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Editor’s App Choice: busuu, Learn French for Free

First things first: this language-learning app, busuu, is free to download and use, and so its merits and failings should be assessed from a viewpoint of cost-efficiency. The concept of matching photos with words as...

Book Reviews: Other Cats to Whip

No matter the level of our French expertise, we’ve doubtless all committed linguistic faux pas, the effects of which range from mild embarrassment to hilarity. The authors of this super little book decided to capitalise...

Centre Hobson in Béziers: The Best French Language Schools

The Centre Hobson is a School of European Languages located in Béziers, in the heart of the Languedoc-Roussillon region. For more than 30 years, the school has specialised in teaching French as a Foreign...

CIEL de Strasbourg: The Best French Language Schools

A specialised French language school in the exciting city of Strasbourg, the capital of Alsace.
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Le Dernier Mot: The Real Meaning of Noël

Our daughter got a head start on the holiday season by writing her liste de voeux during November. Since then, she’s taken every available opportunity to remind us just what it is that she...

CILFA in Annecy: The Best French Language Schools

A small class size and professional instructors ensures a top-notch French immersion in beautiful Annecy.

Langue Onze: Fantastic French Courses in Toulouse

Quality, professionalism, creative teaching... This language school is highly recommended.

ISEFE in the Savoie Region: The Best French Language Schools

I.S.E.F.E is the only school of its type in the Savoie region, teaching adults from non-Francophone countries.

Cuisinez-vous le français? Learn French with Chef’s Recipes

It is not with nostalgia that the majority of Anglophones look back on the hours they spent learning French at school. As teenagers, we eagerly await the day when we will no longer be...

Golfing in France – a glossary of terms

As anyone familiar with golf will already know, there is a whole world of vocabulary associated with it. Fortunately, some of it will still sound familiar in French. From the various clubs de golf to...