Charlotte French Connections
La France à Charlotte
For those interested in speaking French and in learning more about Francophone culture, there are opportunities to take advantage of right here in Charlotte. Let me name a few!
- The International House of Charlotte holds French conversation hours every Tuesday from Noon to 1 pm and on Wednesday evenings at 7 pm. 322 Hawthorne Ln. 28204 Call: 704-333-8099. You can get Language Lab credit for attending these sessions (with appropriate verification).
- There is a world-wide organization of Francophones and French loving folks called the Alliance Française. Charlotte has its own chapter and sponsors lots of neat events/contests/etc.
- You can get a student membership/newsletter etc. for $10. Call for information 543-7076 (The call is an experience in itself. It will start out in French then go to English with the lovely French accent!) National Organization: Alliance Française USA.
- If interested in business with France, you might like to join the French-American Business Alliance of the Carolinas. PO Box 11469 Charlotte, 28220 523-6324.
- Charlotte has a "Sister City in France. It is Limoges. Contact Charlotte Sister Cities. 600 E. 4th. St. Suite 950, 28202 or call: 704-333-3399.