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National French Week 2023: November 1-8, 2023

Theme: All around me, la francophonie!

The AATF is pleased to announce its organization of the twenty-first annual National French Week. This week-long celebration of all things French will take place in schools and communities and AATF chapters across the U.S. from November 1-8, 2023. We ask members and any other interested Francophones and Francophiles to take French out of the classroom and demonstrate all the reasons to learn French.



We have identified major themes for each day of National French Week, and we encourage teachers to celebrate as many of them as possible.

We encourage you to consult the index of the National Bulletin for Small Grant Reports and témoignages regarding success National French Week activities.



Click this link for more information on this fun, easy-to-administer contest that is free for AATF members: National Francophone Culture Trivia Contest

Teachers can choose the best time and day to hold the Trivia Contest, most likely during class time with their students, between 6:00 am CST on Wednesday, November 1st and 5:00 pm CST on Friday, November 10th, 2023 (dates may be adjusted slightly in the upcoming weeks). Your students play in class using the online platform Kahoot! Questions are about the Francophone world and are in English. This contest is for students in grades 6-12 and undergraduate university.

Click this link for more information on this contest that lets your students’ creativity shine! Free for AATF members: National French Week Media Contest

The deadline to register for the National French Week Media Contest is December 19, 2022. Follow the link above for more information.



Please see our Wakelet collection for activities to use during National French Week!

Last update: July 31st 2023


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