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The latest U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey reports that 1,301,443 people in the U.S. speak French at home.This includes speakers of French dialects, such as Patois and Cajun, who are over 5 years old. In fact, French is the fifth most common non-English language spoken in U.S. households, after Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, and Tagalog.
On December 12, 2014, in a ceremony presided over by M. Gérard Araud, Ambassador of France and M. Bertrand Lortholary, Consul General of France, Dr.
Students of the DePaul University French Department Are Engaging In The Fight Against Climate Change
In order to better understand the importance of the climatic issues to the American public, the students of the French department of DePaul University translated an exhibit into English created by the French Ministry for the Environment.
Last March, during the Month of Francophonie, more than 250 students registered in the French Heritage Language Program were invited to take part in a city-wide writing contest about Freedom of Speech. For over a month, they reflected about this complex notion and pondered over recent events like the Charlie Hebdo attack of January 7 in France, and more largely about the significance of Freedom of Speech today and its many implications regarding human rights around the world. For most of these students, originating from Africa and Haiti, Freedom of Speech is a particularly topical subject, not only because of the outrage the Charlie Hebdo event sparked in the Muslim world, Islam being a religion they also often share, but because Freedom of Speech is a right that is not necessarily well understood or respected in their own cultures and home countries.
On Monday May 4, 2015 Professor Todd Bowen from Niles Township High Schools in Skokie, IL was presented with the Ordre des Palmes Académiques by Denis Quenelle, Deputy Cultural Attaché at the French Cultural Service in Chicago in recognition to his comitment to the teaching of the French Language.
Le Service culturel du Consulat général de France à Atlanta, en partenariat avec l'Université de Mississippi à Oxford, organise une formation intensive sur le thème du jeu pédagogique en classe de français langue étrangère, à l’ère de la perspective actionnelle. Cette formation est destinée aux professeurs américains de français (K – 12 ; universités) du Sud-est afin de les aider à diversifier leurs supports pédagogiques et leurs techniques d’animation dans leur classe de français.
The Alliance Française d'Atlanta is offering 15 grants for high-school students to attend French summer camps.