Tag: Language Learning

Silence... Moteur... Action !

It's Cannes season! Missed your invite this year? Have a festival chez vous by screening a past prizewinner from the library!

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If Not for the Center...

I’m not a professional fundraiser and never thought that I would be writing an “annual appeal letter,” but when asked to do so for the…

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Fun with French Idiomatic Expressions

Has anyone ever told you they have the cockroach? Or that they drink like a hole? Idiomatic expressions can be funny to hear in another…

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Putting an Accent on Success

Each year, the French Cultural Center raises funds through generous individual gifts and proceeds from our annual Tour de France Viticole Wine Dinner to support…

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12 TED Talks en français to inspire your French

As mentioned in our last post involving the platform, YouTube can be an amazing resource when it comes to learning another language. Not only does…

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2018 Student & Teacher Awards

The French Cultural Center / Alliance Française of Boston and Cambridge is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2018 student and teacher awards. Each…

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Make language learning a game à la médiathèque

Many visitors ask us why the large black letters above our library desk read médiatheque and not bibliothèque. Although we have more than 30,000 books…

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Why Learn French? (What you may not know about the language of love.)

Recently, I had dinner with a friend and her colleagues. As often happens during these kinds of get-togethers, the conversation turned towards work. After telling…

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Having fun with French TV on YouTube

Some of my favorite moments while learning French in school happened when the teacher would roll out a massive TV and VHS player for some…

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So you barely can say "Bonjour"? It's not too early to dive into French culture

As a beginner-level student of French, or someone who is still contemplating learning French, you might be feeling like you are at the bottom of…

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