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Friends of Alliance Française d'Atlanta Meetup is for those who love anything French! We do wine tastings, conversation groups, fashion shows, film nights, lectures, art and photo exhibits, concerts... a little bit of everything. We also have ¨French in the City¨ series where we meet up in different places throughout Metro-Atlanta for real-life conversation practice, all while enjoying what the city has to offer :-)

Alliance Française d'Atlanta (http://afatl.com/)school and cultural center plays host to many of these events, as well as special annual events such as the European Wine Festival, Champagne et Chocolat, Salon de Thé, European Day of Languages, Atlanta Francophonie Festival, AfricaBelle, Dîner en Français for AF members, and travel abroad to French speaking countries.

This Meetup also enjoys a variety of events by other organizations such as the Atlanta Toulouse Sister Cities Committee (http://www.atlantatoulouse.org/), French Atlanta Chamber of Commerce (FACC (http://www.facc-atlanta.com/)), France-Atlanta, (http://www.france-atlanta.org/) High Museum of Art (http://www.high.org/), SCAD Fash (http://www.scadfash.org/), Besharat Gallery (http://www.besharatgallery.com/), Atlanta Accueill (http://www.atlanta-accueil.org/), Goethe Zentrum (http://www.goethe.de/ins/us/atl/enindex.htm), Théâtre du Rêve (http://www.theatredureve.com/), local universities, Atlanta restaurants and businesses, and more.

Friends of Alliance Française d'Atlanta welcomes everyone with a love for the French language and Francophone culture. So whether you speak French fluently, just a little, or not at all, come join us! It's all about having fun and meeting great people!

À bientôt ! (See you soon!)

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So what is the Alliance Française anyway?

The Alliance Française is an international organization headquartered in Paris, that aims to promote French language and culture around the globe. Created in Paris in 1883, its primary focus is teaching French as an additional language while promoting cultural awareness and events pertaining to France as well as Francophone countries. In 2014, the Alliance has 850 centers in over 130 countries, on five continents.

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A member supported non-profit organization, Alliance Française d’Atlanta (http://afatl.com/)is the French-American cultural center serving the Atlanta community as the premier provider of French language and culture since 1912.

Since 1963 the language school has been offering a variety of courses for individuals as well as businesses, including the CDC, CARE, the Carter Center and Delta Air Lines.

For information on taking French courses, click here (http://afatl.com/).

Upcoming events (5)

Bordeaux French-English Conversation Exchange (Online)!

● Français en dessous ● Join us every Sunday and Wednesday from 2pm to 3:30 (EST) for the weekly "FrenchmeetEnglish" online language exchange via ZOOM. ● The event is 100% free, however donations really help! Choose ticket type "Donation" during registration. Tickets- https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/frenchmeetenglish-online-language-exchange-via-zoom-registration-106480213184?fbclid=IwAR1HT5E-xnktKY0cdRyvRZ1fgzjssT4BtbzWkeQp6gzzbzADH835fxyqNiU --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- HOW IT WORKS: English/French speakers from all over the world will be split into small groups of 4 and will engage in 2 rounds of conversation; 15 minute French/15 minutes English. The host manages the switch overs and informs speakers when to change languages. WELCOME: 2:00-2:15pm- Speakers join the meeting from all over the world (patience) ROUND 1: 2:15 -2:45 - Speakers are split into small groups and speak for 15minutes in FR followed by 15 minutes in English (we try to keep and FR/EN balance between groups & you'll receive a message when to change languages) BREAK: 2:45 - 2:50 - Participants are automatically brought back to the main room ROUND 2: 2:50 - 3:20 - New breakout groups WRAP UP: 3:20 - 3:30 - Important message from host Download ZOOM here: - iOS: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/zoom-cloud-meetings/id546505307 - Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=us.zoom.videomeetings&hl=fr -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ● Rejoignez-nous tous les dimanche et mercredi de 2:00PM à 3:30 PM (EST) pour l'échange linguistique hebdomadaire "FrenchmeetEnglish" via ZOOM. ● L'évènement est 100% gratuit, cependant vos participations nous aide beaucoup Choisissez le billet "Donation" lors de l'inscription Billets- https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/frenchmeetenglish-online-language-exchange-via-zoom-registration-106480213184?fbclid=IwAR1HT5E-xnktKY0cdRyvRZ1fgzjssT4BtbzWkeQp6gzzbzADH835fxyqNiU COMMENT ÇA MARCHE: Anglophones / francophones du monde entier seront répartis en petits groupes de 4 et participeront à 2 séries de conversations; 15 minutes français / 15 minutes anglais. L'hôte gère les changements et informe les participants quand il faut changer de langue. L’ACCUEIL: 2:00- 2:15 - Les participants se joignent à la réunion des 4 coins du monde (épreuve de patience) SÉANCE 1: 2:15 - 2:45 - Les participants sont divisés en petits groupes de ~ 4 et parlent pendant 15 minutes en FR et puis 15 minutes en anglais (nous essayons de garder un équilibre FR / EN entre les groupes et vous recevrez un message quand il faut changer de langue) PAUSE: 2:45 - 2:50 - Les participants sont automatiquement ramenés dans la salle principale SÉANCE 2: 2:50 - 3:20 - Nouveaux groupes de discussion (Comme premier séance) CLÔTURE: 3:20 - 3:30 - Message important de l'hôte Téléchargez ZOOM ici: - iOS: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/zoom-cloud-meetings/id546505307 - Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=us.zoom.videomeetings&hl=fr A très bientôt. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- FME - John & Jojo

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Cafe vendome

Bonjour à tous, venez rencontrer des gens sympathiques👩‍👩‍👧‍👦. Nous parlons Français dans un endroit magnifique avec du bon café. Apportez votre vin si vous voulez.🍷🍷🍷 👍à bientôt 🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷 As a courtesy to Café Vendôme guests should order something to drink, such as tea, juice or a coffee ☕️ 🍵 or something to eat 🌺🌺🌺🌺🌺🌺🌺 No children allowed 🙏this meetups is for adults only thank you 🙏 à bientôt

Bordeaux French-English Conversation Exchange (Online)!

● Français en dessous ● Join us every Sunday and Wednesday from 2pm to 3:30 (EST) for the weekly "FrenchmeetEnglish" online language exchange via ZOOM. ● The event is 100% free, however donations really help! Choose ticket type "Donation" during registration. Tickets- https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/frenchmeetenglish-online-language-exchange-via-zoom-registration-106480213184?fbclid=IwAR1HT5E-xnktKY0cdRyvRZ1fgzjssT4BtbzWkeQp6gzzbzADH835fxyqNiU --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- HOW IT WORKS: English/French speakers from all over the world will be split into small groups of 4 and will engage in 2 rounds of conversation; 15 minute French/15 minutes English. The host manages the switch overs and informs speakers when to change languages. WELCOME: 2:00-2:15pm- Speakers join the meeting from all over the world (patience) ROUND 1: 2:15 -2:45 - Speakers are split into small groups and speak for 15minutes in FR followed by 15 minutes in English (we try to keep and FR/EN balance between groups & you'll receive a message when to change languages) BREAK: 2:45 - 2:50 - Participants are automatically brought back to the main room ROUND 2: 2:50 - 3:20 - New breakout groups WRAP UP: 3:20 - 3:30 - Important message from host Download ZOOM here: - iOS: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/zoom-cloud-meetings/id546505307 - Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=us.zoom.videomeetings&hl=fr -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ● Rejoignez-nous tous les dimanche et mercredi de 2:00PM à 3:30 PM (EST) pour l'échange linguistique hebdomadaire "FrenchmeetEnglish" via ZOOM. ● L'évènement est 100% gratuit, cependant vos participations nous aide beaucoup Choisissez le billet "Donation" lors de l'inscription Billets- https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/frenchmeetenglish-online-language-exchange-via-zoom-registration-106480213184?fbclid=IwAR1HT5E-xnktKY0cdRyvRZ1fgzjssT4BtbzWkeQp6gzzbzADH835fxyqNiU COMMENT ÇA MARCHE: Anglophones / francophones du monde entier seront répartis en petits groupes de 4 et participeront à 2 séries de conversations; 15 minutes français / 15 minutes anglais. L'hôte gère les changements et informe les participants quand il faut changer de langue. L’ACCUEIL: 2:00- 2:15 - Les participants se joignent à la réunion des 4 coins du monde (épreuve de patience) SÉANCE 1: 2:15 - 2:45 - Les participants sont divisés en petits groupes de ~ 4 et parlent pendant 15 minutes en FR et puis 15 minutes en anglais (nous essayons de garder un équilibre FR / EN entre les groupes et vous recevrez un message quand il faut changer de langue) PAUSE: 2:45 - 2:50 - Les participants sont automatiquement ramenés dans la salle principale SÉANCE 2: 2:50 - 3:20 - Nouveaux groupes de discussion (Comme premier séance) CLÔTURE: 3:20 - 3:30 - Message important de l'hôte Téléchargez ZOOM ici: - iOS: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/zoom-cloud-meetings/id546505307 - Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=us.zoom.videomeetings&hl=fr A très bientôt. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- FME - John & Jojo

Bordeaux French-English Conversation Exchange (Online)!

● Français en dessous ● Join us every Sunday and Wednesday from 2pm to 3:30 (EST) for the weekly "FrenchmeetEnglish" online language exchange via ZOOM. ● The event is 100% free, however donations really help! Choose ticket type "Donation" during registration. Tickets- https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/frenchmeetenglish-online-language-exchange-via-zoom-registration-106480213184?fbclid=IwAR1HT5E-xnktKY0cdRyvRZ1fgzjssT4BtbzWkeQp6gzzbzADH835fxyqNiU --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- HOW IT WORKS: English/French speakers from all over the world will be split into small groups of 4 and will engage in 2 rounds of conversation; 15 minute French/15 minutes English. The host manages the switch overs and informs speakers when to change languages. WELCOME: 2:00-2:15pm- Speakers join the meeting from all over the world (patience) ROUND 1: 2:15 -2:45 - Speakers are split into small groups and speak for 15minutes in FR followed by 15 minutes in English (we try to keep and FR/EN balance between groups & you'll receive a message when to change languages) BREAK: 2:45 - 2:50 - Participants are automatically brought back to the main room ROUND 2: 2:50 - 3:20 - New breakout groups WRAP UP: 3:20 - 3:30 - Important message from host Download ZOOM here: - iOS: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/zoom-cloud-meetings/id546505307 - Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=us.zoom.videomeetings&hl=fr -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ● Rejoignez-nous tous les dimanche et mercredi de 2:00PM à 3:30 PM (EST) pour l'échange linguistique hebdomadaire "FrenchmeetEnglish" via ZOOM. ● L'évènement est 100% gratuit, cependant vos participations nous aide beaucoup Choisissez le billet "Donation" lors de l'inscription Billets- https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/frenchmeetenglish-online-language-exchange-via-zoom-registration-106480213184?fbclid=IwAR1HT5E-xnktKY0cdRyvRZ1fgzjssT4BtbzWkeQp6gzzbzADH835fxyqNiU COMMENT ÇA MARCHE: Anglophones / francophones du monde entier seront répartis en petits groupes de 4 et participeront à 2 séries de conversations; 15 minutes français / 15 minutes anglais. L'hôte gère les changements et informe les participants quand il faut changer de langue. L’ACCUEIL: 2:00- 2:15 - Les participants se joignent à la réunion des 4 coins du monde (épreuve de patience) SÉANCE 1: 2:15 - 2:45 - Les participants sont divisés en petits groupes de ~ 4 et parlent pendant 15 minutes en FR et puis 15 minutes en anglais (nous essayons de garder un équilibre FR / EN entre les groupes et vous recevrez un message quand il faut changer de langue) PAUSE: 2:45 - 2:50 - Les participants sont automatiquement ramenés dans la salle principale SÉANCE 2: 2:50 - 3:20 - Nouveaux groupes de discussion (Comme premier séance) CLÔTURE: 3:20 - 3:30 - Message important de l'hôte Téléchargez ZOOM ici: - iOS: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/zoom-cloud-meetings/id546505307 - Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=us.zoom.videomeetings&hl=fr A très bientôt. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- FME - John & Jojo

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