Education

Parlez Québecois !

New Englanders are lucky to have a Francophone region a quick plane or scenic car ride away.  While many of us dream of visiting the…

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Abbreviation Adventures in French

LOL, YOLO, ILY, LMK- these are some of the abbreviations you may see in the US on social media or in text messages these days…

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Fun with French Idiomatic Expressions

Has anyone ever told you they have the cockroach? Or that they drink like a hole? Idiomatic expressions can be funny to hear in another…

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Putting an Accent on Success

Each year, the French Cultural Center raises funds through generous individual gifts and proceeds from our annual Tour de France Viticole Wine Dinner to support…

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Practicing French…Outside the Classroom

Many students ask about ways to improve their French while they aren't in class. As a student of the French Cultural Center, I too am…

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Why Learn French? (What you may not know about the language of love.)

Recently, I had dinner with a friend and her colleagues. As often happens during these kinds of get-togethers, the conversation turned towards work. After telling…

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Fall Bucket List at the French Cultural Center

The New Year is long gone but a new season, full of new fun opportunities and activities, is upon us!  Inspired by autumn’s arrival, I…

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Middle School Teacher Grants Awarded

The French Cultural Center / Alliance Française of Boston and Cambridge is pleased to announce the winners of its 2018 middle school grants: Anne Zachary…

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The Center's Top Five - Spring Edition

I love Paris in the spring time…  In my eyes, Paris is great any time of year but there's just something about the idea of…

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