• Spring Intersession

    Spring Intersession

    Registration is now open for our workshops that run March 18-22.

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  • Kids Summer Camp - Staying Green in Portland

    Kids Summer Camp - Staying Green in Portland

    L’écologie à Portland … Staying Green in Portland … Summer fun tout en français! Ages 7-10 - August 5-August9 / Ages 11-14 - July-15-July19

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  • Spring Term Open House March 21

    Spring Term Open House March 21

    Join us at the Alliance for our Spring Open House. Meet with friends and teachers and register for the new term. Remember, March 21 is the last day for the Early Bird Special.
  • French for Travelers Workshops February 4 to March 22

    French for Travelers Workshops February 4 to March 22

    These introductory workshops in English will teach you simple and useful French expressions for travel.

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  • Spring Term Open for Registration

    Spring Term Open for Registration

    Spring Term runs April 1 through June 8. Sign up now for classes at all levels for adults or children. Private lessons are always available -- call 503.223.8388 to discuss.

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Bienvenue to the Alliance Française de Portland, a French language center and cultural community for everyone.
We're where Portland gathers to learn – and speak – French.

Coming Up

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These introductory two-part workshops in English will teach you simple and useful French expressions to use while traveling in a francophone country. In the first two-hour workshop, you'll be introduced to...
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How about business-class travel for two from Seattle to Paris on Air France? Sound good? This is a rare raffle that the Alliance and the FACC are pleased to offer,...
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Mar 18 - Mar 22
The Spring Intersession will run March 18 through 22. Here is a chance to learn something new; tackle a grammar question; improve your pronunciation or just practice your French over...
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Mar 21
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Spring Term runs April 1 - June 8. Be sure to visit us at the Spring Open House, Thursday, March 21, from 6:30-8:30. Learn more about our new and returning...
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Mar 23
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
The Alliance Française de Portland's new drop-in French conversation group for all levels of French will meet on Saturday, March 23, at 1 p.m. at the Kamm House (1425 SW...
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Apr 27
5:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Join the Alliance Française for its sixth annual gala on April 27, 2019, at the Multnomah Athletic Club. This year’s theme is the unique cuisine and culture of epic Normandy. Purchase...
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May 18
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
  Frenchman Nicolas Quillé will hold a wine appreciation / education seminar with a curated tasting of select wines from the Beaujolais region. The seminar (in English with some French vocabulary) will...
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L’écologie à Portland - Staying Green in Portland - Summer fun tout en français July 15 – 19 welcomes campers ages 11-14, 6th-9th grades.  Camp runs 9 am – 12pm and is entirely in French, for...

More about the Alliance Française de Portland

All year round, our dedicated teachers, visiting authors, and enthusiasts of French culture share their passion for the French language and its culture with curious minds like yours. Our expertise in teaching is complemented by a rich array of programs for the public (most in English), our wonderful library and mediatheque, other resources, and a community of welcoming like-minded individuals.


Parking Information

Street parking on SW 20th St. facing the Kamm House is limited. Free parking is available in Lot A at SW 18th and SW Columbia. Please obtain a parking pass from the office.

After 6 pm weekdays, students may park in the Willamette Dental lot at SW 20th and SW Jefferson as available.

Office Hours

Monday - Friday 9:00-5:00
Classes are held until 8:30
Saturday 9:30-1:00
or by appointment

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