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Themed French Workshops - September

We will be offering Themed Workshops for Teenagers and Adults during the next School Holidays.

Choose one or more to learn about Climate change and Sustainability, New Caledonian Cuisine or Myths, Fishing, but also Covid-19 and Grammar.

Many themes and slots available. Workshops taught in small classes. 2h sessions, $25 per session, for elementary to advanced students.

Download the full workshops schedule here:

Week 1 _ Monday 28 September to Friday 2 October
Week 2 _ Monday 5 to Friday 9 October


#1 _ À la découverte des saveurs calédoniennes (New Caledonian Cuisine)

Learn about New Caledonian cuisine, discuss recipes and talk about your favourite ingredients!

Grammar: writing and reading recipes, use verbs related to cooking, express comparison 
Vocabulary: food, ingredients, cooking, idioms.
Workshop duration: 2h
Level: elementary

#2 _ Larguez les Amarres ! (Cast Off!)

Learn about over-fishing and micro-plastic pollution in the oceans with several activities and media!

Grammar: express comparison, time and goals
Vocabulary: fishing, sea, merchant marine, environment and plastic pollution.
Workshop duration: 5h
Level: elementary to intermediate

#3 _ Tea Kanake

A workshop about a famous New Caledonian myth called Tea Kanake, or the first New Caledonian man. This workshop will focus on past grammar tense and on vocabulary about New Caledonia fauna and flora through different kind of activities.

Grammar: Passé composé
Vocabulary: fauna and flora of New Caledonia
Workshop duration: 2h
Level: End of Elementary to Advanced 

#4 _ Le changement climatique et ses conséquences dans le Pacifique
Climate Change and Consequences in the Pacific)

Discover New Caledonia's biodiversity and the place held by nature in Kanak culture. Compare with other cultures for which nature occupies a prominent place. 

Grammar: talk about the future, discover and use the simple futur tense, identify and use conditions
Vocabulary: environment, climate change,  cities, nature
Workshop duration: 3h
Level: elementary

#5 _ Covid-19

Discuss the French government's regulations and instructions under Covid-19 and talk about various activities and places. 

Grammar: giving instructions, describing places, imperative tense
Vocabulary: government regulations, activities, homes and places.
Workshop duration: 3h
Level: elementary

#6 _ La Madeleine de Proust et les temps grammaticaux (Proust's madeleine and grammatical tenses)

Understand the use of different tenses and learn how to talk about your senses and childhood memories with this  workshop is based on an  extract of  "À la Recherche du Temps Perdu" ("In Search of Lost Time"), a very famous literary work by Marcel Proust.

Grammar: tenses, negation 
Vocabulary: memory, senses, childhood
Workshop duration: 2h
Level: elementary to intermediate