Nuit des Idées 2020

Nuit des Idées 2020

“Night of Ideas” is a worldwide event. For its fourth year, the theme is “Alive!”. What does being alive mean today? Some say we’re on the brink of extinction. Some say we can build a new man. At a time when nature is threatened and technology...
French cooking quiz

French cooking quiz

If you haven’t been able to join us for the Atelier d’automne and missed out on the fantastic roasted parsnips Tatin tart, la tarte Tatin aux panais rôtis, ( voir la photo ) you might still like to test yourself and answer the Petit quiz de l’atelier d’automne...
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...
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...