Hiking and the French: a tireless passion
According to a study by the French Ministry of Sports published in 2016, there are about 16 million French people who often go hiking. The French go hiking everywhere since France offers a diversity of regions and landscapes where there is something for everyone!
That time when the 4th of July was also celebrated in France
Did you know that the 4th of July, the date celebrating the declaration of Independence of the United States, was also an important date of celebration in France for decades?
Is French-Tech also the opposite of High-Tech?
Have you ever heard of the Minitel? Probably never in a regular French language course. No, it is not a small telephone. It is one of those pieces of engineering that can only come from France, just like the Citroën DS, or … the guillotine.
Where would you learn this if not in a French language course in France? OK, maybe on Wikipedia, but that’s not the point.
Is Cyrano de Bergerac the ultimate French character?
In december 1897, a brand-new play by author Edmond de Rostand was first shown to an audience at the "Théâtre de la Porte Saint-Martin".
The name of the play is also the name of its main character: Cyrano de Bergerac. Until today, he still represents the essence of what we would call “L’esprit français”.
Speaking French is also Singing in French
Learning French in France can also turn the French classroom into a concert hall. You don’t need to be a professional singer to be a part of the show. What you need is just to learn the French lyrics of any song you like… and at last understand the meaning of it!
If learning French by cooking can be exciting and fun, you can also add another technique to your range of ways to speak French.