C’est ça la France

C’est ça la France

With some of of 33 weekly classes to learn French in Bristol or one of our 9 French classes in Bath, we have been talking about all the different facets of France. To do so we listened to Marc Lavoine’s song C’est ça la France, listing a lot of little...
Barbara, la dame brune

Barbara, la dame brune

For the anniversary of Barbara’s death, our French teacher Véronique has written the following piece to share with you her life and talent: Il y a 20 ans, le 24 novembre 1997, Barbara disparaissait à l’âge de 67 ans. France inter et la Philarmonie de Paris...
Book Club in Bath

Book Club in Bath

Come and discuss “Des hommes” by Laurent Mauvignier with our French teachers in Bath. Everyone with an interest in French literature is welcome: New Oriel Hall, Brookleaze building, Larkhall, BA1 6SA Thursday 18th January 2018 at 2pm. Free for...
Memories and our Senses: les 5 Sens

Memories and our Senses: les 5 Sens

Like famous French author Marcel Proust, a bite of certain foods can take me back to my childhood in an instant. I recently ate some Kiri (soft cheese marketed to children) and I was back in a flat playing Lego! Sight – La vue Smell – L’odorat...
Cookery Workshops

Cookery Workshops

A fantastic way to communicate in French with one of our French tutors and Chef! Broaden your knowledge of French cuisine Develop your French vocabulary around food Improve your communication skills in a small group of like-minded students Take home a delicious dish...
Cine Club

Cine Club

La famille Bélier (2014, English 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: Sunday 19th November 2017 Meeting...
Tips to understanding spoken French

Tips to understanding spoken French

We are told this again and again in our classes: “I can read French, but I can’t understand it easily. When someone talks to me, I realise I don’t understand all the words and I freeze.” Don’t worry, you are not on your own! Here are a...
Une balade gourmande : a tasty walk

Une balade gourmande : a tasty walk

Autumn together with spring is my favourite season for foraging. There are so many types of fruits out there, ripe (mûr) with sweetness just waiting to be picked (cueilli) and turned into delicious nectars. So, let’s go through the list of them and what to do with...