French book review: Le Lambeau

French book review: Le Lambeau

It is already four years ago on 7th January 2015 that the terrorist attack on the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo took place. This tragic event touched the whole nation, there was a huge and peaceful walk the following Sunday in Paris. You may remember the slogan...
Join us in January

Join us in January

Have you always wanted to speak French? Wished you had paid more attention in school? You’re a bit rusty? Or can you speak quite well and are looking to expand your vocabulary and fluency? We are here to help, with experienced, dedicated native teachers. We also...
A poetic anecdote

A poetic anecdote

Steve, who learns French with Martine in Alliance Française de Bristol, has written this wonderful anecdote about his time in France: Le Cigare de Havane (passé composé imparfaitement) Un jour de canicule, je me suis trouvé dans une ville que je connaissais peu....
Mai 68

Mai 68

Now that you have started your lessons, are you going to say this to your teacher? « Professeurs, vous êtes vieux…. Votre culture aussi » This was one of the many slogans created and used by students during the unrest in May 1968. And they were right, schools and...