C’est ça la France

C’est ça la France

With some of of 33 weekly classes to learn French in Bristol or one of our 9 French classes in Bath, we have been talking about all the different facets of France. To do so we listened to Marc Lavoine’s song C’est ça la France, listing a lot of little...
Barbara, la dame brune

Barbara, la dame brune

For the anniversary of Barbara’s death, our French teacher Véronique has written the following piece to share with you her life and talent: Il y a 20 ans, le 24 novembre 1997, Barbara disparaissait à l’âge de 67 ans. France inter et la Philarmonie de Paris...
Memories and our Senses: les 5 Sens

Memories and our Senses: les 5 Sens

Like famous French author Marcel Proust, a bite of certain foods can take me back to my childhood in an instant. I recently ate some Kiri (soft cheese marketed to children) and I was back in a flat playing Lego! Sight – La vue Smell – L’odorat...
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...