Learn and practise French in a friendly and convivial atmosphere at the Alliance Française Palmerston North. Whether you are a complete beginner or an advanced speaker, we have the appropriate class to match your level and your goals.

Our regular on-site French classes run for 1.5 hours each week for an average period of 10 weeks (following New Zealand school terms).

The courses are taught in small groups with 12 students maximum.

You …

  • Have never learnt French before:

Check our complete beginners classes.

  • Have learnt some French in the past:

Do a free level assessment . This will take 15 to 20 minutes and will allow you to choose the level that is the most appropriate for you. If you are still unsure, please contact us.

  • Have been a student at Alliance Française before:

Find your continuing course .

Apart from our regular on-site French group classes,
we also offer:

French for Travellers

If you are planning a trip to a French-speaking country and want to make a difference with some knowledge of the local language, why not try this class?

Private Tuition

If our group classes do not suit you, we also offer private and semi-private classes (up to 4 students).

Corporate Tuition

We can organise French language tuition at your office or any other location of your choice, tailored to your needs and schedule, for groups or individuals.

Special Workshops

We offer special workshops for adults during the school holidays, designed to support ongoing learning and help you upgrade your skills to take your French to the next level!

DELF/DALF preparation Workshops

DELF/DALF preparation workshops help you prepare for the different parts of the examinations and are available for all levels.

Book Club

The French Book Club is a marvellous way to expand your French skills and vocabulary while discovering the latest must-read books from France.

Conversation Groups

Learn and practise your French in a relaxed and convivial atmosphere with our conversation groups.

To enrol, please contact us or make your choice with our course selector.

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