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   Why Learn French? 

French is the native language of 200 million people and the second language of millions more. And most agree French is one of the most beautiful languages in the world! Here are several more reasons to learn the language of Molière:

World Language

There are more than 200 million French speakers on the five continents. French is the second most widely learned foreign language after English.


France is the world’s number one tourist destination, attracting 70 million visitors a year. French also comes in handy when traveling to Africa, Switzerland, Belgium, Monaco, Canada, the Seychelles and other places

& Reason

French is a beautiful, rich, melodious language, often called the language of love. French is also an analytical language that structures thought and develops critical thinking.


A knowledge of French opens the doors of companies in France and other French-speaking parts of the world (Canada, Switzerland, Luxembourg Belgium and so many more like Africa).


French is the language of cooking, fashion, theatre, the visual arts, dance and architecture.

Higher Learning

Speaking French opens up opportunities at renowned French universities and business schools, ranked among the top higher education institutions in Europe and the world.

C'est Facile!

French is a fairly easy language to learn for native English speakers. More than 50 percent of current English vocabulary is derived from French.

International Opportunities

French is both a working language and an official language of the United Nations, the European Union, UNESCO, NATO, the International Olympic Committee, the International Red Cross and international courts.

So join us in Reno to learn or perfect yours 

     Have some knowledge in French?

Before enrolling in our Adult French classes, we invite you to take a placement test to find the right class for you. It only takes a few minutes
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If you’re a complete beginner, skip the test and register for our Beginner Class.

At the Alliance Française Reno, we strive to keep our class fees as low as possible. Our small class sizes and experienced teachers ensure that you get the best value for your language learning experience. In addition to our competitive rates, we offer discounts for early registration, multiple courses, continuing students and couples.

Adult Intermediate Classes

Weds. Nov. 29th - Jan. 24, 2024
for 8 weeks
with no meeting D
ec. 27th

Want to revitalize and improve your French? There's no better place to brush up on your speaking and reading skills than with the Alliance Française of Reno. Allez, on y va!

Beginning Weds, Nov. 29th, 2023, 5:30 - 6:30 pm, for 8 weeks ending Jan. 24th, 2024.

  • Class fee $175 for Alliance Française members

  • $225 for non-members

  • Online with Zoom

  • Deadline to register, Nov. 28th by 10:00 pm

For Intermediate or Fluent speaking.
French Ripped from the Headlines
(A Conversational Workshop),
Tues, Dec. 4th - Jan. 2nd, 2024
with no meeting Dec. 26th

Apprendre le français avec l'actualité internationale ! Learn French with current news.  A perfect opportunity to keep studying French without a long-term commitment. Beginning Tuesday, Dec. 4th, 2023, 6:00 - 7:00 pm, for 4 weeks ending Jan. 2nd, 2024.

  • Class Fee:  $80 for Alliance Francaise Members 
    $120 for non-members

  • Online with Zoom

  • Deadline to register:  Monday, Dec. 3rd by 10:00 pm

Children Classes: 7 - 12 years old
(New classes starting JANUARY 22, 2024)

Beginning Week of Jan. 22nd, 2024, 11:00 - 12 pm every Saturday for 6 weeks (through...)

  • Class Fee:  $95 for Alliance Francaise Members 

  • In person at the Northern Nevada International Center

  • Deadline to register:  TBD

Children Classes: 3 - 6 years old
(New classes starting JANUARY 2024

Beginning Week of Jan. 22nd, 2024, 11:00 - 12 pm every Saturday for 6 weeks (through...)

  • Class Fee:  $95 for Alliance Francaise Members 

  • In person at the Northern Nevada International Center

  • Deadline to register:  TBD

Exceptional 50% discount offer to Alliance Française Reno members!

The definitive insider’s guide to La vie Parisienne since 1995, Bonjour Paris has negotiated with the Federation of Alliances Françaises USA a substantial discount as a perk to all AF members.


Membership includes a host of benefits, including free access to their popular Zoom events series and shopping discounts with their partners.  
Reno members pay half price ($30 for the year instead of $60).


A great offer for our Francophile and Francophone members.  We hope you will take advantage of this opportunity below:

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