Kristin Espinasse

Le Dernier Mot: A Gold Medal For Blobbing!

A surprise letter from the French government recognises Kristin’s valuable work. Right before the close of a gloomy 2020, I received some exciting news about a gold medal from the French government! The official notice...

Foodie Faux Pas: What Not to Say in French Restaurants

One of the highlights of France is its fabulous food but beware: Even with faultless French grammar, you can unknowingly upset a lot of people! To avoid upsetting the waiter or shocking the chef,...
Alliance Francaise

French Language Lessons Move Online with Alliance Française USA

Schools around the world have moved to teaching online, and Alliance Française (AF) USA chapters have done the same with their French lessons, many for the first time. The goal is to rester en...

La Cueillette de Champignons: Learn French Language and Etiquette

Essential phrases and social tips to help you get by in France C’est dimanche et Françoise Giordano de FastTrackFrench.com et son amie Virginie décident d’aller cueillir des champignons en forêt... FRANÇOISE: Je viens de regarder la...

Au Café: Learn French Language and Etiquette

Françoise Giordano de FastTrackFrench.com donne rendez-vous à son amie Charlotte dans un petit café à Hossegor. Mais elles n’arrivent pas à se décider... LE SERVEUR: Bonjour mesdames, installez-vous et je suis à vous dans 5...