Category: Blog

  • 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 une histoire de crime…

  • 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 your own French holidays, too. 1. The Most Romantic Place on Earth France arguably has […]

  • 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 signed an armistice at the end of October, Austria-Hungary followed on November 3. Germany began […]

  • 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 confused with All Souls’ Day, which is observed on November 2, and is dedicated to […]

  • 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 plupart des monuments et lieux culturels mettent à l’honneur notre patrimoine culturel, à travers […]

  • 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 work and the rhythm of day-to-day life resumes, hence the saying originating from Paris ‘ […]

  • La fête nationale – Bastille Day

    La fête nationale – Bastille Day Bastille Day is the name given in English-speaking countries to the French National Day, which is celebrated on 14 July each year. In France, it is formally called La fête nationale and commonly Le quatorze juillet’ ; the fourteenth of July. It is a bank holiday as it commemorates […]