Every week, the Alliance Française offers some events and workshops that allow to learn and practice French in a different way. Conversation, cinema, poetry or even philosophy, there is something for everyone, every level, every taste.
Apéro Français - Online
Every other week - Wednesday - 5:30PM
It is not because we cannot meet at the Sofitel that we should not have a happy hour and speak French together.
Join us via Zoom on Wednesday at 5:30PM with something to drink and your happy mood. We will speak French with you and play some games to have a great time!
Don’t hesitate ! Even if you are learning French for not a very long time, please connect you, it’s a great way to practice your French.
Newsroom - Online
Every week - Friday - $10
Every week, join the Newsroom and talk about topical subjects. In a friendly atmosphere, we will discuss recent events happening around the world.
The participants will try to understand those events while reviewing the vocabulary of the news and politics in French.
Example of former topical subjects : le salaire universel, l’enseignement à la maison, la féminisation des métiers, l'automédication, l'humour, peut-on rire de tout ?, l'interdiction de la fessée, la peine de mort, la retraite.
Atelier Philoso'tea - Online
Every week - Wednesday - 3PM & 4:30PM - $10 - Intermediate level.
Freedom, boredom, creativity, laziness, there are many feelings that emerge from our recent confinement situation.. Let's gather our thoughts, in French, and talk about various topics...
In this meeting, you will hear a short story and then talk about a concept a week. You will be guided through the conversation by one of our teachers.
Example of former studied concepts: pouvoir, humour, coutume, solidarité, citoyenneté, justice etc.
Ciné & Canapé - Online
Every week - Friday - 5PM - Donation-based event
During this time of quarantine, it's important to socialize and have fun! And it's even better when you can do so by practicing your French and sharing your love of cinema and Francophones cultures.
How does it work ?
It's a donation-based event (suggested donation: $10).
Example of movie: Cézanne et moi, Les Misérables, Le Grand Bain, Le portrait de la jeune fille en feu etc.
Poetry reading - Online
Every other week - Monday - 5PM - Donation-based event
We invite you to talk about poetry with us.
Join our meeting via zoom, read and share a poem with the other participants.
Let the poet in you come out!
It's a donation-based event (suggested donation: $10)
Join us for lunch at XIX, one of our favorite spots in town ! We will speak in French so that everyone can practice in a relaxed atmosphere. It will also be the occasion to enjoy the delicious food from the XIX.