In the Alliance Francaise de Chicago library

Cafés Conversation

Practice French at the Brown Médiathèque

Improve your spoken French while making connections with other Francophiles! Café Conversation groups are a great way to practice French in a casual, relaxing environment. Select from conversation groups for various different language levels.

Cafés are free for members. Non-members may attend once for $5. After that, a membership is required.


Café Conversation du mardi

Intermediate to advanced level French
New members welcome to this lively conversation group.
Tuesdays, every week, 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.,
Topics vary. Coffee is served.

January 2018 - 23, 30
February 2018 - March 2018 - April 2018 -

Café Conversation du mercredi

Beginning to intermediate level French
All are welcome in our Médiathèque, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesdays, twice per month.
Practice speaking French in a relaxed environment. Alliance Française membership required.
Refreshments served.

January 2018 - 24
February 2018 - 7, 21
March 2018 - 14, 28
April 2018 - 11, 25

Café Littérature

Advanced level French
Read and discuss recent prize winning novels.
In the Salon from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m., Mondays, once per month.
Refreshments served.

Jan 29: Gouverneurs de la rosée de Jacques Roumain by Phylis Gould
Feb 26: Léon l'Africain de Amine Malouf by Boussad Ait-Challal
Mar 26: Le charme des après midi sans fin de Dany Lafferière by Adriana de Souza
Avr 29: Truismes de Marie Darrieussecq by Nancy Davis
Jun 29: Trois femmes puissantes de Marie NDiaye by Adrienne Fosberg