French at school
The teaching language at school in Botswana is English. The Setswana – main local language – is also widely used
French is also offered as optional language in some public schools, and the project of generalizing French language throughout the secondary schools is currently being developed
Most of private school also offer the possibility to learn French
The French Alliance of Gaborone also offers French classes, for children as well as for adults, at all levels
A FLAM (French as Mother Language) is also proposed to the French-speaking children attending local schools
Lycée français Jules Verne in Johannesburg
This school falls under AEFE (the Agency for French Teaching outside France) with a governing board elected by the parents of pupils. The school is managed by a principal appointed by the French Government. The lycée français Jules Verne welcomes students from pre-primary school age up to la terminale (the French equivalent of matric with specialisation in either literary studies, economic & social studies or scientific studies). Three modern languages are studied : English, German and Spanish. The schools has 686 learners of 42 nationalities for the 2005 - 2006 school year, which follows the European calendar.
Physical address: Corner of Bauhinia Road & Cestrum Avenue, Sandton, Johannesburg.
Telephone: (27)118848936 fax : (27)118846951
Postal address: PO Box 556 Morningside 2057 - Republic of South Africa.
School calendar: September to June.
Miriam Makeba French school in Pretoria
(An annex to the Lycée Jules Verne in Johannesburg for children ages 6 to 11) Address : Simon Vermooten, The Willows, Silverton, Pretoria.
Telephone: (27) 11 884 89 36 fax: (27) 11 884 69 51.
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
François Le Vaillant French school in Cape Town
This French school in Cape Town has 135 learners of various nationalities, from pre-primary level up to la terminale, the French equivalent of matric. The school is managed by a principal appointed by the French Government. Three modern languages are studied : English, German and Spanish.
Physical address : 101 Hope Street, Gardens, Cape Town.
Telephone: +27 (0) 21 461 2508 / Fax : +27 (0) 21 461 5312