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Tell me a French story
Tell me a French story
Tell me a French story

What’s New

Cooking Workshop · Easy Brioche

Cooking Workshop · Easy Brioche

Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 11:15 a.m.–2:15 p.m.

We make sophisticated baking easy with rapid-rise yeast and a food processor. Recipes: Eggs Baked in Brioche with Tarragon Mustard Sauce, Prune and Walnut Coffeecake and Cranberry Pain Perdu.

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Un Monstre à Paris / a Monster in Paris

Un Monstre à Paris / a Monster in Paris

Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.

Vanessa Paradis is Lucille, the lead cabaret attraction, in this animated Paris of 1910. La Seine is flooding the streets of the City of Lights, while a mysterious monster is on the loose.

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Soirée de Fin d’Année- Holiday Party for Students & Members

Soirée de Fin d’Année- Holiday Party for Students & Members

Friday, December 13, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.

Come find your French holiday spirit with French songs, snacks, drinks, games, photos with Le Père Noël, and lots of prizes. We will have a cocktail demonstration and a Trivia and it will be your chance to win a membership or your next class for free!

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Initiation Classes

Initiation Classes

Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 5:40 p.m.

Have you always dreamed of learning French? Make it a reality and register for one of our Initation classes, designed for brand new students to French. 

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La France en musique - singing in French!

La France en musique - singing in French!

Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.

Nous apprendrons une petite sélection de chansons françaises choisies par les étudiants. Le cours, enseigné en français par une chanteuse franco-américaine, vise à améliorer la maîtrise de la langue ainsi que les compétences musicales des étudiants grâce à l'apprentissage de certaines techniques de chant. Même (surtout?) si vous chantez comme une casserole, vous êtes les bienvenus !

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More about the Alliance Française de Chicago

All year round, skilled teachers, authors, performers and artists share their passion for the French language and its various cultures with curious minds like yours. No need to speak French to come participate! Our expertise in teaching is complemented by a rich array of public programs (most in English), our wonderful library and a community of welcoming like-minded individuals.

The Alliance Française de Chicago is an independent not-for-profit organization and is not a French government agency.