Welcome to the Alliance Française Silicon Valley (AFSCV), the official Center of French Language and Culture serving San Jose and the Bay Area. We offer french classes near you in Los Gatos, Menlo Park, and neighboring communities.

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Office Hours

Office hours are currently suspended, in accordance with the Order of the Health Officer of the County of Santa Clara.

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French Express

  • Thursdays
  • 12:30 - 1:30 pm
  • online

A Bring Your Own Lunch (online) event for fun French conversation practice. Email express@afscv.org or text 408-445-2095 for instructions to connect.

French Up event poster

Help Us Furnish Our New Home
After 50 years of subleasing office space to conduct our classes and keep our French library, we are thrilled to have finally secured our very own place at 14107 Winchester Blvd, Suite T, Los Gatos, CA 95032.
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Link to event: "Liberty for All"
Link to Amazon Smile

Summer session

Link to Summer Session Class Catalogue

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Free Placement Test

It is taken online, can be completed within 10 minutes or less, and is a great way for us to better understand your strengths and needs, so as to recommend the course best adapted to your current level.

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Link to event: "Get your French Basket event"
Link to event: "Cine-club le Chef"

July 2020

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  • French Express Online
  • La gastronomie de la préhistoire à nos jours - Atelier Culturel en ligne
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  • French Classes - Summer Session 2020 online - Start
  • Cinéma et littérature - Atelier Discussion Virtuel
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  • French Express Online
  • La gastronomie de la préhistoire à nos jours - Atelier Culturel en ligne
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  • Cinéma et littérature - Atelier Discussion Virtuel
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  • French Express Online
  • Club de Lecture in Menlo Park (online)
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  • Louis XVI, Marie-Antoinette and the French Revolution
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  • Cinéma et littérature - Atelier Discussion Virtuel
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  • French Express Online
  • Cercle de Lecture in Los Gatos (online)
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  • French Express Online
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Bibliothèque de livres en français

We are open
The AFSCV Library is open at our Los Gatos location.

Come check out our collection of French language books!  We have more than a thousand books covering a wide range of topics and genres. These books will be a pleasure for the whole family.

Search our online catalog or contact us at library@afscv.org.

books on shelf