Register for group French classes! Register for group French classes!

Bienvenue !

The Alliance Française de La Nouvelle- Orléans, is one of the leading providers of French language and culture education in the New Orleans area. A member of the international network of Alliance Française chapters, located in over 100 different countries, the AFNO is a part of the largest network of French language and cultural centers in the world.

Our mission

Teaching French, celebrating French-speaking cultures and nourishing our Louisiana heritage and future.

We teach French

The Alliance Française de la Nouvelle Orléans follows the official program built by the Council of Europe called The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

"I love my AFNO membership because it gives me the opportunity to unabashedly engage with my love of French language and culture. Early in my language learning experience in college I struggled with confidence, but AFNO encourages you to simply try and to have fun! Put your best foot forward and reap the rewards. It is impressive how much you learn and improve when you're enjoying yourself! Merci beaucoup, AFNO !"
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         - Jessica, AFNO member
          

Upcoming

Events

Film Screening: "À l'abordage"
Film Screening: "À l'abordage"

Friday, August, 19, 2022 at 7:00 pm
Ciné-Club screening of À l'abordage will be August 19 at 7:00 pm. The event will take place at the AFNO and space is limited, so register in advance!
*AFNO members receive free admittance but still require tickets. The price should automatically be waived if you are logged into your AFNO account. Please contat Joseph at marketing@af-neworleans.org with any questions.*
Film will have English subtitles.

Read more
Fall Open House
Fall Open House

Saturday August 20, 2022 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Join us at the Alliance Française August 20 for our Fall Open House. Participants can benefit from our usual 50% off memberships Open House deal, free placement tests, free trial classes, used French book sale, and more! 

Read more
Les Coucoureurs Running Club
Les Coucoureurs Running Club

Friday, September 2 at 6:30 pm
Join the Coucoureurs--AFNO's running club! Run or walk one of our three route down St. Charles Ave. then join us back at the AFNO after for a drink in the backyard. No knowledge of French required, but you're sure to learn a few words along the way!

Read more





Why Learn

 

French?




 

French is the native language of 200 million people and the second language of millions more.
Here are several more reasons to learn the language of Molière :

• Culture : French is the language of cooking, fashion, theater,  visual arts , dance, and architecture

• World language : there are more than 200 million French speakers on the five continents. French is the second most widely learned foreign language after English

• Travel : France is the world's number one tourist destination, attracting 70 million visitors a year.


• Jobs : a knowledge of french opens the doors of companies in france and other French-speaking parts of the world.  

• Higher learning : speaking French opens up opportunities at renowned french universities and business schools ranked among the top higher education institutions in Europe and the world.

• Love & reason : French is a beautiful, rich, melodious language, often called language of love. French is also an analytical language that structures thought and develops critical thinking.



Find your course





Life is better with

French!



Receive our newsletter

Sign up to Alliance Française and become apart
of an ever-growing French community. 




Free B-Roll by Videezy.com




How to introduce

yourself?



- Comment tu t'appelles ?

- Je m'appelle ...(your name).

- Tu vas bien ?

- Oui ça va!

Follow

US


Our partners



Alliance Française
de La Nouvelle-Orléans

1519 Jackson Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130

Hours:
Monday-Thursday: 10am-6pm
Friday: 10am-4pm

504.568.0770

afno@af-neworleans.org

Follow us
                             


Design by Monsieur Graphic. Powerd by Oncord