L'émission Destination Francophonie de la chaîne TV5 Monde nous emmène à Brooklyn où on enseigne en français dans les écoles de quartier grâce aux parents d'élèves qui ont mené leur "révolution bilingue".
On June 19th, 2015, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy welcomed students from the Lycée Français de New York and from the French-American School of New York who received the Mention Très Bien distinction on the Baccalauréat exam. Cultural Counselor Bénédicte de Montlaur congratulated the students for their great success.
On Thursday, June 18, 2015, members of the Francophone community in New York gathered to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the French Heritage Language Program and to honor Benoit le Devedec, who was leaving the Embassy after five years overseeing the FHLP. Cultural Counselor Bénédicte de Montlaur presided over the ceremony.
New York’s sizeable Francophone population makes the city’s Bastille Day festivities among the best in the United States, and the Empire State Building is traditionally lit with France’s national colors of blue, white and red to mark the event. From garden parties and elegant balls to street fairs and a pétanque competition, here are some ways to celebrate this French holiday without leaving New York.
Qu'est-ce que la "révolution bilingue" à New York ? Réponse de Lea Joan Sloan parent d'élèves à l'Ecole PS58, Caroll School de Brooklyn
Sous quelles impulsions se sont créées les écoles bilingues français dans le quartier de Brooklyn à New York ? Réponse de Fabrice Jaumont, Attaché pour le français à l'ambassade de France aux Etats Unis
Pourquoi avoir créé un programme bilingue ? Réponse d'un parent d'élèves de PS133, Jean-Cosme Delaloye
Take a bilingual French class with intense and devoted teachers, two cameras, and a few placards, and you get a wonderful project.
On June 17th, 2015, a graduation ceremony was held in the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York City to honor 5th grade students from PS84 and 6th grade students from MS256. These students followed a bilingual education program in French and English since the beginning of their schooling, in New York City public schools.
To celebrate the arrival of the Hermione, a full-scale replica of General Lafayette's 18th century French ship in the U.S., the region Poitou-Charentes, in collaboration with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, have organized a series of cultural events following the ship as she sails up the East Coast of the United States.