Objets insolites – à quoi ça sert?

Objets insolites – à quoi ça sert?

Do you know these unusual objects? This week in the blog, we are asking you to find out their names and what they are for (ce à quoi ils servent): Try and guess (devinez) and scroll down (faites défiler) to see the answers (les réponses): 1: 2: 3: 4:   To find...
Going back to school: did you know?

Going back to school: did you know?

Did you know that going back to school was called: la rentrée? You have probably noticed the big signs in supermarkets for la rentrée des classes. Young children are very excited as they choose their new pencil cases ( la trousse), their satchel ( le cartable),...
Un Air de Provence

Un Air de Provence

The summer is drawing to an end, and if you want to bring it back to the UK with you, we have found the perfect way! Our next cooking workshop in French will teach you to cook some dishes from Provence, and then you can bring them back to share with your family or...
Students visit to Lyon

Students visit to Lyon

Have you ever thought of going to Lyon? Well, don’t hesitate, GO! ALLEZ-Y! Martine went with her Friday morning class over a long weekend in July, everyone loved it and highly recommends it. Here are some recommendations (quelques conseils) : Visiting le vieux Lyon is...
Book Club in Bath

Book Club in Bath

Come and discuss “Le premier homme” by Camus with our French teachers in Bath. Everyone with an interest in French literature is welcome: New Oriel Hall, Brookleaze building, Larkhall, BA1 6SA Thursday 19th October 2017 at 2pm. Free for...
Jac & Co concert

Jac & Co concert

French Chanson Evening with Jac & Co Come and listen to some popular and some less well-known French songs with Jacques, very gifted accordion player and Corinne, singer with a lovely voice. Jacques and Corinne are coming back after performing worldwide by popular...
An Escapade in Montpellier

An Escapade in Montpellier

A beautiful city in the South, Montpellier delights by its medieval pedestrianised centre, l’Ecusson (the blason). Montpellierains and tourists alike enjoy having pre-dinner drinks (prendre l’apéro) sur la place de la Comédie: If it is the summer or the...
Book review: La femme au carnet rouge

Book review: La femme au carnet rouge

Have you read La femme au carnet rouge by Antoine Laurain? It is a contemporary fiction which Martine read with her Wednesday evening class this Spring. Here is the outline of the story: A woman, Laure, is attacked late at night and her handbag is stolen (on lui vole...
La vérité, toujours et encore!

La vérité, toujours et encore!

A few weeks ago, Martine wrote a blog with her student, Robin, about the modern play, La Vérité by Florian Zeller, here is a reminder about the story line: Michel has an affair (une aventure) with Alice who is the wife of his best friend, Paul. We know that this is...