Registrations for the 2022-2023 school year at PS234 are now open!

EFNY is back at PS234 and the program will take place on Wednesdays and Thursdays from September 21, 2022 to  June 22nd, 2023. All students are welcome with priority given to PS234 students. Classes offered are listed below:

Le Français par le theatre – K & 1st grade – Wednesdays

French as Second Language (Beginners) – 1st, 2nd & 3rd grades – Wednesdays – FULL

French for Native Speakers – K & 1st grade – Thursdays

French for Native Speakers – 2nd & 3rd grades – Thursdays

Classes at PS234 : $1,300/Year (payment by PayPal, credit card, Venmo & installment by PayPal)

To register, please  click here.

Important Information:

  • Classes are subject to enrollment numbers.
  • Students are subject to evaluation: final class assignment may change.
  • The program runs at PS234 from 3pm to 5pm, with classroom instructions from 3:30pm to 5pm.
  • Pick up is at 5pm at PS234

If you have any question about the program, please contact Diane & Estelle at efnyps234@gmail.com 


EFNY continues to offer a virtual program for the 2022-2023 school year. If you are interested, please (click here)


Classes Description:

Le Français par le Theatre (K & 1st grade) –  This class is open to students who are fluent in French and is an introduction to theater through storytelling exercises and guided improvisations, allowing the children to practice the French language from the very start of the creative process. Each week the students exchange ideas to co-create a story, develop its characters and build its plot thereby strengthening their verbal skills and vocabulary in the French language.

French for Native Speakers (K & 1st grade) – This class is open to French speaking students. In this class, all activities are conducted in French. It aims to develop a rich oral language and introduce reading and writing in French.

French for Native Speakers (2nd & 3rd grade) – This class is open to French speaking students, who starts to read and write in French. In this class, all activities are conducted in French. Children will be introduced to varied and more complex texts, while learning some basic rules of grammar, spelling and conjugation and begin to write short texts.

French as Second Language (from 1st grade to 3rd grade) – Beginners     
This class is an introduction to verbal communication and is adapted to the comprehension skills of young learners. The goal is to bring children who are new to French to express simple phrases in basic social situations through various and fun activities such as stories, creative projects, songs and games.