Important Announcement

All group and private classes are taught online until further notice. 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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  • 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 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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  • 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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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 at 5:15pm.It attracts 20-30 registrants who converse...
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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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  This fall the French à la carte program offers a brand new workshop to help navigate the beginning of your French immersion journey with next to no stress. Build a...
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AF Portland joins with the national Federation of Alliances Françaises for a presentation by acclaimed author Mireille Guiliano as she reads from her new book-in-progress, discusses Covid-19 and revisits the...
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Gail Durham is a retired French and Spanish teacher whose involvement in the arts goes back decades. She has worked in clay, bronze, letterpress, weaving, paper making, bookbinding, enamel, felt,...
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AF Portland joins with the national Federation of Alliances Françaises for a presentation by Scott Dominic Carpenter with interviewer Don George about Carpenter’s hilarious new memoir, French Like Moi: A Midwesterner...
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In the follow-up to her bestselling book THE ONLY STREET IN PARIS, Elaine Sciolino, former Paris Bureau Chief of the New York Times, will share stories of her fascinating adventures...
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AF Portland joins with the national Federation of Alliances Françaises for a presentation with Adrian Leeds of the Adrian Leeds Group. If you’ve had even a glimmer of an idea...
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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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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...

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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