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Urban October 2016

Celebrating Cork City Centre’s city spaces. We are delighted to take part in EcCoWell, Cork City Council  and CORE initiative celebrating our city centre and all that’s it got to offer. Free events at AFCork on Thursday 6th October 2016: French language: 6-7.30pm Elementary French Conversation class Irish art: ‘Edge of Place’ exhibition by Cork  artist […]

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Cork Culture Night at AFCork

Cork Culture Night 2016 at AFCork

Friday 16th September 2016 6pm – 11pm Alliance Française de Cork is pleased to take part in Cork Culture Night again this year. This year we celebrate French music and Irish art: 7pm – 8pm International band Soupe du Jour will entertain the public with classic chansons françaises, as well as contemporary pieces with a […]

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Common Grammar Mistakes in French

Common Grammar Mistakes in French

We continue outlining most common mistakes English speakers make in French. Here’s a brief overview of typical pitfalls that await when we try to compose a grammatically correct sentence in French. It’s only a brief list that’ll help you refresh your knowledge and build your confidence. The use of adjectives in French is different from the ones in […]

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Common mistakes in French by AFCork

Avoid These Common Pronunciation & Vocabulary Mistakes in French

English learners of French often make these mistakes when speaking the language. While some of the below mentioned mistakes will not prevent you from communicating with relative success, others might cause quite a bit of confusion or even become a cause for offence. In this brief list we cover the most common mistakes English speakers […]

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Part 3 French Girls Irish Adventures

French Girls’ Irish Adventures [Part 3]

As our intership in Cork draws to a close, we share a few final words about facts of life that surprised us in Ireland and some broken stereotypes about Irish food…(CONTINUED): Food is life Before coming to Ireland, we had some prejudices concerning the food. One of the clichés about Irish people in France is that they […]

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Edge of Place by Pascal Ungerer

Edge of Place

an exhibition by Cork artist Pascal Ungerer 15th September – 14th October 2016 Edge of Place is lens-based audiovisual installation of work, by photographer and artist Pascal Ungerer. The work examines the geo-political landscape of some of the borderland regions within Europe. Borders form an intersection between society and place and are demonstrative of how people define space in […]

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Surprising Things In Ireland Part 2

Surprising Things in Ireland [Part 2]

We, two French interns, arrived to Cork, Ireland for a few months of internship. These past few months turned out to be a truly inspiring cultural and linguistic experience with a few surprises along the way (CONTINUED): ALSO READ: Things That Surprised Us In Ireland [Part 1] ALSO READ: French Girls Irish Adventures [Part 3] 4. […]

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Open Day at AFCork Sept 2016

Open Day

  Your last chance to avail of early booking discount! Join us for refreshments & croissants in our galerie. Try our sample French class at 1pm. Meet some of our teachers. Get your level assessed. Children, Second level, adults all welcome! Date: Saturday 3 September 2016 Time: 11am – 2pm Venue: Alliance Française de Cork You can […]

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Things That Surprised us in Ireland Part 1

Things That Surprised Us In Ireland [part 1]

Before arriving to Ireland, we had heard of a few clichés: luxurious green fields, sheep everywhere, lots of redheads… …but there were many things we didn’t really expect, and had a few – good and bad – surprises during our stay. Here are some things that caught us, two French interns, off-guard in Cork and Ireland. […]

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10 French Films to See This Summer

Summer is always a good occasion to go out and travel. But sometimes it also feels good to just chill and stay at home with a nice cup of tea, right? We’ve compiled a small list of interesting French films for you to watch as you relax on a quiet (maybe rainy) day… Belle et Sébastien […]

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