The experts in teaching French

  • There is no-one better or more qualified to teach you French.
  • We guide you all the way from beginner to fluent.
  • Teaching people from all walks of life and all nationalities.
  • In London since 1884 bringing French to all.

Every kind of French for every kind of purpose


At the Alliance Française de Londres


  • You follow a fully structured syllabus from beginner to fluent
  • You are assigned to a class that is the right level for you (we have a more refined level structure than anyone else - because it matters)
  • You are taught by a qualified teacher who is a native French speaker
  • Classes are supported by a web based platform that allows you to download additional material, upload homework and stay in touch with your tutor
  • And when you are ready (and if you want to) you can gain an internationally recognised qualification by taking an exam (see here)

Some recent comments from our students:

 

I have been in ....'s class on a Tuesday evening for two terms, and he is a superb teacher. He is encouraging, motivating and thorough.  We get through a lot of grammar and vocabulary, but always in a lively manner. His imaginative discussion sessions on news and issues of the day engage the entire class. . He is the best French teacher I have ever had.

Margaret

I would like to thank Alliance Française ... for a great learning experience. This has to be the most informative and interactive class I have ever attended. And I must admit it challenged me and pushed me to learn and improve. Thank you once again.

Eric

I just want to say that it has been terrific... and the camaraderie of our class has been an unanticipated pleasure. Formidable!

Madiha

I did six weeks at Alliance House and I want to thank you all for a very useful and enjoyable experience. Our tutor was a first class teacher: energetic and encouraging – using interesting material (I learned a lot about French thinking and culture as well as the language); and in an agreeably small class.

Stephen

... has been the best language teacher I've had in years. She was really giving 100% and I was very impressed from the very first class - with her engagement and that she never wasted our time.

Magdalena

I experienced an unforgettable journey at the Alliance Française de Londres, a cherished period of my life.

Amir

The teacher, the class format and the learning experience itself were all fantastic and I would definitely recommend the course to others wishing to learn French.

Christina

When I started the class, I was extremely nervous having not learnt a language for over ten years. Her friendly, supportive and engaging style meant that I quickly overcame my nerves, saw my competency rapidly improve and even had some fun along the way!

I have now signed up for 1C, something I did not expect when I started in September and have also recommended the Alliance Française to a friend.

Jo

I can't say enough positive comments about his teaching. He is endlessly patient, inventive and intuitive - a really gifted teacher. I have learned so much in a very short time. I definitely want to continue learning French with Alliance Francaise. Thank you

Emma

And from a former President of the Alliance Française:

« Le nom lui-même d’Alliance, inventé par les géniaux initiateurs, nous enseigne le respect de l’Autre, de sa personnalité, de sa culture. On n’est jamais un étranger dans une Alliance Française et par voie de conséquence la culture française n’est jamais une culture étrangère imposée par un Etat hégémonique. Elle nous appartient […] et est le moyen privilégié de mieux connaître notre propre culture . »

Sir Edward Tomkins - President of the Alliance française in the UK, 1976-1998.

How to Get to Alliance House

Nearest underground stations:

We are close to Baker Street (Bakerloo, Circle, Hammersmith & City, Jubilee and Metropolitan lines) and to Marylebone (Bakerloo line)

By bus:

Buses that stop nearby or in front of Alliance House are 2, 13,18,27, 30, 82, 113, 139, 189, 205, 274. 453