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A sentimental education Posted by on Jul 12, 2022

In 1869, Gustave Flaubert published his Éducation sentimentale. This classic example of the Bildungsroman or roman d’apprentissage tells the story of law student Frederic Moreau and his infatuation with the older Mme Arnoux in his hometown in Normandy. This week we’ll have our own éducation sentimentale as we explore les sentiments en français. Sentiments ou…

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French Word of the Day – Péniche Posted by on Jun 1, 2009

Some of you may have noticed the Word of the Day to the right of the blog articles.  It is a helpful way to learn vocabulary little by little in context.  You can even hear the word pronounced by a native speaker or see other forms of the word like the difference between the plural…

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