5 choses à ne pas dire quand on visite la France

Are you getting ready to visit France this summer? Le pays du bon vin et de la bonne nourriture truly is breath-taking! When paying it a visit, why

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Un pour tous, tous pour un!

Unus pro omnibus, omnes pro uno!Most of us know the motto Un pour tous, tous pour un! (All for one, and one for all!) traditionally associated with the

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La fête de Muguette : Storytelling in French

The first of May is a bank holiday in several European countries as it celebrates la fête du travail.For me, 1 May will always be associated with the birthday

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Le Printemps en Musique: Learning French with Songs

Did you know that the word printemps comes from the old French prins, which means premier (first), and temps (time)?Yes, springtime is here: the sun is shining, the sky is blue, the birds are chirping, the

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Houston, nous avons un problème!

Have you ever had problems with your apartment since you moved to Switzerland? I certainly did more times than I can remember.My experience as a tenant in Montreal and

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How to make plans for the future in French?

Last week we learned about Futur Simple, and now it is time to go over Le Futur Proche tense. We use this tense when we are certain that

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How to Make Promises in French: Futur Simple

On a bright and sunny Sunday morning, I love to have brunch with my children.As we were indulging on some delightful buttery and flaky croissants last Sunday morning,

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L’hymne à l’amour

Ah, février, mois de l’amour…!Aren’t we all happy to leave behind January’s cold weather and post-holiday fatigue to embrace February’s sun and nature’s revival?I am not a big

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Cyrano de Bergerac: Le Baiser

I have always been une grande amoureuse de la langue française. I love the music of this language, its innumerable words and expressions, the ideas which are conveyed

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Baby It’s Cold Outside

What is the most common subject discussed in a small talk situation? La météo, bien sûr!Whether you are attending a networking event, a soirée with new friends or

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