Tag: Education

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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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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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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Be Ready for Your Next French Castle Visit!

Your next visit to a French castle is closer than what you would have expected! Our private virtual tour of Château de Compiègne is coming…

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Vocabulary for French Film Watching: Silence, moteur, action !

Many of our members and guests remember our popular ciné-club in the Center’s ballroom, complete with film, discussion, and popcorn! In 2020 we adapted our…

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Les turpitudes des francophones face à la prononciation anglaise

Il y a quelques semaines, ma collègue Natalie a écrit l’article: Adventures in French pronunciation. Elle mettait en lumière la difficulté pour les Américains de…

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On parle des élections !

The US Presidential election is only weeks away and we’re sure you are discussing which candidate you will vote for and why with your family…

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Adventures in French Pronunciation

“Why don’t you want to take French?” I asked my friend. “It’s too difficult to pronounce!” she responded. Does this conversation sound familiar? Lots of…

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