Complete Beginner courses


It is never too late to learn a new language !

If you have never studied French before you will feel at ease in our complete beginners courses. At the Alliance Française, our classes are interactive and practical, and all our teachers are fully qualified and native speakers. You will benefit from learning in immersion and in the French environment of the Alliance, unique in Perth.

Beginners general course : A1.1

The general course is the best option if you want to learn the language on a long-term basis and wish to obtain a certain level of proficiency.
It covers communication skills as well as grammar and phonetics.



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A1 Beginners 1

A1 Beginner 1

Term classes


Bienvenue /Welcome! Join us to start your French learning journey and gain solid foundations in the French language and culture. During this course, you will master the basics of French grammar and vocabulary and begin to have simple conversations with your class mates. An exciting start lies ahead.

Among other topics, you will cover:

  •          Greetings and introductions
  •          Describing yourself
  •          Sharing information
  •          Expressing your likes and dislikes

This class is for complete beginners with no background in French. It will allow you to discover the basics of the French language. 

A minimum of students is required to open our classes.


Pace: 1 x 2h/week over 10 weeks
A1 Beginners 2

A1 Beginner 2

Term classes

Before enrolling, if you're a new student or haven't been with us in the previous Term, please take our online free level assessment or contact us regarding this test.


To attend this course, you should already know a bit of French: you know how to introduce yourself, how to ask and give very basic information. 


At the end of this class, you will be able to:

  • Describe your family, job, personality and interests and introduce yourself and / or someone you know
  • Use simple sentences to describe where someone lives and the main attractions of a city
  • Express what you like and dislike

 A minimum of students is required to open our classes.


Pace: 1 x 3h/week over 10 weeks

A1 Beginner 2

Term classes

Before enrolling, if you're a new student or haven't been with us in the previous Term, please take our online free level assessment or contact us regarding this test.


To attend this course, you should already know a bit of French: you know how to introduce yourself, how to ask and give very basic information. 


At the end of this class, you will be able to:

  • Describe your family, job, personality and interests and introduce yourself and / or someone you know
  • Use simple sentences to describe where someone lives and the main attractions of a city
  • Express what you like and dislike

 A minimum of students is required to open our classes.


Pace: 1 x 2h/week over 10 weeks
A1 Beginners 3

A1 Beginner 3

Term classes

Before enrolling, if you're a new student or haven't been with us in the previous Term, please take our online free level assessment or contact us regarding this test.

To attend this course, you should already know a bit of French: you know how to introduce yourself, how to ask and give very basic information.
 

At the end of this class, you will be able to:

  • Talk about your daily routine
  • Organise an event with your friends
  • Learn how to talk about a past event

 A minimum of students is required to open our classes.


Pace: 1 x 3h/week over 10 weeks
ORDER THIS COURSE:
NEDLANDS - The AF Perth
Friday   9:30am ▸ 12:30pm
19 Jul 2024 ▸ 20 Sep 2024

A1 Beginner 3

Term classes

Before enrolling, if you're a new student or haven't been with us in the previous Term, please take our online free level assessment or contact us regarding this test.

To attend this course, you should already know a bit of French: you know how to introduce yourself, how to ask and give very basic information.
 

At the end of this class, you will be able to:

  • Talk about your daily routine
  • Organise an event with your friends
  • Learn how to talk about a past event

 A minimum of students is required to open our classes.


Pace: 1 x 2h/week over 10 weeks
ORDER THIS COURSE:
NEDLANDS - The AF Perth
Thursday   6pm ▸ 8pm
18 Jul 2024 ▸ 19 Sep 2024

A1 Beginners 3 Online

Term classes

Before enrolling, if you're a new student or haven't been with us in the previous Term, please take our online free level assessment or contact us regarding this test.

To attend this course, you should already know a bit of French: you know how to introduce yourself, how to ask and give very basic information.
 

At the end of this class, you will be able to:

  • Talk about your daily routine
  • Organise an event with your friends
  • Learn how to talk about a past event

 A minimum of students is required to open our classes.


Pace: 1 x 2h/week over 10 weeks

A1 Beginners 3

Term classes

Before enrolling, if you're a new student or haven't been with us in the previous Term, please take our online free level assessment or contact us regarding this test.

To attend this course, you should already know a bit of French: you know how to introduce yourself, how to ask and give very basic information.
 

At the end of this class, you will be able to:

  • Talk about your daily routine
  • Organise an event with your friends
  • Learn how to talk about a past event

 A minimum of students is required to open our classes.


Pace: 1 x 3h/week over 10 weeks
ORDER THIS COURSE:
NEDLANDS - The AF Perth
Saturday   9:30am ▸ 12:30pm
20 Jul 2024 ▸ 21 Sep 2024

A1 Revisions

Term classes

Before enrolling, if you're a new student or haven't been with us in the previous Term, please take our online free level assessment or contact us regarding this test.

To attend this course, you should already know a bit of French: you know how to introduce yourself, how to ask and give very basic information.
 

At the end of this class, you will be able to:

  • Talk about your daily routine
  • Organise an event with your friends
  • Learn how to talk about a past event

 A minimum of students is required to open our classes.

A2 Elementary 1

Term classes

To attend this course, you should already know a bit of French: you know how to talk about your daily routine, organise an event with friends and talk in the past tense. 

Before enrolling, if you're a new student or haven't been with us in the previous Term, please take our online free level assessment or contact us regarding this test.

At the end of the class, you will be able to:

  • Talk about past event
  • Express yourself about your holidays
  • Talk about your health
  • Express your feelings

 A minimum of students is required to open our classes.

A1 French for travellers

French for Travellers

Term classes

> greetings, introducing yourself, meeting people
> booking a hotel room and ask for information
> asking directions, finding your way, taking public transport
> at a restaurant : making a reservation, ordering food, understanding the menu
> necessity : going to the doctor, to the police.

No prerequisite needed.  A minimum of students is required to open our classes


Pace: 1 x 2h/week over 10 weeks
ORDER THIS COURSE:
NEDLANDS - The AF Perth
Wednesday   10am ▸ 12pm
24 Jul 2024 ▸ 25 Sep 2024
A2 Elementary 1

A2 Elementary 1

Term classes

To attend this course, you should already know a bit of French: you know how to talk about your daily routine, organise an event with friends and talk in the past tense. 

Before enrolling, if you're a new student or haven't been with us in the previous Term, please take our online free level assessment or contact us regarding this test.

At the end of the class, you will be able to:

  • Talk about past event
  • Express yourself about your holidays
  • Talk about your health
  • Express your feelings

 A minimum of students is required to open our classes.

A2 Elementary 2

A2 Elementary 2 Online

Term classes

Before enrolling, if you're a new student or haven't been with us in the previous Term, please take our online free level assessment or contact us regarding this test.

To attend this course, you should already have basis of French: you know how to talk about past events, about your holidays and express your feelings. 

At the end of the class, you will be able to:

  • Describe someone or something more precisely
  • Talk about your past life experience
  • Express and describe your feelings

 A minimum of students is required to open our classes.

A2 Elementary 2

Term classes

Before enrolling, if you're a new student or haven't been with us in the previous Term, please take our online free level assessment or contact us regarding this test.

To attend this course, you should already have basis of French: you know how to talk about past events, about your holidays and express your feelings. 

At the end of the class, you will be able to:

  • Describe someone or something more precisely
  • Talk about your past life experience
  • Express and describe your feelings

 A minimum of students is required to open our classes.

A2 Elementary 3

A2 Elementary 3 - Revision

Term classes

Before enrolling, if you're a new student or haven't been with us in the previous Term, please take our online free level assessment or contact us regarding this test.

To attend this course, you should already know a bit of French: you know how to talk about past events, about your holidays and express your feelings. 

At the end of the class, you will be able to:

  • Talk about your career
  • Talk about an event
  • Give advices and express wishes

 A minimum of students is required to open our classes.
ORDER THIS COURSE:
NEDLANDS - The AF Perth
Tuesday   6pm ▸ 8pm
16 Jul 2024 ▸ 17 Sep 2024

A2 Elementary 3 - Revision

Term classes

Before enrolling, if you're a new student or haven't been with us in the previous Term, please take our online free level assessment or contact us regarding this test.

To attend this course, you should already know a bit of French: you know how to talk about past events, about your holidays and express your feelings. 

At the end of the class, you will be able to:

  • Talk about your career
  • Talk about an event
  • Give advices and express wishes

 A minimum of students is required to open our classes.
Pace: 1 x 3h/week over 10 weeks
A2 Elementary 5

A2 ELEMENTARY 5 Online

Term classes

To attend this course, you should already know a bit of French: you know how to talk about your career and you can give advices and express wishes . 

Before enrolling, if you're a new student or haven't been with us in the previous Term, please take our online free level assessment or contact us regarding this test.


At the end of the class, you will be able to:

  • Express your opinion
  • Review a cultural event
  • Understand instructions

 A minimum of students is required to open our classes.

A2 Elementary 5

Term classes

To attend this course, you should already know a bit of French: you know how to talk about your career and you can give advices and express wishes . 

Before enrolling, if you're a new student or haven't been with us in the previous Term, please take our online free level assessment or contact us regarding this test.


At the end of the class, you will be able to:

  • Express your opinion
  • Review a cultural event
  • Understand instructions

 A minimum of students is required to open our classes.
ORDER THIS COURSE:
NEDLANDS - The AF Perth
Monday   9:30am ▸ 12:30pm
15 Jul 2024 ▸ 16 Sep 2024

A2 Elementary A2

Term classes

To attend this course, you should already know a bit of French: you know how to talk about your career and you can give advices and express wishes . 

Before enrolling, if you're a new student or haven't been with us in the previous Term, please take our online free level assessment or contact us regarding this test.


At the end of the class, you will be able to:

  • Express your opinion
  • Review a cultural event
  • Understand instructions

 A minimum of students is required to open our classes.
Pace: 1 x 2h/week over 10 weeks
ORDER THIS COURSE:
NEDLANDS - The AF Perth
Wednesday   6pm ▸ 8pm
17 Jul 2024 ▸ 18 Sep 2024
A2 Elementary Conversation

A2 Elementary Conversation

Term classes

Before enrolling, if you're a new student or haven't been with us in the previous Term, please take our online free level assessment or contact us regarding this test.

A2 Elementary Conversation classes are designed for students who have completed or about to complete the A2 level, and who are willing to improve their conversational skills.

 A minimum of students is required to open our classes.


Pace: 1 x 2h/week over 10 weeks
A2 Grammar

French for Travellers

Term classes

> greetings, introducing yourself, meeting people
> booking a hotel room and ask for information
> asking directions, finding your way, taking public transport
> at a restaurant : making a reservation, ordering food, understanding the menu
> necessity : going to the doctor, to the police.

No prerequisite needed.  A minimum of students is required to open our classes


Pace: 1 x 2h/week over 10 weeks
ORDER THIS COURSE:
NEDLANDS - The AF Perth
Wednesday   10am ▸ 12pm
24 Jul 2024 ▸ 25 Sep 2024
Adults Multi-Level Workshop (A2-B2)

A2 Winter Conversation class

Workshop


In this class, no needs of pens, books and paper.

It is a convivial conversation class in the Alliance Francaise kitchen where students can bring wine, food: anything eatable!! 

The objective is to practice your conversation skills through a natural conversation, role play, games and to have fun while speaking French! 

Ouvert au niveau élémentaire (A2)

ORDER THIS COURSE:
NEDLANDS - The AF Perth
Tuesday 9 Jul 2024 - 6pm ▸ 8pm
09 Jul 2024

Arsène Lupin - Level A2 and above

Holiday courses

Come and discover the fascinating and mysterious Arsène Lupin that you probably discover through the Netflix TV show Lupin.

The class is open to students from level A2 and above, it will be a general introduction about the character, the historical context, the writer Maurice Leblanc and few stories. 

ORDER THIS COURSE:
NEDLANDS - The AF Perth
Tuesday 9 Jul 2024 - 4pm ▸ 6pm
09 Jul 2024

French Women Painters - Level A2 and above

Holiday courses


Join this class presenting 3 extraordinary & unconventional artists Rosa Bonheur (1822-1899), Berthe Morisot (1841-1895), and Suzanne Valadon(1865-1938). 

You will discover Rosa, Berthe and Suzanne’s lives and paintings and how they broke the rules set by men and opened the path for the recognition of future women artists, moved by their relentless motivation and passion for painting.

Level A2 and above

B1 Intermediate 3

B1 Intermediate 3

Term classes

Before enrolling, if you're a new student or haven't been with us in the previous Term, please take our online free level assessment or contact us regarding this test.

To attend this course, you already have basis of French: you understand the main points of clear standard speech and understand the main points in straightforward factual texts.


At the end of the class, you will be able to:

  • Give or seek personal opinions in an informal discussion with friends, agreeing and disagreeing politely
  • Converse on topics that are familiar or of personal interest
  • Briefly explain and justify your opinions.

 A minimum of students is required to open our classes.

ORDER THIS COURSE:
NEDLANDS - The AF Perth
Thursday   9:30am ▸ 12:30pm
18 Jul 2024 ▸ 19 Sep 2024

B1 Intermediate 3

Term classes

Before enrolling, if you're a new student or haven't been with us in the previous Term, please take our online free level assessment or contact us regarding this test.

To attend this course, you already have basis of French: you understand the main points of clear standard speech and understand the main points in straightforward factual texts.


At the end of the class, you will be able to:

  • Give or seek personal opinions in an informal discussion with friends, agreeing and disagreeing politely
  • Converse on topics that are familiar or of personal interest
  • Briefly explain and justify your opinions.

 A minimum of students is required to open our classes.


Pace: 1 x 3h/week over 10 weeks
ORDER THIS COURSE:
NEDLANDS - The AF Perth
Thursday   6pm ▸ 9pm
18 Jul 2024 ▸ 19 Sep 2024
B1 Intermediate 5

B1 Revisions Intermediate

Term classes

Before enrolling, if you're a new student or haven't been with us in the previous Term, please take our online free level assessment or contact us regarding this test.

To attend this course, you already have a good knowledge of French: you understand simple technical information for familiar types of equipment and know vocabulary to talk about different topics.

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Follow a lecture or talk within your own field
  • Express and respond to suggestions, opinions, attitudes, advice, feelings, etc...
  • Understand in detail a subject matter in a discussion.
ORDER THIS COURSE:
NEDLANDS - The AF Perth
Tuesday   6pm ▸ 8pm
16 Jul 2024 ▸ 17 Sep 2024
B1 Intermediate Conversation

B1 Intermediate Conversation

Term classes

Before enrolling, if you're a new student or haven't been with us in the previous Term, please take our online free level assessment or contact us regarding this test.

B1 Intermediate Conversation classes are designed for students having completed or about to complete the B1 level, and who are eager to improve their speaking and conversational skills.

 A minimum of students is required to open our classes.

B1/ Intermediate Extension

B1 Revisions Intermediate

Term classes

B1 Revisions Intermediate Extention

Term classes

Français Authentique | Intermediate

Term classes
B2 Advanced 5

B2 Advanced 5

Term classes

To attend this course, you should already have a good knowledge of French: you can follow the essentials of lectures.

Before enrolling, if you're a new student or haven't been with us in the previous Term, please take our online free level assessment or contact us regarding this test.

At the end of this class you will be able to :

  • Keep up with an animated discussion between native speakers.
  • Follow lectures and presentations in my field, even if the organisation and language are both complex.
  • Have a broad active reading vocabulary, with a large degree of independence, adapting style and speed of reading to different texts and purposes.

 A minimum of students is required to open our classes.


    Pace: 1 x 3h/week over 10 weeks
    ORDER THIS COURSE:
    NEDLANDS - The AF Perth
    Thursday   6pm ▸ 9pm
    18 Jul 2024 ▸ 19 Sep 2024
    French for travellers

    French for Travellers

    Term classes

    > greetings, introducing yourself, meeting people
    > booking a hotel room and ask for information
    > asking directions, finding your way, taking public transport
    > at a restaurant : making a reservation, ordering food, understanding the menu
    > necessity : going to the doctor, to the police.

    No prerequisite needed.  A minimum of students is required to open our classes


    Pace: 1 x 2h/week over 10 weeks
    ORDER THIS COURSE:
    NEDLANDS - The AF Perth
    Wednesday   10am ▸ 12pm
    24 Jul 2024 ▸ 25 Sep 2024
    Français Authentique

    B2 Français Authentique | Advanced

    Term classes

    The Français Authentique course is available to our returning and new students who already have a a good knowledge of the French language and are eager to extend and practice their French skills around various themes related to the French society, culture and professional life.

    The topics are chosen to illustrate various perspectives in a presentation and debates environment.

    This class is suitable for students with a B2 level.

    Français Authentique | Academic

    Term classes

    The Français Authentique course is available to our returning and new students who already have a a good knowledge of the French language and are eager to extend and practice their French skills around various themes related to the French society, culture and professional life.

    The topics are chosen to illustrate various perspectives in a presentation and debates environment.

    This class is suitable for students with a C1 level.

    Français Authentique | Advanced

    Term classes

    The Français Authentique course is available to our returning and new students who already have a a good knowledge of the French language and are eager to extend and practice their French skills around various themes related to the French society, culture and professional life.

    The topics are chosen to illustrate various perspectives in a presentation and debates environment.

    This class is suitable for students with a B2 level.

    Français Authentique | Intermediate

    Term classes

    The Française Authentique course is available to our returning and new students who already have a a good knowledge of the French language and are eager to extend and practice their French skills around various themes related to the French society, culture and professional life.

    The topics are chosen to illustrate various perspectives in a presentation and debates environment.

    This class is suitable for students with a B2 level.

     A minimum of students is required to open our classes.


    Pace: 1 x 3h/week over 10 weeks
    ORDER THIS COURSE:
    NEDLANDS - The AF Perth
    Wednesday   9:30am ▸ 12:30pm
    17 Jul 2024 ▸ 18 Sep 2024
    Multi-level courses

    B2 Français Authentique | Advanced

    Term classes

    The Français Authentique course is available to our returning and new students who already have a a good knowledge of the French language and are eager to extend and practice their French skills around various themes related to the French society, culture and professional life.

    The topics are chosen to illustrate various perspectives in a presentation and debates environment.

    This class is suitable for students with a B2 level.

    Français Authentique | Academic

    Term classes

    The Français Authentique course is available to our returning and new students who already have a a good knowledge of the French language and are eager to extend and practice their French skills around various themes related to the French society, culture and professional life.

    The topics are chosen to illustrate various perspectives in a presentation and debates environment.

    This class is suitable for students with a C1 level.

    Français Authentique | Advanced

    Term classes

    The Français Authentique course is available to our returning and new students who already have a a good knowledge of the French language and are eager to extend and practice their French skills around various themes related to the French society, culture and professional life.

    The topics are chosen to illustrate various perspectives in a presentation and debates environment.

    This class is suitable for students with a B2 level.

    Français Authentique | Intermediate

    Term classes

    The Française Authentique course is available to our returning and new students who already have a a good knowledge of the French language and are eager to extend and practice their French skills around various themes related to the French society, culture and professional life.

    The topics are chosen to illustrate various perspectives in a presentation and debates environment.

    This class is suitable for students with a B2 level.

     A minimum of students is required to open our classes.


    Pace: 1 x 3h/week over 10 weeks
    ORDER THIS COURSE:
    NEDLANDS - The AF Perth
    Wednesday   9:30am ▸ 12:30pm
    17 Jul 2024 ▸ 18 Sep 2024