Maribeth
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  • Abington, PA
  • United States
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Maribeth commented on New York in French's blog post 'Complimentary Tickets: NewYorkinFrench members are invited to the Montpellier-Lyon Trophee des Champions soccer game on Saturday, July 28.'
"Je veux aller au match"
Jul 18, 2012
Maribeth commented on Judith Walker's blog post 'Two New Bilingual Schools in New York'
"GREAT! French is a language worth learning. Need the same thing happening in NYC to happen here in Philadelphia/Philly 'burbs. I'm always impressed by your work and successes."
Aug 18, 2010
Maribeth commented on Le Petit Paradis Preschool's blog post 'The French Language Has Taken A Back Seat Over Mandarin And Spanish.'
"French teachers everywhere are fighting this battle. Guidance Counselors do promote other languages over French. Students do not see the language as being masculine. Teachers of other languages, notably Spanish, tell students exploring languages…"
Aug 18, 2010
Maribeth replied to Le Petit Paradis Preschool's discussion 'Top 10 Reasons to Choose Bilingual Education to Help in Kindergarten Crunch'
"Hi Sylvia I understand your situation completely as the GC encourage everyone to take Spanish (as well as the Spanish teachers who claim it is the ONLY language to take in the US) because it is easy. Yet, NONE of them are fluent in a second…"
Aug 12, 2010
Maribeth replied to Le Petit Paradis Preschool's discussion 'Top 10 Reasons to Choose Bilingual Education to Help in Kindergarten Crunch'
"Of course, that might just be my cynical side coming out.... "
Jul 10, 2010
Maribeth replied to Le Petit Paradis Preschool's discussion 'Top 10 Reasons to Choose Bilingual Education to Help in Kindergarten Crunch'
"I found success in increasing the numbers by 38 percent because I made the language relevant to the ids. I specifically went after the boys since they believe that the language is too soft for males. In any case, I used a teaching method called…"
Jul 10, 2010
Maribeth replied to Le Petit Paradis Preschool's discussion 'Top 10 Reasons to Choose Bilingual Education to Help in Kindergarten Crunch'
"Very good question...I think the majority of parents view language learning as a requirement for college and not as a gateway to peace and cultural understanding. A lot of the kids believe that as well, and since it is a requirement, they accept the…"
Jul 10, 2010
Maribeth replied to Le Petit Paradis Preschool's discussion 'Top 10 Reasons to Choose Bilingual Education to Help in Kindergarten Crunch'
"Because of the budget cuts, I am very impressed that there will be so many bilingual classes next school year in NYC. I hope your marketing efforts continue to inprove the numbers of classes each year. I wonder how French fares in the NYC public…"
Jul 8, 2010
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Jan 29, 2010
Maribeth and Yoselin Gutierrez are now friends
Jan 29, 2010
Maribeth joined Nora Armani's group
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Theatre in French

Introduction au théâtre en français comme outil d'apprentissage de la langue française, a travers la lecture de textes suivis de discussions.Theatre Internationale - Acting with/out an accent... New Workshop coming soon.See More
Dec 6, 2009
Maribeth and Clara Davis are now friends
Dec 6, 2009
Maribeth commented on Fabrice Jaumont's video
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Happy Birthday Eiffel Tower

"Thanks for the post. We participated in our own in-house contest as the DC Embassy didn't do anything like this. Received some wonderful pieces, but this child's work is far superior....can't wait to share it with my students on…"
Nov 14, 2009
Maribeth replied to Fabrice Jaumont's discussion 'Foreign Languages Fall as Schools Look for Cuts'
"Je suis d'accord avec Stephen, mais aussi, nous pensons qu'espagnol est utile...pas moi, mais il y a le myth que l'espagnol est beaucoup plus facile et beaucoup plus utile..."
Oct 18, 2009
Maribeth and Andrea Rogers are now friends
Sep 21, 2009
Maribeth and Fabrice Jaumont are now friends
Sep 10, 2009

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