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Fall 2018 Contest

Mime a Francophone Idiomatic Expression!

Create an Instagram post where you mime a Francophone idiomatic expression!

An idiomatic expression aka idiom is an expression, word, or phrase that has a figurative meaning different from the literal meaning of the individual words.

Pick an idiom of your choice. Take a photo of yourself miming it. Caption the photo with the idiom and 2-3 lines of text en français explaining its meaning and why you chose it.

Publish the post with #FIAF on your Instagram account if you have one. Remember to tag FIAF (@fiafny).



Submit your entry by noon on Monday, December 10.

Email your entry (photo and text) to or drop it off at the Language Center office. Please include your full name, teacher’s name, and class level.

Entries will be evaluated for the originality and creativity of the concept, and the quality of the text (taking into account the student's level).



You will win a FIAF gift certificate to use towards a future class and your prize-winning work will be posted on FIAF's Instagram page!

First prize — $150 gift certificate
Second prize — $100 gift certificate
Third prize — $50 gift certificate

Certificates must be redeemed within one (1) year.
In case of group entry, prize is split between participants.
Winners will be announced at the End of Session Party on Tue, Dec 11.


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