La Côte de Lumière

La Côte de Lumière

Our teacher Michelle has written the following blog post about her region, La Vendée. Read on, but beware, this might prompt you to book your next holidays! Vous en avez assez de la grisaille (grey and gloomy weather )? Vous avez envie de lumière (light) ? Vous avez...
Rue Jo Cox

Rue Jo Cox

In France, a lot of streets are named after famous people; you have probably come across a rue Voltaire or Victor Hugo if you have ever stepped foot in France, although apparently you might not have encountered a lot of women’s names:  only 2% of street are...
Book Club in Bristol

Book Club in Bristol

Come and discuss “Kif” by Laurent Chalumeau with our French teacher Martine in Bristol. Everyone with an interest in French literature is welcome: Thursday 12th April 2018 at 1pm or Thursday 12th April 2018 at 7pm Location: Lansdown Pub, Clifton BS8 1AF Free for...
Histoire de Noël II

Histoire de Noël II

Every year, students in Martine’s class have written a short play about Christmas. Don’t miss it, it is very entertaining! This is the second instalment; if you are looking for the first part you will find it here. MARTINE : Une période d’activité...
Histoire de Noël

Histoire de Noël

Every year, students in Martine’s class have written a short play about Christmas. Don’t miss it, it is very entertaining! First instalment this week:   LE GOUVERNEMENT DE NOEL Le Facteur : Mais 26,000 Euros pour son maquillage ?  C’est incroyable....
Do you know who Goscinny was?

Do you know who Goscinny was?

Nearly everyone interested in French language and French culture knows about the cartoons ( les bandes dessinées ou BD) with Astérix and Obélix but not so many people are aware that Goscinny created these characters ( ces personnages) although his name appears on each...
A French cheeseboard for Christmas

A French cheeseboard for Christmas

With Christmas fast approaching (avec Noël qui approche à grands pas) some students have asked me if it was possible to get some French cheese in Bristol. La réponse est oui!  While your local deli will probably stock some delicious hard cheese (fromage à pâte dure)...
Cine Club

Cine Club

La loi du marché (2015, French Subtitles) The cine club is open to all students learning French with Alliance Française de Bristol but also to anyone with an interest in the French language. Contact: 07903 821655 Cost: Free Date: Thursday 25th January 2018 Meeting...