Tag: learning

The French You Don’t Learn at School – Part Five

The French you Don’t Learn at School is back and I can’t wait to share some new expressions with you! The goal of these posts is to help anyone learning French understand some well known and popular phrases that you definitely won’t learn at school but that you’ll need to understand a lot of Parisian […]

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New Year’s Resolutions

This week’s guest writer is Lydia Martin. As well as being my younger, exceptionally beautiful sister, Lydia is also a singer-songwriter. She is currently in her last year of a Music degree and will soon begin her teacher training course. She loves walking on the beach and a cold glass of New Zealand Sauvignon. Here are […]

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15 Things I’ve Learned This Year

This week’s first guest writer is Ellen Deninger! Ellen is a student from Boston, Massachusetts currently living in Paris for an internship. She loves blogging about her travels abroad to give her family and friends a glimpse of what her life is like in Europe. Ellen’s most recent blog will make you laugh out loud, […]

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The French You Don’t Learn at School – Part II

A few months ago I wrote a post about the French you don’t learn at school, intended to make my friends laugh and hopefully teach them some typical Parisian phrases at the same time. We learn a lot of expressions at school that the Parisians don’t really use anymore and I wanted to shed some light […]

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The French you don’t learn at school.

I’ve been asked a lot recently to explain how I learnt French; how I learnt to speak quickly and fluently and most often of all, how I learnt to sound like a Parisian. Interestingly, people always presume that I studied here or that I studied French at school for many years and that’s why I […]

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