Read a book in French with us

Read a book in French with us

Do you know the French writer Jean Echenoz? We read one of his books, Envoyée spéciale, in our last book club with some of Alliance Française  students and other members of the public in Bristol. We always have a lively discussion with people really engaging with...
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...
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...