Le Jour J – 75 ans après

Le Jour J – 75 ans après

Read this account by our student Paul: Ma femme et moi avons visité la Normandie pour les événements marquant le 75e anniversaire du Jour J. C’est un morceau d’histoire qui m’intéresse beaucoup et, comme beaucoup de britanniques, nous avons des liens...
Les Noix – Nuts

Les Noix – Nuts

Our teacher and chef Isabelle has written about these stars of Autumn Walnuts, les noix, represent for me one of the most iconic autumn fruits. They are from a large family called les fruits à coque which consist of les amandes, les noisettes, les noix de pécan, les...
How to argue in French

How to argue in French

If you are learning French with Alliance Française de Bristol and Bath, you will learn to complain and argue as well as politely converse. See the excellent monologue which Tanya, perfecting her French in Audrey’s class, has written to complain about a noisy...
Book Club in Bristol

Book Club in Bristol

Come and discuss “L’art de perdre” by Alice Zeniter with our French teacher Martine in Bristol. Everyone with an interest in French literature is welcome: Thursday 26th March 2020 at 1pm or Thursday 26th March 2020 at 7pm Location: Lansdown Pub, Clifton...
Le tennis à Wimbledon

Le tennis à Wimbledon

If like us, you have been enjoying watching Wimbledon, you might want to know all the vocab ready for Roland Garros next year! Mais qui va gagner? Here is some tennis vocabulary : A as in 30A: equality of points during a game such as 30-30 As: ace Juge de chaise ou...
Review of La Chambre des Officiers

Review of La Chambre des Officiers

We’ve just finished La chambre des officiers by Marc Dugain, this is what our student learning French with Martine, Alan, thought of it: Je recommanderais ce livre pour plusieurs raisons. Tout d’abord, c’est une histoire intéressante, bien racontée. Mais, il y a aussi...
Book Review: Le collier rouge

Book Review: Le collier rouge

In Martine’s Wednesday evening French class, we read Le collier rouge by Jean-Christophe Rufin over the last few weeks. Here is what Anita wrote once we had finished it: En hommage au livre Le Collier Rouge de Jean Christophe Rufin   Je recommande vivement...