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Le développement des classes bilingues dans les écoles publiques va de pair avec celui des entreprises françaises

A New York, de plus en plus d'employés de grandes banques, d'entreprises high-tech, de cosmétiques, d'assurance ou de la restauration ont la chance de scolariser leurs enfants dans les programmes bilingues des écoles publiques de la ville. Ces programmes existent grâce à un effort collectif et des partenariats privés et publics. A mes yeux, le développement de ces programmes va de pair avec celui des entreprises qui cherchent à réussir à New York, favorisant…

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Added by Fabrice Jaumont on December 20, 2013 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments


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Burkinabé in New York

 

New York City boasts of a vibrant Burkinabé community of 6,000. Among them are students, models, and musicians.…

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Added by Earlene Cruz on December 29, 2013 at 7:30pm — No Comments


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Nigerians in New York

In 2008, the Nigerian government's efforts to fund the teaching of French at the basic and tertiary levels solidified the country's desire to make French an official language of the country, along with English. This effort marks a supported undertaking to establish a francophone presence in Nigeria, but…

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Added by Earlene Cruz on December 21, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments


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Fabrice Jaumont présente sur BFM-TV la campagne de levée de fonds pour les classes bilingues



Classe bilingue dans les écoles publiques New... by BFMBUSINESS

Le 14 décembre, la campagne de levée de fonds pour…

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Added by Fabrice Jaumont on December 14, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

6th Annual French-American Entrepreneurship Award Competition Opens

The French-American Entrepreneurship Award is open to company founders who are 35 years of age or under and are fluent in both French and English. Geared to early stage projects (three years or fewer in business), eligible entries must offer a product or service that is commercially viable with a…

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Added by Elsa Degioanni on December 10, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Say “Hello” to French Morning English!

It’s a website dedicated to all things franco, but that hasn’t stopped French Morning from going bilingual. On Tuesday evening, some 150 people gathered at the Maison de la région…

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Added by French Morning on December 5, 2013 at 12:00am — No Comments

Les Revenants marathon airings at Sundance Channel

Sundance Channel will have marathon screenings of all eight episodes of the hit and acclaimed French series Les…

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Added by eric e. (esquared) on December 2, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Cécilia Attias se confie et François Hollande bientôt à la Maison Blanche sur Usa21.tv

Cette semaine, Usa21.tv rencontre Cécilia Attias, François Hollande invité à la Maison Blanche en février prochain, David Guetta mixe à l’ONU, les tendances du net et les rendez-vous à ne pas manquer si vous êtes francophone et que vous vivez aux États-Unis !

N'oubliez pas de nous suivre sur…

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Added by USA 21.TV on December 1, 2013 at 7:30pm — No Comments

CINEMA: MAUVAIS SANG by Leos Carax at Film Forum

MAUVAIS SANG, Leos Carax's iconic second feature opens at Film Forum with a new restoration! 

November 29 - December 5 

Starring DENIS LAVANT, JULIETTE BINOCHE, MICHEL PICCOLI, JULIE DELPY 

Marc and Hans, two old gangsters, are ordered by a rival, the American woman, to repay a debt.…

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Added by Amélie Garin-Davet on November 20, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments


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In the Spotlight: Brooklyn Beanstalk

At Brooklyn Beanstalk, the philosophy is that learning a new language is more than just words on a page – it is a sensory experience that should be an enchanting journey.

 

The founders, Sophie Amieva and Stephanie Larriere are French natives, certainly equipped with the…

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Added by Earlene Cruz on November 19, 2013 at 7:29pm — No Comments

East Brooklyn community members meet to discuss French dual-language program

The Brooklyn-Queens Bilingual Group…

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Added by Margaret Donaldson on November 18, 2013 at 10:00pm — No Comments

This week end, taste a GOSSIP FOR 2; a bittersweet Cake filled with Juicy Details...

Julie Hinault, a New York Based French Food designer, and …

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Added by Hinault on November 15, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

New Literature from Europe 2013: In Transit

The New Literature from Europe festival’s 10th Anniversary celebration will take readers on the road with 9 writers from different European countries whose writing blurs national boundaries.



Authors include Erri de Luca, Italy’s most widely read author and an international…

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Added by Marine Behilil on November 15, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Learn French with Acting - workshop for children starting January 8th 2014 @ Coucou Brooklyn - Registration still open

I am very happy to announce that my workshop "Jeux D'roles will start at Coucou Brooklyn in January 2014.

Jeux D'roles is a French acting afterschool club for children. Our goal is to have fun, act and learn French.

Have fun with acting

“Jeux D’roles” means roleplay and funny games. Our approach is…

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Added by Aurelie Harp on November 14, 2013 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Three from FIDMarseille at UnionDocs with Jean-Pierre Rehm on Nov 22

UnionDocs, a center for Documentary Arts in Brooklyn, will be screening 3 short films from the International Film Festival of Marseille (…
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Added by Amélie Leenhardt on November 14, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

French scholar visits Francophone classroom

Francophone students of the French Heritage Language Program (FHLP) recently received a special ambassador from France to their classroom.

Aline Pognonec, a visiting scholar from Sciences-Po in Paris, visited the…

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Added by Margaret Donaldson on November 14, 2013 at 10:47am — No Comments


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Learning Through Play

It has long been acknowledged that “work is not work” when one is having fun – and the same is true for children at school, who can learn seamlessly through play. This is a fact that many parents in New York City have recognized, forming playgroups for their children to practice their French…

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Added by Earlene Cruz on November 13, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments


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Doctor Jaumont, PhD

I am pleased to share this news with you. As of noon today (November 12, 2013) I am "Doctor Jaumont, Ph.D. I defended my dissertation this morning at New York University, and passed.

Six years ago I became a doctoral student at New York University's Steinhardt School of Education in the Ph.D. program in International Education. Today was the last step of a long, but very exciting,…

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Added by Fabrice Jaumont on November 12, 2013 at 4:00pm — 35 Comments

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