Discover the Alliance Française de Seattle

The Alliance Française de Seattle is a dynamic educational and cultural 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization incorporated in the state of Washington since 1987, whose mission is to promote the French language and Francophone cultures through diverse programs in the Puget Sound area. It is part of an international network of Alliances Françaises—832 in 131 countries, and 105 of them in the USA alone.

AFSeattle offers French language classes for all ages and levels, with certified French as a Foreign Language (FLE—Français Langue Étrangère) instructors, and it maintains the largest French certification center in the Pacific Northwest, administering regular sessions for the DELF, DALF, and DAEFLE diplomas, and TEF and TCF tests. AFSeattle's cultural center proposes concerts, lectures, screenings, workshops, and exhibits for a large community of Francophones and Francophiles.

Key figures

1987

Creation of the Alliance Française de Seattle [preceded by the Cercle Français de Seattle]

#1

The first Alliance Française 100% online in the Americas [March 6, 2020].

1,791

Enrollments in 2020

21

FLE Instructors in 2020

551

Members in 2020

127

French-language certifications [DELF, DAEFLE, TEF, Ev@lang] sold in 2020

100%

Success rate for the DELF/DALF Diploma in 2020

3,100+

French-language books and DVDs available in our library

Why you should choose the Alliance Française de Seattle

A prestigious school existing since 1883, currently in 131 countries, and respecting high-performance standards. We are a FRAMES Alliance.

Prestige

Instructors who are experts in teaching French as a foreign language with modern methods (32% PhD and 56% MA).

Excellence

Learning French in a friendly and professional atmosphere, alongside other motivated students. Since March 2020, online group classes welcome 4 to 6 students.

Conviviality

Cultural events and programs to discover and immerse yourself in French-speaking cultures.

Culture

A major exam center administering globally recognized diplomas and certifications. 

Certification

New technology for modern teaching: e-learning platform and self-study modules for every class. 

Innovation

Enjoy exclusive perks and advantages as a member of the Alliance Française de Seattle.

Advantages

A wide range of courses to choose from, adapted to your needs.

Choices

Contact us

info@afseattle.org

206 632 5433 NO CALLS DURING OUR TEMPORARY OFFICE CLOSURE

4649 Sunnyside Ave. N #205
Seattle, WA 98103

OFFICE HOURS

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, our building is currently closed to the public and our office is 100% remote. 

Virtual Office Hours: Monday - Thursday, 8.30am - 5.30pm

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