Tag: French

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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 Boost in Louisiana

After Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal vetoed $100,000 funding for the Council for the Development of French in Louisiana (CODOFIL) during last year’s budget vetoes, French-speaking state lawmakers sought new ways to promote Louisiana’s francophone...

French Regions Have Their Voice

  About 50,000 campaigners for French regional language rights have called on UNESCO to grant them "cultural asylum" and accused the French state of systematic linguistic discrimination amid growing concern for the future of indigenous...

French in Canada

The minister responsible for Bill 14 says “mutual anxiety” about language in the francophone and anglophone communities is making her job a tough one. During an emotional day featuring sometimes inflammatory presentations and with one...

Report Supports Quebec’s ‘Tough-love’ Approach to French

The Quebec government must adopt a hardline approach if it intends to make French the common language of all Quebeckers, a report to the Parti Québécois government by the Conseil supérieur de la langue...
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French Heritage Conference, New York, Nov. 5

The French Heritage Language Program is proud to host its first conference to date, co-organized in partnership with The Cultural Services of The French Embassy, The National Heritage Language Resource Center, Le Lycée Français...
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The State of French in 2010

French is spoken by more people than ever 220 million worldwide, 20 million more than in 2007, according to a new report launched by the International Organization of the Francophonie (OIF) at its summit in...

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...
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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,...

French in Paris

Mondes Nouveaux, founded in 1983, is a non-profit organization specializing in language homestays in France. Their teachers are dedicated specialists, and host families give students a warm welcome into their homes. Each student is...
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