July 17, 2020

Do you ever feel like you're isolated out there in the enormous startling universe of learning another language

There’s material galore all over the internet, yet you're simply missing that human element of somebody who truly gets what you're experiencing. 

It's easy t...

November 28, 2018

1. “In the House” (Dans la maison)

Director François Ozon is often associated with “New French Extremism” and the cinéma du corps (cinema of the body), both of which commonly refer to films of an edgy, transgressive nature. However, Ozon and many of the other direc...

November 6, 2018

The term Third Culture Kid was first conceived in the 1950s by American social researchers Ruth and John Useem to define individuals who were raised in a culture different to that of their parents’ culture during their developmental years. As explained by Andrea M. Moo...

October 31, 2018

Feminine or masculine, that is the question you often ask yourself as a French learner. After hours trying to figure out why “cheveux” (hair) is masculine and “chaise” (chair) feminine, you came to the inevitable conclusion: the gender of French nouns was randomly chos...

April 11, 2018

There’s no feeling that can match snuggling up under a cozy blanket with a good book. It’s an act that forces away phone, computer screens, and clears one’s mind of all things stressful and worrisome. Who is to say that this can’t be taken a step further to help increa...

January 17, 2018

1. A World language

 French is the only other language spoken on all five continents (like English). A major language of international communication, French is spoken by 220 million people around the world. 

2. Marketability

As the world’s fifth bigges...

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