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 info@afportland.org.  

French on the Go

Join fellow francophones for French on the Go – theme and topic specific workshops orchestrated online by an Alliance Française teacher. Choose among core French language skills workshops and cultural discussions. Levels range from A1 to C1. Drop in for a single session or take a series of four. All sessions run an hour and a half.

In response to COVID19, the Alliance is keeping its social distance by only offering online classes until further notice. See you online!

True Beginner French Classes

These are classes for true beginners or for persons resuming their studies after a long period (and who did not have a significant foundation). The course covers greetings; introductions; nationalities; numbers; expressing preferences; possession; "tu" vs. "vous" forms of address; the near future; -ER conjugations; basic irregular verbs.

In response to COVID19, the Alliance is keeping its social distance by only offering online classes until further notice. See you online!

Beginner French Classes [A1]

Immediately following the True Beginner Classes, the 102 to 106 series (CECR A1) develops the student's comprehension and speaking skills to include making requests and appointments; comparisons; detailed descriptions; expressing quantities; directions; the simple future; past perfect and imperfect tenses; introduction to the subjunctive.

In response to COVID19, the Alliance is keeping its social distance by only offering online classes until further notice. See you online!

Intermediate French Classes [A2]

Classes in the range of 201 to 206 (CECR A2) progressively solidify the student's abilities as an independent speaker expressing a wide range of emotions, opinions, intentions and preferences; discussing events in all tenses; developing use of the subjunctive, and more.

In response to COVID19, the Alliance is keeping its social distance by only offering online classes until further notice. See you online!

Independent French Classes [B1]

This level includes the popular Edito-based classes for mastery of B1 material, as well as themed classes in literature, travel, culture, current events and conversation.


In response to COVID19, the Alliance is keeping its social distance by only offering online classes until further notice. See you online!

Proficient French Classes [B2]

This level includes the popular Advanced-Edito based classes for mastery of B2 material, as well as themed classes in literature, cinema, translation, culture, and a variety of text-based conversation classes.


In response to COVID19, the Alliance is keeping its social distance by only offering online classes until further notice. See you online!

Advanced French Classes [C1]

This level includes classes in literature, current events, cinema, translation, arts and culture, and a variety of text-based conversation courses for mastery of C1 material.


In response to COVID19, the Alliance is keeping its social distance by only offering online classes until further notice. See you online!

Essential Everyday French

Essential Everyday French classes (three levels A1/A2, A2/B1, B1), focus on oral communication and comprehension at three levels. Practical, everyday topics are woven into real-life dialogues with vocabulary (both formal and slang/informal) and grammar tips. Improve your conversational skills, gain confidence and start talking!

Civilisation de la Francophonie

Through the text, Civilisation progressive de la francophonie, learn about the diversity and richness of societies outside of France; the culture and civilization, traditional dances, food, transportation and more.

Lupin - FRENCH ON THE GO! - B1/B2 - Bundle of 5 sessions : Lupin

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Wednesdays at 6:00-7:30pm
04/14/2021 to 05/12/2021
Instructor: Melody Pao

Join us to explore the hit series Lupin about a modern-day gentleman thief! During this entertaining series of workshops, we will discuss the plot and themes, learn useful expressions and words, and discover excerpts from the beloved novels by Maurice Leblanc. Please watch the episode prior to attending the workshop.

Workshop 1: In this workshop, we will talk about Chapter 1, in which we first meet Assane Diop, who plans a heist at the Louvre.

Workshop 2: In this workshop, we will talk about Chapter 2, in which Assane goes to prison to uncover the truth about his father's demise.

Workshop 3: In this workshop, we will talk about Chapter 3, in which Assane confronts Commissioner Dumont about the past.

Workshop 4: In this workshop, we will talk about Chapter 4, in which Assane enlists the help of a journalist Fabienne Bériot to bring down Pelligrini.

Workshop 5: In this workshop, we will talk about Chapter 5, in which Assane travels with his family to Etrétat and the series reaches a spectacular climax.

This workshop is taught over 5 weeks.

Sign up for this bundle of five for $131.25 or drop in on any single class for $28.

Call us to sign-up: 503-223-8388

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Lupin - FRENCH ON THE GO! - B1/B2 - Session 1 : Lupin S1

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Wednesdays at 6:00-7:30pm
04/14/2021 to 04/14/2021
Instructor: Melody Pao

Join us to explore the hit series Lupin about a modern-day gentleman thief! During this entertaining series of workshops, we will discuss the plot and themes, learn useful expressions and words, and discover excerpts from the beloved novels by Maurice Leblanc. Please watch the episode prior to attending the workshop.

Workshop 1: In this workshop, we will talk about Chapter 1, in which we first meet Assane Diop, who plans a heist at the Louvre.

This is a drop-in option for the first session of the series. You may sign up here for one session only for $28, or choose a bundle of five for $131.25.

This workshop is taught over 5 weeks.

Call us to sign-up: 503-223-8388

More information »

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Lupin - FRENCH ON THE GO! - B1/B2 - Session 2 : Lupin S2

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Wednesdays at 6:00-7:30pm
04/21/2021 to 04/21/2021
Instructor: Melody Pao

Join us to explore the hit series Lupin about a modern-day gentleman thief! During this entertaining series of workshops, we will discuss the plot and themes, learn useful expressions and words, and discover excerpts from the beloved novels by Maurice Leblanc. Please watch the episode prior to attending the workshop.

Workshop 2: In this workshop, we will talk about Chapter 2, in which Assane goes to prison to uncover the truth about his father's demise.

Call us to sign-up: 503-223-8388

More information »

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Lupin - FRENCH ON THE GO! - B1/B2 - Session 3 : Lupin S3

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Wednesdays at 6:00-7:30pm
04/28/2021 to 04/28/2021
Instructor: Melody Pao

Join us to explore the hit series Lupin about a modern-day gentleman thief! During this entertaining series of workshops, we will discuss the plot and themes, learn useful expressions and words, and discover excerpts from the beloved novels by Maurice Leblanc. Please watch the episode prior to attending the workshop.

Workshop 3: In this workshop, we will talk about Chapter 3, in which Assane confronts Commissioner Dumont about the past.

Call us to sign-up: 503-223-8388

More information »

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Lupin - FRENCH ON THE GO! - B1/B2 - Session 4 : Lupin S4

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Wednesdays at 6:00-7:30pm
05/05/2021 to 05/05/2021
Instructor: Melody Pao

Join us to explore the hit series Lupin about a modern-day gentleman thief! During this entertaining series of workshops, we will discuss the plot and themes, learn useful expressions and words, and discover excerpts from the beloved novels by Maurice Leblanc. Please watch the episode prior to attending the workshop.

Workshop 4: In this workshop, we will talk about Chapter 4, in which Assane enlists the help of a journalist Fabienne Bériot to bring down Pelligrini.

Call us to sign-up: 503-223-8388

More information »

...

Show description

Lupin - FRENCH ON THE GO! - B1/B2 - Session 5 : Lupin S5

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Wednesdays at 6:00-7:30pm
05/12/2021 to 05/12/2021
Instructor: Melody Pao

Join us to explore the hit series Lupin about a modern-day gentleman thief! During this entertaining series of workshops, we will discuss the plot and themes, learn useful expressions and words, and discover excerpts from the beloved novels by Maurice Leblanc. Please watch the episode prior to attending the workshop.

Workshop 5: In this workshop, we will talk about Chapter 5, in which Assane travels with his family to Etrétat and the series reaches a spectacular climax.

Call us to sign-up: 503-223-8388

More information »

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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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