Quiz de la Francophonie

Quiz de la Francophonie

All our students are invited to take part: Hello! Bonjour! Vive la Francophonie Quiz is back! The Institut français du Royaume-Uni, in collaboration with Francophonie UK, is pleased to offer a quiz during the Semaine de la Francophonie 2019 to celebrate the French...

Engrenages, Saison 6 (Spiral)

  Have you been watching Engrenages, Spiral in English? We had been left on a cliff hanger ( laissé en suspens) at the end of season 5 with Laure Berthaud (le commandant), several months pregnant, in hospital with a stab wound in her tummy. Fortunately, the baby...
Cyrano de Bergerac

Cyrano de Bergerac

One of the Alliance Française de Bristol friends has decided to share with you his love for this great French classic: Cyrano de Bergerac. It is a play written in Alexandrin verse, each line has 12 syllables. Cyrano is a soldier with an unusually large nose, and it is...
Do you know what a “Cadavre Exquis” is?

Do you know what a “Cadavre Exquis” is?

Cadavre Exquis, or Exquisite Corpse in English, is a collaborative game invented by surrealists. It consists in creating a sentence or a drawing, taking it in turns to add parts to the drawing or words to the sentence. But there’s the rub – you can’t...