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*IL FAUT* que tu apprennes le Français (You *Must* Learn French)! Posted by on Mar 30, 2014

Learning French is not optional anymore; it is now mandatory! Well, just kidding, bien sûr… One thing you must do, however, if you already speak French, is to watch out for the good use of le subjonctif. Just pay a bit of attention to when French people speak, or to French books, articles, etc., you will…

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The Fable of an Out-foxed Crow Posted by on Jan 31, 2011

Combien de leçons peut-on tirer de cette fable? (How many lessons can one draw from this fable?) Jean de La Fontaine’s Le corbeau et le renard (The Crow and the Fox) tells the story of a literally -and even “literaturely”- “outfoxed” corbeau (crow), who was duped by the –shall we say- “cheesy lines” of a Master Fox—A…

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