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Celebrating French and la Francophonie

Every year, speakers of French unite globally to celebrate Francophonie Week from March 17–25 and UN French Language Day on March 20. This year’s theme was “The French language, connecting for action.” French Language...

Québec

Rivière-du-Loup The 100% French-speaking community of Rivière-du-Loup is located on the south shore of the St-Lawrence River, some 200 km east of Québec City, in the heart of the beautiful Lower St-Lawrence region.  Rivière-du-Loup has...

Académie Française Rails Against ‘Californisms’

France’s official authority on the vocabulary and grammar of its language has targeted a new threat: “les Californisms.”That’s the name the Académie Française (or in English, the French Academy) has come up with to...

French Accept their Feminine Side

The use of the feminine form of job titles has finally been accepted by members of the Académie Française, the guardians of the French language. The Academy’s first online dictionary includes “feminized” versions of occupations alongside the...

The New French Resistance

President Macron Announces Plan to Promote French worldwide and labels French teachers 'heroes' France’s President Emmanuel Macron, whose mastery and use of English...

Celebrate UN French Language Day

Today, on March 20, the United Nations celebrates French Language Day.Language Days at the United Nations were introduced in 2010 to celebrate multilingualism and cultural diversity.The United Nations celebrates six "Language Days" each year,...
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French Cinema on Demand

TV5MONDE USA has launched the first video-on-demand (VOD) cable platform devoted entirely to French-language films in twelve major markets on Comcast systems around the U.S. It will be available to Comcast customers who are subscribers...

Ontario to Open First French-Language University

The Canadian province of Ontario is proposing to create a...
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French in the Alps

Visit the Alps Breathtaking mountains and deep valleys form Alpine France which borders Switzerland and Italy. The paradiscal city of Gap is one of the most significant cities in the Southern Alps. Rich in color,...
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Total Satisfaction Achieved at Accent Français

Accent Français is proud to announce that, since the beginning of the year, 100% of their students recommend them. When asked to fill in a survey to get feedback on all aspects of their stay,...
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