Stacks Image 2

Bonjour, and welcome to what I hope is an eclectic mix of French content that reflects my day to day encounters with news, commentary and learning materials, mainly from a variety of francophone sources.
Check out the
Social Media page for more day-to-day content.
Stacks Image 36
 
The titles of posts relating to films link to the IMDb site where more details can be found.

(☞imdb)

Show contents

Categories Content Archive

Emmanuel Macron thanks Australian PM's 'delicious wife'
English and French share many words, which is helpful when learning the language. But unfortunately a word can often mean something different in each language.
Expand
Langage : les mots nés dans la rue
The linguist Aurore Vincinti has published a dictionary entitled "Les mots du bitume". She is using bitume, or bitumen in English, as a synonym for the street. Her book analyses the words of the street and she argues that these enrich the French language, feed it and generally mess around with it.
Expand
Christiane Taubira speaks at the RFI Francophonie event
Christiane Taubira, a former minister in François Hollande's government, speaks passionately about the importance of reading for children, to ensure that the French language maintains its richness and beauty.
Expand

French 3rd most spoken language
Emmanual Macron launches global campaign to promote French speaking
Emmanuel Macron will launch an international campaign to promote French speaking across the world in a speech at the Académie Française on Tuesday, 20 March.
Expand

French 3rd most spoken language
French becomes the third most used language in the business world
This article, which is in French, sets out the results of a study carried out by INSEAD (Institut Européen d'Administration des Affaires) that suggests that French is now the third most used language in the business world.
Expand
<<  Page 12 / 12 
This website doesn't make extensive use of cookies but a small number are required for the correct functioning of the site and to provide me with anonymous analytical information.
Read more
I use a cookie to stop this information panel reappearing once it has been accepted.

There are also cookies for Google Analytics.

Embedded content can also introduce cookies from third party sites, such YouTube.