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Au revoir! Posted by on Mar 31, 2022

Coucou! If you have been following the blogs closely these past 5 months, you will know I just moved to the south of France. 🎉 Clairement, ma vie a beaucoup changé. (Clearly, my life has changed a lot.) In fact, almost two years ago I posted for the first time on the French Language Blog and…

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Le recyclage (reading practice) Posted by on Mar 18, 2022

Le recyclage  Depuis 1950, l’homme a fabriqué 8,3 milliards de tonnes de plastiques Si la quantité exacte est quasiment impossible à déterminer, ils ont cependant estimé que 8 millions de tonnes de ces détritus avaient été rejetées dans les mers durant la seule année 2010. Cette pollution marine est la plus inquiétante. Au total, plus…

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Le subjonctif Posted by on Mar 11, 2022

Coucou tout le monde! I thought it was time for a grammar lesson, so today let’s look at the subjunctive. The subjunctive mood (not a tense!) expresses anything that is not an assertion (the indicative mood) but, rather, a doubt, wish, possibility, or judgment. It does exist in English as well, albeit less common, for example…

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La Place de l’Horloge Posted by on Feb 25, 2022

Bonjour! Some reading practice for you… Une place est un espace public ouvert qui se trouve le plus souvent au centre d’une ville. Ainsi, la place centrale se trouve non seulement au centre géographique de la ville, mais se révèle très souvent être le centre administratif, culturel et social. Normalement sur la place d’une ville…

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A medieval tour and recipe Posted by on Feb 10, 2022

Coucou! This past weekend I had the pleasure of visiting Carcassonne (for the 4th time, actually!) and thought we could go on a “virtual tour” together. Carcassonne is a medieval fortified city located about an hour from Toulouse by train. It dates back to the Gallo-Roman period and was restored in 1853. It is now…

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French Wordle game: SUTOM Posted by on Jan 27, 2022

Coucou!  You may have already heard the hype around the new addictive word game called Wordle. This simple daily game challenges you to guess a word in six tries, and it lets you know if a letter is in the word or not, and whether it is in the right place. The word is always…

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Stromae est de retour Posted by on Jan 14, 2022

âš  Warning: The song shared below talks about struggles with mental illness and suicide ideation and may be upsetting to some.  Stromae vient de dévoiler son nouveau single “L’enfer” – Stromae has just unveiled his new single “Hell”. Il est de retour – he is back! It’s a somber song, and perhaps a sentiment a…

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