JANUARY 28, 2013

Boston's 3rd Annual "Printemps des poètes"

By French Culture

March 11 - 29, 2013 Various locations in Harvard Square For the third consecutive year, Boston will celebrate the Printemps des poètes (Spring of Poets). This year's theme is "Les voix du poéme" (the Voices of the Poem). The International School of Boston, Schoenhof's Foreign Books, and Sandrine's Bistro will all host events.

JANUARY 28, 2013

AATF Leadership Training Program

By French Culture

The American Association of Teachers of French (AATF) will offer a wonderful training opportunity for potential leaders. These sessions will take place during the annual AATF convention in Providence RI, July 11-14. Members who can assume a position in a local chapter, but who are not yet officers, are welcome to apply.

JANUARY 28, 2013

FrancoFans: Bi-montly Magazine on Contemporary French Music

By French Culture

[FRENCH] Si vous aimez la chanson francophone, le magazine bi-mensuel FrancoFans vous propose des articles sur des artistes reconnus et des jeunes talents internationaux du rock, de la pop, du reggae etc. En parcourant le site web, vous y trouverez des "fiches artistes" complètes ainsi que des chansons en format vidéo pour vos classes de français.

JANUARY 28, 2013

"Dis-moi dix mots" Concours 2013

By French Culture

Dans le cadre de la semaine de la langue française et de la Francophonie, participez avec votre classe au concours "Dis-moi dix mots semés au loin". Emparez-vous des dix mots et donnez libre cours à votre créativité, à travers des projets littéraires ou artistiques susceptibles d'être mis en œuvre tout au long de l'année. A cette fin, de nombreuses ressources sont mises à votre disposition : dépliant, livret, exposition, brochure pédagogique, films d'animation, jeux sans oublier naturellement le site internet.

JANUARY 28, 2013

My Transatlantic School/Mon Ecole Transatlantique

By French Culture

This platform is dedicated to educational and cultural exchanges between schools in the USA, France, and other French-speaking regions or countries around the world. Serving to connect education professionals, it is also a platform that promotes the use of information and communication technology in the classroom so as to stimulate learning. In such, it will host the contents of your exchange(s) - class homepage,mail, pics, videos, etc.

JANUARY 28, 2013

Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Webinar Series - Spring 2013

By French Culture

The Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Webinar Series, inaugurated in 2011, provides "distinctively NECTFL" professional training to colleagues in all languages and at all levels of instruction. Webinar leaders share their links, documents, powerpoint presentations, and more to sustain professional development by responding to the needs of participants and by focusing on colleagues with particular concerns. Check the 2013 spring program!

JANUARY 28, 2013

Alliance Française of the Lake Champlain Region Just Hired a Full-time Director

By French Culture

The Alliance Française of the Lake Champlain Region (AFLCR) recently announced the hiring of Linda Pervier, its veteran volunteer administrator, as a full-time President under a one-year contract.

JANUARY 25, 2013

France Honors Jonas Mekas

By French Culture

On Tuesday, January 15, 2013, Jonas Mekas received the insignia of the Commander of the Order of Arts et Lettres. Antonin Baudry, Cultural Counselor of the French Embassy in the United States, presided over the ceremony and delivered the following speech.

JANUARY 25, 2013

Win Tickets to the Providence Children's Film Festival!

By French Culture

Win up to two movie tickets for the family to go to the Providence Children's Film Festival on Saturday, February 16 and Sunday, February 17! Simply answer two easy questions about the French film "Le Tableau" by Jean-François Laguionie in order to qualify. But make sure to respond quickly, there are only 20 free tickets available! RISD Auditorium, 17 Canal Street, Providence, RI

JANUARY 23, 2013

Language Exams TCF and Delf / TCF et DELF

By Aurelie Surble

[FRENCH] Si vous souhaitez valider votre niveau de Français ou vous installer au Québec, passez le TCF (Test de connaissance du français) ou le DELF (Diplôme d'études en langue française)

JANUARY 23, 2013

Bangoo Planète: French Cartoons Online / Dessins animés français en ligne

By French Culture

[FRENCH] Bangoo Planète est un nouveau service 100% francophone de vidéo à la demande sur Internet pour les enfants d’expatriés français et les francophiles vivant aux Etats-Unis. Offre promotionnelle exceptionnelle: 1 mois offert puis $7.99 par mois sans engagement (offre réservée aux 5000 premiers abonnés)

JANUARY 23, 2013

Bilingual Revolution in New York Public Schools

By French Culture

On January 23, 2013, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy organized a meeting to provide information to the public on the bilingual revolution taking place in New York public schools. Cultural Counsellor Antonin Baudry, generated huge enthousiasm from parents and school principles that have undertaken the opening of new dual-language programs in the following speech.

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