Enchant your students with our carefully curated selection of films from the 2023 festival, each accompanied by an expertly created teaching kit to help draw out important cultural understandings and teachable language moments both before and after viewing. With $13 tickets across all participating cinemas, this is an unmissable opportunity to delight your students and inspire a love for the richness of French cinema. Screenings running 7 March to 5 April.
Resources | 2023 Rugby World Cup
Your students don't have to be footy fanatics to enjoy France's hosting of the 2023 Rugby World Cup or the learning opportunities this major event presents for your French classes. Discover this collection of resources, cross-curricular projects and motivating activities to help your students engage with this international championship.
New! Excursion workshops for primary school students
We've got 3 fun and playful workshops to foster a love of learning French among even the youngest of learners. Discover the new Un Voyage à Paris, Théâtre pour les Enfants, and Découverte Culturelle pour les Enfants, specially designed to capture the imagination and excitement of primary students while inspiring confidence and progress in their French abilities
2023 teacher immersion course
22 hours of professional development
Benefit from an in-country French language experience without the hassle and cost of flying overseas. And with a completely new program of activities offered each year, this is the perfect annual refresher to boost your confidence and spark your imagination ahead of la rentrée. Join us for 4 days of engaging workshops, valuable excursions around the city, instructive language classes and supportive networking opportunities, all in an exclusively French-speaking environment. Running 9 to 12 January.
Teacher Short Course
French made fun for kids
4 hours of NESA Accredited PD
Make the most of limited class time and engage your younger learners with a French experience they will always remember. Fine-tune your repertoire of activities and resources to more effectively excite the interests and motivations of students up to 14 years, and optimise their knowledge retention, as you network with other passionate and specialised teachers. Running Friday 14 April.
Perfecting French accents
4 hours of professional development
Fill your toolkit with the knowledge and strategies to hone your students' speaking and listening skills through the teaching of French phonetics and pronunciation. Covering the fundamentals such as the guttural 'r' and nasal sounds, liaisons and enchaînements, intonation and rhythm, this digestible course will empower you to develop in your students an authentic French accent and a trained ear. Running Wednesday 5 July.
2023 AFS Annual Conference
10 hours of professional development
Formerly known as Carnet de Vacances, our 2-day AFS Annual Conference invites you to discover new teaching strategies, innovative technologies, overcome challenges and source authentic resources, all while networking with peers in an exclusively French-speaking environment. With a completely new program offered each year, this is a PD event to attend again and again. Join us on 5-6 October.
Book an immersive school experience
Motivate your students with a real-world language experience they'll always remember. With easy-to-organise workshops on French language and culture, complete with breakfast or lunch, to customised immersion days for groups looking to prolong the experience and even in-person incursion options at your school, there's something for every class and their individual needs.
HSC preparation workshops
It's never too early to start preparing for success in the HSC. Beginners, Continuers and Extension students are invited to secure their places in our popular preparation workshops, focusing on developing skills and confidence for assessments and exams. From 28 April.
Resource | Mystery Boxes
The perfect low-prep activity for your French classes, our gripping whodunnit, escape-room-style Mystery Boxes offer up to 60 minutes of non-stop fun. Race against the clock or against other teams to solve the mystery using the evidence and clues provided.
Why consider the DELF Prim' and DELF Junior diplomas?
Open up a world of enriching opportunities for study, travel, work and more with the DELF diplomas, internationally recognised and valid for life, and available for your primary and secondary students. In our experience, registration for the DELF exams helps motivate and focus students towards a tangible and worthwhile goal. See what the DELF could do for your students.
Become a school member in 2023
There are great benefits to becoming a school member with Alliance Française de Sydney, both for you and your students. Discover our membership package that packs a punch and enjoy 12 months of perks.
Brush up on French grammar essentials
Whether you're looking to refresh your own grammatical knowledge or pick up tips and tricks for explaining things to your students, look no further than our Essentials workshops. With 3 different programs throughout the year for each of the A1, A2 and B1 levels, these Teacher Identified PD hours are not to be missed.