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How to improve your French accent

Just listen to Macron speak English..

La fille inconnue – the unknown girl

An excellent movie by the famous Belgian Dardenne brothers about a young doctor who gets accidently involved in solving a crime story, compelling… Un excellent film, realisé par les frères Dardenne qui raconte l’histoire d’une jeune doctoresse involontairement impliquée dans

New great grammar book for complete beginners

Or for those who need to review the basics… And the answers’ book to work on your own..

Why visiting France?

With over 80 million tourists a year, France is the most visited country in the world. Here are the top five reasons why people from all over the world visit France – the very same reasons you should be planning

Le nouvel an – New Year’s eve

Another great clip to learn about New Year’s eve traditions with great vocab..

Christmas traditions – Traditions de Noël

This great and fun clip explains the traditions really well whilst introducing useful vocab for everyone…

L’armistice – Armistice day

11th November 1918, the Great war came to end… The final Allied push towards the German border began on October 17, 1918. As the British, French and American armies advanced, the alliance between the Central Powers began to collapse. Turkey

La Toussaint – All Saints’ day

All Saints’ Day is a solemn holy day of the Catholic Church celebrated each year on November 1. The day is dedicated to the saints of the Church, that is, all those who have attained heaven. It should not be

Les journées du patrimoine – Heritage day

This annual event brings an opportunity to spend a weekend in September visiting an endless variety of well-known but usually off-bounds and outright unusual historical monuments all over France. Les Journées du Patrimoine, c’est un moment particulier. Pendant 2 jours,

La rentrée des classes – going back to school

It is almost a ritual in France each September , a new beginning after the August shut-down and the long holidays or as they call it ‘les grandes vacances’. Overnight, life changes. Children go back to school, people return to