Quiz de la Francophonie

Quiz de la Francophonie

All our students are invited to take part: Hello! Bonjour! Vive la Francophonie Quiz is back! The Institut français du Royaume-Uni, in collaboration with Francophonie UK, is pleased to offer a quiz during the Semaine de la Francophonie 2019 to celebrate the French...
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....
Balade au Père Lachaise

Balade au Père Lachaise

Follow our French teacher Isabelle and her group on their visit: Just a few days and it’s All Saints’ Day (La Toussaint) and what better topic to pick than the largest Parisian park and cemetery! Last summer, during my last visit to Paris with a group of students...
L’Atelier des Lumières

L’Atelier des Lumières

Have you heard of L’atelier des lumières dans le 11ème  arrondissement de Paris ? It opened last April in the premises of an old foundry which had been left unoccupied for several years. In 2013, Bruno Monnier, Président de Culturespaces, discovered the site, he was...