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French Film Screening for Schools: The Giants (Les géants)

Showing as part of the Discovery Film Festival in Dundee, les géants is suitable for S5/S6 pupils.  See the Discovery Film Festival website ...

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French Day for Primary Teachers in Scotland

Primary school teachers are invited to take part in our "French Day for Primary Teachers in Scotland" workshop on Saturday 10 November 2012 in Glasgow...

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Lapin wants to see Santa

After a successful Fringe summer run, Lapin and his friends return to the theatre with 'Lapin wants to see Santa' where the lovely French rabbit wants...

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Galette des Rois Janvier 2013

Celebrate the Epiphany with authentic galettes, refreshments, a presentation on the origins of this celebration and a bilingual quiz. The AF Glasgow i...

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French day for primary teachers

The Institut français d’Ecosse in Edinburgh is dedicated to promote the learning of modern languages in Scotland and to support teachers of Frenc...

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Rencontres théâtrales Edinburgh - drama competition for schools 2013

Every year, the Institut français d’Ecosse organises les Rencontres Théâtrales in Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Glasgow. This competition is open to Scottis...

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French matinée for primary school teachers in Scotland

Primary school teachers are invited to take part in our “French matinée for primary teachers in Scotland” in Edinburgh. All primary school teachers wi...

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Rencontres théâtrales Aberdeen - drama competition for schools 2013

Every year, the Institut français d’Ecosse organises les Rencontres Théâtrales in Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Glasgow. This competition is open to Scottis...

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Live SCHOLAR revision session for language students

The SCHOLAR Programme will be offering an online revision session for students of Higher and Advanced Higher French, German and Spanish on 30 April.&n...

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Rencontres théâtrales Glasgow - drama competition for schools 2013

Every year, the Institut français d’Ecosse organises les Rencontres Théâtrales in Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Glasgow.  This competition is open to S...

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Film showcase – Our Europe

A showcase of films about Europe made by Scottish children. This event has been organised by SEET in partnership with the Edinburgh Playhouse and show...

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eTwinning Workshop: Living in our European Cities Glasgow-Marseilles

Do you teach primary aged children in Glasgow? If so you can apply for a free eTwinning workshop in Marseille. The objective of this event is for part...

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French Day for primary teachers

Do you want to boost your confidence in speaking French and are you eager to experience classroom activities in French? The French day offers tea...

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French Day for primary teachers

Do you want to boost your confidence in speaking French and are you eager to experience classroom activities in French? The French day offers to teach...

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French matinées for primary teachers

This is a refresher course for already MLPS trained teachers who teach French from P5 to P7.Through the matinées, teachers will experience topic based...

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Twilight French course for primary teachers

This is a beginners/postbeginners (A1) level course for all primary teachers who need to learn very basic skills in French.The course will be held on ...

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Winter Term - Open Day

With the new year comes a new term! Our winter classes start on 13 January 2014. Come along to our Open Day to get some advice on your level and sign ...

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Lapin Wants to See Santa

It's Christmas! Lapin wants to invite Santa for a hot chocolate, but will Papa Noel have time to accept his invitation? To find out, join the lovely F...

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Vive the [R]évolution: Poems in translation

A triptych of poetry nights à propos translation of and between French and Scottish poetry hosted by three contemporary Scottish poets.

Glasgow Short Film Festival

In partnership with the Goethe Institut Glasgow, the Alliance Française is delighted to be taking part in the Glasgow Short Film Festival due to take ...

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SCHOLAR Session - Modern Languages Higher and Advanced Higher Students - Using your dictionary

Glow TV is delighted to offer Higher and Advanced Higher students the opportunity to join a session on Modern Languages provided by SCHOLAR. This sess...

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Early start to French & How children learn their own and other languages from an early age

Live on Radio EDUtalk: Maryse Payen-Roy, Modern Languages Support & Development Team, Glasgow.
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CPD for Primary Teachers

In association with Glasgow Council, the Institut français is offering a  twilight session on drama in French for primary teachers.

La fête de la Francophonie: Talk - Excuse my French

Celebrate the Francophonie with a special talk featuring author Thora van Male. Join us at the Alliance Française on Monday 17th March at 7pm for a sp...

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European Youth Event 2014

Open to groups aged 16-30, the EYE 2014 will include a large variety of activities run under the motto "Ideas for a better Europe" in a political, soc...

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Autumn Term Open Day at the Institut français

Thinking of signing up for Autumn term courses at the Institut français in Edinburgh?  Get a free assessment of your level of French and per...

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Cross-curricular Workshops: World War I in personal stories and documents

S2-S4 pupils, with a combined focus on History and Modern Languages, will be guided through this exhibition by set tasks. Using their linguistic and i...

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MoLaCo – Modern Languages Conference

On Saturday 22 November 2014, International House London will host the eighth annual Modern Languages Conference (MoLaCo) for French, Italian and Span...

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Joyeux Noel! French music for Christmas

Chapter House Singers are putting on a concert featuring Charpentier and Poulenc at St Mary's Cathedral (West End) Edinburgh on 6 December 2014. ...

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Beginners 1 French course for primary school teachers

The Alliance Française de Glasgow will be running a new French course for Primary school teachers suitable for complete/false beginners.20 hours of le...

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Workshop for secondary teachers of French

This new monthly workshop offers secondary teachers a free training session on the last Thursday of the month, held in French, with tools and resource...

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Film screening for schools: Tomboy

Offered as part of the Glasgow Youth Film Festival, this showing of the French film, Tomboy, is free for Glasgow schools with a £3 charge per pupil fo...

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Exclusive French TV quiz show at BBC Glasgow!

For one night only at BBC Scotland in Glasgow! Victory Television, makers of "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?", "Win Your Wish List" and "5 Minutes to ...

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Guided tours of Edinburgh in target languages

Saturday 21 February 2015 is International Tourist Guide Day and professional guides from around the world will run events large and small to celebrat...

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New adventure for Lapin!

Lapin is back! In the early stages of its development, get a taste of Le Petit Monde's brand new bilingual show starring the French speaking rabbit pu...

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Multilingual Debate 2015

Heriot-Watt University's Multilingual Debate is an annual event that showcases the interpreting skills of undergraduate students on our Languages (Int...

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Open House: Spring Session

Discover all our courses for Spring, meet our teachers and attend one of the mini-courses that will give you a taster of next term. In the theatre, th...

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Film screening - Gare du Nord

Claire Simon’s blend of documentary and fiction follows the every day life of dozens of passer-byes in one of the largest train stations in Europe.The...

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Accessing and sourcing authentic materials. A Webinar with Danièle Bourdais

Danièle Bourdais is a well known author of language resources and a very helpful contributor to online fora, for example mflresources. She has always ...

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French Book Day

The Institut français in Edinburgh is delighted to announce a great literary programme for everyone: parents, children and school teachers of French. ...

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Family Saturday: Rois et Reines

Start off the new year sampling the 'galette des rois' at the Institut français. Children will also enjoy tales, songs and crafts, all in French....

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Languages Open Day for secondary schools in Scotland

The School of Modern Languages at the University of St Andrews will be hosting a Languages Open Day for secondary schools on 17 June 2016 (10 am – 3 p...

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Edinburgh Fringe - The Wonderful World of Lapin puppet show

The Edinburgh Fringe Festival programme is now available and the bilingual puppet show for children, The Wonderful World of Lapin, will appeal to chil...

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European Day of Languages

Organised by the European Commission, this unique day aims to celebrate the diversity of languages in Europe. This free event at the Institut français...

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Authors Live: Bessora and Sarah Ardizzone

The Scottish Book Trust are holding an Authors Live broadcast with writer, Bessora and translator, Sarah Ardizzone on 6 October 2016. Alpha: Abidjan t...

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Ciné-goûter "Le Jour des Corneilles"

As part of the Fête du Cinéma d’Animation, the Alliance Française de Glasgow, in collaboration with L’École Buissonnière, is delighted to invite child...

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"Modern Languages - Meet & Mingle": school networking event

The School of Modern Languages at the University of St Andrews would like to invite schools to an exciting networking event where pupils can put any q...

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An introduction to AIM

Discover the power of the AIM for teaching World Languages in this exclusive 2 day training event in Harrogate!The Accelerative Integrated Methodology...

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Le Petit Monde - Puppet Show and Story-making

Join Lapin and his French speaking puppet friends in their Christmas adventure! The show will be followed by a bilingual story-making session where ch...

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Open House: Winter 2017 French classes

Come around to our house to discover our courses and meet our team ! Pop by for a chat with one of our teachers about your needs, assess your level...

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CPD workshops for primary school teachers in 2017

The Alliance Française de Glasgow will be running a programme of CLPL workshops in French for primary school teachers:ten topics will be covered over ...

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Learning language through theatre

These free workshops on Wednesday 22 February 2017, led by Theatre Sans Accents in conjunction with Bilingualism Matters, use fun drama games and exer...

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Heriot-Watt Multilingual Debate 2017

Heriot-Watt University's Multilingual Debate is an annual event that showcases the interpreting skills of undergraduate students on our Languages (Int...

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Fête de l’Europe: Special screening of short films

To celebrate La Fête de l’Europe 2017 the Alliance Française in Glasgow invites you to a special screening of eight European short films in partnershi...

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French Day for pupils and teachers at the University of Stirling

The French programme at the University of Stirling would like to invite the teachers and senior pupils studying French at schools in the region to att...

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L'heure du conte workshop at the Mitchell Library

As part of Family Learning Week at the Mitchell Library (2-9 September), the Alliance Française is delighted to invite children aged 4-10 to th...

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European Day of Languages celebration

The Alliance Française Glasgow, in collaboration with the European Commission in Scotland, the Goethe-Institut, the Consulate general of Poland...

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