Important Announcement

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

Book pickup dates: 11am to 2pm Tuesday 8/18, 8/25, 9/1, 9/8. Last chance Saturday 9/12, 11am to 2pm.

  • Book Pickup

    Book Pickup

    Do you need to pick up a book from Kamm House? We have several dates for book pick-ups: Tuesdays from 11am to 2 pm on 08/18, 08/25, 09/01, 09/08. Last Chance Saturday, 09/12, from 11am-2pm.
  • Uncovering the Secrets and the History of the Paris Métro

    Uncovering the Secrets and the History of the Paris Métro

    Join us for a free and very informative look at the Paris Métro on August 13 at 4:30pm.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Discover the Hidden Secrets of Paris with Oliver Gee August 22

    Discover the Hidden Secrets of Paris with Oliver Gee August 22

    Oliver Gee, host of the popular podcast The Earful Tower, knows the city of Paris intimately and will share five carefully curated and undiscovered secrets of the city.

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  • Check out weekly drop-in classes in August - French A La Carte - 1.5 hour-long, interactive and engaging way of practicing French!

    Check out weekly drop-in classes in August - French A La Carte - 1.5 hour-long, interactive and engaging way of practicing French!

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  • 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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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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This fall, all classes are offered in two five-week-long modules. You may choose to attend just one or take both parts. We highly recommend signing up for both sections from...
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On Thursday, August 13, discover the secrets of the Paris Métro with Charles Coulon. Charles, who lived in Paris and is bilingual in French and English, is an acknowledged Métro...
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From Martinique to  the Ivory Coast, from Louisiana to Madagascar, kids and teens across the globe are playing and learning together in French. We’ll show you how much fun they...
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Oliver Gee, the host of the popular Paris podcast The Earful Tower, has lived in Paris since 2015. His podcast has 60,000 downloads per month and was recently lauded by...
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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 August at 5:15pm.It attracts 20-30 registrants...
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In this French-language talk (at the intermediate level), Anne Chicard will discuss emblems of France using proverbs, colloquial expressions and anecdotes. For example, why does the Gallic rooster represent France...
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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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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

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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