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.

  • Hands-on French Family Cooking - Mondays 5 pm

    Hands-on French Family Cooking - Mondays 5 pm

    Fun for the whole family! Sign up for a bundle of four, or as a drop-in.

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  • French Film Shorts 2020: Streaming July 3-16

    French Film Shorts 2020: Streaming July 3-16

    Get a 5-day viewing pass for this showcase of seven exceptional new short films from France. Lengths range from 9-30 minutes. This program is appropriate for adult audiences only.

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  • Now Screening the Burning Bright Festival of New French Film, June 23 through August 3

    Now Screening the Burning Bright Festival of New French Film, June 23 through August 3

    In partnership with Kino Larber and FIAF, the Alliance presents this outstanding virtual film series with a new film each week. Your ticket for the week's film gives you five days to watch (and rewatch)...

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  • Art and Race

    Art and Race

    Registration is open! This class is designed for B1/B2 level students. Tuesdays 10am-12pm, starting July 14.

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  • Pickup Your Baskets & Wines Saturday or Sunday, July 11 and 12, from 1-4 pm at Kamm House and celebrate Bastille Day July 14!

    Pickup Your Baskets & Wines Saturday or Sunday, July 11 and 12, from 1-4 pm at Kamm House and celebrate Bastille Day July 14!

    Pickup your pre-purchased picnic baskets and wines from 1-4 pm Saturday, July 11, and Sunday, July 12, from Kamm House, 1425 SW 20th Avenue, Portland 97201. Curbside delivery by our volunteers. Thank you for supporting Bastille Day and enjoy the day!

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  • Announcing the Concours de dictée on July 10

    Announcing the Concours de dictée on July 10

    Sharpen your pencils! A2/B1 Intermediate level at 4:00-5:00 pm, followed by B2/C1 Advanced level from 5:30 - 6:30 pm.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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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 summer, the Alliance is adapting to everyone's ever-changing schedules in the time of COVID-19 by offering flexible, low commitment online classes. Summer Term is offered in two sets of...
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The Alliance is happy to announce a new partnership with film distributor Kino Lorber and FIAF, the French-Institute/Alliance Française of New York, for screenings of Burning Bright: New French Filmmakers...
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Free contest to win one cooking class in French – a $28 value! On July 13, you can enjoy cooking authentic French dishes with Francine via Zoom, with all instructions in...
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 Starting this Friday you can purchase a $12 pass, good for five days, to stream the best French short films of 2020. This showcase of some of the most exciting...
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  Are you ready for the dictée challenge? Friday, July 10, the Alliance is offering a dictée contest, with a prize awarded to the student with the lowest number of errors. Whether...
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Dans le cadre de notre programme French à la carte, découvrez le poète engagé martiniquais, Aimé Césaire. Cet atelier s'adresse aux étudiants ayant le niveau B2/C1. Vous allez étudier la...
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Enjoy cooking à la française during these hour-and-a-half-long workshops. Have the ingredients ready to cook along with Francine and enjoy your French dinner right after the class, or sit back...
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Don't miss an opportunity to study the French cinéma through the lens of racial and social inequalities. This is a new addition to our French à la carte program! You will...
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Rebecca Raitses considers the role of investigation in Patrick Modiano’s works and shows how Modiano’s narrators grasp at a recent past using strategies akin to detective work. At the same...
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Enjoy cooking à la française during these hour-and-a-half-long workshops. Have the ingredients ready to cook along with Francine and enjoy your French dinner right after the class, or sit back...
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Enjoy cooking à la française during these hour-and-a-half-long workshops. Have the ingredients ready to cook along with Francine and enjoy your French dinner right after the class, or sit back...
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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 July at 5:15pm.It attracts 20-30 registrants...

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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