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Best French Language Immersion Courses in France

Written by on November 14, 2016 in French Language, Learn French, Tours in France
Best French Language Immersion Courses in France

There can be no better way to learn the French language than by living, breathing and immersing yourself in the culture and essence of France. Learning from classes, books and online works well, but for truly appreciating and understanding the nuances of real French by getting to know and chat to the locals, enjoying the […]

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5 Easy French Expressions That Help You Sound Like A Local

Written by on November 9, 2016 in French Language, Learn French
5 Easy French Expressions That Help You Sound Like A Local

5 easy expressions that will help you sound truly French! Grammar and French lessons in books are useful, but Geraldine Lepere wants to help you go the extra mile with her 5 minute French video lessons. French Expressions in every day use In this video, she covers some sentences that the French really use in […]

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How to drink wine like the French

How to drink wine like the French

Wine, cheese and bread are the 3 symbols of French food. But the French don’t drink wine, buy bread and eat cheese like in the movies set in Paris. So, if you want to learn how to drink wine like the French do and look like a local and not a tourist when you’re in […]

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Am I too old to learn French?

Written by on September 22, 2016 in Learn French
Am I too old to learn French?

Think you might be too old to learn French – well think again. Learning a new language is a great way to age-proof your brain according to scientists… Learning another language or even several more languages helps to keep your brain sharp. It may also have significant health benefits attached in that it helps to […]

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What’s it like to do a French immersion course in France?

Written by on September 13, 2016 in Guest Blogs, Learn French
What’s it like to do a French immersion course in France?

What’s it like to do a language immersion course in France? My friends ask me how I had the nerve, after studying French for only two years, to expose myself to the stress and discomfiture of language immersion. Easy. When I was a girl, I’d linger on the edge of the high diving board until […]

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How to pronounce French words the French Way

How to pronounce French words the French Way

When it comes to speaking French as a foreigner, it can be very difficult to get those tricky pronunciations right. Many of us don’t have the time to go to lessons or we struggle to understand just how to make our mouths form the sounds in the first place. However French teacher Geri Metz’s online […]

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French Expressions Used in English with Different Meanings!

Written by on June 30, 2016 in French Language, Learn French
French Expressions Used in English with Different Meanings!

Géraldine Lepère, French language and lifestyle guru gives her regular 5 minute French lesson, and as usual it’s full of fascintating facts and fun tips to help you with your French language skills and understand the culture of France… The English language contains lots of French words especially in cooking and art. And just like […]

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Fantastic French Immersion Courses in Provence

Fantastic French Immersion Courses in Provence

What could be more special and memorable than learning French on a truly exceptional  immersion course where you stay with a French teacher and their family in their home in lovely Provence. Aix en Provence, Isle sur la Sorgue and Fontaine de Vaucluse – the names trip off your tongue to conjure up images of […]

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A taste of Morzine Haute-Savoie, France

Written by on April 18, 2016 in Courses, Rhône Alpes
A taste of Morzine Haute-Savoie, France

As you intrepid skiers head off to the mountains for your last fling of the season, or you early bird hikers strap on your boots for some alpine air, try if you can to visit Morzine, about an hour east of Geneva and a little further north of Chamonix. There’s lots of reasons to visit […]

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How Not To Make A Foodie Faux Pas In France

Written by on April 18, 2016 in French Language, Learn French
How Not To Make A Foodie Faux Pas In France

Food is at the centre of French culture and when it comes to language and etiquette, to a Frenchie, the worst cultural faux pas are around food, and not appreciating it properly will be seen as… gross. Luckily we have Géraldine Lepère of Comme Une Francaise to set us on the right course! When you […]

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