DECEMBER 18, 2012

France Honors Tom Bishop

By French Culture

On Monday, December, 10th, Tom Bishop received the insignia of Commander Arts et Lettres at the Maison française of New York University. Antonin Baudry, Cultural Counsellor of the French Embassy in the United States, presided over the ceremony and delivered the following speech.

DECEMBER 18, 2012

French Heritage Students Meet with OIF Ambassador to the United Nations

By Benoît Le Dévédec

Friday, December 7, 2012 was yet another exciting day for students of the French Heritage Language Program in New York.

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 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 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 10, 2012

Students & Teachers Exchange Views on the 2012 Elections

By French Culture

Regards Transatlantiques sur les Elections Présidentielles is a a collaborative project between French and American students and teachers to share and exchange views on the 2012 presidential elections.

NOVEMBER 5, 2012

Host a French Teaching Assistant

By French Culture

The French Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) program offers American schools the possibility to welcome young aspiring teachers from France into their schools to serve as teaching assistants.

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