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Learn French: Online & Face-to-Face Classes Available

Learn French with native French speakers at AF North Coast. 
Beginners to Advanced level classes. 

Term 1, 2024

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12 Feb - 8 Apr*

Mon. 5:30-7:30pm 
(2 hrs)
Intermediate Level 9 (Continuing) - Séverine
Online delivery
19 Feb - 8 Apr*
Mon. 5:00-6:30pm 
(1½ hrs)
Absolute Beginners (New) - Jessica
(Cherry St
Sports Club)
14 Feb - 10 Apr
Wed: 5:30-7:30pm 
(2 hrs)
Advanced Conversation (Continuing) - Aurelie
Online delivery
15 Feb - 11 Apr
(1½ hrs)
Beginners Level 8 (Continuing) - Aurelie
Online delivery
(2 hrs)
Advanced Level 12 (Continuing) - Séverine
Online delivery
 * Public holiday on Monday 1st April. Date for substitute lesson TBA.

"Early Bird" rates on offer until Sunday, 4th February.To enrol, follow this link to the Online Enrolment Form.

Tentative dates for 2024
Term Two:
Starts the week commencing Monday 6th May, 2024
Finishes the week commencing Monday 1st July, 2024
Term Three:
Starts the week commencing Monday 29th July, 2024
Finishes the week commencing Monday 23rd September, 2024
Term Four:
Starts the week commencing Monday 14th October, 2024
Finishes the week commencing Monday 9th December, 2024

Further Information

If you are unsure of which class is best suited to your level of ability, you might find the Course Prerequisites section useful.  Alternatively, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone Anne (0481 355 773) for this or other enquiries regarding these classes.

Cost - Terms 1 classes: 'Early Bird' rates: Pay by Sunday 4th February 2024.

Absolute Beginners & Beginners L8 (1½ hour lessons/week)
  • $165 ($185 if paying after 4th February)1 & 3
Intermediate L9, Advanced L12 & Adv. Conversation  (2 hour lessons/week)
  • $200 ($220 if paying after 4th February)1 & 3 

Note 1: In addition to the above fees:  
• Textbook & workbook2 : $70 for A1 level books; $80 for all other levels .  Some secondhand books are available for purchase at a reduced price. NB: Textbooks required for the Beginners L8 and Advanced Conversation classes only.
• $10 AF membership3.  For all new students, payment of membership for 2023 is required. If you were enrolled in a Term One, Two or Three 2023 class, your membership is still current.
Note 2:  Books can be purchased in digital form directly from the publisher. 
Note 3: Membership is compulsory for all students of the Alliance Française and needs to be renewed yearly (in January). 

Private lessons available. For more information, please contact Anne (0481 355 773).

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Local Radio

"French Connection"
on River FM 92.9
Saturday, 12 noon to 2pm

Upcoming Events

⚓️ 🍽️  Friday 23rd February (12.00pm): Marine Theme Lunch at Ché Bon in Ballina (bookings essential: info@afcdn.org.au).  Prior to lunch, there will be a group tour (in French) of the Ballina Maritime Museum.  

🤔 Saturday 24th February (10.00am): French Scrabble at Cherry Street Sports Club at 68 Cherry Street, Ballina.  For further information, email Patricia

🙋🏻‍♂️ Saturday 2nd March (10.00am): AFCDN Annual General Meeting at the Ballina Indoor Sports Centre.  Enjoy morning tea with the members after the short meeting.

🎞️  Wednesday 6th March (3.30pm): Café du Coin at Lismore's Starcourt Theatre.  Watch Subtraction, followed by a chat and nibbles in the cinema's Gatsby Bar.  Buy your own drinks (nibbles provided by AFCDN - gold coin donation, please).

🎞️  Thursday 7th March - Wednesday 27th March: Alliance Française French Film Festival at the Palace Cinemas Byron Bay.

🤔 Saturday 9th March (10.00am): French Scrabble at Cherry Street Sports Club at 68 Cherry Street, Ballina.  For further information, email Patricia.

👩‍🎓 Monday 8th April: Term 1 French classes conclude this week.

👩‍🎓 Monday 6th May: Term 2 French classes commence this week.

🎞️  12th to 14th July: Mini French Film Festival at Lismore's Starcourt Theatre.  Details to follow.