Literature and Ideas

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Our activities


LITERARY BREAKFAST


What have you read recently? What books would you recommend to other readers? Come and share your favorite readings with a coffee and a croissant!

CLASSICS AT YOUR FINGERTIPS

Share the reading of a classic of French literature adapted for levels A2 to B2!

SPEAK DATING


Speak-Datings are friendly meetings in French with Francophones and Francophiles of all levels inspired by the Speed-Dating concept. 

CAFÉ ACTUS


Let's take some news from each other and from the world and talk! All our students are invited to discuss current and international news in French

CLUB DE LECTURE

Hosted in collaboration with the Centre de la Francophonie at UBC, this book club is free and open to all - French speakers or French language learners.

EU BOOK CLUB


Different European cultural institutes in Vancouver present books from their countries and invite you to discuss them.

Our suggestions online



You miss going to school or university? Never too late to learn, even from home! With FUN MOOC, discover the freedom to study...for free!

Gallica is the online Library of the "Bibliothèque nationale de France" and its partners. Among others, you can find 150 documents in full access.

The "éditions Lapin" offers comics in Free access. If you like dark humor and absurd, you'll be delighted!

RFI Savoirs helps listeners keep up with French, to improve knowledge of a language they regularly need in their work, or simply for people who love French and the values it conveys.