French Reading Hall

Head of the reading room-Pak Irina Aleksandrovna

For correspondence: Republic of Kazakhstan, Shymkent, 160012,
Tauke Khan ave. 5 M. Auezov SKSU,
Phone: 8-7252-21-41-54
e-mail: upvo-ms-sksu@yandex.kz

Asya Abilova - coordinator of media library and cultural programs

For correspondence: Republic of Kazakhstan, Shymkent, 160012,
Tauke Khan ave. 5 M. Auezov SKSU,
Phone: 8-7252-21-41-54
e-mail: upvo-ms-sksu@yandex.kz

GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:

The aim of the French Center of Shymkent is the spread of the French language in the Republic of Kazakhstan, the union of all who wish to promote French language and culture, and  more broadly, to facilitate cultural dialogue between Kazakhstan and France by organizing linguistic, scientific, cultural and other kinds of exchanges, conducive to rapprochement between the two countries

ACTIVITIES:

  • The organization of French language courses and issue certificates of French (Tests and diplomas in the knowledge of the French language);
  • The organization of kazakh and russian languages courses (in perspective)
  • Methodological assistance to teachers of Kazakhstan schools through seminars and teaching internships;
  • Distribution of materials relating to the French and Francophone culture (printed, audiovisual and other) by the relevant structures (libraries, information centers, media library, movie theaters, exhibition and concert halls)
  • The organization of French and Franco-of Kazakhstan cultural events (concerts, performances, festivals, exhibitions, conferences, seminars), as well as non-commercial activities to self-promotion (round tables, debates, film clubs, thematic meetings)
  • Information on education programs and linguistic trips to France;
  • Translations from / into French, Kazakh and Russian languages. ( in perspective)
  • The organization of excursions, tourist and linguistic trips to France and Francophonie countries in Kazakhstan; ( in perspective)
  • Cooperation with similar organizations in Kazakhstan, France and other countries;
  • Publication and distribution of information leaflets and other printed materials to promote the objectives SFA;

Regular activities:

  • In the second and fourth Saturday a roundtable discussions with various themes.
  • Every Wednesday at 15:00 and Thursday at 11:00 am Conversation Club with a native speakers.
  • On Wednesdays, the club conducts Ms. Joelle Morin,
  • On Thursdays intern of the  French center Khalid FATES 

EVENTS of  2014-15 academic year: 

29.09.2014                   

 

Meeting with a producer and film director Mark Ruskar and screenwriter Olivier Delahaye in the "Autumn Meeting" Week of French culture in Kazakhstan 

03.10.2014

 

Presentation of the  French Centre with a participation of the  General Consul of France in Kazakhstan M.Patrik Renard

24,25.10.2014

 

The performance of the theater "Small Circus" of  Laurent Bigot,  France 

10.11.2014   

 

Seminar for teachers and teachers of the French language SKR
with a participation of professors of the University of Marseille (France) Fathi Daven and  teachers and trainees of the French Alliance of Almaty. 

28.11.2014

 

Holiday Beaujolais (wine festival) with the participation Phonograph group in Seljuki  cafe                

March – April   FESTIVAL OF FRANCOPHONE

 

10.03.2014         

7 semi-final of national competition Francophone songs

08.04.2014         

Showing of a French film

11.04.2014         

Competition of  French cooking

18.04.2014         

Showing of the film “The seventh heaven” (Egypt)

24.04.2014         

Competition of  Francophone  Theatre

25.04.2014         

Showing of the film ‘MAD WEDDING” (France) 

16.06.2015        

Meeting with the representative of Kazakh  Diaspora of Paris

July

For the national holiday which is celebrated on July 14th  with the help of  Rabat newspaper  was a quiz on knowledge of France and French culture for residents of Shymkent. Organized a round table for presentation of awards for the winners  at the end of the quiz. French gastronomy festival in Rixos hotel 

10.10.2015

 

The seminar for teachers of French language.

9-10.11.2015 

 

Embassy of France in Kazakhstan and national association of teachers of French  languages.