Registration for the spring 2022 semester at PS84 (UWS) will open soon. 
Spring semester will begin on Monday, January 31st to Friday, June 17th, 2022.
$715/semester ($700 + $15 for PS 84 PTA)

If you have any question about the program, please contact Amelie or Celine at 

EFNY continues to offer a virtual program for the 2021-2022 school year. If you are interested, please  (click here)

Le français par la calligraphie – K and 1st grade –   (click here)
Le français par le théâtre –  2nd grade to 5th grade  (click here)
Culture générale – K to 5th graders (click here)
French as Second Language – K & 1st grade grade (click here)
French for Native Speakers – K to 5th grade   (click here)
L’heure du conte – K & 1st grade (click here)
Le Français par la musique –  2nd to 5th grade (click here)
French as Second Language – K & 1st grade (click here)
Le Français par les arts plastiques – K to 2nd grade (click here)
BD Cartooning – 3rd to 5th grade – (click here)

Classes Description:

Le français par le théâtre (from 2nd to 5th grade) – Students will learn how to express themselves in public in French. This class is perfect for students who need to improve their oral expression. Students fluent or advanced in French language are welcome. Language skills will be studied during this class.

Le français par la calligraphie (K and 1st grade) – They will learn the cursive writing as it is taught in France. It aims to develop the writing skills, while focusing on the perception of the writing plan, the care and the beauty of the letters. The cursive writing skills will help our bilingual students to better visualize and make the difference between the French and the English language. We will teach our students to care about the page layout of their writing and to free their imagination through the letters.

Culture générale (from Kindergarten to 5th grade) –  These classes will focus on History and Geography. Students need to be fluent in French. Language skills will be studied during this class. In this class French language skills will be developed in a new creative way. Students will explore several aspects of French culture and heritage: history, arts (painting, literature, photography, film, architecture…), gastronomy, traditions, etc. They will discover major figures from different periods.

French as Second Language (from Kindergarten to 5th grade)      
Kindergarten & 1st graders – beginners:  This class is an introduction to verbal communication and is adapted to the comprehension skills of young learners. The goal is to bring the children to express simple phrases in basic social situations through various activities: stories, creative projects, songs and games.

.French for Native Speakers (from Kindergarten to 5th grade)
Petits Francophones Kindergarten–   This class is open to bilingual students in Kindergarten. In this class, all activities are conducted in French. It aims to develop a rich oral language, organized and understandable by the others. The child speaks and is understood through the language. He learns to be attentive to messages addressed to him, to understand and respond appropriately. The child starts the basic acquisition of the alphabet, the sounds and will be introduced to reading and writing in French.Jeunes Francophones 1st graders  – This class is open to bilingual students in 1st grade who are already reading in English and will be reading and writing in French. In this class, all activities are conducted in French. The child starts the basic acquisition in reading, writing as well as grammar skills. The student will be taught to better differentiate English to French and to understand the basic grammar rules.

Moyens Francophones 2nd and 3rd graders – This class is open to truly fluent in French students in 2nd and 3rd grades who are reading and writing in French. In this class, all activities are conducted in French. The child is faced with varied and somewhat complex texts, while learning basic rules of grammar, spelling and conjugation and begins to write short texts.

Grands Francophones 4th and 5th graders  –  This class is open to students who are truly fluent in French, and focuses on oral and written expression, grammar and spelling. In this class, all activities are conducted in French. The child reads longer texts and consolidates its bases in grammar, spelling, conjugation and vocabulary. Emphasis is placed on written expression: namely write short varied texts (dialog, fiction, description, portrait). Children are encouraged to read independently.

 L’heure du conte (K and 1st graders) – Once upon a time, a group of children entered the marvelous kingdom of fairy tales and became the heroes of thrilling adventures. Centered around the reading of stories from all over the world, the sessions will help your kids strengthen their listening, comprehension, and syllables recognition skills. Through games, songs and creative projects, they will use their vivid imagination to make drawings or puppets of their favorite characters, invent new story lines and replay scenes from the story

.Le français par la musique / Chant (from 2nd to 5th graders) – All students welcome.  In this class French language will be introduced in a new creative way, through songs. This class will give students the opportunity to develop their vocal and harmony skills and have a great time singing with their peers. Aspiring vocalists will come together to sing French songs and musicals. Through songs, games and exercises, students will develop proper singing techniques and explore the fundamentals of vocal performance and musical vocabulary. No prior singing experience required.

Le Français par les arts plastiques (K and 1st graders) – This class is suitable for native French speakers/advanced French as foreign language learners. The workshops focus on fun, discovery and experimentation in visual arts. This series of workshops will give your children the opportunity to learn notions of art, to explore different techniques but also to express their creativity and sensitivity by making their own creation. Description of art works, discovery of artists, introduction to the specific vocabulary of the arts and creation will be on the program of your budding artists.

BD / Cartooning (from 3rd to 5th graders) – This class is suitable for native French speakers and advanced French as foreign language learners. Inspired by their favorite comic books and armed with their imagination, our students will create their own characters and stories in a group setting. Their creativity, their drawing and writing skills will take a twist while discovering famous Francophone authors.

The EFNY program follows a French-only policy in all Francophone classes.  Please help us with this by encouraging your child to follow this rule.