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Louisiana Joins La Francophonie

The state of Louisiana is now a member of the International Organization of La Francophonie (IOF). Its application as an observer member was accepted on October 11 by the organization’s member states at their...

French President Launches New Bilingual Fund

French president Emmanuel Macron personally launched a new fund to support French-English bilingual programs in the U.S. on September 20 during his trip to New York for the opening of the UN General Assembly....

50 years of Francophonie

The date March 20 is recognized by the OIF as the International Day of La Francophonie. The UN regularly cooperates with the OIF and its member states in the spirit of the provisions of...

Ontario Supports French-Language Education

The province of Ontario will invest $19.41 million in several projects and initiatives to support students, parents and teachers in French-language schools. This investment is part of the new $330 million Priorities and Partnerships...

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...

France Welcomes Community College Students

In another move to promote relations between these old allies, the Cultural and Scientific Services of the French Embassy in Washington launched 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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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...

French in France

Schools In Paris Travel for Teens offers exceptional cultural and language immersion experiences in Paris and the South of France every summer. They believe in learning and living the language in its native context, combining...
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The Future of French in the EU and Beyond

Kathy Stein-Smith asks what the real story is on the...
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