About Us

Alliance Française is Auckland's French language and cultural centre.

We teach French to adults and children at all levels and organise a diverse programme of cultural activities throughout the year.

Why learn French with us?


You learn from professionally trained and experienced teachers.




Our classes are taught in a fun and friendly French-immersion method that will have you speaking French from the very first class.



You follow a structured curriculum with clear goals at each step of the way.




You can work toward Internationally recognised qualifications.




You can back up your learning with resources from our Library.



Take a look at our classes


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As a French School

CLASSES FOR ALL LEVELS > We teach adult group classes, from complete beginners to advanced level, in our main branch in Grey Lynn as well as in Takapuna.

TAKE YOUR FRENCH FURTHER > As well as regular classes we also have French Conversation Classes and Special Topic Classes so you can take your French further.

CHILDREN > We teach French to children using Les Petits Français teaching method, for 2-4 years, 5-6 years, 7-10 years and 11-13 years. Plus, we can respond to community demand for after school French classes based in schools.

PRIVATE TUITION > We offer private tuition for individuals, tailored to their particular learning goals at a time, pace and location that suits the student.

EXAMS > We are an official examination centre for the DELF exams, so you can gain international recognition of your French level.

 
As a Cultural Centre

We organise events throughout the year to share and celebrate French culture with our Kiwi audience.

Our annual, national-wide Alliance Française French Film Festival is a “must go” rendezvous for thousands of Auckland movie buffs, while our Francophonie Week at the Auckland Art Gallery brings French language and culture to the very artistic heart of the city through various entertaining activities and shows.

Our presence in the cultural landscape of Auckland also includes French breakfasts ,  French/NZ Quiz Nights, our Beaujolais Nouveau evening, French Music Day and so much more.

 

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