French / tu vs vous / introducing yourself / greetings / numbers / phonetics: final consonants & silent E 

PART 2 - Friday 26 July
5.30pm-8.30pm

Content covered: subject pronouns / conjugation of verbs être, avoir, s’appeler in present tense / expressions with être & avoir / c’est vs il est 

A1.2 - FALSE-BEGINNER REFRESHER

ST IVES

Revise the foundations of French language covered in our A1.2 level.

Ideal as a revision before joining our A1.3 level course later this year.

PART 1 - Tuesday 16 July
5.30pm-8.30pm

Content covered: Speaking - introducing yourself; Grammar - alphabet / tu vs vous / sujet vs tonic pronouns / asking questions / numbers 

PART 2 - Thursday 18 July
5.30pm-8.30pm

Content covered: conjugation in present tense (-ER verbs, avoir, être) / negation / gender of nouns & adjectives / definite & indefinite articles (le, la, un, une)

A1 - ELEMENTARY BASICS REFRESHER

ST IVES

Revise the essentials of French language covered in our A1 level over 4 terms.

Ideal as a revision before joining our A2.1 level course later this year.

PART 1 - Monday 15 July
9.30am-12.30pm

Content covered: subject, tonic, reflexive pronouns / present tense for regular, irregular & reflexive verbs / questions / negation / prepositions / possessives

PART 2 - Monday 15 July
1.30pm-4.30pm

Content covered: Speaking - introducing yourself; Pronunciation - common mistakes & idiomatic phrases / accents / pronunciation rules, liaisons, faux-amis

A2 - ELEMENTARY REFRESHER

ST IVES

Revise the essentials of French language covered in our A2 levels over 8 terms.

Ideal as a revision before joining a A2+ or B1 level course later this year.

PART 1 - Monday 22 July
9.30am-12.30pm

Content covered: Grammar & Verbs pronouns / expressions about time / complex negation / passé composé / imparfait / present / future tenses

PART 2 - Monday 22 July
1.30pm-4.30pm

Content covered: Speaking - talking about yourself and your environment (work, family, hobbies); Pronunciation -liaisons, chute du E, élision

B1 - INTERMEDIATE REFRESHER

ST IVES

Revise the foundations of French language covered in our B1 level.

Ideal as a revision before joining a B1 level course or to refresh your memory.

PART 1 - Friday 19 July
9.30am-12.30pm

Content covered: Grammar & Verbs - past tenses (passé composé, imparfait, plus-que-parfait), objects pronouns (COD, COI, y, en), relative pronouns (qui, que, dont, où)

PART 2 - Friday 19 July
1.30pm-4.30pm

Content covered: Speaking - understanding & telling a story in the past; Pronunciation - enchainements, liaisons, pronunciation of E, registres de langue

CULTURAL WORKSHOPS - REFRESHERS

Half-day or full-day cultural workshops
For all levels
Half-day workshop: $89

Full-day workshop: $179

THE ORIGIN OF THE OLYMPICS

HALF DAY - ST IVES

Dive into the fascinating history of the Olympic Games in our Special JO workshop!

Discover how the first games began in Olympia in 776 BC and explore their evolution into the global event we know today.

Learn about the pivotal role of Pierre de Coubertin in reviving the Olympics in the modern era.

Through interactive discussions and visual presentations, we will cover the cultural, religious, and social aspects of these ancient games.

Workshop delivered in French
For levels B1 and above

THE FRENCH
REVOLUTION

HALF DAY - ST IVES

Immerse yourself in the dramatic history of the French Revolution in our engaging workshop led by Samuel.

Discover the key events and figures that shaped this pivotal period, from the storming of the Bastille to the rise of Napoleon.

Learn about the social, political, and economic factors that fueled the revolution and its impact on France and the world. We will explore the revolution's causes, major milestones, and lasting legacy.


Workshop delivered in French
For levels B1 and above

FRENCH TO TRAVEL FOR BEGINNERS

FULL DAY - ST IVES

Planning to travel to France soon?
This full-day workshop will give you the survival tools to have basic interactions in French during your trip.

Our teacher will take you on a tour around France where you'll explore interesting cultural aspects and learn how to interact in practical situations, such as buying a baguette at a bakery, booking a train ticket, ordering at a restaurant or exploring the local markets. Fun guaranteed!

FRENCH TO TRAVEL INTERMEDIATE LEVEL

FULL DAY - ST IVES

This course is designed for adults who want to be able to have authentic interactions in French during their trip.

Explore interesting cultural aspects and learn how to interact in practical situations, some of them typically French such as what to do if there is a strike, how to drive on the French roads, how to describe a medical problem and navigate the medical system in France, or how to order at the restaurant and even crack a joke at the waiter!

Looking for something more... à la carte?

We can tailor classes to your schedule, level and goals.
1-on-1 tutoring
Small group classes
Anytime, face-to-face or online
Check options HERE or contact us at info@frenchalacarte.com.au / 0400 141 370