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Emily in Paris

Posted on by Kafi in the misc., french culture category

Emily in Paris season 1 vocabulary recap. What you can learn from Netflix hit show!

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Guide to watching French TV

Posted on by Kafi in the french culture, french media category

A guide to French TV and how to access those programs.

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The History of French in Canada

Posted on by Kafi in the french culture category

The French Language has many variations over the years.

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Haunted Places in France: 10 Spooky Locations and the Stories Behind It 

Posted on by Kafi in the misc., french culture category

Time to get scared! While it is true that France is not very big on celebrating Halloween itself, France is full of horror some dating back to the 1700s.

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Moving to France

Posted on by Bénédicte in the french culture category

The ideal way to discover a country and its culture is to live with its people.

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Bastille Day!

Posted on by Nancy in the french culture category

Le 14 juillet or Bastille day as it is commonly known in most English speaking countries is a bank holiday in France.

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TOP 10 FRENCH CITIES TO VISIT THIS SUMMER

Posted on by Nancy in the french culture category

When we think of France, we often only think of Paris. Our favourite country is full of amazing cities that we know you will enjoy, outside of the City of Lights. From Toulouse to Marseille, and more in between, let’s explore our Top 10 French cities you should visit this summer once lockdown is lifted.

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5 French women to celebrate during Women's History Month

Posted on by Nancy in the french culture category

On Monday, 8 March, the world came together to celebrate International Women’s Rights Day. This month of March, at LFWA, we are celebrating extraordinary women all month long (and throughout the year). We have put together a list of 5 French women to celebrate during Women’s History Month. These women were amazing trailblazers, the work they did paved the way for so many after them.

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Hilarious English to French Movie Title Translations

Posted on by Nancy in the french culture category

I grew up in a francophone household. All the movies we watched were translated into French. The translated titles were very interesting even then, before I knew they were not the originals. I was eleven years old when I discovered that Maman j'ai raté l'avion (Mum, I missed the plane) and Maman je m'occupe des méchants (Mum, I'm taking care of the bad guys) were actually the same movies as Home alone one, two and three to all my anglophone school friends.

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How Widely Spoken is French?

Posted on by Nancy in the french culture category

When most people think of French, they usually only think of France. Other popular suspects include Belgium, Switzerland and Canada. Did you know that French is the official language of twenty-nine countries and territories?

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