The French bilingual revolution is happening.
Added by New York in French on January 31, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments
As the fourth most spoken language in New York City, with 116,000 speakers citywide, French is deeply entwined in New York's linguistic fabric. New York City is at the center of this bilingual revolution, with eight public schools offering dual language programs from grade K-6, and plans to extend those programs all the way to college. These programs were largely…Continue
Une véritable révolution bilingue prend place dans les écoles publiques de New York. Il est aujourd’hui possible d’être scolarisé en français et en anglais dans plusieurs écoles publiques de la ville, de la grande section de maternelle jusqu’à la sixième, et bientôt jusqu’à la quatrième, à Brooklyn et au…Continue
Added by New York in French on January 6, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments
For language lovers, the facts are grim: Anglophones simply aren’t learning them any more. In Britain, despite four decades in the European Union, the number of A-levels taken in French and German has fallen by half in the past 20 years, while what was a growing trend of Spanish-learning…Continue
Added by New York in French on January 6, 2013 at 12:00am — No Comments