Bucket List MUST – Why Paris?

Better yet: Why NOT Paris! Lead LFBK teacher, Parisian Native, cultural autorité, fin gourmet, and frugal traveler,  Emile Bertherat shares none-too-few reasons to mark “Paris Vacation” off your to-do list today! LFBK: We New Yorkers have it all. We live, work, and play in the Greatest City in the World.  We don’t accept 2nd best. When vacation planning - what does City of Lights have to offer those from the City that Never Sleeps? In brief: Why Paris? Emile: Exactly, because you DO deserve the best! Paris is ideal for [...]

By |2019-03-15T17:17:38+00:00March 15th, 2019|Best of French Brooklyn, Highlights, Specials|0 Comments

Earbud Buddies: LFBK French Podcast Picks

At the gym. On the train. Traipsing boro to boro, across sidewalks, intersections, bridges. Cleaning the house. Cooking. Nodding off. Getting set for the day. Your earbuds blasting away. Your brain is open, intellect ready, and need for entertainment is high. Serial is so-so. S*&t Town good enough. Radiolab we amour you fo sho. But what about the rest of the Globe? What if you could touch base, listen up, tune it and touch-down with our French Friends? Round out your LFBK classes with some auditory immersion thanks to these [...]

By |2019-03-01T18:54:03+00:00March 1st, 2019|Highlights, Specials|0 Comments

Paris Travel No-no. NEVER do this in Paris!

Paris Travel No-no. NEVER do this in Paris! Travel tips (like us travelers!) come in ALL shapes and sizes. Best-of-the-Best lists are a dime a Google - thus we @ LFBK present an equally short and essential list of What to AVOID on your Paris Vacation. Get out your red pens, secure your personal carry-ons overhead, fasten your seat belts, extinguish your cigarette, and prepare for lift-off! Don’t you dare: Visit The Eiffel Tower Shocked? Don’t be! The Eiffel Tower is an icon certainly worth taking in, but you need-not spend [...]

By |2019-02-19T12:19:36+00:00February 18th, 2019|Best of French Brooklyn, Events, Highlights, Specials|0 Comments

Fondue How-to: She dip, he dip, you dip, WE dip.

What is Winter without a warm steaming pot of FONDUE!? It’s enfer, that’s what! Like with so many things that make life for Brooklyn based Francophones, Francophiles, French curious folks and Foodies—language learning devotees can count on Learn French Brooklyn for a filling and feeling good time. (This February with fromage no less…) Fondue filling options are endless, no dippin’ doubt! However, there are truly only two choices for Fondue enjoyment and education: Social Savory Fondue Fun: Join us and our Frenchie friends a Le Fond for LFBK Fondue School. [...]

By |2019-02-18T18:41:39+00:00February 18th, 2019|Best of French Brooklyn, Events, Specials|0 Comments

Parisian Holiday Crash Course

Navigate like a Native: An NYC savvy take on a City of Lights escapade Parisian Holiday Crash Course Do you cringe at the wide-eyed traveler on the subway? A too-slow stroller along Bedford Avenue? The over camera-adorned customer at your favorite boutique? Does FBAT (Fear of Being a Tourist) have you NYC shackled? Shake off your chains - tour Paris without being-a-tourist. Be a Traveler NOT a Tourist. Explore the gems of the City through the eyes of an expert. Gain an insider’s scoop on how to: communicate, navigate, eat, [...]

By |2019-03-17T14:30:09+00:00February 6th, 2019|Events|0 Comments

Toast of the Town Feb 2019

Kiss the winter blahs au revoir with a steaming hot serving of French-centric NYC events: EAT French Brooklyn NYC Winter Restaurant Week: Mettre la main sur (aka chow down) on the best French fare this side of the Atlantic - deals on meals until Feb 8th! Maman NYC Valentine’s Naked Cake Making Workshop: Monday, February 11th, 6:30pm-8pm. Never Nude or Birthday Suit Braving? LFBK business buddies have the cake for you! Stream NOW or forever hold your peace:  Access films from the world's first online French film festival.  These irresistible soon-to-be-classes [...]

By |2019-02-04T16:34:10+00:00February 3rd, 2019|Best of French Brooklyn, Events, News, Toast of the Town|0 Comments

LOVE French BK Presents: Getting Frisky in French

Keep the cold showers at bay this February, take “hey now!” to hook up, and venture beyond a peck on the cheek this amour-worthy season. Speak from the heart, talk of temptation, woo, win, and wax romantic with a few knee-melting, pillow-worthy French phrases: Out at the bar: Je peux vous offrir un verre?  Can I buy you a drink? Vous venez souvent ici? You come here often? Cuddling up: T’as de beaux yeux, tu sais? You have beautiful eyes, you know! J’ai envie de t’embrasser. I want to kiss [...]

By |2019-02-03T16:01:52+00:00February 3rd, 2019|Best of French Brooklyn, Highlights, Specials|0 Comments

French Wine Tasting with UVA Wines

All About Wine with Lucy Huffman of UVA Wines Wine is as integral to French culture as is community to life in Brooklyn. Thus, in the spirit (or ‘spirits’!) for neighborhood amour, we present  Lucy Huffman, General Manager and Buyer of  UVA Wines. Hailing from Washington State, Lucy brings an experienced, fun, and friendly teaching style to LFBK or our collaborative Winter Wine Workshop. (Snag your ticket before last call!) Read on to “sample” a “taste” of what makes UVA so special, Lucy so awesome, and the Winter Wine Workshop unmissable! LFBK: [...]

By |2019-01-25T22:20:16+00:00January 25th, 2019|Events, News|0 Comments

Meet the Teachers Chapter 1: Souad Bouhayat

Meet the Teachers: An ongoing LFBklyn series, Chapitre Un Souad Bouhayat is one of the shining stars of the Learn French Brooklyn team. Souad teaches all Adult French language, many of our FREE Trial Classes, and is the artistic mastermind and teacher of the upcoming Literature and Cinema: From Page to Screen Workshop starting on January 24th. Born in Morocco, Souad’s first language was Arabic. A vivacious learner, Souad holds a Master Degree in the Arts. Before joining us at LFBklyn, Souad taught all levels of French at the University [...]

By |2019-01-15T09:45:54+00:00January 14th, 2019|Meet the Teachers|0 Comments

Announcing: Learn French Brooklyn’s Monthly Bar Night

Knock one (or more!) back with Learn French Brooklyn We are neighbors first - Francophiles second! In the spirit of community, friendship, laughter, and kinship you are invited to join us for a night of fun  - French style! Learn French Brooklyn - Brooklyn’s only exclusively French language school and cultural center -  invites students, curious future learners, and neighbors to gather at Citroen Greenpoint for a low key, high fun night of drink specials, sparkling conversation, and celebration of student achievement and things to come! Learn French, play French, [...]

By |2019-01-22T09:34:11+00:00January 3rd, 2019|Events|0 Comments