What we're about
http://photos1.meetupstatic.com/photos/event/3/0/f/e/event_99972542.jpeg Subscribe for free to our own French Events Newsletter www.fmdc.com.au (http://www.fmdc.com.au/) and forward the link onto your friends and contacts. Click here to see July 2012 issue (http://p0.vresp.com/MjMYVL)
The Sydney French Language Group is Administered by a leadership committee of 19 organisers, it' s a cultural melting pot of native French Speakers, French language students, International French students and newly arrived French /Francophone permanent residents. , Local Francophiles of all backgrounds in Sydney ( all our activities are free of charge and no membership fees apply to join) .
This group embraces harmony, social cohesion, and assists New arrivals connect and settle in Sydney.
You can express your talent by participating in the activities and programs of our French Music and Dance Company http://www.fmdc.com.au which specialises in Choral, Band, Cirque and Early dance courses and workshops covering the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque eras.
Tune in to TRAMPOLINE 2RRR 88.FM - Tuesdays 9-10.30pm French community radio program ( music, art, culture and entertainment) http://www.trampoline885fm.org.au
How many members do we have? 60 new members join us every month,that's some 700 new members every year. The system automatically removes members even if they are active but don't login to the website. Once removed they can rejoin and may be approved subject to the approval process at the time, but are kept on our 5000 Members register which includes the 1400 members on this website with name and picture . Please login regularly to avoid being removed even if you are an active member of this group.
Come and Meetup with others who are also interested in all things French and Francophone particularly the French language. All levels of french proficiency are welcome.We hold several for free, French conversation meetings, outdoor activities "Pétanque"and BBQ's. We also screen a monthly French movie .
Furthermore, this group we promote Francophone art, culture and entertainment as well as cultural exchange betweeen Australia and the francophone world. One of our central aims is to assist new French and francophones new arrivals to settle well in Sydney where this group is their support base and source of settlement information.
Our Events: A condition to attend all our events is to join this group. Your application to join will be processed within 24 hours, it will be approved providing your name is real and you place a picture of yourself in your profile.
Members can invite up to 10 friends in one email, by clicking the function MORE and then click PROMOTE in the tool bar.
Your friends must join this group before they can attend our meetups.
A word of advice
This group is suitable for members that have done some French studies and have true intention to study French or practice their skills . If you have never done any French courses , never lived in a Francophone counry and have no such intentions this group is not for you.
Members are expected to socialise in French when attending our organised meetups.
Since this group is a proper cultural and language organisation, members that join us for any reasons other than to practice their French and burden group members by spamming and sending emails to members that they haven' t met previously, will be removed from the group.
Members are subject to any complaint will be removed from the group register with or without any explanations. Members are encouraged to send their complaints to the ORGANIZER for immediate action and removal of offenders.
When applicants are approved as members , such membership although FREE to join is only permanent at the descretion of the Organiser and the organising committee.
Aurélien, Nathalie, Marc, Isabelle, Philippe, Estelle, Laurel, Rose, Kate,ema and Hans
We work very closely with the following French/Francophone socil and student organisations
We encourage you to connect with them!
For information about French courses and cultural events, we recommend that you subscribe to the Alliance Française de Sydney Newsletter: CLICK TO ACCESS (http://www.afsydney.com.au/content/tabID__3608/Newsletter)
The Francophone Association of South Sydney (FASS (http://www.fass.org.au) ) aims to support the language and cultures of all francophone countries and territories represented in southern Sydney.
The Francophone Association of North Sydney (FANS) aims at liking the Francophone communities in North Sydney around the public school French program and adult programs.
Subscribe for free to the daily local and international news and events (in French)
LePetitJournal: CLICK TO ACCESS
To join Sydney French Choir ( no auditions) : http://www.sydneyfrenchchoir.com
We support and endorse the 5 cool University French student organisations
The Inter-Universities French Societies. click to access (http://www.facebook.com/#!/group.php?gid=148884558461430&ref=ts)
The UNSW French Society: click to access
Macquarie University French Speakers society
Sydney University French Society . click to access (http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=15140045812)
UTS French Speaking Society click to access (http://www.facebook.com/groups.php?ref=sb#/group.php?sid=)
We also support Club Zouk http://clubzoukoz.com
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