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La French Week with Alliance Francaise de Brisbane

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Enjoy a week in France without the hassle of airports

La French Week is an exciting cultural and educational series of events held in, around, across, under, over and throughout Brisbane from Monday, 9 July until Sunday, 15 July, 2018 with the ultra-exciting Bastille Day celebrations on Saturday, 14 July.

As in every other such celebration of everything French Alliance Francaise de Brisbane is to be in the thick of the excitement. Over the week you can expect to see the Alliance's renowned workshops and talks arranged for audiences of young and old, ex-pats, Francophiles and everybody else who enjoys a good time to include such stimulating activities as:

* Intensive Revision Classes for Levels A2 and B1
Running daily from Monday, 9 to Friday, 13 July from 9.30am to 11.30am where participants focus on improving their French language skills. This unmissable workshop is being presented by Aurore Floury.

All session are being held in Room 7, Alliance Francaise, 262 Montague Road, West End.

Cost for the 10 hours of workshops is $255. Enrol here.

* Le Champagne
Do you know everything there is to know about champagne? No, of course not – never fear, here is a workshop to remedy your shortcoming.

The Le Champagne will cover champagne's history, production, traditions and, most of all, its specialised vocabulary. Presented by Agathe Combemorel, a champagne connoisseur, the workshop is on Tuesday, 10 July from 6.00pm to 8.00pm in Room 8, Alliance Francaise, 262 Montague Road, West End.

Tastings are included because, as we all agree, practical experience is every bit as important as the theory.

Cost for the Le Champagne workshop is $65. Enrol here.

* French Christmas in July (Noël en juillet)
Discover the specialities served at French Christmas celebrations such as la bûche, le champagne, les papillotes and more during this tasty, cultural workshop created and served in a buffet style by Catherine de Chermont, Alliance's unofficial chef.

To be held Wednesday, 11 July from 12.00 midday to 2.00pm in Room 8, Alliance Francaise, 262 Montague Road, West End.

The cost for this marvellous experience is only $75. Enrol here.
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* French movie, 'Rock'n Roll'
This wonderful comedy, directed by Guillaume Canet and starring Marion Cotillard is a satire by one French celebrity not afraid to poke fun at himself. For some more detail check here.

Screening on Wednesday, 11 July from 5.30pm to 7.30pm at the Brisbane Square Library and Customer Centre, 266 George Street, Brisbane.

Entry is FREE but you must register to reserve your seat by phoning the library on 3403 4166.
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* Le Language de la Peinture – Levels B1/2 and C1/2
A series of workshops by Florence Thiriot, Alliance Francaise's resident art lover covering all the essentials needed for reading and understanding iconic French masterpieces as you use the study of such a fascinating topic to stretch your French language vocabulary and linguistic structures.

To be held on Thursday, 12 July from 5.30pm to 8.00pm in Room 7, Alliance Francaise, 262 Montague Road, West End.

Cost of the workshop is $60. Enrol here.

* Parlons et célébrons le français (Let's talk and celebrate French)
Come along and celebrate your French speaking skills at Alliance Francaise during French Week. Select the level you are at and sign up. If you are unsure of which level to opt for give Alliance a call on 3844 4460.

Make your selection and enrol now for any of the classes being held on Friday, 13 July from 5.30pm to 7.00pm at Alliance Francaise, 262 Montague Road, West End.
Beginner: Level A1, Room 2, enrol here.
High Beginner – Early Intermediate: Level A2, Room 8, enrol here.
Intermediate and Advanced: Levels B1 and B2, Room 7, enrol here.

As a special French Week deal you can attend the class of your choice for FREE if you also enrol in any of the other La French Week workshops otherwise the cost is $30 per attendee.

* French Art and Revolution
This Bastille Day special to be presented by Florence Thiriot will focus on some of the most important works of art emanating from the French Romantic movement. For additional information please check here.

This most interesting session is being held on Saturday, 14 July from 2.00pm to 3.00pm at the Brisbane Square Library and Customer Centre, 266 George Street, Brisbane.

Entry is FREE but you must register to reserve your seat by phoning the library on 3403 4166.

La French Week is going to be a big celebration with a lot going on. To stay up-to-date keep a check on Alliance Francaise de Brisbane's web page as well as its Facebook and Instagram accounts. Or, if you prefer a more direct contact you can obtain more information on this exciting event or more general information about other activities and educational opportunities available through Alliance contact the head office at 262 Montague Road, West End by email at: culture@afbrisbane.com or phone 3844 4460.
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Why? Save yourself a trip - see France right here in Brisbane
When: From Monday 9 July to Sunday 15 July, 2018
Phone: 3844 4460
Where: Alliance Française de Brisbane, 262 Montague Road, West End and the Brisbane Square Library and Customer Centre
Cost: Costs range from FREE to $255 for a full week's tuition
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Vive la france. thanks Tony
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