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Archive for September, 2018

Edgar Allan Poe En Français – Le Corbeau Posted by on Sep 26, 2018

Learning French is can often be difficult when everything about la langue et la culture (the language and the culture) is completely new. There is so much grammar and vocabulary that finding a comfort zone often feels like an impossible task. After following the reference in la chanson de Joyce Jonathan (Joyce Jonathan’s song), we…

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French Culture – Bretagne bis Posted by on Sep 25, 2018

I’ve written before about the lovely French region of la Bretagne. And of course, last summer I shared a whole series of post following up on my trip to France for my step-daughter’s amazing wedding. Well my son and I recently got back from another amazing trip there and we discovered a wonderful new coin (corner) that I…

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Feeling Emotional With Cœur de Pirate – Place de la République Posted by on Sep 19, 2018

Finding de la nouvelle musique (new music) to add to your French playlist is a lifelong process for anyone learning la langue (the language). Heureusement (luckily), there is no shortage of music from all over la francophonie, making it easy to find des chansons (songs) that match your taste and help with learning le français!…

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French Music – Indochine Posted by on Sep 18, 2018

L’été touche à sa fin (Summer is coming to a close). It might seem a bit early to get nostalgic about it, but I find I’m already feeling ‘fallish’. La rentrée is behind us and les nuits sont plus fraîches (nights are cooler).  What better time to review the seasons … and share another great song (one…

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Close To La Flemme – Feeling Lazy In French Posted by on Sep 12, 2018

Do you ever feel like you just need a fat morning? That lazy feeling of les tâches ménagères et les devoirs (chores and homework) piling up while you struggle to find motivation is pretty common, but knowing how to express it in French can be difficult. Un jour (one day), I was sitting in class…

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French Culture – Alternative Transportation Posted by on Sep 11, 2018

Last week I talked about my love of driving in France. I even love to drive in Paris (zipping around Paris at night to catch the sights in their full lit-up splendeur is hard to beat for sheer joy!) but it’s not for everyone. Fortunately there are more and more ways to get around the…

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Beauty In French – Introducing The Poet, Charles Baudelaire Posted by on Sep 5, 2018

Learning about la culture (culture) is an important part of learning une langue (a language). For more modern music or movies, it can be easy to appreciate and often fun to use while studying French. However, looking at l’histoire (history) and all l’art et la poésie (the art and poetry) over the centuries, or sometimes…

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