Important Announcement

All our group and private classes are running and are taught online until Fall Term. If you have any questions please contact info@afportland.org.

  • How to Take an Online Class

    How to Take an Online Class

    A short guide and tips for using Zoom and Apolearn for your online class.

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  • Summer 1 classes are open to registration.

    Summer 1 classes are open to registration.

    Summer 1 term runs June 8 - July 11.
  • French A La Carte is here! 1.5 hour-long classes  in bundles of four sessions or as single session drop-ins. Levels A1 to C1!

    French A La Carte is here! 1.5 hour-long classes in bundles of four sessions or as single session drop-ins. Levels A1 to C1!

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  • What in the world is in that bottle? Taste and find out.

    What in the world is in that bottle? Taste and find out.

    Decoding French Wine: A Series of Three Seminars with Tastings by Sommelier and Wine Educator Maxine Borcherding. Friday nights, 5-6 pm. Seminar 1, June 5: Terroir. Seminar 2, June 12: Classifications. Seminar 3, June 19: Decoding Labels.

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  • Free Trial French Classes for Beginners on June 1, 2, and 3, 2020

    Free Trial French Classes for Beginners on June 1, 2, and 3, 2020

    Take advantage of a free Trial French Class to experience the ease of studying, speaking, and sharing French online.

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  • New Apéro-Conversation Group Meets Weekly Wednesday at 5:15pm

    New Apéro-Conversation Group Meets Weekly Wednesday at 5:15pm

    The Alliance Française holds its Wednesday night drop-in Apéro-Conversation group at 5:15pm. This ongoing online group is open to all levels.

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Bienvenue to the Alliance Française de Portland, the French language center and cultural community for everyone.
Where Portland gathers to speak – and learn – French.

Coming Up

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Thinking about starting French this summer, or picking up where you left off? Maybe you tried a French Hour class or two recently and are ready to set aside more...
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The Alliance’s free weekly conversation group on Zoom, run by board members and other volunteers, is available for drop-in conversation on Wednesday nights in June at 5:15pm.It attracts 20-30 registrants...
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On Friday, June 5, at 9 a.m. PDT (6 p.m. Paris), Alliance Française of Portland members are invited to attend a free webinar from the comfort of their home computers....
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What in the world is in that bottle? Reading a French wine label is like reading a foreign language. (Actually it is a foreign language – it's French!) But more than...
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  This summer, the Alliance is adapting to ever-changing schedules due to COVID-19 by offering flexible, low commitment online classes. Summer Term will be offered in two sets of 5-week classes....
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Have you ever wondered how artists, designers and other creative professionals use digital media in their work? Would you like to know how a product is created and what tools...

More about the Alliance Française de Portland

All year round, our dedicated teachers, visiting authors, and enthusiasts of French culture share their passion for the French language and its culture with curious minds like yours. Our expertise in teaching is complemented by a rich array of programs for the public (most in English), our wonderful library and mediatheque, other resources, and a community of welcoming like-minded individuals.

 

Parking Information

Street parking on SW 20th St. facing the Kamm House is limited. Free parking is available in Lot B at SW 18th and SW Columbia. Please obtain a parking pass from the office.

After 6 pm weekdays, students may park in the Willamette Dental lot at SW 20th and SW Jefferson as available.

Office Hours

Monday - Friday 9:00-5:00
Classes are held until 8:30
Saturday 9:30-1:00
or by appointment

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