SEPTEMBER 25, 2015

Professor Grosjean and Bilingualism

By Fabrice Jaumont

On Wednesday, the 23rd of September, the Cultural Services at the French Embassy, in collaboration with Albertine Books in French and English, hosted a conversation on bilingualism with professor François Grosjean and Fabrice Jaumont. The event was a great success, thanks to a wonderful turnout and a lively participation of the New York community.

SEPTEMBER 23, 2015

Albertine Books at Best of France

By French Culture

On Saturday, September 26, Laurent Fabius, French Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, will inaugurate a free, weekend-long Best of France exhibition event that aims to promote France and French culture among New Yorkers.

SEPTEMBER 22, 2015

Award-winning author Gilles Leroy on tour in the South-East

By Solene Vilchien

During his upcoming US tour, celebrated author Gilles Leroy will visit the Southeast from September 27th to October 1st.

SEPTEMBER 18, 2015

CLE Professional Development Day

By Fabrice Jaumont

CLE (Continuing Legal Education) International is organising a professional development day for all the instructors of the French language in New York.

SEPTEMBER 16, 2015

Best of France Returns to New York

By Fabrice Jaumont

On Saturday, September 26, Laurent Fabius, French Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, will inaugurate a free, weekend-long Best of France exhibition event that aims to promote France and French culture among New Yorkers.

SEPTEMBER 8, 2015

French Dual Language Programs in NYC Public Schools

By Fabrice Jaumont

NYC's French Dual Language Programs in public schools are open to all families interested in the French language, regardless of their own personal backgrounds. Speaking French is not a prerequisite for Anglophone parents.

SEPTEMBER 8, 2015

Why Should Children Learn French in a Dual Language Program?

By Fabrice Jaumont

The French language is the second most-spoken language in the world (in number of coutries which use it as a national or official language). Over 220 million people in approximately fifty countries on different continents speak French!

SEPTEMBER 4, 2015

Bilingual Education Fair 2015: New York

By Fabrice Jaumont

We are in a booming bilingual era! More and more parents are understanding the benefits and advantages of providing their children with a bilingual education.

AUGUST 31, 2015

Université d'été 2015 : réalisation des participants

By Solene Vilchien

L’Université d’été 2015 du Sud-Est, formation proposée chaque année par les Services Culturels de l’Ambassade de France, s’est déroulée sur le campus de University of Mississippi à Oxford sur le thème du jeu dans la classe de FLE. Cet atelier de trois jours a été animé par la formatrice Haydée Silva et a réunis vingt-quatre professeurs de sept Etats différents. Les participants de cet atelier ont collaboré afin de créer des outils pédagogiques que les professeurs de français peuvent télécharger pour les utiliser dans leur salle de classe.

AUGUST 10, 2015

2015 Chicago-Paris School Exchanges

By Laurence Geannopulos

2015 has been a wonderful year for exchanges between Chicago and Paris schools who have shared ideas via email, postcards, Skype and visits on each side of the Atlantic. These exchanges are based on a common educational project chosen by the teachers and students and studied from their perspectives on either side of the ocean. Furthermore, this year Chicago Sister Cities International has awarded certificates signed by Mayor Rahm Emmanuel to Alcott College Prep and Collège George Sand, commemorating their official exchange as acknowledged by the City of Chicago and the Rectorat de Paris.

AUGUST 10, 2015

Séminaire de français de Chicago: Réalisations des participants

By Laurence Geannopulos

Organisé par le Service Culturel du Consulat Général de France à Chicago et le Departement de la Promotion du Français de l'Ambassade de France aux Etats-Unis en partenariat avec l'Alliance française de Chicago, le séminaire de français de Chicago "Enrichir son sac à malices : pistes pour mieux exploiter le jeu à l'ère actionnelle" a été animé par la formatrice Haydée Silva à l'Alliance Française de Chicago du 18 au 20 juin 2015. Les participants de cet atelier ont collaboré afin de créer des outils pédagogiques que les professeurs de français peuvent télécharger afin de les utiliser dans leur salle de classe.

JULY 22, 2015

Conversation with Professor François Grosjean

By Fabrice Jaumont

On Wednesday, September 23, 2015, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy & Albertine Books in French and English will host Professor François Grosjean, world-renowned psycholinguist and specialist on bilingualism, in a conversation with F

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