Tag: Language Learning

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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Fun and Fresh French Resources to Use Today

Learning French is a journey. Maybe you just started or you have been studying this beautiful language for years. Wherever you are and however you…

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Francophone comedians to make you laugh en français !

Want to improve your French while having a laugh? We’re here to make that possible! Since a little levity is welcome these days, check out…

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Mots français sans équivalents anglais / What I meant to say is....

Apprendre une langue étrangère, c’est s’ouvrir à une nouvelle culture, découvrir de nouvelles façons de dire les choses, de s’exprimer et parfois même cela aide à mieux comprendre les comportements. J’ai sélectionné pour vous 10 mots français qui n’ont pas de traduction littérale directe en anglais.

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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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A Video Potpourri for La Rentrée

Bonjour!  My name is David Miller and I am a francophile, a francophone, and a member of the French Cultural Center. Today I'm going to…

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Back to School with TEDTalks en français to start the year off right!

C’est la rentrée ! The start of the school year, la rentrée littéraire, and the general back-to-it energy make September a great time for new…

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