When you are invited to stay over in a French home, maybe with French friends or maybe during a school exchange, there are some things that may surprise you. In today's article, I will tell you what to expect, what is expected of you as a guest in France, and give you some useful French expressions and vocabulary.
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Aujourd'hui, nous ne nous baladons ni rive droite, ni rive gauche, mais bien au coeur de la capitale : sur l'Île de la Cité. C'est un endroit que j'apprécie particulièrement pour ses petites rues, ses monuments somptueux, et son bagage historique. Une sorte de retour aux sources.
Traveling to France in May can be a bit complicated. We have many holidays, and many extended weekends since the French "font le pont" - they will take an extra day off when there is only one day separating a holiday from a weekend, and therefore have a "long weekend". And there are many holidays in May in France.
An Onomatopoeia (une onomatopée) is a made up written word which represents a sound. She slapped him: "smack"!! The baby cried: "wah-wah". This comes naturally in our own language, but it's quite hilarious to see what these sound words become in another language! Here are my favorite top 10 French onomatopoeia.