French classes for children in Auckland and Wellington are available from the French Institute, give your kids the bilingual edge in life! Our French kids school and language classes are perfectly designed for New Zealand and French kids to have a great time while learning French. Each French class is organized around fun theme-based units that combine singing, movement, interactive exercises and arts & crafts. The La Petit Ercole and Le College classes are for older children, emphasize communication and vocabulary building as well as pronunciation and basic grammar skills and follow the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) . The format of our kids classes combined with the passion and drive of our native-speaking teachers encourages a love for French from a young age!

Studies have shown that learning a foreign language enriches a child's cognitive development which can enhance a child's overall school performance.

Benefits of being bilingual:

French courses start all year round - Enrol today!

LES TOUT-PETIT French toddler school is a "Parent and Me" style class taught in French for kids ages 14 to 35 months that combines singing, movement, story time, music, vocabulary games, arts & crafts, and fun interactive exercises to encourage a love for the language from a very young age.

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The French Kindergarten teaches your chilldren French through play which is the cornerstone of successful education at this age because it gives students the chance to practice what they are learning in creative ways. With this in mind, French Kindergarten is a child-only class for kids ages 3 to 5 years old that focuses on building vocabulary with an emphasis on communication and early writing and reading skills through games, arts and crafts, stories, songs and imaginative play.

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PETIT ERCOLE FRENCH SCHOOL is organized around theme-based units, songs, interactive exercises and games, our French course emphasizes communicative abilities and vocabulary building as well as listening, reading, writing, pronunciation and basic grammar skills.

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LE COLLEGE French school for teens


Our French College is a French language course is designed for middle and high students ages 12-16 years old who already have a foundation in French and wish to develop communicative competence in reading, listening, writing and speaking while exploring multiple aspects of the French society and culture. The curriculum is developed to meet the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) and preparing your child for Italian language exams (NCEA, DELF, DALF...)

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During the School Holidays the French Institute offers various French Activities to keep our Bright Little Stars immersed in the French Language and Culture in Auckland and Wellington.

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Learn French with a tutor or French teacher in a private French class from $40 hour, includes materials. Prepare for travel or French language Exams. Can be at our school or your home...

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  • Price $200.00
  • French
  • 10 lessons
  • Course Certificate
  • Around 10 Students
  • Free Course Book
  • LES TOUT-PETIT French toddler school - Level 10, 155 Queen St, Auckland
  • Sat 1 February 10.30am-12pm
  • FRENCH KINDERGARTEN French school - Level 10, 155 Queen St, Auckland
  • Sat 1 February 10.30am-12pm
  • PETIT ERCOLE FRENCH SCHOOL - Level 10, 155 Queen St, Auckland
  • Sat 1 February 12-1.30pm
  • LE COLLEGE French school - Level 10, 155 Queen St, Auckland
  • Sat 1 February 12-1.30pm



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We have some of the best French teachers, all our teachers are expert qualified native speakers with University degrees and experienced.


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Classes are limited to around 10 students, guarantees the teacher's attention. Research shows small classes are the best for learning.



Learn French faster with our online library with thousands of electronic texts and audios that you can play on your tablet, phone or laptop.


French Activities & Events

The French Institute organises activities and Events in Auckland.


Auckland and Wellington schools

The French Institute has French schools and classes in Auckland and Wellington.


French Immersion classes

We use the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) and classes are taught in French.



Certificates are available on request to show that you have completed a French course at the French Institute.


About Us

French Institute is an immersion French Language School in Auckland, Palmerston North and Wellington. Learn French in our small interactive immersion classes with expert and passionate native speaker French teachers fromFfrance. We offer a wide range of French lessons for beginner (A1) to advanced (C2) levels following the industry standard Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) and preparing you for French language exams (DELF) and travel to France while using the latest teaching methodologies.
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French Institute
Level 10, 155 Queen St (Acrossia House)
Auckland 1010

Phone: 021-461-551

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