Featured Blog Posts – September 2014 Archive (8)

Albertine Books in French and English Will Open Its Doors on September 27

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York is pleased to announce the opening of Albertine Books in French and English, the new reading room and bookshop devoted to works in French and in translation on Saturday September 27. 

Named after the beautiful, omnipresent and unknowable female character in Marcel Proust’s classic In Search…


Added by New York in French on September 23, 2014 at 3:11pm — 1 Comment

How to learn French from listening to popular French music

At some point during my 13 months of studying French I heard that listening to French music is an effective technique for learning the language. How'd that work out for me? The results may surprise you. Read …


Added by William Alexander on September 21, 2014 at 10:45am — No Comments

Résultats du concours "Un voeu pour la planète"

70 ans après sa publication à New York, Le Petit Prince est aujourd’hui le livre de littérature francophone le plus lu et le plus traduit au monde. Sa lecture nous révèle des vérités fondamentales qui s’adressent à tous les âges et à toutes les cultures. Enfant de l’étoile, Le Petit Prince continue de nous…


Added by François Bouda on September 19, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Failing at French? MIT study says you may be trying too hard!

Well, this explains a lot: A team of neuroscientists at MIT have published a study that suggests that trying harder to learn a foreign language can actually impede progress(!) That's right, the slacker in the baseball cap slouching in his seat in the back of the class of French class who's not even bothering to conceal his earbuds may be absorbing more then you,…


Added by William Alexander on September 12, 2014 at 7:38am — No Comments

Limited seats available at New York French American Charter School (NYFACS)

The New York French American Charter School still has limited enrollment available for the 2014-2015 academic year in grades K-5. NYFACS is a free independent public school in the Little Senegal section of Harlem blending the French and American National…


Added by Valerie Zika on September 10, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

2 places à gagner pour le concert de Charles Aznavour le 20 septembre au Théatre du Madison Square Garden.

Deux places à gagner pour le concert de Charles Aznavour le 20 septembre prochain à New York !

Pour cela dites nous quelle est votre chanson préférée de Charles Aznavour et ce qu'elle vous évoque en commentant ci-dessous, notre équipe désignera la plus belle histoire à l'issue du…


Added by FRENCH BUREAUEXPORT on September 8, 2014 at 9:00am — 27 Comments

The French are tickled (and ticked) by an American's guide to 'Vous' and 'Tu'

The LA Times thought it might be fun to run my light-hearted take on when to use tu and vous, excerpted from my about-to-be-released…


Added by William Alexander on September 6, 2014 at 12:00pm — 4 Comments

Learn French at FIAF

Immerse yourself in French at the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF)! Whether a beginner or bilingual, a bébé or an adult, FIAF has options that have students speaking en français from day one. Get even more access to French language and culture with FIAF’s extensive library, and…


Added by FIAF on September 4, 2014 at 5:06pm — No Comments

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