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French at the movies Posted by on Apr 5, 2022

Almost lost in the aftermath of the gilfe that rocked the Oscar’s ceremony il y a dix jours was the amazing performance of the film Coda. The film, a remake of a 2014 French hit, took home the awards for meilleur acteur secondaire, meilleur scénario adapté, and of course meilleur film. La famille Bélier Like its French fore-bearer, Coda…

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Celebrations Posted by on Mar 1, 2022

Today is mardi, le 1er mars … et c’est Mardi Gras! In honor of the day, today we look at a few different types of celebrations … Mardi Gras It’s traditional to feast on this last day before Lent, and for many the day’s eating isn’t complete without a local fried dough. Around France, each…

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Shorts Posted by on Nov 23, 2021

The quartier de Gobelins in the heart of the 13th arrondissement on the left bank of the Seine river is not only the historic center of tapestry-making in the capital but the modern day home of the École de l’image where digital artists weave together sounds and images to create beautiful stories and more. École de…

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French News Round-up Posted by on Sep 14, 2021

Featured/cover photo by Kaboompics .com from Pexels

Keeping up with the news is a great way to expand your cultural knowledge and practice your vocabulary. This week we take a look at some of the latest headlines in a little French news round-up. French News Round-up It’s been a while since we’ve looked at what’s happening à la une des actualités françaises. The past…

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