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French Adventures: The class that’s always on a field trip!

[…]and is a 23 year career French teacher. She is a dedicated FAC volunteer who currently heads our French Adventures classes and organizes trips and other special events for members and guests.     French Adventures is literally an adventure in learning. Each month participants of all ages join together at different locations around the state to learn a few words in French and tour an area learning something new. The goal of this class is to whet the appetites of folks who want to learn a few words in French but not commit to an actual class. Then, all have the […]
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World of French: French Guiana

[…]Guianese Mulatto) culture is common in the cities, where most of the population is concentrated. French is the official language in the territory, but Guianese Crèole French and indigenous languages are spoken too. Roman Catholicism is the dominant faith, and during Carnaval (called Mardi Gras in Louisiana) many people create bright costumes or host parties and celebrate this vibrant holiday. Other religions and beliefs are observed here as well.    Out of this mixture of cultural influences came Léon-Gontran Damas in 1912. He became a leading figure in the Negritude movement, a worldwide literary movement in the 1930s, 40s, and […]

French All Around Us

[…]the French reality that has been, and continues to be, all around us. The book launch for “French All around Us: French Language and Francophone Culture in the United States,”took place in the offices of the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie in New York. To view the recording of this event, click the following link: Book Launch       For further information, or to request an interview with our authors, please contact [email protected] To Order the book online, click the following link:  […]

French for Travel

[…]while highlighting some of the cultural differences. Each class will last 2 hours. No knowledge of French?  Traveler’s French is for you. Know some French, but want to practice before a trip or dust off the cobwebs?  Check out the Voyageurs class. Unsure which in right for you, or for more information, please contact the French Classes Coordinator, […]

French for Teens

[…]work on your grammar, improve your understanding and, most importantly, practice speaking French in a fun atmosphere.  You will also learn strategies to help you memorize your vocabulary and grammar making you a more confident French speaker! When enrolled, you will receive 12 hours of instruction; 9:30 to 11:30 am, Tuesdays and Thursdays on the following dates: July 11 and 13 July 18 and 20 July 25 and 27 Classes will take place at Alumni Hall LL6 at beautiful Saint Anselm College. Cost: $235 for non-members (which includes a student membership, required to take classes.) $200 for current members     […]

French All Around Us

[…]perspectives on Francophone culture in the United States. The stories hail from second-generation French-Canadian immigrants to new immigrants into the United States. Each person offers a unique perspective on the anthology’s themes. The book details, through its several pieces, the experience of French speakers in the United States and how they feel Francophone culture has contributed to American identity.  Since its publication, the book has already received critical success. Several figures have praised the book, including Phillipe Etienne, the Ambassador of France to the United States. Etienne said the book reflected “the reality of French and Francophone cultures in the […]

Adult French Classes

[…]summer. For class placement inquiries or other questions, please contact Pauline Guimond Grant, French Classes Coordinator, at [email protected] or (603) 623-1093. Classes offered: For more information and to register, click on the class. Beginners Intermediate Advanced Traveler’s French Private & Semi-Private Class […]

French Classes

[…]beginners who must register for Fall Session Absolute Beginner as their first class. Students with French background, substantial experience or former French instruction may choose to begin a class mid-year. For example, such a student may choose to begin the Refresher course at any time. Advanced students may also choose to take Advanced Literature or Advanced Conversation at any point in the year. Students are encouraged to contact Pauline Guimond Grant, French Classes Coordinator, at [email protected] or (603) 623-1093 for help in choosing the appropriate class level. Withdrawals & Refunds Tuition must be paid in full prior to the first […]