Tips to understanding spoken French

Tips to understanding spoken French

We are told this again and again in our classes: “I can read French, but I can’t understand it easily. When someone talks to me, I realise I don’t understand all the words and I freeze.” Don’t worry, you are not on your own! Here are a...
La Grande Motte

La Grande Motte

Are you planning your next holidays in this January weather? Il ne fait pas un temps à mettre un chat dehors! (it is not the kind of weather to put a cat out = it’s miserable!) Forget Milton Keynes and discover France’s unusual sea side resort created in...
La galette des rois

La galette des rois

Every year at the beginning of January, bakeries in France ( les boulangeries) fill up with two types of cakes to celebrate the Epiphany: Les royaumes (meaning kingdom): Et les galettes: Both of these have a secret; in them are hidden little charms called fèves (it...