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19
Mar

Bonne Semaine de la langue française et de la Francophonie

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Happy French language and Francophony week (18-26 March 2017)… … can you believe it’s the 22nd edition?! What is this week about? Organized every year around March 20th, the International Francophonie Day (French: Journée internationale de la Francophonie), the week is about celebrating the richness of the French language and […]

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01
Jan

10 unique ways to say Happy New Year in French

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Happy New Year! Bonne année et bonne santé! This is the simplest way to wish someone a great year as we usher in 2017. But what if you want to send a more meaningful, philosophical, funny, interesting or unique message? Here are some other ways to email, tweet, sms, Facebook, […]

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19
Nov

Three ways to language hack your brain

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A few months ago, we stumbled upon an amazing video on the Science of Memory by Gabriel Wyner, an American opera singer who learned French in 5 months. In the video, Wyner provides an interesting account of how and why we memorize words and concepts. In August, he released “Fluent […]

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14
Oct

Two new places in/around Geneva to find our book

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Friends! It’s official, as of October, our This is NOT a Normal French Book is now available in two book stores in and around Geneva. One of the biggest bookshops in Geneva, Payot Chantepoulet was happy to receive our book and is now showcasing it in the store. It’s the […]

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26
Sep

Are you hungry?

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Once in a while we write reviews in French of great places to eat in and around Geneva. Use the reviews to practice reading in French and at the same time find out where to grab a bite… and maybe speak French? Have a question? Let us know by leaving […]

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24
Aug

Special course for “Back to School”

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It’s almost that time again for parents and children – Back to school. To help ease you or your children back into French learning, we’re offering a special one-on-one course in Geneva for September. The course includes tips to help you with your pronunciation, grammar and vocabulary. We will also […]

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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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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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28
Aug

The book is ready!

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Dear friends, it is official, the book is ready! Please visit the frenchmyway website for more details. Look out for a new blog post on more tips for learning French very soon! Also check out our story on KnowItAll: French teacher launches first book in a series covering different topics […]

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