School Excursion Workshops

Do you want to give your students an authentic taste of France? To boost their confidence and motivation? 

Look no further than our range of dynamic workshops for your next school excursion!

WORKSHOP DETAILS

  2 hours (flexible)
  Dates on demand


 CBD: 257 Clarence St, Sydney 2000
 (5 minute walk from Town Hall Station)


 Workshop: $32/student
 Workshop + French Breakfast: $35/student
 Workshop + French Lunch: $42/student


9292 5712 

school-activities@afsydney.com.au

          

French Culture Workshops

This workshop aims to break down the stereotypes about France and discover its culture in a new light: no more ‘baguettes’ under the arm and‘bérets’. Let’s go on a six step journey in the heart of France and get familiar with its customs and regions through its gastronomy,geography, history, cinema, music and museums.

WORKSHOP DETAILS

Prices:

  • Option 1: $32 per student (inclusive of GST)
  • Option 2: $35 per student (croissant and hot chocolate, other hot drink also available upon request)
  • Option 3: $42 per student (including a french lunch and a hot/soft drink or a glass of 100% juice)

Location: CBD

Level: Years 8 - 12

SESSION DATES 2018

Date on demand

SESSION TIMES

10am - 12pm (Flexible)

ENROLMENT

Click here to download the registration form for this workshop: Atelier-Decouverte-Culturelle_2018.doc (876.5 KB)

+Le Français dans le monde

Découverte Culturelle (PART 1): Get up close and personal with the French culture! Explore the geography of France through regional food specialities, learn useful tips and proper greeting etiquette in high school, locate the best places to go shopping, and listen to the top French music hits. Découverte Culturelle (PART 2): Deepen your knowledge of the French culture by understanding the foundation of the language and symbols of the country. Appreciate French gastronomy, discover life in a chateau, learn about a typical school day and come to love the greatest French songs of all time.

ENROLMENT

Click here to download a registration form for this workshop: Atelier-Francais-dans-le-Monde_2018.doc (877.5 KB)

+  Découverte Culturelle

(PART 1): Get up close and personal with the French culture! Explore the geography of France through regional food specialities, learn useful tips and proper greeting etiquette in high school, locate the best places to go shopping, and listen to the top French music hits.

(PART 2): Deepen your knowledge of the French culture by understanding the foundation of the language and symbols of the country. Appreciate French gastronomy, discover life in a chateau, learn about a typical school day and come to love the greatest French songs of all time.

ENROLMENT

Download the registration form here: Atelier-Decouverte-Culturelle_2018.doc (876.5 KB)

+  Le Français dans le monde

The French-speaking world is vast and varied! So much so that the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie institution was created to promote its diversity, literature, diplomatic and teaching methods. Discover the richness of this diversity, including the Quebecois accent and the African mottos.

ENROLMENT

Download the registration form here: Atelier-Francais-dans-le-Monde_2018.doc (877.5 KB)

+  Révolution Française

Be immersed in the heart of French History and the 14th of July traditions. Discover the French national History through revolutionary songs, the Human Rights Declaration, the Cahier de Doléances and other French traditions.

ENROLMENT

Download the registration form here:Atelier-Revolution-Française_2018.doc (870.5 KB)

+  Noël Sous la Neige

Discover the magic of Christmas in the French speaking world. From markets and traditional foods, to jovial songs, family rituals and a Christmas craft, these fun and festive activities will have you dreaming of a white Christmas.

ENROLMENT

Download the registration form here:Atelier-Noel-Sous-la-Neige_2018.doc (879.0 KB)

exam preparation Workshops

+ Préparation au DELF Junior

Calm their nerves and help your students feel prepared ahead of the DELF examinations. Your students will become familiarised with the exam format, develop effective strategies for the speaking and written components, and feel confident ahead of the exam

    Content : Exam preparation - Level A2 to B1


    Download the registration form here: Atelier-Preparation-Delf_2018.doc (883.5 KB)

    + Pratique de l'Oral pour le HSC

    Help ease the stress of the HSC Speaking Examination and boost your students’ confidence. Select from the following 3 courses:

    HSC French Beginners: Begin with a massive vocabulary brainstorm for all the exam topics from the NESA syllabus. Then, focus improving fluency & natural use of this vocabulary in order to sound like a native French speaker. Finally, be immersed into the HSC with a fun Q&A based on the NESA syllabus.

    HSC French Continuers: Start with a huge vocabulary brainstorm for all the exam topics from the NESA syllabus. Then, learn to develop structured, logical and coherent arguments and express your point of view using logical connectives in order to respond well and confidently to exam questions.

    HSC French Extension: Develop your skills in the art of argumentation with our Survivor game. Learn to organise your ideas with logical connectives, confidently express causes and consequences on contemporary issues, and justify your point of view. Sharpen your ability to think on your feet and speak spontaneously in French with our political programs game.

    ENROLMENT

    Download the registration form here: Atelier-Pratique-de-l'oral-HSC_2018.doc (880.5 KB)

    speaking skills Workshops

    +Théâtre

    For students that need confidence to speak up, or for those that already have plenty of dramatic flair, theatre exercises give students a fresh perspective on speaking French. Students learn to warm up, control their breathing, and give their voice clarity.

    ENROLMENT

    Download the registration form here: Atelier-Theatre_2018.doc (876.5 KB)

    +Prononciation

    Prononciation 1: The perfect introduction to French phonetics for beginners or those seeking to consolidate their French accent. Discover the international phonetic alphabet, learn to master the articulation of French vowels and consonants, and hear the impact of accents. Imitate French intonation, stress and rhythm. Recognise silent letters and understand how to use la liaison.

    Prononciation 2: Refine your pronunciation in French. Learn to differentiate between nasal sounds, dig deeper to uncover “semi-vowels” and other aspects of pronunciation that are usually difficult for English speakers of French.

    ENROLMENT

    Download the registration form here:Atelier-Prononciation_2018.doc (874.0 KB)

    Mystery Box Workshops

    + Versailles

    Study the marvellous Palace of Versailles and its most illustrious resident, King Louis XIV. Unveil the secrets of the 17th and 18th centuries and learn some interesting facts. For instance, did you know that Louis XIV invented the lift?

    Mystery Box: Gather evidence to find out who is haunting the King’s room.

    ENROLMENT

    Download the registration form here: Elémentaire-Mon-Cher-Versailles-2018.docx (142.4 KB)

    +  La Première Guerre Mondiale




    Terms and Conditions:    
    Booking forms must be returned to the School Programs Coordinator at least 2 weeks prior to the date applied for.

    A minimum of 10 students is needed to open a workshop. No exceptions will be made.

    Students must have studied French for at least 1 year to be able to participate in the Découverte culturelle workshop.

    Payment must be sent to Alliance Française on receipt of the invoice. Bookings will be secured only once payment has been made.

    Refunds cannot be issued in the event of cancellation or reduced numbers less than 28 days before the workshop takes place.

    Alliance Française reserves the right to enroll students of different schools in the same workshop, therefore your students might be in a class with students of a different school with about the same level of French.

    You are expected to arrive at Alliance Française 10 minutes prior to your workshop session with a notepad and pen for the students to work with.

    In 1914, the world has descended into war. Explore the causes, the most famous battles, as well as the collaboration and bond between the French and the ANZACs. Learn about the soldiers’ way of living in the trenches and the renowned ‘poilus’.

    Mystery Box: Pour through family letters and gather clues to reveal the unknown soldier’s identity.

    ENROLMENT

    Download the registration form here: Elémentaire-Mon-Cher-Première-Guerre-Mondiale-2018.docx (141.8 KB)

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