If you’re attending any of our classes you can get a discounted yearly membership to Alliance Française Dunedin. As well as discounts at local businesses and invitation to events, you’ll also have complete access to our wonderful range of resources to help continue learning & practising French at home, including DVDs, Comics and a great French library.

 Playgroup for Toddlers (preschoolers)


Wednesdays: 3:30pm-4:30pm for 4-6 years old

Thursdays: 10am-11am for 0-3 years old

  • Term 1 will start on week of 12 February
  • Cost: $5 casual, $4 with discount card ($40/10 sessions).
  • $2 Siblings or under 2 yrs old

Introduction to French Language and culture through stories, music and games.  Adult to accompany children.

Contact Marine: 021 130 9484 / email:

Enrol in French for Preschoolers Playgroup

Classes for Primary School Age

  • Thursdays: 4 – 5pm
  • Term 1: start Thursday 15 February
  • Cost: $80 per term
  • Siblings half-price $40

The Alliance Française offers classes for primary school children. Every week, they learn how to read and write in French, learn poems and songs and play in French.

This class is a drop-off class.

Contact David Moir: 487 9776 / 027 689 5051 / email:

Enrol in French for Primary School children

Enfants Bilingues (CP to CM2)

Les cours pour les enfants bilingues francophones entre 6 et 11 ans (On couvre pour le moment du CP au CM2) reprennent le samedi 17 février jusqu’à la fin du premier “term”. Contactez-nous si vous êtes une famille francophone ou si vos enfants ont été dans une école francophone:
Classes for bilingual kids aged between 6 and 11 resume Saturday 17 February. This class is meant for bilingual children only, with at least one parent being a French-speaker or for children having done a full immersion programme in a French-speaking country. They need to be comfortable understanding and speaking in French, as we only speak French during the class. We follow the programme and material CP to CM2 (Year 1 to 6) from the French curriculum (CNED). contact us on if you’re interested.

  • Term 1 start: Saturday 17 February
  • 12.30 – 1.30pm

Enrol in a Bilingual Childrens Class

Classes for High School Students

  • Time: tbc
  • Start date: tbc
  • Cost: $85 for 5 sessions or $45 per student for group 5+ students

Support classes for Year 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 pupils who are going to sit NCEA exams, to improve your spoken French

Contact David Moir: 487 9776 / 027 689 5051 / email:


DELF/DALF Preparation Classes

Term 1 begins 12 February

Alliance française de Dunedin is an accredited centre for DELF/DALF examinations. DELF/DALF preparation Classes: 1h for 9 weeks. $165

Les cours de preparation au DELF: Ideal for people who wish to learn and improve their skills on the long term. Classes offer a complete programme following a book, that includes oral and written comprehension, speaking exercises and some grammar.
  • Beginners (DELF A1) Mondays 1h lesson (5pm – 6pm)
In this class, students learn the vocabulary and language structures required to communicate in French in the classroom with the teacher and other students on familiar topics (such as greet, introduce themselves and someone else, give and ask for personal details and express likes and dislikes)
  • Intermediate (DELF A2) Tuesdays 1h lesson (5pm-6pm)
For those with basic French knowledge, who can communicate in a simple way and exchange information.
  • Advanced (DELF B1) Wednesday 1h lesson (5pm-6pm)

Adult Evening Conversation Classes

Term 1 begins 12 February

Conversation classes aiming at developping your understanding of everyday French. Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced levels. A 2-hour class per week for 8 weeks.
    • Beginners:
      • Mondays: 2-hour conversation classes (6pm-8pm)
      • Cost:  $190
      • Enrol
    • Intermediate:
      • Tuesdays: 2-hour conversation classes (6.30pm-8.30pm)
      • Cost: $190
      • Enrol
    • Advanced:
      • Wednesdays: 2-hour conversation classes (6.30-8.30pm)
      • Cost: $190
      • Enrol
  • Contact Pauline Brook : 03 473 9157 / email:
  • Enrol in French Adults class

Adult Lunchtime conversation: Thursdays 11.30am – 12.30pm

  • Improve your spoken French with a native speaker
  • Bring your lunch – tea & coffee available
  • Cost: $10 per session.
  • On-going, every Thursday during Primary school terms.
  • Teacher: Marine Brianne
  • Contact Marine 021 130 9484/ email:
  • Enrol in French Conversation mornings

Please add an optional $20 to become an AF Dunedin member for a year.