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French in Brooklyn Part II

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Un repas sans vin est un jour sans soleilA meal without wine is like a day without sun” – French Proverb…


Added by Jessica P on July 21, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

French in Brooklyn - Part 1

Installez-vous sur la terrasse

When I lived in Brooklyn, I adored mon petit quartier français: my little French neighborhood nestled into Cobble Hill and Carroll Gardens. We enjoyed French cafés, bars and restaurants, and even heard little school children speaking French in the streets as there is a bilingual school in the area: P.S. 58 …


Added by Jessica P on July 17, 2015 at 10:00pm — 3 Comments

Open seats in the French dual-language program at PS 133

The successful French dual-language program at PS 133 has a few open seats in 2nd, 3rd and 4th grade this year. If you are interested in bilingual education for your child in the heart of downtown Brooklyn, check out our school! The French program is totally free and the facilities are brand new. The…


Added by Jean-Cosme on July 7, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

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:…


Added by Marjorie Robertson on June 29, 2015 at 6:30pm — 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,…


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…


Added by Julie Hallac on June 23, 2015 at 10:30am — 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 Fabrice Jaumont on June 12, 2015 at 11:18am — 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.…


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…

Added by Llyane Stanfield on June 2, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Fabrice Jaumont receives the Medal of Appreciation of the Committee of French Speaking Societies

On December 12, 2014, in a ceremony presided over by M. Gérard Araud, Ambassador of France and M. Bertrand Lortholary, Consul General of France, Dr. Gérard Epelbaum awarded the Committee’s Medal of Appreciation to Alain Dupuis, a war veteran, and to me…


Added by Fabrice Jaumont on May 30, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Bilingual Teachers needed in New York

Many schools with French-English bilingual programs are looking to hire teachers for next September. The following list will be updated regularly. If your school or organization is looking for bilingual / French teachers, Please send your job listings/updates at contact@newyorkinfrench.net

Job applicants…


Added by Fabrice Jaumont on May 28, 2015 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Edith Piaf: her 100th anniversary would be this December…

So do you love Edith Piaf?

As a wonderfully talented singer who became widely regarded as France’s national diva of her time, her music is timeless!

And what better way to celebrate the 100th anniversary of…


Added by Llyane Stanfield on May 28, 2015 at 12:00am — No Comments

Visit.org, start-up new-yorkaise d'activités & visites solidaires, lance sa campagne crowdfunding

Jeune française installée à NY depuis peu, j'ai co-fondé il y a 8 mois visit.org, une plateforme qui permet aux voyageurs & curieux du monde entier de réserver une activité de quelques heures à quelques jours avec une association à but non lucratif ou entreprise sociale. Nous avons aujourd'hui…


Added by Violaine Pierre on May 27, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

The Workroom, a play to tell the reality of the post war textile reconstruction

A tribute to the victims of the Holocaust, and a commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the end of WWII, “The Workroom”, takes place in the centre of Paris, in the Workroom of a tailor shop owned by Jewish Eastern-European immigrants. It begins after the liberation of Paris. Léon and Hélène…


Added by CHASSAGNE Emilie&Joel on May 18, 2015 at 7:12pm — No Comments

Connect with other families seeking a bilingual education in Washington Heights & Inwood (district 6)

Families seeking a bilingual education in district 6 will get together in Bennett Park (Fort Washington Ave / 184-185 St). Kids are of course welcome and feel free to bring anything you want to drink and eat (and play). We will meet on the South side…


Added by Enrique Gonzalez on May 18, 2015 at 5:23pm — No Comments

French Story Hour at Albertine!

A morning of reading and drawing with illustrator Pénélope Bagieu. She will tell the story of Edmond: la fête sous la lune written by Astrid Desbordes and…


Added by Albertine Books on May 15, 2015 at 6:36pm — No Comments

Initiation à l’histoire/géographie de France pour les élèves français vivant au Canada et USA

Afin d’enseigner l’histoire/géographie de France de manière ludique aux enfants, VOILÀ s’engage à faire bénéficier de cette plateforme gratuitement à tout élève français inscrit dans le système publique américain et canadien (vidéos éducatives, tableau blanc interactif, jeux, vidéos conférence…


Added by Aurelie on May 14, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Guest Editor
New Americans write about Freedom of Speech and win trip to France

Last March, during the Month of Francophonie, more than 250 students registered in the French Heritage Language Program were invited to take part in a city-wide writing contest about Freedom of Speech. For over a month, they reflected about this complex notion and pondered over recent events like the Charlie Hebdo attack of…


Added by Benoit Le Devedec on May 6, 2015 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Guest Editor
Afineur and StreamRoot win the French-American Entrepreneurship Award

FAEA finalists:

Pierre-Louis Théron, Camille Delebecque, Jonathan Cherki and Charlotte Ogé.

The Executive Directors of the French-American…


Added by Diana Castelnuovo-Tedesco on May 1, 2015 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Films on the Green 2015

In its 8th consecutive year, Films on the Green, organized by the French Embassy, …


Added by Nathalie Charles on April 30, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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