DECEMBER 2, 2012

French-American Seminar in Paris

By French Culture

Campus France USA, in partnership with the AACRAO (American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers), are pleased to invite educational stakeholders from the United States and France to participate in a 3-day seminar on accreditation systems in Paris.

DECEMBER 2, 2012

Amb. Delattre Supports Teachers of French at Conference

By French Culture

Ambassador François Delattre was in Philadelphia on November 17 to support teachers of French at the conference of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL), America's largest convention of language teachers.

NOVEMBER 30, 2012

Braquo Wins Int'l Emmy Award

By French Culture

On Monday, November 19, the second season of the acclaimed French television series Braquo won the International Emmy Award for best drama series.

NOVEMBER 29, 2012

New York French American Charter School

By French Culture

The New York French American Charter School is a growing community school with a global focus. As the only free, bi-lingual French Charter School in the U.S., they are also the only school to offer immersive French courses to children with special needs in the CTT classes...

NOVEMBER 29, 2012

French Dual Language in New York Elementary Schools

By French Culture

In September 2012, PS 58 will offer two Dual Language classes in all grades from Kindergarten to Fifth Grade. Most students move up each year as a cohort into the next grade, so there are very limited seats available for French-speaking children in First grade and up.

NOVEMBER 29, 2012

French After School Programs with EFNY

By French Culture

Education Française à New York (EFNY) strives to create a New York City in which all school children, regardless of family income, have access to high quality French language education.

NOVEMBER 29, 2012

French Dual Language Programs Now in U.S. Middle Schools

By French Culture

MS 51, a screened middle school in Park Slope, Brooklyn, will be starting a new French Dual Language (DL) program next fall (2013) for incoming sixth grade students. The program is open to participants in elementary school DL and bilingual programs, as well as English Language Learners and French heritage language speakers.

NOVEMBER 22, 2012

Making French an Asset for New Americans!

By Benoît Le Dévédec

Did you know that French was the second most frequently spoken home language, after Spanish, among US secondary school populations?

NOVEMBER 14, 2012

Dorémus’ Bear Despair Among New York Times’ Best Illustrated Children’s Books

By French Culture

A frustrated bear goes in search of his teddy bear in Gaétan Dorémus’ irreverent children’s tale Bear Despair, which the New York Times has just named one of its ten Best Illustrated Children’s Books of 2012.

NOVEMBER 13, 2012

2013-2014 Teaching Assistant Program Call for Proposals

By French Culture

Monitored by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, the Teaching Assistantship Program offers young Americans (ages 20-30) the opportunity to live and work in France for 7 to 9 months, teaching English to French students from primary to high school levels.

NOVEMBER 13, 2012

Living with Two Languages Conference Postponed

By French Culture

Following Hurricane Sandy’s devastating effects on the New York City area, and bearing in mind the hardship, not to say the impossibility which traveling to and within New York would have involved for our panelists and the many people who had registered for the Living in Two Languages conference, we have decided it would be best to postpone this special event. Details on an alternative date will follow as soon as possible.

NOVEMBER 13, 2012

Ceci n’est pas… brings together the art of France and LA

By French Culture

Ceci n’est pas… is a project that explores the connections between contemporary art in France and Los Angeles through a series of exhibitions and artist residencies.

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