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



Next 2 week intensive
starts 1st June


Teaching centre:

Alliance House
1 Dorset Square

020 7723 6439

Private Tuition:

Private tuition booking office is open
09:30 to 17:30 each weekday.

020 7258 0851


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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)

For daytime and evening adult classes click here

For one-to-one classes, private tuitionand company training click here

Some recent comments from our students:

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.


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


... 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.


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.


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.


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


« 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


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