Culture

Crafting the Perfect Bastille Day Menu

The Center’s Bastille Day celebration has been a decades-long summer staple in the Back Bay neighborhood. La Fête Nationale, celebrated on le quatorze juillet, marks…

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Promenade au zoo en français / Let’s visit the zoo in French

This month we are visiting the zoo en français. In order to make the most of this event, we have prepared a list of French…

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Celebrate fête de la musique with DIY instruments en français !

As we wrote for our blog last year, la fête de la musique is an international celebration, started in France, held on June 21st. The…

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Exercising the Mind and Body

The FCC and Chloé Mizuta have been offering virtual barre classes en français since the start of the pandemic. Have you taken one of these popular classes yet?…

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Business French, Part 3, Les métiers

We’re back with our business series (here's part one and part two) and today we’re tackling occupations, notably those that are a little more advanced…

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À chaque mois ses dictons!

Pour maîtriser totalement une langue, il faut aussi en connaître sa culture et, notamment, ses dictons! La langue française regorge de dictons pour toutes les…

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Balade sur Seine

During the pandemic the walk has made a major comeback. I have always been a fan, so I am more than happy to see them…

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Where Should We Have Dinner Tonight?

France is very well known for its fine cuisine, but have you ever wondered about the differences between all the different categories of establishments? If…

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A Look at French Modernism

This week we bring a dash of French architecture to our blog! Thanks to FCC member Anne Barrett, we invite you to introduce yourselves to…

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Célébrons le printemps, jardinons en français!

Spring is here, and what better way to celebrate the sunny weather than by getting outside and doing a bit of gardening? Avez-vous la main…

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