Elizabeth Beckett

Education Administrator

I sought out the French Library with the aim of reviving my French and discovered a vibrant community. I love to chat to our students and members, of all ages, whether to discuss classes they are taking, books they are reading or the latest French TV show they have been watching.

Bio

Liz grew up in England and spent many summers traveling in France with her family, which sparked a lifelong love of languages and travel. She has a degree in modern languages and international studies for which she also studied in France and Spain. Working in international sports marketing while living in Hong Kong and London meant extensive travel, particularly in Asia. A new chapter began after moving to New York and then settling in the Boston area. Liz enjoys traveling, experiencing different cultures and spending time with friends and family.

Articles by Elizabeth Beckett

On June 6th of this year, the world will commemorate the 80th anniversary of what came to be known as D-Day. Depending on where in…

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It’s almost the third Thursday in November, almost time to uncork a bottle of Beaujolais Nouveau - cue the trumpet fanfare, fireworks and general frenzy!…

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Recently, during a school visit to the French Library, one of the teachers from the visiting high school told me about a French war memorial…

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Whether you are interested in events or classes with us, we want you to feel welcomed. We are accessible to all levels of French or…

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Memorial Day is to summer as Friday night is to the weekend - it brings such hope, promise and anticipation for fun times ahead! My…

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The Haitian Revolution began with slave uprisings in 1791 and finally ended after much bloodshed and incredible bravery with the defeat of the French in…

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