Learn French and Wine Tasting in Bordeaux

Have you always wanted to learn French and wine tasting? If you love the sound of the French language and have a penchant for the finer things in life, this is the experience you’ve...

Study French in Paris this Summer at The American University of Paris

Imagine studying French at the corner café ordering your morning expresso, at the neighborhood boulangerie picking up a fresh-baked croissant, and on the bus purchasing your billet. At The American University of Paris (AUP), this is possible. On the AUP campus,...

CIEL de Strasbourg: The Best French Language Schools

A specialised French language school in the exciting city of Strasbourg, the capital of Alsace.

Le Dernier Mot: A Passage to Corsica

Kristin Espinasse sets sail for the Isle of Beauty and navigates the pitfalls of on-board etiquette A friend recently messaged me explaining she was in the south of France and should she visit Corsica? Yes,...

Food for Thought: French Writers & the Pleasure of the Palate

“Cuisiner suppose une tête légère, un esprit généreux et un cœur large.” --Colette Hungry for just the right words, French writers have always been inspired by the pleasures of the palate. Here Lanie Goodman serves...

Au Commissariat, at the Police Station: French Language and Etiquette

It’s been a rough morning for Françoise Giordano from FastTrackFrench.com, whose bag was pilfered at the local café. She heads down to the police station to report it stolen. LE POLICIER: Puis-je vous aider, Mademoiselle? FRANÇOISE:...

Feel at Home “Au Café”: How To Order Coffee Like a French Native

Géraldine Lepère is the founder of Comme une Française, where she delivers French language and culture lessons to expats, visitors, and worldwide francophiles. So you’re in France and you don’t want to feel like a...

Le Dernier Mot: Desperately Seeking… Dessert

Kristin Espinasse discovers her new city is missing one crucial thing: its own culinary speciality As we settle into our new life here in La Ciotat, I am eager to learn even more about our...
Passeport pour les langues & French Summer Classes

Passeport pour les langues & French Summer Classes

Some places you will just visit in passing. Cannes is among those you will keep coming back to. So, it is no coincidence that Passeport pour les langues & French Summer Classes has chosen...

Back to School on the Riviera: Institut de Français in Villefranche-sur-Mer

Eighty students, 19 nationalities, and 8 hours a day of intensive French language instruction – these are only a few of the factors that have drawn diplomats, politicians, and Francophiles (like me) from around...