Francophonie Writing Competition

Francophonie Writing Competition

Challenge yourself and be in with a chance to win a course!

From 9 March to 15 April @ AF Manchester

Part of our March Francophonie celebrations, and to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie, our Student Writing Competition is back by popular demand!

***Extended deadling***

There are three level categories so that every student can participate: Beginners (A1), Intermediate (A2/B1) and Proficiency (B2/C1).

For this year’s subjects, step into the unique world of Francophonie and write about its art, culture and geography, from holiday destinations to Francophone music and artists.

For each level, the winning entry will be awarded a free course session!

Download the correct task sheet for your level below, complete it and return your entry by email to by 15 April inclusive.
Open to current students only. Results will be announced on 20 April, via our website and social network pages!


LEVEL A1 --- LEVEL A2-B1 --- LEVEL B2-C1

  1. Competition only open to students currently enrolled on a group course at the Alliance Française de Manchester.
  2. One entry per person.
  3. Staff and their family members are not eligible to enter.
  4. Students must enter at the level appropriate to the class on which they are enrolled.
  5. Free session for one group course, on the Late Spring session (including mid-session courses).
  6. Prize has no cash value and cannot be transferred.
  7. By entering the competition, you consent to your photo and first name being shared on our website and Facebook page if you win!
  8. Entries should be sent by e-mail at
  9. No entries will be accepted after 15 April. The judges’ decision is final.