Category Archives: french

Join us for our French Camp film premiere!

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Our French campers have been working hard all week to put together an amazing movie based on what we’ve been learning about the history of film. The community is invited to a screening, Friday July 20th at 4:30pm at NWLA, followed by snacks and celebration. The film is about 15 minutes long. Come see what these kids have been up to, and share in their excitement about what they’ve made! … Continue reading

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Get ready for Summer Camp!

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Located on Whidbey Island, NWLA’s Summer Language Camps provide immersion instruction through fun, themed activities in a beautiful outdoor setting.  Now in their 16th year, these popular camps allow students to explore a country’s culture while learning the language with lasting results. “French camp was the highlight of my childhood. I remember suddenly realizing there is so much more in the world,” said a 17 year old who is now back … Continue reading

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Inside the Cabaret

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During the Belle Époque, that period roughly between 1890-1914, France experienced a rush of cultural exuberance marked by peace, optimism, and technological progress spurred on by the industrial revolution. Everyone, from the worker on up, had more time to spare. As a result, leisure began to democratize.  Entertainments, once strictly divided by class, began to take a form that encouraged social and cultural mixing. The first cabaret was opened in … Continue reading

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Fête d’Amour

February 18th, 2012, 6-9 PM An intimate evening of French food, music, and romance in a warm, relaxed atmosphere. The NWLA Cultural Center invites you to dust off your rose-colored glasses as their popular Language of Food Series continues on Saturday, February 18th, 2012, with Fête d’Amour. This unique series explores cuisines and cultures from around the world, and the ways in which they maintain an unbroken relationship with traditions of the … Continue reading

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Northwest Language Academy Moves to Beautiful New Campus

NWLA’s new home is the former Ashingdon Manor Bed & Breakfast in Langley, Village-by-the-Sea on beautiful Whidbey Island, WA . The Northwest Language Academy (NWLA) has moved its operations and classes from Bayview Corner to the former Ashingdon Manor at 5023 Langley Road in Langley. This new location offers more space and a charming environment for NWLA’s multi-age language and cultural programs, summer day camps for kids, Language of Food … Continue reading

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