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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…


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

In the Spotlight: Nathalie Charles with Films on the Green

Nathalie Charles, Program Officer for the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York currently directs the Films on the Green Festival, an annual summer film festival that features free French films throughout various NYC…


Added by Earlene Cruz on August 2, 2014 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Update on New York City's French Bilingual Revolution

The success of French-English dual language programs in New York is now recognized by all. A recent …


Added by Fabrice Jaumont on July 30, 2014 at 5:00pm — 2 Comments

New French DLP program finds home in Bed-Stuy

Deep in the heart of Bed-Stuy lays PS 3 or the "Bedford Village School." The school will open a French Dual Language Program next September. On the outside it looks like any old NYC public school. However when I took a step inside it was like taking…


Added by James Davis on June 27, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Un camp d’été en français autour du slam

Le programme French Heritage et le Lycée Français de New York ont organisé un camp d'été autour du slam et des arts urbains au début du mois de juillet pour des jeunes de 15 à 19 ans. Pour lire le reste, rendez-vous sur le blog du Lycée Français

Added by Cecile Gregoriades on July 15, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Francophone Power Couple Launches Book in Chelsea


Added by Earlene Cruz on June 29, 2014 at 1:30am — No Comments

Pardon MY French NYC interviews Fabrice Jaumont on his New York experience and his bilingual revolution.

Pardon My French NYC is a bi-lingual radio show where our French speaking expat  share their American adventures with emotion and humor, starting with NY.



Added by Tamara ZOuboff on June 27, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

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