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Language Learning, Book Launches, and More to Celebrate La Francophonie!
Don't miss out on the fascinating story behind The Word of the Month! Join Andrew Palmacci as he interviews the talented team at Gymglish, the Paris-based language-learning company. Learn how they've turned current events into fun vocabulary lessons, perfect for English language learners. Read the full article here now and expand your language skills.
Are you curious about how multilingual dreaming can impact your language-learning journey? The article Why we can dream in more than one language explores the fascinating connection between sleep and language acquisition. Learn about the exciting potential of multilingual dreams and how they can help you practice new words in different contexts.
Discover the efforts to preserve the Lakota language through classes at United Tribes Technical College. Learn about the importance of the language in Lakota tradition and culture and the personal growth and knowledge students gain from learning it. Check out the article now!
Lapin is Hungry Book Launch and Puppet Show
Saturday, March 18 at 11:00am at the Institut Francais D'Ecosse
To celebrate the recent publication of the bilingual picture book Lapin is Hungry, author and teaching artist Tania Czajka will perform a short puppet show and read the story on Saturday, March 18. She will then introduce the audience to the Lapin Song. The event will close with some tasty carrot munching and the opportunity to buy signed copies of the book. More information here.
Free online book discussion on French All Around Us
Monday, March 20 at 1pm PST / 2pm MST / 3pm CST / 4pm EST
In honor of the Journée internationale de la Francophonie, join the Federation of Alliances Francaises in welcoming Kathleen Stein-Smith and Fabrice Jaumont, editors of the book French All Around Us, and four of the book’s contributing authors for a round table discussion on the state of the French language in the US today. Honored guest, OIF Ambassador to the UN Ifigeneia Kontoleontos, will introduce the session.
This event will be in English and on Zoom. Click here to register.
Are you an American working with French colleagues or a French professional working with Americans? Are you experiencing cultural differences and miscommunications hindering your work success? Look no further! Can We Agree to Disagree? is a must-read book. This unique collection of real-life stories from French and American professionals about their experiences working together provides valuable tips and tricks to accelerate mutual understanding. The authors aim to spark curiosity and encourage professionals to adopt the best methods from both cultures for happier and more successful collaborations. Don't let cultural differences hold you back at work - read this book now (also available in French)!
Looking for a fun way to introduce your little ones to the world of numbers and patterns? Enter My Garden is a Square: A Journey Through the Home of Numbers and Shapes (also available in Hindi and Indonesian)! In this enchanting children's picture book, young readers can join the magical world of Numberland and find mathematics in the world around them. The book poses great questions that organically provoke mathematical thought in children, and it's perfect for early years.
Nous sommes heureux de vous annoncer la sortie du livre Le français autour de nous, Langue française et culture francophone aux États-Unis, sous la direction de Kathleen Stein-Smith et Fabrice Jaumont. Ce livre célèbre la langue française et la culture francophone en Amérique, en explorant l'histoire des Franco-Américains et des francophones récemment arrivés aux États-Unis.
Disponible à partir du 20 mars pour la Journée internationale de la Francophonie, précommandez votre exemplaire dès maintenant avec le code 'French23' pour bénéficier de 15% de réduction sur notre site. Un grand merci à l'Organisation internationale de la Francophonie pour leur soutien à la traduction française du livre!
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Films & TV for Kids: What Are We Streaming in March?
When it comes to finding or choosing French films or TV shows for kids to watch, the number of programs available on American streaming platforms can be overwhelming. So, what’s on this month?
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