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Les Comptines – Nursery Rhymes Posted by on Dec 17, 2021

Bonjour! Children learn through song and nursery rhymes and I’m sure you know plenty from your childhood, but do you know the French ones below? 😊 Share them with any little ones in your life, or listen on your own and see if you can learn something just as a French native child would! Dodo…

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An Alternative French Christmas Song Posted by on Dec 14, 2021

It’s become a bit of a tradition at this time of year for me to share une chanson de NoĂ«l française un peu different. Just in time I discovered a fun one from the QuĂ©bĂ©coise singer CƓur de Pirate 
 so without further ado, I hope you enjoy this alternative French Christmas song! Parfait NoĂ«l J’ai vu…

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French Christmas Commercials Posted by on Dec 7, 2021

It’s time to dig into a new batch of commercials! They’re a great (short) way to work your language skills and experience some French culture at the same time. As always, try and watch theses commercials without the subtitles first (and without looking at the translations!) then reveal the text and translation if you need…

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Aimer, Adorer, Plaire Posted by on Dec 3, 2021

Bonjour! Today it’s all about the verbs aimer, adorer, and plaire (to like/love, to adore, to please/like) and how to express these sentiments in French to your petit-copain or petite-copine (boyfriend or girlfriend)! I love you The French use the verb ‘aimer’ to express love in the following expressions: Je t’aime – I love you…

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Josephine Baker bis Posted by on Nov 30, 2021

It’s finally here – the ceremony honoring Josephine Baker’s addition to Le PanthĂ©on is today! Today is the day “La cĂ©rĂ©monie [qui aura lieu Ă  partir de 17h30]  sera prĂ©sidĂ©e par Emmanuel Macron, qui prononcera un discours lors de cet hommage que la famille de JosĂ©phine Baker a souhaitĂ© “populaire et festif”.” Interestingly, Josephine Baker is…

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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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À la banque Posted by on Nov 19, 2021

Bonjour from France! As I mentioned in a previous post, I have recently moved to France. I’ve been spending the last few weeks with some logistical things, and one of those included opening a French bank account. When opening up a bank you will need the following documents: une piĂšce d’identitĂ© officielle comportant une photographie…

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