French language resources
Events for Students
Language Immersion days - Year 10 and VCE
The Alliance Francaise is holding a number of language immersion days. Government students can apply for a 100% subsidy to attend these days. Apply directly to the Alliance.
For more information, see:
Immersion Days and Camps
Teacher professional learning
Diplôme Elémentaire de Langue Française (DELF) - Preparation Course
The Alliance Française is running a Diplôme Elémentaire de Langue Française (DELF) preparation course in terms 1 and 2, 2020 for practising government school teachers.
The DELF is an internationally recognised French Ministry of Education diploma which is designed to assess the communicative skills of a candidate in a real situation, using authentic documents to evaluate skills rather than linguistic and formal grammatical knowledge.
The course is designed for primary and secondary school teachers and takes place out of school hours.
Improve your French and gain an internationally recognised qualification!
The cost of this course will covered by the Department for eligible government school teachers by application.
For more information, and to download the application form see
Applications forms must be emailed to Margaux Josse:
When: Applications close on 16 December 2019
Cost: Free for eligible government school teachers, by application
Alliance Française Immersion Day for French Teachers
The Alliance Française is running professional learning immersion days on 20 and 21 January for primary and secondary teachers, supported by the Department.
Teachers will participate in targeted sessions which will enable them to speak French, share practices and collaborate using engaging activities and resources for the French language classroom.
See Alliance Française for more information, and to download the application form.
When: 20 and 21 January 2020
Cost: Free for government school teachers
Applications close: Wednesday 11 December 2019.
Applications forms must be emailed to Margaux Josse: email@example.com
Victorian Curriculum French
Contains information and resources to support implementation of Victorian Curriculum French including the Rationale and Aims, Structure, Scope and Sequence and Resources which provide links to the Victorian Curriculum F-10 Resources and Support and Curriculum Planning Resources. For more information, see:
Victorian Curriculum French .
Approaches to languages education
For information about the types of languages programs in Victorian schools, see
Approaches to languages education.
AIM Language Learning
For information about the Accelerative Integrated Methodology, a gesture approach to language learning, see
AIM Language Learning Australia and New Zealand.
Developed by the State of Victoria (Department of Education and Early Childhood Development), Languages Online offers free interactive resources for Languages teachers and students. For more information, see
Research Unit for Multilingualism and Cross-Cultural Communication (RUMACCC)
Petit Poussin va se promener (Chicken Little)the first in a series of free and downloadable early readers in French and other languages. For more information, see:
Online listening activities for VCE students. See
TiVi5 Monde Plus
Televised French language programming for children from 3 years of age. See
TiVi5 Monde Plus.
Language and culture
SHARED HISTOIRES Mémoires Héritées, Histoires Partagées
As part of the commemoration of the First World War, secondary schools in France, New Zealand and Australia are invited to engage in collaborative projects on WW1. For more information, see
SHARED HISTOIRES Mémoires Héritées, Histoires Partagées.
Berthe Mouchette poetry competition
A French poetry competition for Year 3 to Year 12 students. For more information see
Berthe Mouchette Poetry Competition .
Melbourne French Theatre
Interactive French theatre performances suitable for primary and secondary students. For more information, see
Melbourne French Theatre.
A resource for teachers and students of French based on the Immigration Museum of Melbourne’s exhibits. See
Immigration Museum -‘Vers de nouveaux rivages: Un kit pédagogique pour les années 5 à 10’.
Identity: Yours, Mine, Ours
Based on the Immigration Museum permanent exhibition Identity: Yours, Mine, Ours the resources offer students from year 10-12 and teachers the opportunity to explore the Museum collections of objects and stories about identity through the French language. See
Immigration Museum – ‘Question d’identité: ressources pédagogique pour les années 10 à 12’.
NGV collection and resources
An extensive collection of permanent and temporary art exhibitions, see
NGV - Collections and resources.
For queries relating to French language education, contact