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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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Netflix Party with Alexa!

Posted on by Adam in the french culture category

On Thursday 2nd April 2020, Alexa and fans watched a movie together!

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Ten Famous French Food Specialities

Posted on by Adam in the french culture category

Famous for its gastronomy and fashion, France is full of many traditional dishes that can not be found anywhere else.

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April Fools Day in France

Posted on by Adam in the french culture category

Did you know that April fools day is called poisson d'Avril in France? It is traditional to cut a fish shape out of a piece of paper and stick it on someone's back without them seeing it.

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