Desperately Seeking Turkey

For our first Thanksgiving in France after living 18 years in the US, I was very excited to get some of our English speaking friends together and throw my famous Thanksgiving meal this Saturday (as much as I wish it, today is not a holiday in France :-( [Read More...]

10 Funniest French Onomatopoeia – Written Sound

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. [Read More...]

Jokes From France – 17

Jokes and puns in French are a fun way to train on your speaking abilities and pronunciation: memorize them by heart, and then tell them to your French speaking friends, or your classmates. It's a good way to start the day! [Read More...]

How To Use a French Bathtub to Shower and Wash Hair?

This might seem like a weird subject, but many of my students seem baffled by the European style bathtub: a regular bathtub, with a hand shower at the end of a cord, and very often no shower curtain or glass separator. "How the heck am I supposed to wash my hair??" they often ask... [Read More...]