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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 2, 2024

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29 Apr - 8 Jul*
Mon. 5:00-6:30pm 
(1½ hrs)
Beginners Level 2 (Continuing) - Jessica
Ballina
(Cherry St
Sports Club)
6 May - 1 Jul
Mon. 5:30-7:30pm 
(2 hrs)
Intermediate Level 9 (Continuing) - Séverine
Online delivery
(Zoom)
8 May - 3 Jul
Wed: 5:30-7:30pm 
(2 hrs)
Advanced Conversation (Continuing) - Aurelie
Online delivery
(Zoom)
9 May - 4 Jul
Thurs.5:00-6:30pm 
(1½ hrs)
Beginners Level 8 (Continuing) - Aurelie
Online delivery
(Zoom)
Thurs.5:30-7:30pm 
(2 hrs)
Conversation Level 1 (Continuing) - Séverine
Online delivery
(Zoom)
 * Beginners Level 2: Excluding 20th May & 10th June. 
 

"Early Bird" rates on offer until Sunday, 28th April.To enrol, follow this link to the Online Enrolment Form.

Tentative dates for 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 2 classes: 'Early Bird' rates: Pay by Sunday 28th April 2024.

Beginners L2 & Beginners L8 (1½ hour lessons/week)
  • $165 ($185 if paying after 28th April)1 & 3
Intermediate L9, Conversation L1 & Adv. Conversation  (2 hour lessons/week)
  • $200 ($220 if paying after 28th April)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 2024 is required. If you were enrolled in a Term One 2024 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

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

🚐 📚 Thursday 18th April (2pm to 5pm): Le Van du Livre at the Ballina Community Garden on Swift Street.

🤔 Saturday 20th April (10.00am): French Scrabble at Cherry Street Sports Club at 68 Cherry Street, Ballina.  For further information, email Patricia

🤔 Saturday 4th May (10.00am): French Scrabble at Cherry Street Sports Club at 68 Cherry Street, Ballina.  For further information, email Patricia

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

🎞️  Wednesday 8th May (3.30pm): Café du Coin at Lismore's Starcourt Theatre.  Watch Anatomy of a Fall, followed by a chat and nibbles in the cinema's Gatsby Bar.  Buy your own drinks (nibbles provided by AFCDN - gold coin donation, please).

🎶 Saturday 22nd June (11.00am): Fête de la Musique at the Lismore Rainforest Botanic Gardens. Bring a picnic, and your choice of drinks, chairs, rug and enjoy music played in the eucalypt forest.  Guided walk in French at 11 am; picnic at 12pm. Teas and coffee provided.

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