When my daughter was living in Brooklyn and invited her friends to come visit her from Manhattan, they found all sorts of excuses for not crossing the bridge into the borough.
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Figuring out the correct object pronoun is difficult enough in French. Unfortunately, the pronunciation is also quite difficult, since we very much glide over the pronouns. In this lesson which comes with audio, I will show you the modern glided pronunciation of French object pronouns.
A couple of weeks ago, we were invited to the wedding (un mariage, note only one R) of my dear cousin Coralie and her fiancé Thibaud. As I was describing the ceremony etc... to my Skype students, I was surprised to see how fun it was for them, and all the questions they asked about a typical French wedding. So I decided to share the experience with you - and re-live this magical day the time of a blog post :-)
Le 14 juillet est la Fête Nationale en France : c'est une journée de célébration de la culture française. De nombreux événements publics ont lieu: des défilés militaires, des repas de commune, des danses, des fêtes et de nombreux et grandioses feux d'artifice. Mais que font vraiment les Français ce jour-là ?
L’hiver 2013/2014 a été particulièrement agité sur les côtes ouest de l’Europe. D’énormes tempêtes (Hercule, Ruth, Christine,…) ont provoqué beaucoup de dommages sur les côtes. Les fortes vagues et les courants ont malmené les bébés phoques nés à l’automne dans l’Atlantique Nord. Emportés par une houle exceptionnelle, ils ont dérivé depuis l’Angleterre et l’Irlande pour s’échouer sur les rivages vers le sud.