Welcome to the French Today Blog
When you need a little break from learning with our French audiobooks and French audio lessons, come here to find news and interesting tidbits on French culture, travel, language and even cooking. We usually have a new post at least once a week.
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18 Mar 2010 Written by Sally Peabody
No more lines at the Eiffel Tower!
It has only taken 100 plus years to figure out how to ease access to the iconic Eiffel Tower! Now you can go online and purchase a ticket for a specific arrival time, print out the ticket, and go!
11 Mar 2010 Written by Frank Breen
Le Marquis de Lafayette
A dense fog hindered my descent from the high ground of Chadds Ford as I moved slowly toward the Brandwine Creek and certain combat with Howe's “lobsterbacks” approaching from Elk's Head, Maryland. We had to stop the British attack on this September 11 in 1777, or surely my beloved Philadelphia would be lost.
08 Mar 2010 Written by Camille Chevalier-Karfis
Although this is changing lately, Parisians tend do dress up much more for everyday activities than most Americans. You will seldom see a grown up woman in a baggy man fleece, old jeans and sports shoes in a restaurant in Paris. Not that there is anything wrong with it, but not the typical Parisian. So here is what you should wear if you want to fit in.
04 Mar 2010 Written by Camille Chevalier-Karfis
Many people who want to learn French turn to a class, a tutor, a self-teaching program or consider going to France for immersion. It can be a great learning experience or a total waste of time and money. Today, I'll tell you what I think of the different learning methods, how to pick the best one for you, and how to avoid scams.
02 Mar 2010 Written by John H.
Le vocabulaire de la maison est très varié. Comme travail à la maison, mon étudiant John a dû faire une description de sa maison. Vous allez voir, c'est très joli chez lui :-) On commence par le jardin et l'entrée...