French Language & Culture in Victoria

Alliance française de Victoria (AFV) is a Canadian non profit cultural and educational association dedicated to the promotion of the French language and culture. AFV has been active in Victoria for over 100 years. We offer a variety of French language courses adapted to the needs of the learners.

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Enrol in a Course

We offer general French classes from beginner to advanced levels. The general French classes will allow you to develop all five language skills.

What level am I

Had some experience with French before but unsure of your level? Take our free online self-assessment to work out the right level for you.

Private Tuition

Looking for a 1-1 experience? Learn French at your own pace with our private tutoring.

What's on // Nouveautés

Board Game Night - Soirée jeux de société 

Board Game Night - Soirée jeux de société 

Practice your French with members of the Alliance Française around a good old fashioned board game night. All levels of players welcome.

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Pétanque dans le parc

Pétanque dans le parc

Rejoignez nous pour un moment de convivialité durant les journées ensoleillées d'été  

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Cercle Littéraire - Juin

Cercle Littéraire - Juin

Aimez-vous lire en français? Rejoignez-nous pour un Potvin-réunion avec Claudine Potvin, l’autrice de Corps imaginaire. 

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Explore // Découvrir

Join our Francophile Community

Discover the benefits of having a membership at Alliance Française.


Improve your French daily with an email! You can practice your French outside of class anywhere, anytime.


Your French e-library available 24/7 on any device. Take advantage of language-learning materials tailored to your needs.

Go further // Aller plus loin

Exams for French Diplomas

Obtain an internationally-recognised diploma of French proficiency. Qualifications can allow you to live, study or work in a francophone country.

Volunteer and share your love of French

Get involved with us, share your love of the French culture with others and participate in the francophone community in Victoria. 

Support us with a Donation

Your generosity and support helps us continue to serve our community, celebrating diversity and our passion for French-speaking cultures throughout the Beautiful British Columbia area.

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Become a member of Alliance Française de Victoria for exclusive offers and discounts.