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Archive for March, 2010

How To Feast Like the French Posted by on Mar 31, 2010

Although French restaurants might seem similar to the ones in North America, there are some differences you should know about. Eateries in France are essentially temples for worshiping food. Each part of the country has its own specialties which beguile your nose and tickle your taste buds. But in order to feast like the French…

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How To Write A Résumé in French Posted by on Mar 25, 2010

Are you thinking about trying to get a job in a French-speaking country?  It would be a great language learning-experience, that’s for sure!  If you are, then you will need to know a few important things about writing a résumé for your prospective employer(s). 1. The first order of business? Résumé literally means “summary”, so…

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April Fools! … The Truth About the French Posted by on Mar 24, 2010

April Fools Day is almost here, so start planning your pranks! Have you actually wondered how the tradition started? It is hard to tell where April Fools day was first celebrated because no records about the custom were ever recorded until the eighteenth century. The custom is said to originate from Europe in the sixteenth…

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French Verbs – Conjugation I Posted by on Mar 16, 2010

French verb conjugation can be tricky.  But it’s all about groups.  All you have to do is know what group the verb belongs to and conjugate it accordingly using the root of the verb and the correct conjugation suffix.  In today’s article, we’ll talk about the first group known as -er verbs. And here is…

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