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For additional virtual fun, you can find some additional upcoming plans with our Federation of Alliances Françaises USA network at https://afusa.org/featured- events/  or by perusing some recent curated news articles as follows, below.

  • La révolution, a French historical drama, is now available on Netflix.
  • Spiritual scammers in Paris are covered in this article.
  • Links from Elaine Sciolino: The Oct. 6 event with Elaine Sciolino (NY Times journalist and author of The Seine, the River that Made Paris), attracted close to 300 participants. Her books can be found at Barnes & Noble this month, where it is a featured monthly pick. And check out the author’s interactive map of the Seine (click each star for an explanation).
  • French School Dress Codes are discussed in this article from Forbes.
  • Emily in Paris is newly available on Netflix. The series was reviewed by Elaine Sciolino. The series would be great as the subject of discussion of clichés of both Americans and the French.
  • Hip Paris makes some recommendations for Paris podcasts.
  • frenchtoday website has some free online quizzes that are fun and educational. The editor took the Audio-based Modern French Level test and found it to be top quality.
  • Living in France: This article explains why an expat has decided to live in France.
  • French Expats in the U.S. may be interested in Premier Cap, an online educational guidance platform for high-school students living abroad who wish to study in France.
  • The Adrian Leeds event drew over 350 participants. The celebrity has agreed to do another one for AF USA members. Signups are already in progress here for the next event, scheduled for January 23, 2021.


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