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why learn french with us?

  • The home of French in Manchester, offering French classes, official French exams, French-language cultural events, and a French-language library.
  • A locally-registered and locally-run charity.
  • A community of French speakers and Francophiles which has been part of Manchester for over 40 years. 
  • Specialists in teaching French
  • French native-speaker teachers with degree-level teaching qualifications
  • Classes taught through French, immersive French-language institution. 
  • Contemporary, communicative teaching methodology with up-to-date manuals and materials.
  • Online Student Portal with class materials and virtual noticeboard. 
  • Classes at a wide range of levels, following the Common European Framework of Reference

What's included with your french class?



"Excellent value for money. Teacher providing excellent variety of themes, lively presentation and very structured programme. Couldn’t ask for more!"

- March 2023

"It has been a very enjoyable and rewarding experience. I have especially enjoyed the teaching style and the friendly and supportive atmosphere in the classroom."

- July 2023

"I have an outstanding teacher, friendly, approachable and very knowledgeable. Every session was valuable. AF have been very welcoming, and I am happy with the broad range of activities, the technology platform and everything about it. I feel part of a community."

- November 2023

"I find learning French with a native speaker to have been much better than the teachers I had at school."

- January 2024

— What's on —

Olympics Exhibition

Olympics Exhibition

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Verlan - Talk and Conversation Workshop

Verlan - Talk and Conversation Workshop

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Le Photographe
   | Book Club (face to face)

Le Photographe

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Manchester's largest and best French-language library, with French books and French DVDs for learners, improvers and native speakers; adults and children!


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Online & onsite french classes

Whether you prefer to learn from the comfort of home or like the buzz of meeting with your class in person, there is an option for you: our French classes are available both online and in person. Check our upcoming courses to find out more.

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125 Portland Street
Manchester M1 4QD

Phone: 0161 236 7117
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Office & Library Opening Hours
9:30am-12am & 1pm-7pm
Fri: 9:30am-1pm
Sat. & Sun.: Closed

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