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My personal experience of using SpeakShake to learn French

As a New Yorker, it’s not always easy learning French. Sure, one can very easily stroll through the French neighborhoods of New York such as Greenpoint, Williamsburg and the areas surrounding Carroll Gardens, littered with their bilingual schools, French-accented cafes and boutiques. But hoping to bump into a French American and asking “Où est le plus proche metro s’il vous plait?” without hearing a snigger is a mean…

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Added by Ashley on January 18, 2018 at 3:54am — No Comments

The Bilingual Revolution at La Librairie des Enfants in New York

Join us for a free event on Saturday January 27th, 2018 (11am – 1pm):

“The Future of Education is in Two Languages”

Conversation and book signing with Fabrice Jaumont, Author of…

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Added by New York in French on January 16, 2018 at 10:31pm — No Comments

Amazing French speaking nanny for share in Greenpoint / Formidable nounou pour garde partagée à Greenpoint

Hi!

We have an open spot for a nanny share at
our home on Newton Street in Greenpoint.

Our nanny Alida is looking for some additional work - 5 days a week in the afternoon is preferred but open to starting at 10am. She picks up our 4-year old son at st Stanislaus school in Greenpoint everyday at 2 pm and looks after him until 7 pm.

Alida has been with us since our son was 3 months old. We love her. She's caring, attentive and hard…

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Added by Fanny Level on January 9, 2018 at 3:24pm — No Comments

Teach French at the College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island seeks an adjunct lecturer to teach one section of introductory French for the Spring semester, ‪from January 27th‬ through exam week, the third week of May. The course meets Mondays and Wednesdays.

Successful candidate will have relevant educational background (Master's degree, or PhD preferred in French or related area).

Added by Fatoumata Seck on January 8, 2018 at 2:30pm — No Comments


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CineSchool at PS110: Ernest and Celestine (In English) on Saturday, January 13 at 2pm

CinéSchool: PS110 Film Series!  ERNEST AND CELESTINE - film in English! Open to all!

DATE: Saturday January 13, 2018

TIME: 2PM | Doors open at 2pm. Movie at 2:30pm

LOCATION: PS110 The…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on January 5, 2018 at 10:56am — No Comments

3 Unbelievably Great Books for French Learners

Once you start reading in French, it’s best to start easy. But what’s next? 

It’s likely that many intermediate to advanced French learners neglect to become fluent simply because of the insufficient materials. They may look at a website of Proust and think, “No, I’m not good enough, maybe later…” but see no clear way to fill in their time between now…

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Added by Edward Murray on November 30, 2017 at 11:00am — No Comments

Play it like Frenchies!

At Fordham University, a small group of students takes a theatre class in French during the first semester. Hélène Godec, their teacher, offer them to study a French Play called « Zucco » written by Bernard-Marie Koltes.

A few of them find the time to give us their feelings about the French Langage and Culture, and also about bilinguism.

Amelia, Claire, Phoebe and…

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Added by Laurie Chiron on November 27, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments

Play it like Frenchies

At Fordham University, a small group of students takes a theatre class in French during the first semester. Hélène Godec, their teacher, offer them to study a French Play called « Zucco » written by Bernard-Marie Koltes.

A few of them find the time to give us their feelings about the French Langage and Culture, and also about bilinguism.

Amelia, Claire, Phoebe and Megan started to learn French about 9 years ago. They were all curious about the French culture, and most of the…

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Added by Laurie Chiron on November 26, 2017 at 8:28pm — No Comments

FREE SHOW | The Pirouettes & Caspian Pool @ DROM NYC - November 16th

15781441_1352904134740402_4161684023982716730_n THE PIROUETTES

Within barely four years, The Pirouettes have come to be one of France’s most unmissable pop bands. Amidst an ever-expanding French scene, Leo Bear Creek, (who also plays the drums in the indie rock band Coming Soon) and his sweetheart…

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Added by BUREX NEW YORK on November 14, 2017 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Looking for a Live-in Nanny

We are looking for a nanny to take care of our 10 year old son and live with us, in Manhattan.

We would prefer a woman who is speaks french.  Thanks, Bruce

Added by bruce saber on November 14, 2017 at 10:14am — 4 Comments

BLUES BLAST MAGAZINE: Album Review by JOHN MITCHELL

BLUES BLAST MAGAZINE

Album Review by JOHN MITCHELL…
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Added by billy jones bluez on November 7, 2017 at 11:20pm — No Comments

How to successfully enroll your child in a bilingual French program?

If your child just turned 2, 3 or 4, here is an overview of French-American bilingual schools in NYC and tips to enroll him/her successfully to the school of your choice.

Read more:…

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Added by Lorene Hourcade on November 7, 2017 at 10:00am — No Comments

Gad Elmaleh at The Town Hall: TICKETS GIVEAWAY!!

While Gad Elmaleh is arguably the most widely known and beloved comedian in Europe, he has now embarked on the newest chapter of his career: breaking through to the American audience.

11/17 @ The Town Hall | 8PM

11/18 @ The Town Hall | 7PM

11/18 @ The Town Hall | 9:30PM

France…

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Added by BUREX NEW YORK on November 1, 2017 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Taking Blues to New Places with R&B, Southern Soul, and Urban Style:

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Taking Blues to New Places with R&B, Southern Soul, and Urban Style…

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Added by billy jones bluez on October 28, 2017 at 3:16pm — No Comments

Francophonîquement vôtre, par Jean Pierre Makosso: L’exploration dans un univers splendide

Écrit par Jacob Fletcher : Imaginez, si vous pourrez, l’expérience qui suit: disons que vous avez trouvé un livre. Ceci a l’air incroyable. La couverture est formidable, vous êtes intéressé(e) par l’intrigue détaillée en arrière du livre, et vous savez déjà que vous l’adorerez. Ensuite, vous ouvrez le livre… et vous trouvez que tous vos rêves se sont brisés: le…

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Added by Editions Dédicaces on October 24, 2017 at 3:30pm — No Comments

La CITATION du JEUDI

Bonjourrr, les causeurs !

Do you want to master the secrets of the French language so that you can make conversation even if you are a beginner, and impress your friends with your confidence?

Here is your Thursday's quote, a fun start to your practice:…

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Added by Llyane Stanfield on October 19, 2017 at 7:53pm — No Comments

Border Crossers at the Language and Laughter Studio: TALKING ABOUT RACE FOR PARENTS

A workshop for all parents and caregivers committed to social justice:

How do we have conversations about race or racism with our children?

This training provides all parents, guardians and caregivers with strategies to effectively address issues of race and racism with…

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Added by Pascale Setbon on October 19, 2017 at 11:00am — No Comments

Reading in French at home: a Workshop for Parents of Bilingual Children

A well conceived experience with quality childhood literature is a precious gift for your children, which will bring wonderful memories but also:

. support their bilingualism,

. give them the taste of reading,

. nourish their creativity,

. help them gain appreciation for the arts,

.…

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Added by Pascale Setbon on October 19, 2017 at 10:30am — No Comments

New Locations in Manhattan and Brooklyn :Fun and Exciting French Discovery Class For children

FRENCH CLASSES FOR CHILDREN



French for Little Ones is a fun and exciting 45 minutes French discovery class for babies and toddlers from 9 months to 3 years old.  Through playful and stimulating songs and movements, incorporating puppets, shakers, pictures and more, children become familiar with vocabulary (greetings, colors, numbers, parts of the body etc.) and pronunciation.  

A lively, entertaining and thoroughly enjoyable class for the…

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Added by Magda Lahliti on October 18, 2017 at 12:27pm — No Comments

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