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The Little Linguist's Alphabet

My name is Úna and I am ‘Maman’ to two bilingual little girls (English-French). I have created a beautiful, clever, multilingual alphabet, which works in 6 languages, and is currently funding on Kickstarter.

The alphabet, which contains 26 objects starting with the same letter in English, French,…

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Added by Una McCarthy-Fakhry on November 25, 2014 at 5:36am — No Comments

France & the Race Issue at the 22nd Annual African Diaspora Internation Film Festival

This year's African Diaspora International Film Festival (ADIFF) will be taking place from November 28 - December 2014. This year's collection of films include films on FRANCE AND THE RACE ISSUE.

When: Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014…

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Added by Diarah N'Daw-Spech on November 14, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Cabaret Hérétique Sunday Nov 16 6PM

In the tradition of Cabaret Voltaire, Nicole Peyrafitte’s presents: a voco-musico-poetico-comestible performance focused on 100 years of chansons & poetry & food!



This is the premiere of a seventy-five minute show where Edith Piaf can rendez-vous with Henri…

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Added by Nicole Peyrafitte on November 10, 2014 at 12:41pm — No Comments

7th Annual French-American Entrepreneurship Award Competition Opens

The Executive Directors of the French-American Entrepreneurship Award (FAEA) today announced a call for entries for its seventh annual business plan competition. The Award, established in 2008, recognizes young French entrepreneurs launching businesses in the United States. This year, the… Continue

Added by Fraîche PR on November 10, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments


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Become a certified teacher, Apply for the French DLP Scholarship

The Société des Professeurs de Français et Francophones d'Amérique…

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Added by Fabrice Jaumont on November 10, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments


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What 200 schools in 30 States and 116 cities have in common

200 schools in 30 states and 116 cities offer a French bilingual program in the United States. They serve approximately 40,000 children who each day are becoming more and more bilingual, bi-literate, and multicultural. The following directory lists schools that offer a K-12 day-time French dual language program,…

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Added by Fabrice Jaumont on November 5, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

First Bilingual Education Fair of New York

On Saturday October 12th, the first Bilingual Education Fair of New York at Hunter College took place. Guests were able to enjoy 70 exhibits, partake in 4 conferences that were led by 12 speakers. Numerous parents and school directors or those just curious about bilingual programs were able to get more information…

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Added by Zineb Mekouar on October 29, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments


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FREE EVENT: Best of French Animation - Nov. 5th, 2014 at 7PM

The School of Visual Arts & The Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival present the Best of French Animation !

A selection of the best short animated films of the last 10…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on October 29, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Théâtre de la Ville, Paris à BAM (Oct 29-Nov 2)

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Added by Raphaele de Boisblanc on October 22, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments


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Watch the video - New York's 1st Bilingual Education Fair

Added by Fabrice Jaumont on October 21, 2014 at 9:11pm — No Comments

French Morning launches its first Guide to Bilingual Education in NYC

French Morning is proud to introduce its first-ever Guide to Bilingual Education in NYC.

Why are we so proud of it? There has never been such a comprehensive guide to French-English schools, programs, organizations in the Big Apple. We have…

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Added by alexis buisson on October 16, 2014 at 6:30pm — 2 Comments

Colloque de la SPFFA 24-25 octobre 2014

La SPFFA / Société des Professeurs Français et Francophones d’Amérique annonce la tenue de son colloque biennal: «Création et Réalité d’Expression Française» à New York University, Kimmel Center/60 Washington Square South les 24 et 25 octobre 2014.

Le thème spécial en est cette année : Guerres et Conflits avec une conférence de clôture par le récipiendaire du Prix…

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Added by Anne Berthelot on October 14, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments


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Watch Festival Albertine Live Online

Watch Festival Albertine online! Six days of discussion and debate with Matthew Weiner, Marjane Satrapi, Joseph Stiglitz and others at the new Albertine Books in French and English (972 Fifth Avenue, NY) from October 14-19. All events are broadcast live from New York, NY.

Curated by author, journalist, and cultural critic…

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Added by Fabrice Jaumont on October 10, 2014 at 7:00pm — No Comments


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French Dual Language Programs in the U.S.

2015 Trends and Supports on French Immersion and Bilingual Education. A Report of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy to the United States.



French dual language programs in the United States take on many shapes and forms to answer the needs of the community. The two dominant trends in program creation are state-led initiatives and…

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Added by Fabrice Jaumont on October 9, 2014 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Benjamin Millepied and L.A Dance Project at BAM

L.A. Dance Project

part of BAM 2014 Next Wave Festival

Oct 16--18

Tickets start at $20

Choreography by Benjamin Millepied, Justin Peck, and William Forsythe 

Featuring a special appearance by eighth blackbird…

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Added by Raphaele de Boisblanc on October 7, 2014 at 5:42pm — No Comments

NY Times Book Review flirts with French

This Sunday's New York Times Book Review has a colorful (and nice) review of my book, "Flirting with French," under the headline "Old Dog, New Trick." Some excerpts:…

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Added by William Alexander on October 4, 2014 at 9:59am — No Comments


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First Bilingual Education Fair of New York

French Morning is launching the first Bilingual Education Fair of New York in partnership with Hunter College, The French AmericanFoundation and the French Embassy.

Bilingual education is booming! More and more parents understand the benefits of a bilingual education for their children. More and more options are now available all over the city,…

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Added by Fabrice Jaumont on September 23, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments


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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…

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Added by Fabrice Jaumont 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 …

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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…

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

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