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Learn French, Live French
299 Greenwich Avenue - Greenwich, CT | 203.629.1340 
Our teachers have all been carefully selected and are highly motivated to teach the French language and culture for students of every ages in the area. They all speak native French and help us keep the highest educational standards.
Claudine Baker
Claudine Baker is a native French speaker and has a lot of teaching experience in all levels. She loves teaching French literature and history and most of all, loves sharing her love of all things French with her students.
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"We love the teaching at the Alliance, it's just like in France! 
- Ecole du Samedi parent
"I have taken classes here for many years, it's absolutely perfect!"
- Adult Student

"Emily received a very good grade at her DELF exam. Her teacher at the Alliance is patient, kind and so helpful!"
- Afterschool and tutoring parent
Our Teachers & Staff
Antoine Bancharel
Antoine first came to the U.S. in 2007 for the Alliance, and has kept a regular contact since by teaching classes and helping in the communication department and film festival. He also works as a Sports Correspondent for Le Figaro, Ouest France and L'Humanité, among others.
Chantal Braun
Chantal is a French native teacher with 35 years of experience. Full of dynamism, patience and flexibility, she pays great attention to her students and their needs.
Anne-Marie Hulin
Anne-Marie Hulin is a French teacher at Alliance Française of Greenwich and at Hunter College ES. After a decade working in Marketing / Communication and Corporate Sales in France, she moved to London (UK), Bahrain (Middle East) and in NY giving her the opportunity to teach French abroad and share her passion for her native language and culture.
Beatrice Cremieux
Beatrice has been a French teacher since 1995. She taught at FIAF in NYC, and then at our Alliance since moving to Westchester county with her family. She grew up in France and Switzerland and loves to go back to her "roots"...
Nathalie Nicolai
Born and raised near Lyon, Nathalie studied French Literature, Latin & Greek and has a Bachelor of Fine Arts. She lived both in New York and Los Angeles, where she also taught French at the Alliances Françaises of Greenwich and Pasadena and promoted the French culture with a passion for words and people.
Binita Mehta - Education Coordinator & Office Manager 
Binita Mehta is Professor of French at Manhattanville College in Purchase, New York, where she teaches courses in French language, literature, and culture and also courses in the first year and honors program. She has published two books, as well as book chapters and articles on French literature and film and on South Asian literature and film. Her most recent research and publications are in the area of the Francophone graphic novel.​

Alliance Française of Greenwich is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization | 299 Greenwich Avenue - Greenwich, CT 06830 | 203.629.1340 | [email protected]
Sylvie Roisin 
Sylvie is a native French speaker. Born and raised in Belgium, she lived in Brussels, Geneva, Hong-Kong and moved to Greenwich in 2012. She volunteered for the Program “Famous Artist “ at the French-American School. She is also part of the team who works for Focus on French Cinéma in Greenwich. Passionate about Art and Tennis, she is enthusiastic and eager to share her love for the French language and culture with her students.
Cécile Hager
Cécile is a native French speaker who has lived in New Orleans and Los Angeles before coming to our area. She has many years of experience as a French instructor, and has worked with students of all ages and all levels, bringing to her classroom a love of learning and teaching.
Virginie comes from the Swiss border and graduated from the University of Besancon, where she studied foreign languages and business. In her 20s, she moved to New York City where she worked in the radio industry. A life-long student, she also studied wine and earned her Diploma in Wines and Spirits. Later on, she earned her DAEFLE, a European teaching certification. After she moved to Missouri, she started working as the French teacher of the Waldorf School of St. Louis. She is now back to the northeast, teaching all levels of French at the Alliance Francaise of Greenwich. She particularly loves sharing her love for French grammar, history, cooking and wine!
Virginie Wiggins 
Elise grew up in France, studied in Paris and taught as a social anthropologist in France, South Korea and the US. She has three daughters who all speak, read, and write French. They go to Brittany every summer. Elise and her family have lived in Riverside, CT since 2015. She is currently studying for the DAEFLE. 
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