Louisiana French Language & Culture with Kirby Jambon

Louisiana French Language & Culture with Kirby Jambon

More About Louisiana French Language & Culture with Kirby Jambon

Explore the traditions, stories, roots, language,
music, cuisine, facts and myths about French Louisiana.

Are Cajuns Acadian? Is there a difference between Creole and Cajun culture, language, music and cuisine? We will also discuss Louisiana French and "Cajun English" expressions and usage, as well as French and Cajun family names and nicknames.

You get two courses in one in this beginner course in the French language of South Louisiana. Learn the unique variety of French spoken by Louisiana’s Cajun and Creole population. We will focus on effective everyday conversation, including greetings, basic communication, popular expressions, and differences from other forms of French. Please join us for this survey course of French culture, history and language in Louisiana. No prior knowledge is required.

$120 for 6 classes

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Posted By: Teche Center for the Arts

Event Details

Date: June 12, 2018
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

This event also occurs on 06/19/2018, 06/26/2018, 07/03/2018, 07/10/2018 and 2 more dates. [see all dates]

Teche Center for the Arts
210 East Bridge St.
Breaux Bridge, Louisiana 70517


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More About this Event Poster: Teche Center for the Arts

Louisiana has many natural resources that have strongly contributed to its economic growth and the quality of life of its citizens. Some are natural , such as oil or seafood. But perhaps, the most precious–and yet most vulnerable–is its unique grassroots culture. Numerous national and international publications have praised the Cajun and Creole cultures since the mid-1800s. These testimonials have fueled one of our most powerful economic engines, tourism. However, these same authors stress that to really appreciate our culture, it must be experienced.
This is the heart and soul of the Teche Center for the Arts–to showcase, share, and preserve our unique natural resource. An important focus of the Center is to facilitate and grow Cajun and Creole culture. This then becomes the lifeblood of rural communities where children, youth, and families learn about and even expand on their language and cultural heritage. The center is literally the key that unlocks tourism, artistic support, and future tax revenue for communities with untapped potential like Breaux Bridge.

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