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Develop your skills ! Learn French through special workshops, exclusive events, fun activities and short courses.

What's on ?

Your French rendez-vous!

Le French Guest

Le French Guest

Meet new people and practice your French in a very relaxed atmosphere. You can bring your lunch, enjoy some tea or coffee provided by us or just tag along to meet a different guest every month. Our guests always have fascinating life & travel stories to share! On vous attend!

📅 Every first Wednesday of the month 
⏰ Between 12 & 1pm
📍 At our premises, 275 Cashel Street, Christchurch Central
👉 Koha donation welcome

2023 Dates

* February 1st
* March 1st
* April 5th
* May 3rd
* June 7th
* July 5th
* August 2nd
* September 6th
* October 4th
* November 1st
* December 6th

Les Petits Matins Croissant

Don't want to wake up on a Saturday morning? Here is a good reason to leave your bed, come and enjoy a "délicieux" croissant and baguette with us at AFC, 275 Cashel street

📅 Every last Saturday of the month > next date 25th of March
⏰From 9.30 to 11.30am

 $12 Non Members
 $8 AFC Members and Students
 $5 Children

👍 Coffee (a lot!), tea (beaucoup!), croissant/baguette, orange juice included

It is essential to register since we have limited places!

Le Café Littéraire

New event !
We are proud to host a new event ''Le Café Littéraire" to talk about books !
This event will take place every two Wednesdays. Want to share your favorite readings ?
Café littéraire is your moment to talk about your favorite books/ebooks and authors 📚.

📆 Thrus 23 March
⏰ From 6 to 7 pm
📍 At our premises, 275 Cashel Street

This event is free but please register your attendance here. Thank you !

La Francophonie

We are thrilled to launch the Francophonie month on March 1st !

Each year in March, lovers of the French language celebrate, across the five continents, the cultural and linguistic richness and diversity of la Francophonie.

La Francophonie  refers to all those who share a common language: French. It is estimated there are 300 million French-speakers worldwide. La Francophonie is an institution, with 88 francophone member countries, dedicated to promoting cultural and linguistic diversity.

La Francophonie is very diverse. Francophones, who share French as either their mother tongue or as a second language, live across the five continents. Each year on 20 March, they all get together and share their passion for la Francophonie. This date refers to the launch of the Agence de coopération culturelle et technique [Agency of Cultural and Technical Cooperation], created on that day in 1970 in Niamey (Niger), which is now the OIF.

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Discover Frantastique and their fun online French lessons!

In partnership with Gymglish, we would like to introduce you to Frantastique, the complement for your French revision.

Improve your French daily with an email! Available on your PC, tablet and smartphone, you can practise your French outside of class at the Alliance Française de Christchurch anywhere, anytime.

Every day, you'll receive a tailor-made French lesson: exercises, texts and dialogues adapted to your needs, capabilities and goals! Once it's completed, you'll immediately receive personalised corrections and explanations.

Try it for free!

Paris s'éveille

Radio Programme dedicated to all things French!

Learn about French language and culture, be updated on current events, and discover what’s happening in Christchurch. There will also be regular interviews with notable French visitors and nationals, along with a touch of musique française.

📅 Tune in the first Thursday of the month
⏰ At 7pm
🙋 The hosts of this programme are Antonio Viselli and Eric Mouhica.
👍 Like Paris s'éveille on Facebook
🔈 Listen to their podcast


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