Useful information

French tuition and French classes in the Sutherland Shire

This list is a guide only and may not be complete.  Some courses require membership of an organisation and others are free or have a small cost associated with room hire etc.

FASS Conversation Groups

Free for members of FASS

Held at St Phil’s church on Port Hacking Road in Caringbah on Thursdays during school term time.

Advanced speakers from 4:00 – 5:00pm

Intermediate and beginner speakers from 5:00 – 6:00pm

Private Tuition

Native French speaker

Agnes Thévenin 0425 821 223

Group Lessons

Petite Haricote (native French speaker)

Classes primarily for the acquisition of conversational skills and tailored to the potential tourist, business person and those wishing to improve communication with friends or family with no English speaking background.  The emphasis is on reading, listening and speaking skills.  At the beginning, grammar will be inductively and implicitly taught.

Covering greetings and introductions,  numbers, days, months and time, going shopping, ordering food, booking travel and accommodation, getting around, asking for and understanding directions.

All classes are very flexible and can be tailored to the requirements and interests of the group.

6 participants maximum per session.

The classes are 75 minutes long and are held at Taren Point Public School on Mondays from 1:00pm -2:15pm.

Contact Karin:, 0424185002


Group Classes held on Mondays at Stapleton Avenue Community Centre, 3A Stapleton Avenue, Sutherland, 9521 8280

Beginners Class – 10:30 – 11:55

Intermediates Class – 10:30 – 11:55

Annual membership fee of $15 payable on the day of enrolment and then each July.

Class cost $45 per term for one class, $65 per term for two classes

St George and Sutherland Community College

This organisation offers several levels of French from both its Jannali and Kogarah locations.

See the website at for information on class levels, times and pricing.