Conversation & Social Groups

Whether you're a native Francophone or a proficient French speaker, conversation groups are a fantastic way to keep up your speaking and listening skills  – plus you'll make de bons amis. Here are the groups that meet in the Sacramento area. Let us know if you know of others!

Le Cercle du Lecteur 
This group meets every Thursday in the Alliance Library (6-7pm Intermediate level and 7-8pm Beginner level) to practice reading out loud, listening and perhaps conversing en Français!
Sacramento French Language Meetup
This group of native and advanced French speakers gets together regularly at locations around Sacramento. The group meets for lunch, dinner, picnics, hikes or special events.  
Club Français de Sacramento
Members of the Club Français meet to play pétanque and to celebrate traditional holidays. The club's pétanque players participate in tournaments all over California.
 
Conversation at the Alliance
Alliance Française members drop-in between 11:00 am and 12:00 pm every Thursday at the Alliance to practice speaking and listening skills, play games and have fun. Note there is no group leader and no guarantee of how many people attend, nor at what time they arrive or leave. Feel free to bring a snack.
French Club de Sacramento State University
Sac State students hold regular meetings and go on field trips to practice French and experience the French culture.