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Welcome to the Alliance Française de Chicago

Chicago’s French cultural and learning center dedicated to the study of French language, cultural exchange, and friendship between Americans and French speaking people.
The Alliance Française de Chicago is a non-profit 501(c)(3) institution.

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Tous les détails / All program details

Cultural Events

Featured coming events:


Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Festival de la Francophonie: Soirée Roumanie


Film Screening and Music



Thursday, April 02, 2015
Book Beats: The Nobel Prize in Literature, a French tradition

New Discussion Series!

Saturday, April 04, 2015
Ratatouille, a Pixar movie by Brad Bird

La rétrospective LOL!

French Contemporary Comedy

Family special: $4 Admission under 18!

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Free Open House

Come learn about the Alliance!

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Starbuck by Ken Scott

La rétrospective LOL!

French Contemporary Comedy

Saturday, April 18, 2015
Being a Chef: Meet the Croque Monsieur Family

With Madelaine Bullwinkel

Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Taste & Toast French Wines: Les Vins du "5 à 7", l'heure de l'apéro

The informal wine tasting series with sommelière Viktorija Todoroska returns...

Sold Out! Please check our other events. Taste&Toast will be back in September!


more events...


French Classes

Spring Session
Enroll Today
April 18 – June 15

Download the Spring schedule PDF

Download the Winter schedule PDF

Take free online placement test

Free Wine and Cheese
Open House
Tuesday, April 14 / 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.

To help us plan accordingly, please RSVP online.
More information

Pre-Session Crash Courses
April 13–16

Initiation Level

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Advanced Beginner Level

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Intermediate Level

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Free Trial Classes

For all levels of French
April 11-17

To register, click here.

Early Bird Prices

Enroll before noon on Friday, April 17 and receive early bird pricing.

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