Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Local Teen Receives Scholarship to Study in France

A 17 year old Winnipeg teenager, Katelynn, has received a scholarship from the Rotary Club of St. Boniface St. Vital to study the equivalent of her grade 12 year in the beautiful Pays de la Loire countryside in France. To read Katelynn's entire story, please visit


Félicitations Katelynn!

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Friday, March 15, 2013

National Ambassdor Youth Forum

Do you love French? Are you passionate about bilingualism and involved in your school and community?

Send in your application for your chance to become a French for the Future ambassador!

Thirty students will be chosen to take part in the 2013 National Ambassador Youth Forum, which will be held in Vancouver, British Columbia, from August 22 to 27, 2013. Travel, lodging and meals for the participants are covered by French for the Future.

For more information on the National Ambassador Youth Forum (NAYF), or to apply, please visit

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Thursday, March 07, 2013

Allons en France 2013

Canadian Parents for French and the Embassy of France are once again offering the Allons en France contest! The grand prize: An all-expenses-paid trip to Nice, France for one high school student in Canada.

This year, students in grades 11 ...and 12 who are studying French as a second language (FSL) are asked to submit their entries through Twitter! Contestants in Allons en France 2013 are invited to meet the challenge: Use eight of the 10 given words in four tweets (two per tweet) and include the hashtag #AEF2013. While there is no theme regarding what is tweeted, extra consideration will be given to tweets which are linked to one another.

For more information, including complete rules and instructions and the mandatory contest registration form, please download the documents that are posted at The contest will close on Tuesday, April 30, 2013.

The Allons en France competition is being held as part of the French government’s “Dis-moi dix mots” project central to the Semaine de la langue française et de la francophonie (March 16-24, 2013). For more information on the project, please visit

Thank you for your interest in the competition, and please pass this message on to your children and students. Allons en France 2013: it's time to get tweeting!
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