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(01) 676 1732
info@alliance-francaise.ie

Office opening hours:
Monday-Friday: 9.30am to 7.30pm
Saturday 9.30am to 2.00pm

Workshops are ideal for people who wish to practise their French while focusing on a particular aspect of
the French culture
.

According to the specific theme of the workshop, the class
can take the form of discussion, lecture, analysis of documents, screening, hands-on activities. 

 
Workshop from level B1   Workshop from level B2   Workshop from level B1
   
Actualités   Histoire de l'Art   Gastronomie

Available Terms 1, 2, 3, 4

Whether you follow national and international current affairs or not, this workshop will make you practise your communication skills through engagement with various articles, videos and podcasts. This is an excellent way to learn more vocabulary and practise grammar while keeping up-to-date with what’s going in the world.

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Available Terms 1, 2, 3, 4

This is an excellent opportunity to combine your love of French and your love of art. This workshop will focus on the different eras in visual arts plus the different techniques artists employ, giving you a better understanding of these works as well as an improved ability to interact in French.

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Available Terms 1, 2, 3, 4

This workshop offers you the opportunity to discover more about French and Francophone gastronomy: famous and less well-known famous recipes and the history behind them, as well as l’Art de la Table. For the best cooks of the group, why not compete with the others and each week bring in something based on one of the recipes covered in class?

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Workshop from level B2   Workshop from level C1   Workshop from level C1
   
Littérature   Perfectionnement Linguistique   Traduction

Available Terms 1, 2, 3, 4

Take a stroll along the path of French literature through a thematic approach to classical and contemporary writers.
The course may include a full  literary work or a collection of excerpts taken from various literary genres (theatre, poetry, novel).

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Available Terms 1, 2, 3, 4

Grammar addicts will be delighted with this workshop which is designed to help you practise and deepen your knowledge and understanding of grammatical structures in French.

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Available Terms 1, 2, 3, 4

In this workshop you will not only learn more vocabulary, you will also discover techniques for translating idioms which sometimes don’t exist in other languages. Basic translation techniques will be covered, as well as analysing texts translated by different professionals.

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Workshop from level A1/A2

Le Français de Vacances

One-off basis during Terms 4, 5 & 6

Using authentic materials such as maps, menus, etc., you will prepare for your next trip to France. You will learn phrases for specific situations (restaurant, train station, shopping, etc.) and learn about important French customs and habits.

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