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French Culture – Driving in France Posted by on Sep 4, 2018

My son and I just got back from ten amazing days in France. We were going back to revisit some of the great places we saw the year before. We had a great time seeing family, eating great food, and exploring the sights (and in the coming weeks, I’ll share some of the highlights). And…

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20 Questions With A Genie – Using Akinator To Practice French Posted by on Aug 29, 2018

After several months of studying une langue (a language) it’s sometimes hard to find the motivation to keep going. Actually applying all the new information sometimes feels futile if you only use la langue in the classroom. Heureusement (luckily), there are many ways to bring French to life and make studying fun! Playing games and…

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French Music and Vocabulary – Just say no Posted by on Aug 28, 2018

The French verb vouloir is a handy one for expressing what you want. It can also be handy for expressing what you don’t want, as in this song from Camelia Jordana. Camelia is preforming live at Les Victoires de la Musique a sort of French version of the Grammy Awards. If after listening to this catchy tune you…

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Going Up – Escalators, Stairs, And Shelves In French Posted by on Aug 22, 2018

There are many everyday words that can slip by unnoticed in textbooks. Learning how to perfectly conjugate le subjonctif is important, but realizing you don’t know how to ask for les toilettes ou un tourneavis (the bathroom or a screwdriver) at the wrong time will lead to a difficult situation. Le métro (the subway) may…

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Follow the leader Posted by on Aug 21, 2018

This is the fourth post in my on-going series of lessons for young people from the depths of the 19th century. The French aren’t the only ones to have had interesting ideas about the roles of les garçons et les filles (boys and girls) or about how les enfants (children/kids) should behave, but these stories give us…

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