French

French Promotion in the U.S.

President to Announce New Fund for Bilingual Programs French President...

French Accept their Feminine Side

French heroine, Joan of Arc The use of the feminine form of job titles has finally been accepted by members of the Académie Française,...

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....

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...

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...

Ghana Confident in French

Dr.Matthew Opoku Prempeh, Minister of Education of Ghana, believes that French should be promoted across the country, citing a study conducted by the Foundation for International Development...

French in ‘Mortal Danger’ of Gender Neutrality

The Académie Française, the world’s authority on the French language, has issued a bleak warning against “inclusive writing” which promotes the use of gender-neutral words, claiming that: “The multiplication of the orthographic and syntactic...

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....

Why French?

Kathy Stein-Smith explains why demand is growing for French the world over. There is one skill that is being learned around the world, with enrollments growing by 50% in Asia and Africa, while in the...

Macron Sees Bright Future for French

  French president Emmanuel Macron said his native tongue would “be the first language of Africa” and “perhaps of the world.” Speaking to students in Burkina...