Task-based learning for introductory and junior French language courses

Auckland:  Monday, 21st June 2021, 4.00 - 5.30pm.  A201A, Block A, The University of Auckland Epsom Campus, 74 Epsom Avenue, Epsom, Auckland 1023.

Christchurch:  Monday, 28th June 2021, 4.00 - 5.30pm.  Shirley Boys' High School, 209 Travis Road, Christchurch 8083.

Palmerston North:  Tuesday, 29th June 2021, 4.00 - 5.00pm.  Palmerston North Boys High School, 263 Featherston Street, Palmerston North 4442.


This workshop will look at how to provide students with a genuinely task-based approach when teaching taster and introductory courses of French.

This workshop will focus on engaging students with authentic language use while students become fully immersed in French and its culture. Learning is brought into the 21st Century. 

Who Should Attend

This workshop is suitable for HODs, classroom teachers of junior French, and those looking to build on numbers at senior levels.  


Simon McGinley, French NLA and Dani Taylor, HOD Languages at St Dominic’s Catholic College.




Afternoon tea will be provided.

Application Deadline

Wednesday, 16th June 2021.