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...
Harry’s Bar à Paris

Harry’s Bar à Paris

Paul, a student learning French in Bristol in Audrey’s class, has prepared the following text talking about this famous Paris bar: Le Harry’s Bar est un bar célèbre situé entre l’avenue de l’Opéra et la rue de la Paix. Il a été créé en 1911 par un jockey...
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...
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....