Freedom is Never Free – The Story of Caen During WW2
Frank shares with us his personal and touching memory of a chance encounter in Caen, France, as he was visiting the city which suffered so much during World War 2. [Read More...]
Les “Terre-Neuvas” A Bilingual Story About French Cod Fishing
Learn about the fascinating era of the "Terre-Neuvas", cod fishing in Newfoundland and Iceland in the 16th-20th century. Learn about this very important part of French history, and practice your French with Suzanne's bilingual French English story (written at a high intermediate level). [Read More...]
Le Concert des Enfoirés – France’s Biggest Stars Singing for Charity
Imagine Sting, Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars, George Clooney, Tom Brady, Jerry Seinfeld and many other celebrities sharing the same stage for 7 live concerts EVERY year just to put on a show for a charity… Well, this is what "Les Enfoirés" do. [Read More...]
What do “La Bonne Éducation” et “la Bourgeoisie Française” Mean?
I first started to think about this subject when I realized my students were misunderstanding a very important French cultural point. When I said "elle a reçu une bonne éducation" (she received a good education), they all thought I meant "she had school diplomas". This is not the case. [Read More...]