Berthe Mouchette competition



What is it ?

The Berthe Mouchette Competition is an opportunity for students to practice the French language by participating in a competition with great prizes to be won!

There are two categories, oral and written and an additional “nouveauté” a Drawing Competition for the Primary level participants.


The prizes

All participants receive a certificate and prizes are awarded to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners of each year level.
Prizes include beautiful French books, encyclopedias, CD's, DVD's and....

Le Prix AFX Student Exchange

- a 6 week exchange program to France  (BEST Year 8 and BEST Year 9 competitors)

Le Prix CACAO

- a French cultural indulgence (BEST Year 10 winner) 

Le Prix Alliance Française de Melbourne

- VCE Immersion days in St Kilda in 2020(BEST Year 11 winner)

Le Prix CREIPAC Air Calin

- an educational trip to New Caledonia (BEST Year 12 winner) tbc.



Who can enter?

The competition is open to all students from Year 3 to Year 12 in all schools across Melbourne and Victoria.  Even students from non-participating schools and home schooled students may enter as independent candidates.


Can this help prepare for VCE?

As the oral and written assessments are conducted under exam conditions, many teachers use this competition as a motivational tool and as practice for the end of year VCE exams.


How to enter?

Firstly please contact Kellee Lewis, Competition Coordinator, on 9525 3463 or by email at competition@afmelbourne.com.au

Once you have reserved a date, please complete and send your student list. Click here for instructions.


Important dates 2019

Oral Assessment Period: 

• Years 3-10                                  1 May – 24 May
• Years 11-12                                 24 July –  13 August
 

Written Tests to be returned by: 


• Years 9-10                                   31 May
• Years 11-12                                 31 July
 

BOOKING DEADLINES:


Years 3-10                                     31 MARCH
Years 11-12                                    31 MARCH  


Finals

• Years 7-8                                       Sunday 4 August
• Years 3-6                                  Sunday 18 August
• Years 9-10                                   Sunday 25 August
• Years 11-12                                 Sat 7  & Sun 8 September


Results announcements

Years 3-8 results for the period 1 May to 24 May

announced by email 14 June to teacher coordinating the Competition within the school.


Years 9-10 results for the period 1 May to 24 May

announced by email 17 July to teacher coordinating the Competition within the school.


Years 11-12 results for the period 24 July to 13 August

to be announced by email 27 August to teacher coordinating the Competition within the school.


WINNERS Years 3-12 to be announced on our website 18 September 2019


Awards ceremony 2019

WEDNESDAY 20th November 2019 at 7pm
St Kilda Town Hall

(to be confirmed)



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St Kilda branch:
51 Grey Street, ST KILDA
VICTORIA 3182 AUSTRALIA
Tel : 03 9525 3463
E-mail: info@afmelbourne.com.au

St Kilda - Summer holiday opening hours:

The St Kilda branch will reopen on Thursday 3 January 2019.
Summer holiday from 3 to 25 January included.

Mon - Fri: 9am to 12.30pm & 1.30pm to 7pm
Closed on Saturdays and Sundays



City branch:
Level 13, 55 Swanston St, Melbourne
VIC, Australia, 3000
Tel : 03 9525 3463
E-mail: info@afmelbourne.com.au

City branch - Summer holiday opening hours:

The City branch will reopen on Monday 7 January 2019.
Summer holiday from 7 to 25 January included.

Mon - Thur: 9am to 12.30pm & 1.30pm to 6.30pm
Friday: 9am to 12.30pm & 1.30pm to 6.00pm
Closed on Saturdays and Sundays