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

Happy New Year 2019

Happy New Year 2019 Is it the dropping of the ball? The clinking of the glass? The turning of the clock? Or something that simply greets you at dawn January 1st? What is it that signifies to you that a New Year has begun? Maybe a bit hard to say, as the change does not fully register for weeks, as life, especially in NYC, just keeps going! However (or whenever), it makes its impact  - we at Learn French Brooklyn invite you to consider that the New Year is not about [...]

By |2019-01-01T20:48:49+00:00January 1st, 2019|News|0 Comments

Joyeuses Fêtes (Happy Holidays!)

Joyeuses Fêtes (Happy Holidays!) There is a lot of talk (in EVERY language) this Season about spending. How much or little is appropriate. Overpriced. A “good” deal. Adequate. DIY. All with big hearted, noble generosity, yes. But nonetheless all-to-common spikes of insecurity and guilt. How could a “thing,” and object be enough to mark appreciation of a loved one, colleague, family member, neighbor, friend? Time travels. Belongings rarely journey with us. Besides relationship and memory, all that is truly perennial is education and knowledge. It would be foolish to say [...]

By |2019-01-01T20:50:16+00:00December 21st, 2018|News|0 Comments

LFBK x PLAY Greenpoint Holiday Market 2018 Recap

LFBK x PLAY Greenpoint Holiday Market 2018 Recap It was the best and brightest family friendly holiday extravaganza going down in Greenpoint on Sunday! What was, you ask? Our first annual Holiday Market! Hosted by PLAY Greenpoint & Learn French Brooklyn. The punch was not spiked with wine. There was no mistletoe. The place was short on eggnog. Santa was on deck. Elves. Lights. “Snow”. Tasty treats and classic games. Unique gifts, merry music and smiles from the young and young at heart. New friends made. Beloved chums reunited. Double [...]

By |2018-12-15T13:12:50+00:00December 15th, 2018|Highlights|0 Comments

The Toast of the Town – LFBK’s Top Hits of NYC French Cultural Events

The Toast of the Town Dec/Jan 2019 LFBK’s Top Hits of NYC French Cultural Events About town this Winter? Starving for a dose of culture? Bundle up with an extra layer of French Culture; in Brooklyn and the island beyond (aka: Manhattan.)  1) Delacroix at the Metropolitan Museum of Art September 2018 - January 6, 2019 A monumental once-in-a-lifetime exhibit on the visual work of legendary, French painter and creative  Eugène Delacroix (1798–1863). Over 150 paintings, as well as drawings, illustrations, and manuscripts. illuminate Delacroix’s restless imagination and genius. This exhibit combines [...]

By |2018-12-15T13:05:04+00:00December 14th, 2018|Toast of the Town|0 Comments

LFBK Black Friday 2018 Deal

Fill your plate, belly and brain with Learn French Brooklyn this Black Friday: 40% off ALL private lessons! with code: "BF40" REGISTER HERE Let your pals stand in line at Walmart because you’ll be smiling all the way from Paris! Scroll down for terms.  With bellies full from Thanksgiving Festivities, we at Learn French Brooklyn hope you still have room for an extra special serving of French language learning. Fill your plate with private French Classes! All Day Friday, November 23rd, Learn French Brooklyn is offering 40% off 1 [...]

By |2018-12-14T12:08:10+00:00November 21st, 2018|Specials|0 Comments

Learn French Brooklyn présente: “Le Sapin ébouriffé”

Learn French Brooklyn présente: “Le petit sapin ébouriffé” Lecture et dédicace du livre par l’auteure Caroline Perry Un évènement pour toute la famille: Lecture par l’auteur et signature d’un livre magnifiquement écrit et délicatement illustré. Nous sommes heureux de vous présenter LE PETIT SAPIN ÉBOURIFFÉ un récit inspiré d’une légende alsacienne, pour les enfants à partir de 3 ans, est un conte d’hiver, une histoire d’hospitalité et de bon cœur. L’album sera lu et dédicacé par son auteure Caroline Perry, une française installée à Greenpoint. Face painting, goûter pour [...]

By |2018-12-14T12:08:12+00:00November 13th, 2018|Events|0 Comments

Top 7 Wine Shops in Greenpoint / Brooklyn

Our Top Wine Shop Recommendations Shop local/drink local: We recommended the following local Brooklyn Wine shops. All offering a stellar selection and knowledgeable staff. Share the amour: Say LFBK sent you! 1. Dandelion Wine 2. Uva Wines 3. Natural Wine Company 4. Vine Wine 5. Bibber & Bell 6. Smith & Vine 7. Dry Dock

By |2018-12-14T12:08:13+00:00November 11th, 2018|Best of French Brooklyn|0 Comments

Drink French Brooklyn: Wine Workshop Highlights

Drink French Brooklyn: Wine Workshop Highlights It ain’t Learn French Brooklyn unless there is wine! And what is drinking, unless you are learning (French Brooklyn that is!)?! With this in mind, we recently celebrated French Vintage Tradition - with a history lesson on French wine and a tasting extravaganza. Tasteful takeaways include: Wine/Food Pairing suggestions: “Bordeaux, Cabernet, Bordeaux, Merlot, Rhône, Burgundy,Pinot noir: Beef, Poultry, Salads, Vegetables, Eggs, Dishes with sauce, Cheeses, Grilled Salmon and Tuna, Desserts” “Alsace white (Non sparkling) “Nantais white / Muscadet   Eggs, Veal, Poultry, Sea food, Desserts, [...]

By |2018-12-14T12:08:15+00:00November 11th, 2018|Highlights|0 Comments