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French women don't date: the French dating system explained

It is so funny to see how some social behaviors are exactly the same between France and the US, and others are completely different. One of the very obvious difference is the dating game. The French don't "date"… So what is a man to do?

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Canadian French - La bouffe!

As I already mentioned it in an earlier article, French spoken in Québec (le québécois) is quite different from French spoken in France (le français de France, as Quebecers call it), in many respects. Differences concern phonetics, syntax, morphology and most of all, vocabulary. Today, I’ll focus on that aspect and I’ll point out various food related phrases or expressions which are typically « québécoises ».

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Les Crêpes de la Chandeleur - Recipe

Crêpes (sort of French thin pancake) are a very common food in France and are not only easy to make but can be served any way you want. This allows the whole family to eat exactly the crêpes that they want…

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French Vocabulary For Social Networks - Facebook

The French love the Internet, and more and more of us are always connected through our smartphone. Go on the subway in Paris, and you'll see for yourself; everybody is texting or surfing the web. So What is the French vocabulary for social networks?

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What does the JeSuisCharlie mean and what is Charlie Hebdo?

I wanted to write a little something about the newspaper Charlie Hebdo in the context of the horrible events of January 2015. This is not about starting a political or religious debate (this being a company site, it is not appropriate nor relevant) but by speaking to many of our students last week, I wanted to clear up a couple of perceptions that we heard.