French lessons in Melbourne
French is the mother tongue of 29 countries and ranks inside the top 10 most-spoken languages around the globe. It’s no surprise that a vast community of 5,000 French Australians lives in Melbourne, according to 2018 data from Live in Melbourne. This is, in part, due to Melbourne's dedication to preserving and celebrating French history and, as a result, the French culture is strong in the city. Knowing French, then, will allow you to connect with this community on another level and will also broaden your professional horizons. Contact us today to know more about taking French courses in Melbourne, and we will start designing a course tailored to your needs and requirements!
Why Study French in Melbourne
For Work: If you are actively job seeking, you will be glad to know that French can open up many professional opportunities in Melbourne. For example, many companies are looking for bilingual interpreters to communicate with French and French-Canadian tourists. If you are looking to connect with companies of French origin, you can contact the French-Australian Chamber of Commerce (Victoria Chapter), the leading French-Australian business network in the city. They can help you integrate into the market. And why not go one step further and travel to France on a vacation? In a little over 14 hours, you will be in stunning Paris, speaking to the locals and ordering delicious food with the skills you acquired with Language Trainers, strengthening your bond with this fascinating language, its culture and its people!
For Culture: There are also many opportunities to experience French culture in Melbourne. As the second-most populous city in Australia, Melbourne has a thriving French community. Within the city, there are restaurants, bakeries, shops and an art scene dedicated to celebrating French culture. French Australians play petanque, and the St Kilda Petanque Sports Club on Fitzroy St, illustrating their complete dedication to the sport. There is also a Bastille Day Festival every July, where you can attend master classes, workshops, watch lively can-can dancers and crossed swords fencing, and go on a walking tour, where everything is communicated in French. We are sure you will not need a translator after taking some lessons with us! There is also a karaoke session at night, so you can take advantage of this opportunity to sing along to your favourite songs in French and impress your friends with your flawless pronunciation! And if you love theatre, consider attending one of the many French-speaking plays the Melbourne French Theatre on Canning Street, founded in 1977.
For Social: Those who would like to make new friends while practising French should join the French Conversation in Melbourne Meetup group. It has more than 2,200 members who get together to practise their French and discuss cultural topics while socialising. Apart from meeting regularly, the group produces a magazine! It is entirely in French, so you can try to read it after some lessons with us to see how much vocabulary you have learned! And if you love traditional French food, you can go to the French Brasserie on Malthouse Lane, where you can order beef cheek bourguignon, grass sirloin or bouillabaisse using the French pronunciation you learn in your classes with Language Trainers. Another great option is Philippe on Collins Street. Impress your new friends with your language skills!
Where to Learn French in and around Melbourne
If you want to embrace the French spirit, the capital of Victoria is the perfect place to learn the language with us at Language Trainers. Just contact us and we will arrange for a teacher to go to your home or office. If you prefer to meet in a public place, it could be at the State Library Victoria on Swanson Street. There are also very nice cafés downtown, such as 905 Cafe, on E New Haven Avenue, or Sun Shoppe Cafe, on the same street.
Also, if you are not directly based in Melbourne, don’t worry: we have amazing trainers ready to start teaching French in Geelong, Ballarat and Bendigo.
So, let’s go, allons-y! If you have studied the language before, please take our free French Level Test so we can assess your current skills, or contact us directly so we can talk to you about your options for learning French.
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1-on-1 General French Course in Melbourne
Our general one-on-one courses in Melbourne will help students improve their French level quickly and efficiently, whatever their needs. One of the most exciting aspects of our courses is that they are developed entirely around the needs of the students. The fact that we offer our French classes on a One-on-One basis means that you can learn the words and phrases you need in a comfortable and relaxed environment.
1-on-1 Business French Course in Melbourne
Our French courses in Melbourne are taught on a one-on-one basis and will help you improve your business communication skills immensely. No matter what level you begin at we will soon have you dealing with business introductions comfortably before moving onto other matters. Beginner level students can expect to finish the course with basic telephone French and email skills, as well as a level of survival French, granting them the ability to work in a country where French is the native tongue.
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French Courses in Melbourne (closed group)
Our French courses are also available for small groups studying together (Two-to-One French Course or In-Company Small Group French Course). All participants must have the same language needs, be able to study at the same time at the same place and be at the same level. All participants should be booked at the same time. Language Trainers suggest that you do not look for classes with more than 8 students at one time. However, an In-Company Taster French Course can contain a maximum of 12 people.
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Language Teachers in Melbourne
Jeff is an English teacher who enjoys working with people from different cultures and is experienced in preparing lessons designed to meet the specific needs of his students. He holds a CELTA certificate, as well as a Master's of Business in Communication.
A native Italian speaker born and raised in Italy, Laura has over five years of experience teaching the language to learners of all different ages and backgrounds. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Modern Languages and Cultural Studies from the University of Rome. She is also a member of VATI (Victorian Association of Teachers of Italian).
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”Nico was fantastic. Great with the kids and very patient. I would definitely recommend him; he's a natural teacher.”French course in Brisbane
”Everything is going very well with Nasser, he has structured our lessons so that we learn how to construct correct sentences, not just learn some phrases. Very happy.”French course in Cairns