June 2015 Blog Posts (18)

From immersion to research---writing about France in the narrative voice

Some of you may already know me from reading the post “Profile of a French Immersion Student in 1977” and know that from age 11 to 26, I studied French mostly through immersion. (To read the essay, click here:…

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Added by Marjorie Robertson on June 29, 2015 at 6:30pm — No Comments


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FREE outdoor screening of French musical THE YOUNG GIRLS OF ROCHEFORT on July 3rd!

This Friday, don't miss the outdoor screening of French musical "The Young Girls of Rochefort" by Jacques Demy in Battery Park to celebrate Hermione Voyage.



Presented by the Cultural Services | French Embassy in the US, the…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on June 29, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

Are the French rude to the American tourists?

cafe politeness

By Llyane, on June 23rd, 2015



So have you ever heard anyone complaining that the French are rude?

It has become a common stereotype,…

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Added by Llyane Stanfield on June 24, 2015 at 6:00pm — 2 Comments

Bilingual students show off their photographic skills

Take a bilingual French class with intense and devoted teachers, two cameras, and a few placards, and you get a wonderful project. The French dual-language program of PS110 The Monitor School in Greenpoint, Brooklyn allowed their Kindergarteners to show their artistic skills by making them shoot each other with a professional…

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Added by Julie Hallac on June 23, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Congratulations to the 5th graders of NYFACS!

The New-York French American Charter School graduated  its 5th grade French bilingual students on Tuesday June 16th. It was time for this school to say goodbye to its promising students who now head towards their bright futures in Middle School.

Time flies and the school team did not hide its…

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Added by Julie Hallac on June 22, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

The French Embassy hosts Through My Eyes Exhibition

All the pictures are on the wall, the tables are served, and everything is in it’s place; on the evening of the Wednesday June 17th, the French Embassy welcomed the 42 bilingual children from MS256 and PS84 who took part to the…

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Added by Julie Hallac on June 22, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments


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Films on the Green presents the NEW English-language version of animated movie ZARAFA on June 26th (Ages 6+)!

"Colorfully compelling!"- Hollywood Reporter

"Zarafa is living proof that 3D and computer-generated animation aren't necessary as long as the story is solid and overall animation quality high"- Variety…





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Added by Nathalie Charles on June 22, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

20 places you must see in Paris



So have you ever found yourself overwhelmed by big crowds that you just wanted to run and escape?

Sometimes big cities can have that effect, no? Especially in Paris, everywhere you turn it seems there’s a tourist…

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Added by Llyane Stanfield on June 18, 2015 at 9:00pm — No Comments


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Films on the Green persented French comedy PRICELESS this Friday in Tompkins Sq. Park!

"The Combination of goofball and glamour girl is reminiscent of Audrey Hepburn in 'Breakfast at Tiffany's'..." - Los Angeles Times



PRICELESS (HORS DE PRIX)

By Pierre Salvadori

with Audrey Tautou,…
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Added by Nathalie Charles on June 15, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Free Art Project and Father's Day cards - in French!!

Check out my blog post Art Project and Father's Day Cards in French and download the templates to create a Father's Day Card in…

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Added by Diana Limongi on June 15, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Marie chantale pharmacy school

Please help this Haitian young lady complete her masters in pharmacy.  Donate go gofundme marie chantale pharmacy school.

Added by Margaret S. Ford on June 12, 2015 at 8:40pm — No Comments

Destination Francophonie - Special Revolution Bilingue a Brooklyn

Émission du samedi 13 juin 2015 - Destination Brooklyn à New York où dans les écoles de quartier on enseigne en français grâce aux parents d'élèves qui ont mené leur "révolution bilingue"
Nous suivre sur Twitter : @DFrancophonie

Added by New York in French on June 12, 2015 at 11:18am — No Comments

Why you shouldn’t go to Paris



So, Paris is not the city you should visit.

Let me explain. I read an article the other day that started like this:

“Don’t expect Paris to always live up to its glossy, Hollywood-manufactured image. It’s also a…

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Added by Llyane Stanfield on June 9, 2015 at 10:00pm — No Comments


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Don't miss classic film noir PEPE LE MOKO this Friday in Washington Sq. Park!

"Film noir as we know (and love) it is just around the corner from here." - Melissa Anderson, Time Out



"[Pépé le Moko] was described by Jean Cocteau as “a masterpiece".” - G. Vincendeau



PEPE LE MOKO

By Julien Duvivier

with Jean Gabin, Mireille Balin, Marcel Dalio

1937 | Crime | UR | 1h33 |…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on June 8, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Hot summer, Fun summer, French Summer , BLEU BLANC ROUGE camp for kids only! sorry....

Enjoy the dazzling offerings of this French Summer Camp in New York City with all of its creative and educational activities.



Give your child the extraordinary gift of a non-stop, all day, absolute true immersion in the French language and culture, without leaving New York City.…

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Added by brigitte saint-ouen on June 4, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Love locks: Millions are heartbroken today

The Pont des Arts or Passerelle des Arts is a pedestrian bridge in Paris which crosses la Seine. It links the Institut de France and the central square (cour carrée) of the Palais du Louvre, (called “Palais des Arts” under the First French…
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Added by Llyane Stanfield on June 2, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments


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Films on the Green continues this Friday with Franco-Lebanese comedy CARAMEL in Washington Sq. Park!

"Charming... Lovely, Hard to resist." - The New York Times

"Sweet, intimate and sophisticated." - Los Angeles Times

CARAMEL (…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on June 1, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

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