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19
Sep

Une table d’hôte? Hmm c’est quoi?

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  Quoi: La Maison Gourmande (Table d’hôte) le mardi et le jeudi midi Où: Prangins (à côté de Nyon) Oulala, me voilà donc à jour avec mes visites gastronomiques ! La dernière en date, c’était mardi midi à Prangins, un petit village à 20 minutes de Genève chez Vanessa à la […]

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05
Apr

Even though France is a republic, they have a Prime Minister…

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Manuel Valls and Jean-Marc Ayrault are in the photo here, if you are not French, can you recognize who is who? How closely do you follow French politics? Share now / Partage maintenant!

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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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20
Mar

Happy / Bonheur

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Aujourd’hui est la Journée internationale du Bonheur / Today is the International Day of Happiness!   Share now / Partage maintenant!

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16
Mar

France Imposes Driving Restrictions As Smog Worsens

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Source: gensgaia France will introduce driving restrictions in Paris on Monday to tackle dangerous pollution levels, the first such ban in twenty years as politicians try to get rid of health-threatening smog days before municiple elections. Paris is more prone to smog than other European capitals because of France’s diesel […]

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13
Mar

A question about movies

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Caroline asked us to recommend some French movies – here’s the trailer to one of our favorites from 2001: “Amélie” with a great soundtrack from Yann Tiersen. “Le Fabuleux Destin d’Amélie Poulain est un film français réalisé par Jean-Pierre Jeunet et sorti en 2001. Il s’agit d’une comédie romantique écrite […]

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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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20
Oct

Boite à sardines

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Adresse à Marseille Le coup de coeur de François-Régis Gaudry La boite à sardines 2 bd de la libération Général de Monsabert…à deux pas de la Canebière, Marseille. www.laboiteasardine.com/‎ Share now / Partage maintenant!

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12
Jan

Recettes et entretiens

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Voici mon émission préférée sur la gastronomie, avec plein d’adresses, de recettes et des entretiens de passionés de cuisine française. C’est tous les dimanches matin sur france inter à 11 heures. http://www.franceinter.fr/emission-on-va-deguster Share now / Partage maintenant!

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