Céline Douthe has the DAEFLE (Diplome Aptitudes d'Enseignement du Français langue
Etrangère) from the Alliance Française of Paris. She is currently completing a Masters
program in the Didactic of Languages through the Université d'Angers in France.
Céline is the AFTally Executive Director and Acting Director of Academic Programs.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 aftally.org)
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 aftally.org).