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From the French Caribbean with Love Posted by on Dec 31, 2010

We usually have DMCV’s here in the French Blog, but today’s DMCV is the most special of them all. That’s why Jennie and I want to wish UNE TRÈS BONNE ANNEE 2011 À TOUS NOS AMIS ICI (A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2011 TO ALL OUR FRIENDS HERE)! * * * Everybody knows the Caribbean. But how…

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What was the “événement majeur” of 2010 (Part 2) Posted by on Dec 29, 2010

We still go through the main événements that marked the year 2010. Yesterday we went up to le mois d’avril (the month of April), and today we pick it up from le mois de juin (the month of June)! * So far, many of you have selected la Coupe du monde de football de 2010 (the…

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What was the “événement majeur” of 2010?- (Part 1) Posted by on Dec 28, 2010

What is, selon vous (according to you), l’événement majeur de l’année 2010 (the major event of the 2010 year)? Examinons l’année 2010 de plus près (Let’s take a closer look at the year 2010)! * * * To help you “refrench” your memory (Ok, I meant “refresh“—but zis is Ze French Blog after all), here…

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“Vive le vent” (Otherwise known as “Jingle Bells”!) Posted by on Dec 24, 2010

Attention, les amis(Watch out, friends)!Nous n’avons pas encore fini de vous gâter (we haven’t finished spoiling you yet) with les chansons françaises de Noël ! So far, we have seen two French Carols throughout this week: – “Petit Papa Noël (A French Carol)“ – “Rodolphe le renne au nez rouge (Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer)“ Today, and…

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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer in French Posted by on Dec 23, 2010

Connais-tu les prénoms de tous les rennes du Père Noël ? (Do you know the names of all of Santa’s reindeer?) At their first performance ever, borrowing their noms de scènes (stage names) from an early 19th century American poem, there were only eight rennes du Père Noël (Santa Claus’s reindeer.) Those original eight are:…

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