Learning 2.0 with Alliance Française’s New Online Tool


Read this article in French/Lire cet article en français Announced in 2015 by the Fondation Alliance Française, the pedagogic aspect of the project Alliance 2020 aims – amongst other things – at evolving the courses offered and the recurring training of Alliances Françaises around the world by using digital technology. By proposing an online tool for […]

Sheryn Mulla – a Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres

Sheryn Mulla (right) with Alain Zayan (Director, AF Bombay) and Laurent Elisio Bordier (Academic Director, AF Bombay)

Up to two hundred recipients are conferred the honour of the Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres by the Government of France every year.  This award was established to honour individuals who have made exceptional contributions in the fields of Arts and Literature or to the propagation of these fields. One of the recipients of this year’s award was Alliance […]

Giving French a Hundred Percent!


Maitreyi Pillai – a precocious 17-year old student of Alliance Française de Bombay – recently did the institution proud by securing a 100% in her French paper for the HSC exams. An interview with her is reproduced below: Bonjour! Could you please tell us a bit about yourself? I am Maitreyi Pillai and I am 17 years […]

Children in the spotlight at AF Kathmandu!

Marie José Da Silva Macedo during the cartoon workshop

It is said that the limits of the language you speak are the limits of your world. What happens then when we deal with children whose inner worlds know no limits? For whom learning, exploring, experimenting and imbibing come naturally? It isn’t difficult to imagine of the number of ways in which learning new languages can […]

AF Kathmandu – Towards New Horizons

AFK team

The April 2015 earthquake is said to be the worst natural disaster to strike Nepal since 1934 and left behind a wake of casualties and destruction. How did Alliance Française de Kathmandu cope with such a calamity and continue with its mission of spreading French language and culture? The answer is clear – by keeping its […]

Le français enseigné à Goa


Les 30 juin et 1 juillet 2014, l’Attaché de coopération pour le français de Bombay, Christian Rodier a assuré une formation de professeurs à l’Alliance Française Panjim-Goa, à l’invitation de la directrice, Laurène Gibert. Cette formation entre dans le cadre général de la mission de coopération linguistique et de promotion du français de l’Institut Français […]

Bangalorean wins French contest

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Maleva Robert, a student of the Alliance Française de Bangalore, and a copywriter with JWT, has won the first prize at a national level blurb-writing competition in French organized by the Institut Français, the cultural department of the French Embassy in India. Maleva (23) had participated in a blurb-writing workshop at the Alliance Française conducted […]

Un Book Club à Trivandrum

Le Book Club - Alliance Française de Trivandrum

Le 15 mai 2014, à l’Alliance Française de Trivandrum, s’est déroulé la première édition du Book Club. Cet atelier de littérature visant à faire découvrir des œuvres de tous horizons a gagné son pari. En effet, plusieurs intervenants extérieurs se sont présentés ce jour- là. La médiathèque a ainsi accueilli une dizaine de personnes qui […]

Dhobi ghat en images


Guillaume Delacroix, journaliste collaborant au magazine Vanity Fair France, vit à Bombay depuis septembre 2013. Le 23 mai prochain aura lieu le vernissage de son exposition photographique Beating the dirt, à The Art Loft, Bandra, Mumbai.  Le titre de l’exposition, Beating the dirt (littéralement “vaincre la saleté”) renvoie à la tâche des hommes du Dhobi Ghat de […]

Like Chutney and Cheese


Archana Jayakumar has studied French in Alliance Française de Bombay before working there as a teacher. She is now a language teacher in Valenciennes University, in France. This article was first published in the online magazine IDiva where Archana writes a weekly column. Like Chutney and Cheese : 5 differences between Us Indians and ’em French Having […]


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Rédacteur en chef : Laurent Elisio Bordier

Rédacteur/Coordinateur national : Siddharth Bhatt

Rédacteurs, contributeurs : Guillaume, Abhirami, Alexandre, Chintan, Cléa, David, Eleonore, Elie, Kanika, Karine, Nita, Thomas, Malvika, Marie-Joëlle, Meera, Mayuri, Mitushi, Alice, Prutha, Romain, Ritika, Manas, Supriya ...