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French Proverbs – Creole Language Answers Posted by on Nov 24, 2009

If you read my post the other day on La Reunion, below you will find the English explanations matched up to the proverbs in Creole and in French.  If you did not read it, I recommend reading it first! 1. Couler la peau la pas couler lo ker. (La couleur de la peau n’est pas…

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French Vocabulary – The Months of the Year Posted by on Nov 12, 2009

Here’s a little chant/song called Janvier, Février to help you learn the months in French.  The lyrics were written by Anny Versini and Jean-Marc Versini, who also sang them on the children’s song album Les Comptines de la Marmotte – Vol. 2 Une Souris Rose. Janvier, février, Mars, avril, Mai, juin, Juillet, août, Septembre, octobre…

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French Proverbs – Creole Language Posted by on Nov 9, 2009

La France d’outre-mer (French overseas territory) includes the DROM or les Départements d’outre-mer (Guadeloupe, Martinique, French Guiana and La Reunion) which are subject to French law and therefore their citizens have the exact same rights as mainland France citizens; the COM or les Collectivités d’outre-mer (Saint Barthélemy, Saint Martin, Mayotte, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Wallis…

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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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