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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

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,…


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…


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

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…


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…


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

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…


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

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…


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…


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:…


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

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,…


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

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 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 …


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

Seuls en Scene, Princeton University French Theater Festival, Returns Sept. 15-Oct 11, 2014

Fall activities are in full preparation and I am pleased to announce the return of Seuls en Scène, Princeton University French Theater Festival, September 15 - October 11, in partnership with the Lewis Center for the Arts.

This year's festival features an exceptional lineup including a…


Added by Florent Masse on August 20, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

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