Featured Blog Posts – February 2011 Archive (18)

PS 58 à Brooklyn cherche un(e) professeur des écoles

Job Opening: French Bilingual Elementary Teacher

 

PS 58 The Carroll School, in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, is seeking a highly qualified fluent French-speaking teacher for the 2011-2012 academic year. 

 

PS 58 started a French dual language program in September 2007 with 24 students.  The program has…

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Added by Marie Bouteillon on February 28, 2011 at 12:13pm — No Comments


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16th Annual Rendez-Vous with French Cinema - March 3-13

THE FILM SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER AND UNIFRANCE PRESENT THE BEST IN CONTEMPORARY FRENCH FILM, MARCH 3-13

Francois Ozon’s “POTICHE,” starring Catherine Deneuve and Gérard Depardieu selected for Opening Night…



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Added by Nathalie Charles on February 27, 2011 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Une semaine à la Maison Française de NYU - du 28 février au 6 mars 2011

Tuesday, March 1, 7:00 p.m.



OPHRA YERUSHALMI

Pianist, film director



presents her documentary


Chopin’s Afterlife

(2005, 54 minutes. In English.)



Is Chopin's Music too beautiful? A dialogue between the film's director-pianist Ophra… Continue

Added by La Maison Française of NYU on February 25, 2011 at 2:03pm — No Comments

Catherine Deneuve and Gérard Depardieu Star in François Ozon’s “Potiche”

Master French filmmaker François Ozon returns with a hilarious,

visually stunning love letter to 1970’s style and design!

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Added by Music Box Films on February 23, 2011 at 8:00pm — 29 Comments

Applying to PS 84's French Dual Language program: deadline March 4

PS 84 on the Upper West Side has a fantastic French Dual Language Program with 50% of each class coming from French-speaking families. While priority is given to zoned children, native speakers of French from outside the zone are encouraged to apply.

 

Ø Located in the heart of the Upper West Side on 92nd street & CPW, PS 84 is a pioneer

    in dual-language education

Ø  Kindergarten through Grade 5, accepting children of all grades every…
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Added by Astrid Benedek on February 22, 2011 at 5:44pm — No Comments

Portes Ouvertes à la New York French American Charter School

 

La New York French American Charter School (NYFACS), ouverte en septembre dernier à Harlem, organise deux nouvelles matinées portes ouvertes en mars.



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Added by New York in French on February 18, 2011 at 12:02pm — 1 Comment

Teacher needed for the dual-language program at PS 133 in Brooklyn

PS 133 in Brooklyn, New York is looking for exceptional candidates to start its French dual language program in September 2011.  Located in a small, vibrant school, the French dual language program will open with one kindergarten class of 24 students: twelve Francophone and twelve Anglophone or speakers of other languages.  

PS 133 is seeking to hire a teacher with New York State certification, American citizenship and/or permanent residency who is fluent in French and English. …

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Added by Jean-Cosme on February 17, 2011 at 2:14pm — No Comments

How to say "I Love You" in 100 Languages

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Added by Siham Kheddar on February 14, 2011 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment


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Joyeuse Valentinage

Joyeuse valentinage

 

Haha mes Frenchies… I just discovered that in the XVIII th century, in the Northern France was celebrated “Valentinage” which later became Valentine’s Day.

Valentinage allowed the wife to make love with the man of her choice for a few days with the husband’s full “permission”.

The…

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Added by She is French on February 13, 2011 at 8:41pm — No Comments

The Demise of Yet Another French program (Middle Country School District, Centereach, NY)

Middle Country School District has abruptly decided to eliminate its French Program.   We found out about these cuts by reading Sunday’s Newsday (2/6/11).



http://www.newsday.com/long-island/education/state-number-of-failing-schools-may-double-1.2664481…

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Added by Laura MARTIN on February 13, 2011 at 8:30pm — 6 Comments

ET SI ON REECRIVAIT L'HISTOIRE?

 

 

 

ET, SI ON RÉÉCRIVAIT L’HISTOIRE?

 

 

L’Histoire se définit : «  la relation des faits, des évènements passés concernant la vie de l’humanité, d’une société, d’une personne, etc » (Le Petit Larousse Compact 2000)

 

Elle représente une discipline strictement régie par des normes, telles que celles qui relèvent des Sciences Humaines et Sociales, et qui la maintiennent dans un…

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Added by Carmelle St.Gerard-Lopez on February 13, 2011 at 10:41am — No Comments

Quel Avenir, pour la langue francaise dans le contexte actuel, en Haiti!

 

 

Bonjour,

Voila un texte qui interpelle. Qu'en pensez-vous?

CSTGL



Le début de la fin de la langue française en Haïti.

Pradel Charles

15 Janvier 2011

 

Avec une capacité d’accueil de 10, 000 étudiants par jour (très important à noter)  l’université offerte à Haïti par…

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Added by Carmelle St.Gerard-Lopez on February 11, 2011 at 3:30pm — 4 Comments


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Mauboussin Giveaway

Mauboussin Giveaway

My Frenchies,

La vie est belle!

It’s Valentine’s day everyday for She is french but for the rest of the world it’s on the 14!

So my lovelies, thanks to Mauboussin, one of you will remember this Valentine day for a long time with a beautiful…

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Added by She is French on February 9, 2011 at 3:44pm — No Comments

March Newsletter

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Added by New York in French on February 9, 2011 at 7:30am — No Comments

French is one of the languages of the 21st century and it must stay on the syllabus of universities, says Britain's top newspaper.

The Guardian - French is too important to be left to middle-class Francophiles


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Added by Siham Kheddar on February 7, 2011 at 12:56pm — No Comments

Chandeleur et Groundhog Day.

2 février, cela dépend du calendrier...

Sur le calendrier français, fêtons la chandeleur, mangeons des crêpes!

Sur le calendrier américain, observons de…

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Added by Marie-Pierre Serra on February 2, 2011 at 10:04pm — 1 Comment

Making French more than just a fashion trend

(Bonjour à tous! Je suis étudiante à Princeton University, et ici c'est un article que j'ai écrit pour un cours de journalisme.  Je vient de Singapour mais j'aime bien la langue française, et je m'intéresse au sujet du langage et de l'éducation. Je suis ouvert à vos opinions et commentaires. Merci!)

 

At the French-American School of New York (FASNY), where students hail from over fifty nationalities, one of the most popular events is the Soirée d’Internationale, or…

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Added by Audrye Wong on February 1, 2011 at 7:00pm — 6 Comments


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Amuse-Bouche No. 31: Pas de Blème, Ségolène. Even bad publicity is good publicity.

Amuse-Bouche No. 31: Pas de blème, Ségolène

 

by Julia Frey

julia.frey@aya.yale.edu

 

 

Even bad publicity is good publicity, and even a typo can do the trick.…

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Added by Julia Frey on February 1, 2011 at 5:00am — No Comments

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