Important Announcement

All group and private classes are taught online until further notice. The Alliance office is also virtual, and Kamm House is open only by appointment. Please contact us at as we are not taking calls.

  • 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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  • In Search of Immortelle: A Virtual Trek to Corsica August 28

    In Search of Immortelle: A Virtual Trek to Corsica August 28

    Join the trek in English at 10 am or in French at 11 am.

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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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French on the Go, the 4 week drop-in workshop series, continues this summer with new offerings to liven up your French language skills. Each week explores a different topic or...
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This summer, choose from two five-week long modules. Summer 2: July 19 - August 21. All classes are taught on Zoom. CORE CLASSES A core language curriculum is the fundamental key to...
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Although our cooking classes are finished for the summer, you can drop-in on a wine class through August 10. Cooking and wine classes are part of our summer Cultural Seminars....
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Discover the language of perfume in this two hour, hands-on workshop in English with Anastasia Sokolow, founder of Maison Sulékó, direct from Paris via Zoom. Anastasia will initiate you into...
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Following up on her MasterClass in the language of scents, Anastasia Solokow presents a virtual trek in pursuit of a particular flower -- immortelle -- that infuses Corsica with its...
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Get a head start on the next level, have an in-depth review and practice during the three-week break between Summer and Fall term! Kick-start French Program is a 4-day intensive...

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.

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during the COVID pandemic.
No calls, please email us at

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