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Club Français

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Le Club français est ouvert aux étudiants de USD qui s'intéressent à la langue et à la culture française. Il n'est pas nécessaire de savoir parler français pour participer aux activités du club qui sont ouvertes aux membres et à leurs amis. L'inscription au club est gratuite, mais certaines activités peuvent demander une modeste participation aux frais (cinéma, musée, restaurant…).

The French Club is open to all USD students who are interested in the French language and culture. It is not necessary to be fluent in French in order to participate in the club's activities which are open to our members and their friends. Enrollment in the club is free, but some of its activities may require a modest participation fee (movies, museums, restaurants, etc.).

To add your name to our mailing list, send an e-mail to Sylvie Ngilla, French Club Advisor.

Calendrier d'Activités

Semestre d'AUTOMNE 2014

This calendar will be updated very shortly. The following activities from the spring semester will give you an idea of what the French Club might offer. If you have fresh ideas or would like to join as a board member or just want to have your name added to the French Club listserv to stay informed of future events, please contact Dr. Sylvie Ngilla,French Club Advisor.


-An exceptional chance to see a show with a French troupe from Paris is offered to all students and their professors in

Shiley Theatre

Saturday, October 11, at 7:00 pm

Apollinaire en 1914, soldat et amoureux

Free to students and faculty with ID. In French.


Wednesday, March 26, 7PM-8PM at Camino 101 B: Game Night
Come enjoy playing games in French such as (Jeu des 7 familles, Milles Bornes, Scrabble, Trivial Pursuit, Jeu de l'oie, etc.). This is going to be a lot of fun!
[Pizza and pop provided]

-Friday, April 4, 7PM-9PM (Room TBC): Movie Night

-Friday, April 11, (Time and Room TBC): Reading BD in French (Bandes Dessinées= comics)
Let's get together and explore the various BD and graphic novels in French! We will talk about festivals of BD in France and read famous BD and graphic novels in French such as "Tintin", "Asterix et Obelix", "Titeuf", "Bleu est une couleur chaude", "Les Schtroumpfs", "Aya", etc.

-Friday, April 25, 1:30-2:30, Café Aromas: Crepe Day
Come over chat in French with us and eat a FREE crèpe while playing pétanque and other games right outside Café Aromas.

-Tuesday, May 6, (Time and Room TBC): Ask anything about life in Paris and France
Interested about life in France? Are you planning to go to Paris or another city in France? Need any advice, suggestions about what to do, cool places to go, etc.? This event is for you! You will learn more about the study abroad program in Paris. Native speakers and students will come share their experiences, stories and answer your questions.


French film series


La Table française se réunit une fois par semaine avec notre dynamique Sophie Halvin.


Les étudiants peuvent participer aux activité de la Maison de la France à Balboa Park:

Join Prof. Shirley Saad on the first two Sundays of every month to practice your French, play games, taste French food and interact with other students on the following dates:

Feb. 2 and 9

March 2 and 16

April 13

The House of France or the French cottage, as it is known, is located in Balboa Park across from the parking behind the Organ Pavilion. Beware that the bridge is closed to traffic until April. Access to the cottage is best from Park Avenue and President's way.

For more details join us on Facebook: French cottage

House of Pacific Relations, International Cottages,Balboa Park.  2125 Park Blvd, SAN DIEGO CA 92101.  Tel.: 1(619) 234 0739


Field trip, balades, visites... des idées? Ecrivez-nous! Write us! Sylvie Ngilla, Advisor ou Victoria Mitchell, Présidente du Club)

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