Important Announcement

All group and private classes are taught online through March 2021. The Alliance office is virtual, and Kamm House is open only by appointment. Please contact us at info@afportland.org. 

  • How to Take an Online Class

    How to Take an Online Class

    A short guide and tips for using Google Classroom and Zoom for your online class. And Zoom for events!

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  • Fall Term Specialty And Cultural Classes For Levels A1 to C1

    Fall Term Specialty And Cultural Classes For Levels A1 to C1

    Check out the list of all our specialty and cultural classes.

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

    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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  • Fall Term Core Classes Are Open to Registration

    Fall Term Core Classes Are Open to Registration

    Browse the list of all core classes offered this fall.

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  • Fall Classes for 7-10 year old children

    Fall Classes for 7-10 year old children

    Choose from Science Lab for Introductory Immersion (beginners welcome) or Travel Club and Science Lab for Continuing Immersion.

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  • Fall Classes for 5 and 6 year old children

    Fall Classes for 5 and 6 year old children

    Choose from Art Studio for Introductory Immersion (beginners welcome) or Travel Club for Continuing Immersion.

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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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It's autumn, and the Alliance is offering flexible, low commitment online classes that work with everyone's schedule. (We're staying online to keep everybody safe.) Fall Term runs in two sets...
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Art Studio, Science Lab, Travel Club - Who’s ready for fun? After the online school day has ended and with few after-school programs available this fall, your child may want or...
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Why did Catherine the Great buy up Voltaire’s library? How did Jules Verne’s fantasy novels influence Tolstoy’s philosophy of nature? And why did Tolstoy write a third of his literary...
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This fall, we are treating our students with some Special Edition workshops. This four-week session runs October 26 - November 19. Workshops are available as singles or as a bundle...
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Calling all epicureans, Francophones, and epicurean Francophones. Travel across the regions of France by way of their unique and traditional food and wine. Experience a different region each week through...
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Join us on Saturday, October 31, at 11 a.m. for a “live” discussion in French on Zoom with Max Élisée, a French actor, screenwriter, and novelist. Max, who lives in...
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Join us on November 5th at 5pm and paint with Clara-Julia in this new watercolor workshop! In this beginning watercolor workshop, students will learn the basics of mixing paint and...
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Charles Coulon, a recognized expert on the Paris Métro system, treated many of us to a virtual ride on that famed system earlier this year. He returns on Thursday, November...
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During WWII, residents of a cluster of villages in southeastern France gave safe harbor to hundreds of strangers – mostly Jewish children, some of whose parents had been deported. These...
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The Alliance Française of Portland partners with the national Federation of Alliances Françaises USA to offer a Zoom discussion with Harriet Welty Rochefort, author of the newly released Final Transgression.Two sisters,...
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En 1947, Simone de Beauvoir se rend aux Etats-Unis pour une tournée de conférences dans des Universités et des Alliances Françaises. Elle raconte ce voyage, et ce qu’il a suscité...
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Cara Black, the bestselling author of 19 books, has been a favorite presenter at our Alliance Française. On Saturday, November 21 at 11 a.m. she’ll come to us via Zoom...

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

The Alliance office is virtual
during the COVID pandemic.
Contact us at info@afportland.org.
Call 503.223.8388 from 12-3pm,
Monday through Friday, or leave
a message anytime.

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