NEW - FRENCH CULTURE Workshops


"The course was absolutely fantastic and I learnt a lot!"

"It was fun yet very informative."

"It was great fun!"

"I found the session to be very enjoyable and well-presented."


Develop and extend your French language repertoire through these themed workshops focusing on exciting facets of French and Francophone cultures. Topics include French cinema, contemporary music, literature, poetry, theatre, art, fashion and so much more.

According to the specific theme of the workshop, the class can take the form of a debate, analysis of documents, hands-on activities, discussion, or presentation.

New to French? We also have some workshops available in English. These are the perfect stepping stone for students only beginning their French language journey. Similar to the French workshops, some basic grammar and vocabulary will be introduced followed by a class discussion on the particular theme.  


COURSE DETAILS

Schedule

Mid-session on Fridays,
5:30pm - 7:30pm

(Unless stated otherwise)

Price 

Non Members: $65/ workshop
or BUNDLE & SAVE $175.50/ 3x workshops
(save 10%)

AF Members: $55/ workshop (maximum of 5 members per workshop)

Location

We offer a range of online and onsite workshops. The format will be clearly indicated. 

Online workshops use video conferencing and an e-learning platform

Levels

Workshops in French are run at two levels: Elementary/
Intermediate
and Upper-Intermediate/
Advanced

WORKSHOPS 




Women in literature: Page-turners (Part 2)

  • Elementary/Intermediate: Friday 26 March 2021, 5:30-7:30pm [ONLINE]
  • Upper-Intermediate/Advanced: Friday 23 April 2021, 2021, 5:30-7:30pm [ONLINE]

Continue your discovery of famous French literature as you explore the female writers who have risen to prominence since the 19th century. From Collette, Simone de Beauvoir, Katerine Pancol to Margetite Duras Yourcenar, one common theme unites these strong French female writers – the importance of love.

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Designing a new point of view: the evolution of French Fashion [Re-run]

  • All levels: Talk in English
  • Friday 28 May 2021, 5:30-7:30pm [ONLINE]

Join us for a repeat of this sell-out workshop!

Fashion holds a significant place in cultural and social life in France, and has been an important aspect of the economy since the time of Louis XIV. In this illuminating workshop, examine, analyse and discuss the world of French Fashion, and learn about the lives of designers from Coco Chanel to Christian Dior, Yves Saint Laurent and more. 

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Fête Nationale du 14 juillet / Bastille Day [Re-run]

  • All levels: Talk in English
  • Friday 18 June 2021, 5:30-7:30pm [ONLINE]

Join us for a repeat of this sell-out workshop!

Learn about the ways that French history shape contemporary France. In this fascinating workshop, retrace key moments and events that led to the French Revolution, deepen your understanding of the French national identity and discover how the French celebrate their national holiday.

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The ins and outs of French society

  • Intermediate/Advanced: Friday 25 June 2021, 5:30-7:30pm [FACE-TO-FACE]

Discover all you ever wanted to know about the workings of French society. This workshop will introduce you to various social institutions and public services, providing fascinating insights into the education system, the health and welfare systems, the workplace and more.

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