Every year, I have the pleasure of teaching a French class to some of the most talented and motivated students at our school. This year, one of my new students asked me if Lily Collins – actress and daughter of musician Phil Collins – could speak french. Hoping to set the record straight (and amuse my class in the process), I did a little research…
If you’ve ever been to France, you know that the French really know how to kiss. But is it really all that different from anywhere else? According to legend, the French invented kissing, and they’re the best at it. But is there any truth to this claim? Let’s take a look at the history of kissing and see what we can learn.
Hey students! Looking to learn more about the French language? You’re in luck, because I’m here to talk to you about all the different types of French.
There’s Standard French, which is spoken in France and other francophone countries. Then there are the regional languages, which are dialects that are specific to certain parts of France. And finally, there are the patois, which are even more localized dialects that can be quite difficult to understand.
So whether you’re planning on traveling to France or just want to sound like a native speaker, make sure you learn all about these different varieties of French!
Imagine a world where the airplane, the jeans, the movie theater, the aspirin, the bra, the Sim card, the sketchbook, the aquarium, the camera function of your cell phone or the tin can would not exist (sounds like a surrealist poem!)
Not really conceivable, is it? Well, without French inventors, all these revolutionary developments might never have seen the light of day!
And you thought that the Hexagon was only the country of gastronomy, culture, art of living and the Tour de France… Let’s take a closer look at it all!
I don’t know about you, but I always love when my French students demonstrate in class. It’s just so entertaining to see them passionately waving their flags and chanting about whatever it is they’re protesting. What makes the French so drawn to these demonstrations? Why do they love to protest? And what are the consequences of all this protesting? Stay tuned for my thoughts on the matter…
In France, the aperitif is a very important moment. It’s a time to relax and enjoy some good company and conversation. And of course, it’s also a time to savor some delicious drinks and snacks! Whether you’re enjoying an apéritif with friends or family, it’s always a special occasion. So sit back, relax, and let’s explore everything there is to know about the French aperitif!
What comes to mind when you think of the French Riviera? For most people, it’s a picture-perfect paradise with sparkling turquoise waters, beautiful sandy beaches, and charming villages dotting the coastline. If you’re thinking of packing your bags for a vacation on the Riviera, you’re definitely not alone! every year, millions of tourists flock to this region to soak up its sun and Mediterranean atmosphere. Whether you’re looking for a quiet getaway or an action-packed adventure, the French Riviera has something for everyone. Keep reading to learn more about what makes this region so special – and why it should be at the top of your travel list!
Most high school students have never heard of The French Connection. Heck, most people have never even heard of it! But, it’s one of the biggest drug busts in history. In this post, we’re going to take a look at what The French Connection was, how it was busted and the aftermath.
Are you ready? Let’s go!