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Welcome to the Alliance Française de Chicago

Chicago’s French cultural and learning center dedicated to the study of French language, cultural exchange, and friendship between Americans and French speaking people.
The Alliance Française de Chicago is a non-profit 501(c)(3) institution.

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La Grande Guerre Exposition Documentary

Exhibition on display on the 2nd floor until
February 1st

Cultural Events

Featured coming events:


Thursday, January 22, 2015
Travel the French Way

With Florence Landureau

3 Special Travel Offers

Sainte Geneviève, MO / Morocco / Southwest France

Contact Flo at

Monday, January 26, 2015
1914–2014: Olive Hulbert, Solange Brown: The First World War Through the Eyes of Two Présidentes of the Alliance


From October 8, 2014 to February 1, 2015

Saturday, January 31, 2015
Being a Chef: The Basics of Everyday French Cooking

With Madelaine Bullwinkel

Three session series: January 17, 24 & 31



Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Le Workshop Bon Chic, Bon Genre : Grace of Monaco

Nena Ivon returns with her behind-the-scenes comments on the French Fashion World…

Wednesday, February 04, 2015
Free Open House

Learn about the Alliance and take a Free trial class! 

Complimentary Wine and Cheese

Thursday, February 05, 2015
Speed dating de la Saint Valentin

Because a date is good but a French one is better!

Saturday, February 14, 2015
Being a Chef: Love at First Bite

 with Madeleine Bullwinkel 



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French Classes

Winter Session
Feb. 9 - Apr. 4

Call 312-337-1070 to register!
Register Online Now!

[download Winter Session Brochure]

[to view Fall/Winter Brochure, click here]

click here to take the
online free placement test

Crash Courses
Feb. 2–5

Initiation Level

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Advanced Beginner Level

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Intermediate Level

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Free Trial Classes

February 2–7

Click here for more info and to RSVP.

Free Wine and Cheese
Open House

For all Levels of French
February 4, 6:00–8:30 p.m.

For information and registration click here.

Early Bird Prices
Register Early and receive
“Early Bird” pricing!

Enroll before noon on Monday, February 9th and receive early bird pricing.

Click here for more information.

Winter Session French Podcast. Ecoutez…

Learn French in France