Alliance Française de Chicago
The Alliance Française de Chicago is an organization that was established more than a hundred years ago. It aims to be "Chicago's French cultural and learning center dedicated to the study of French language, cultural exchange, and friendship between Americans and French speaking people."
The Alliance Française de Chicago offers many interactive events for kids and adults including youth summer camps, French classes ranging from beginners to proficient speakers, and French movie nights.
The Alliance Française de Chicago is presided by Hervé de la Vauvre and directed by John G. W. McCord.
French classes at the Alliance offers students different levels of proficiency as well as different lengths of classes. The Alliance offers 8 week and 4 week class sessions as well as Saturday classes, young audience classes and gastronomy classes. Proficiency levels range from initiation, beginners, advanced beginners, advanced intermediate, upper intermediate, independent, and proficient.