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18
Apr

Joyeuses Pâques!

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Boa Páscoa, Христос воскрес ¡Felices Pascuas! Frohe Ostern 復活祭おめでとうございます are some of the translations! Today I would like to share with you a few words that you used during the Easter season. Le lapin – the Easter bunny but also Les cloches – the bells Of course L’oeuf en chocolat […]

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05
Apr

27
Mar

Expolangues

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Assimil is a French company, founded by Alphonse Chérel in 1929. With over 80 years of experience, It creates and publishes foreign language courses, and of course French! We were in Paris in February to learn more about French teaching methods. Share now / Partage maintenant!

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22
Mar

Montaigne was the original blogger!

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“He is a great French Renaissance thinker who took himself as the great object of study in his Essays. In studying himself Montaigne is studying mankind. He attempted to weigh or ‘assay’ his nature, habits, his own opinions and those of others.” (Source) Share now / Partage maintenant!

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20
Mar

Daft Punk

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Daft Punk, the French electronic music duo consisting of Parisien musicians Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter, were standouts at the Grammy’s this year winning the album of the year. Here’s an interesting article about whether or not they are “really French”: Daft Punk est-il vraiment français? Share now / […]

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12
Mar

What strange sign posts do you have in your country?

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Every country has strange sign posts – including this one from France which translates into “Balloons, bicycles, and skateboards are not allowed” – funny there’s no mention of dogs pooing! What strange sign posts do you have in your country? Share now / Partage maintenant!

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12
Mar

Vour désirez un café?

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Do you think speaking French is easier than ordering a coffee? Share now / Partage maintenant!

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11
Mar

Who do you miss?

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10
Mar

Salon de l’auto

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The Geneva car show is one of the biggest and most famous car shows in the world. It’s a place where people from all over the world come to see the latest and greatest models… not surprisingly French isn’t the only language spoken here. Most of the models and guides […]

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20
Jan

Language learning routine

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Bonjour à tous! I just read a great article about language learning routine. Sometimes the simplest idea are the most effective. Establishing a clear routine is a great way to find time during the day. Some practical tips I use to learn Spanish. 1. Carry small language books in your […]

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