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Part 2: Line by Line Lesson: “Le droit à l’erreur” by Amel Bent Posted by on Mar 17, 2016

La semaine dernière (last week), I posted microlessons from the first 12 lines of Amel Bent’s Le droit à l’erreur (The Right to be Mistaken). The previous lessons focused on indefinite expressions, multiple word meanings, the 5 senses, negations, le passé composé vs. l’imparfait, the past infinitive, intensifiers, the uses of the word tout,  coordinating…

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Get Yourself A Valentine – Pick-up Lines in French Posted by on Feb 10, 2015

Well, it’s that time of the year. You either have a Valentine, want one, or completely dislike the holiday. No matter your feelings, love is something that needs to be experienced, so if you’re single and ready to mingle and want to try meeting some new people, why not do it in French? After all…

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What Zaz Wants, “Je veux” (I Want) Posted by on Sep 30, 2011

What do you want from la vie (life), and what do you not want from it? Zaz, a young French singer, knows very well what she doesn’t want: La Tour Eiffel? Not for her! A chauffeur-driven Limousine?  What is she to do with it? Just keep your luxurious mansions, your Chanel jewelry, your residential suites…

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Joyeuse Saint-Valentin!—Avec une chanson d’amour française Posted by on Feb 14, 2011

Whether you see la Saint-Valentinas an authentic fête de l’amour(love celebration) or merely un prétexte purement commercial(A purely commercial pretext), today’s post presents to you a French song by a singer who has been singing for l’amour, and about l’amour, not only in Valentine’s, but also during the other 364 days of the year. His name is Frédéric François(—Not Chopin, just…

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