Bonjour! Please note we are offering online and onsite classes.
Upcoming French events
Online French book club
Join us on the 18th September to talk about "Réparer les vivants" written by Maylis de Kerangal. A novel about organ donation in which Maylis de Kerengal tackles this delicate subject through poetic and touching language. Simon Linges is 19 years old when his parents are confronted with the question of organ donation.
Online - £12
Saturday 18th September
Come and watch comedies, romances and historical dramas, selected especially for you, from the best of contemporary and classic French-speaking cinema. Moteur! Action!
St Margaret's Institute - £6, incl. glass of wine
Every 2nd Friday of the month
From October 2021
Gallic Grumpiness from Astérix to the Gilets Jaunes !
Explore this famous French trait through historical examples, while practicing your language skills and refine your ability to develop arguments.
6 weeks sessions of 1h30 from 4th November 2021
Online with Zoom - Intermediate and advanced levels - £126
From Thursday 4th November
How the British popularised the "French Riviera"
Take a historical stroll down the Promenade des Anglais with Lord Brougham & Queen Victoria, as they fall in love with the climate of the Côte d’Azur and make it the popular destination it is today. Yvan Gastaut is an historian and lecturer at the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis.
Online conference with Zoom - Intermediate and advanced levels - FREE
Monday 22nd November
Trustee recruitment !
We are actively looking to recruit an additional Trustee to join the Board. If you think you have the interest, the energy, the ideas and a little time to commit to furthering the promotion of the French language and all francophone cultures, literature, music and food then we would be pleased to hear from you.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with a short covering letter outlining your reasons for wishing to join the Board and your relevant experience.
Scented walk through Corsica workshop
Be transported virtually to the Ile de Beauté on this special olfactory tour of Corsica, with scent samples sent to you ahead of the workshop.
Saturday, 16 October 2021
10:30am-11:30am : workshop in ENGLISH
11:30am-12:30pm : workshop in FRENCH – Intermediate and advanced levels
Online with Zoom
£12 incl. the scent samples
The official Centre for French Language and its Cultures
We are the Alliance Française d'Oxford, the charity whose mission is to offer French classes for all ages and abilities, promote the enjoyment of French and Francophone cultures, and organise cultural events in Oxford.