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You live in France and learn French at Alliance Française de Lyon : enjoy each and every occasion to speak French after your courses during your immersion !

Brice Robert photographie

Local shopping !

Going to the market is a very respected tradition ! Find a local market close to where you live, and where you can go regularly. Local shopping near you is a great way  to speak : ask about products, recipies, tips ! The local merchants will get to know you ! all the markets of Lyon: time and days

(c) Brice Robert / Lyon tourisme et congrès


For a fresh start : find your Buddy

ESN CosmoLyon and their legendary BuddySystem is THE way to have a fresh start in Lyon.
Save the date : We throw a party on October, 23rd during the Students Welcome Desk ! Be there and meet your buddy !

Cafés Langues / Language cafe

Meeting and sharing with people from Lyon interested in your culture and language is easy : follow our advices !

2 events during the Students Welcome Desk : on October, 22nd and 29th, at la Maison des étudiants 7-9pm // Blabla Language Exchange offers several meetings in Lyon : don’t forget to register // KOTOPO, an incredible cross-cultural space // Monthly meeting at the library of the city of Lyonall the agenda here


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Occasions on a platter : the AFLyon activities

Speak French with other students, teachers or volunteers : our activites are designed for you to speak French aside from your courses. Cinéclubcultural outings, biblio games, AFLyon parties : there are plenty of occasions !

Become an active member of an association !

Rather into environmental protection, assistance of the most depraived people or organizing cultural events ?  Find an association which activity is in line with your interests, and participate voluntarily to its activity. Meeting french people is easy when sharing the same tastes, and supporting a cause is good for you !


Improving you french is easy !