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Courses & Culture in NYC
Barnes & Noble Bookstore
22nd & 6th in Manhattan,
Free French conversation group, 4pm twice a month, call to
22 E. 60th Street
Offers French classes. Ongoing film festival Tuesday
afternoons and evenings. Tickets: $7, $5.50 students, free for members. Conversation groups, cultural events and more.
An information site for the New York francophile community.
Typically, J.F. members (people on the e-mail list), meet at least once a month.
L'Eglise Française du Saint Esprit
109 East 60th Street (between Park and Lexington Avenues)
New York, NY 10022
Phone: 1-212 838-5680
"A French-speaking Episcopal congregation, open to all who
wish to worship and pray in the French language or who simply enjoy French life and
culture. Services in French, with many of the materials translated into English.
"Wednesday evenings, a Bible study group meets at 6:00 pm in
the church. Sundays services begins at 11:15 am, and free French lessons are offered at
10:00 am. There are two groups, one of which is for beginners, and the other focusing more
Française at Columbia University
515 West 116th Street, MC 4990
New York, NY 10027-7017
On the second floor of Buell Hall, just east of Low
Library (walk east from the 116th Street and Broadway subway stop). We recommend their
free French conversation 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays (September - May, while Columbia
University is in session). Usually includes a native speaker. The Maison has other
cultural events and lectures, some in French. $35 annual membership required for ongoing
Maison Française at New York University
16 Washington Mews
New York, NY 10003
"Through its rich and varied program in the areas of French
culture and civilization, La Maison Française has played a major role in the flow of
intellectual currents and ideas between France and the United States."
New York City
Many interesting and useful links.
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Language Learning Resources, Dictionaries, etc.
Online Newspapers, Magazine,
Publications Française Online
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Radio & TV
- NYC Broadcasts and Online
CUNY-TV, Channel 75
on Time Warner Cable, sometimes shows French films, usually with subtitles. Also has
other programs in French, each repeated several times during the week. Bouillion de
Culture and Canapé are discussions of various topics from literature, film and life.
Features artists, authors, film directors and others. No subtitles provided with Bouillion de Culture.
French News, Radio
France Internationale, WNYE, 91.5 FM
Weekdays: 6:30 - 7:10 a.m., 10 p.m. - 1 a.m.
Sat/Sun: 6:30 - 9 a.m., 11 p.m. - 1 a.m.
Le Journal de
France 2 TV News, with subtitles, channel 25, 7
days a week, 7 - 7:30 p.m.
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Resources and Embassies
Includes cultural info and events.
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