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​Presenting... The K-12 French Education Newsletter!

The Educational Affairs Department of the French Embassy has created a brand new email newsletter--K-12 French Education in the
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2016 Grant Recipients - SPCD & BELC Training in France

This summer, 20 applicants from across the United States were selected to participate in two weeks of teacher training with the Stage pédagogique de courte durée (SPCD) grant. The SPCD grant allows teachers the opportunity to perfect their teaching methodologies of French language and culture at CAVILAM Alliance Française in Vichy, France June 29th to July 10th 2016.
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AATF Convention in Austin

The American Association of Teachers of French (AATF) held their 89th annual convention July 3-6, 2016 in Austin, Texas. This year’s theme was, « En avant vers les nouvelles frontières du français, » exploring the future of French language teaching.
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CARLA Conference

The Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA) presents the Sixth International Conference on Immersion and Dual Language Education: Connecting Research and Practice Across Contexts. The Embassy of France is happy to participate in the CARLA conference and act as one of its sponsors October 20-22, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Minneapolis, MN, USA.
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Your Free French Language Promotional Kit: Et en plus, je parle français !

The Institut Français (IF) campaign takes a modern perspective on French and those who speak it, presenting French as a language of employment, innovation, technology, and business around the world. Communication materials for Et en plus, je parle français! display multiple profiles of real people from around the world who speak French. For access to the communication kit from the Institut Français, please contact Leah.Miller@diplomatie.gouv.fr after September 2nd and start promoting French language learning on your campus today!
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Discours du Dr. Ronald W. Tobin

Retrouvez le discours de bienvenue prononcé par le Dr. Ronald W. Tobin au déjeuner francophone d'ACTFL à San Diego le 21 novembre 2015 !
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Home languages are an asset for new immigrants and their American schools

The French Heritage Language Program (FHLP) is a foundation-based non-profit organization working in partnership with the French Embassy in the United States. Its mission is to provide free French classes to underserved schools and French-speaking communities, and to advocate for the teaching of heritage languages in the United States.The FHLP currently serves 500 students from Kindergarten through grade 12 in New York City, Florida, Maine and Massachusetts.
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Destination Francophonie - Special Revolution Bilingue a Brooklyn

Published on Jun 12, 2015Émission du samedi 13 juin 2015 - Destination Brooklyn à New York où dans les écoles de quartier on enseigne en français grâce aux parents d'élèv
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Speakers of French in the United States

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.
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Fabrice Jaumont receives the Medal of Appreciation of the Committee of French Speaking Societies

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.
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