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: 4 – 4.45 pm
  • On-going, every Wednesday during primary school terms
  • 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

  • Tuesdays: 4 – 5pm
  • Term 4: start Tuesday 17 October
  • 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 ce samedi 11 fevrier jusqu’a la fin du premier “term”. Contactez-nous si vous etes une famille francophone ou si vos enfants ont ete dans une ecole francophone:
Classes for bilingual kids aged between 6 and 11 resume this Saturday. 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 4 starts Saturday 21 October
  • 12.30 – 1.30pm

Enrol in a Bilingual Childrens Class

Classes for High School Students

  • Thursdays: 4.15pm-5.15pm
  • Start date: tbc
  • Cost: $45 for 5 sessions or $40 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:


Classes for Scholarship French (high school)

  • Mondays 4.15pm – 5.45pm
  • Classes run during school terms

The purpose of this class is to prepare senior students for the French Scholarship exam by providing additional, intensive support and practice with feedback on oral communication and written tasks.

Contact Kim Cousins: 021 1636 744 / email:

Adult Evening Classes: all 6.30 – 8:30pm

Term 4 begins 9 October

    • Beginners:
      • Mondays 9 October – (7 weeks because of Labour weekend)
      • Cost: $165 or discounted price of $300 for a couple enrolling at the same time (one payment)
      • Enrol
    • Intermediate:
      • Tuesdays 10 October – (8 weeks)
      • Cost: $190 or discounted price of $350 for a couple enrolling at the same time (one payment)
      • Enrol
    • Advanced:
      • Wednesdays 11 October – (8 weeks)
      • Cost: $190 or discounted price of $350 for a couple enrolling at the same time (one payment)
      • Enrol

Conversation Afternoons: Thursdays 12.30am – 1.30pm

  • Improve your spoken French with a native speaker
  • Bring your lunch – tea & coffee available
  • Cost: $10 per session or $90 for ten prepaid sessions.
  • On-going, every Thursday during Primary school terms.
  • Teacher: Marine Brianne
  • Contact Marine 021 130 9484/ email:
  • Enrol in French Conversation mornings


Alliance française de Dunedin is an accredited centre for DELF/DALF examinations. Please contact us if you have any queries: