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.
In the Library, 4:00 to 5:00 p.m., Tuesdays,every week.
Topics vary. Coffee is served.


July 11, 18, 25
August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29


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.
Wine is served.


July 5, 19
August 2, 16


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.
Wine is served.


Comme au Café Conversation

Independent level
Meet fellow students and get the conversation going...
Practice makes perfect in this self-directed group.
Enrolled students only please.
Thursdays 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. located in the Library