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TEXAS IN PARIS Begins January 27th!

The York Theatre Company, in association with Everyday Songs, presents the world premiere production of the new play with music, Texas in Paris, written by Alan Govenar with spirituals, cowboy songs and country hymns, starring Tony® Award-winner…


Added by Ryan Klink on January 22, 2015 at 12:43pm — No Comments

Short story about a Moroccan girl who goes to Paris

The Gleaners

For Aisha

Published by Santa…


Added by Marjorie Robertson on January 18, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Open House at PS20 French Dual Language Elementary School

PS20 The Clinton Hill School in Fort Greene, Brooklyn is having its an open house on Tuesday January 13th at 8:45am. There will be another open house in February and you can always contact the school for a private tour.

If you are interested in our French Dual Language Program and want more information…


Added by Sandrine Isambert on January 11, 2015 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Bilingual Booms in Brooklyn

It was a rainy morning on December the 23rd, but whether it was pre-holiday cheer or the children's natural joy - there was nothing but sunshine within the walls of the three Brooklyn schools we visited.
It was manifested in the form of songs, math exercises, and linguistic exchanges. These…

Added by Earlene Cruz on December 28, 2014 at 9:30pm — 1 Comment

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Résultats du concours d'autoportraits French Heritage 2014

Bravo à Diana Casseus, de International High School for Health Sciences dans le Queens! Elle remporte le 1er prix du concours "Moi, Nouvel Américain"!

Organisé par le French Heritage Language Program à New York, le concours avait pour objectif de mettre en lumière des communautés francophones…


Added by Benoit Le Devedec on December 23, 2014 at 11:39am — No Comments

Making a wish for more bilingual education in schools

Dear friends,

A few weeks ago I received the Medal of Honor from the…


Added by Fabrice Jaumont on December 19, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

The School For International Studies To Become New York City's First French Dual Language Program 6-12 International Baccalaureate Program

Happy to announce that it's now official!  The School for International Studies (Cobble Hill, Brooklyn) in partnership with the French Embassy and French American Cultural Exchange (FACE Foundation) will become New York City's first French Dual Language Program 6-12 International Baccalaureate program.
The school is a NYC…

Added by Robert Hansen on November 29, 2014 at 11:00am — 2 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

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

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