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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L.A. Dance Project
part of BAM 2014 Next Wave Festival
Tickets start at $20
Choreography by Benjamin Millepied, Justin Peck, and William Forsythe
Featuring a special appearance by eighth blackbird…
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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:…Continue
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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,…Continue
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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…Continue
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 …Continue
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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
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,…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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…Continue
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…Continue
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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
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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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.
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