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Teachers' Bios

Margaret Margaret McColley
Margaret McColley earned a Ph.D. in French Language and Literature from the University of Virginia and has had many articles and reviews published. Her teaching experience is vast, having most recently taught at the Maclay Upper School, Rhodes College and the College of William and Mary.

Meynier Françoise Ouazzani-Meynier
Françoise Ouazzani-Meynier a native of Alpes de Haute-Provence in France. She graduated in Speech- language pathology from the University of Nice in 1982. Françoise has over 25 years of experience in working with adults and kids having language disorders. From the start, her career path has reflected her engagement in the fields she is passionate about: learning and communication. She has also taught French as a second language at the Alliance française of Salt Lake City in 1985, at the University of Alabama in Huntsville (1989) and in Rabat, Morocco (1998). She moved to Tallahassee with her family in August 2013 from Bordeaux.

Annie Voisin Annie Voisin
Annie Voisin is a trained language teacher, having achieved the CAPESat the Université de Grenoble and taught French in German secondary schools and German in France. From FSU she earned two MA degrees, in German and Urban Planning, and has since been adjunct faculty for the last five years in the Modern Language Department at FSU and for the last two at FAMU.

David Greenber David Greenberg
Vice-president and member of the Board of Directors of AFTally, David Greenberg taught high school French for 33 years in Clifton Park, NY before retiring and relocating to Tallahassee. He received degrees in French, BA from State University of New York at Albany, and MA from Middlebury College, and a PhD from FSU. He has also studied at the Univesité Laval, Québec, Canada; Colgate University; and the Université de Provence, Aix-en-Provence, France.

Meagan Ferris Rahma Fallaha
Rahma Fallaha was born and raised in Morocco where French is widely spoken and essential for business. She studied at the University of Casablanca and taught French in a preschool there until marrying and moving to the United States in 2005. She has worked the last several years at the Scottsdale Academy and the Growing Room Development Center #2 in Tallahassee.

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Adult Classes

From Basic French to Advanced Conversational French, AFTally offers a complete program for adults who want to learn French. Programs are developed for small groups with personalized attention from the teachers.

Adult Classes

French Cooking Class

Cooking classes are an opportunity for intermediate/advanced level students to practice their French speaking skills while preparing a simple 3-course meal.


Conversation Française

Join us for informal French conversation in a relaxed setting. The Alliance Française de Tallahasse organizes a French discussion group for members that meets on a monthly basis in the early evening at local restaurants or coffee houses.


Le coin des enfants

AFTally also offers classes for children of all ages where they can learn and practice French in a fun way. The young ones can enjoy songs, stories and activities in French. Older students are taught basic French grammar and vocabulary.

Children Classes

La Bibliothèque

AFTally is pleased to offer to our members French books, periodicals and DVDs for adults and children that can be checked out. Our library is very modest but will be growing. To sign-up please click here

Club de Lecture

French book discussion held every 6-8 weeks (depending on the length and language difficulty of the material chosen), on Thursdays at 7:00 p.m. The location varies depending on who the host is for that session. For more information, please contact Claudia Marchena (claudia at


Monthly, informal film course for members only. French films with English subtitles will be shown and discussed. The Membership is advised via monthly e-mails of the featured film being presented.
For questions or film suggestions please contact Mary Bradford (mary at