Lac d'Annecy, as seen from above

CILFA in Annecy: The Best French Language Schools

A small class size and professional instructors ensures a top-notch French immersion in beautiful Annecy.

Le Dernier Mot: Poisson d’Avril!

The author of the "French Word-A-Day" blog explains how France's citizens get crafty on April Fool's Day.

Le Dernier Mot: Fuzzy Dice at the French Auto Parts Store

There I am, wandering aimlessly through an auto-parts store, killing time. I have come here to pick up a repaired pneu, but the man behind the counter has told me it’s not ready yet and has asked me...

Say It With Flowers

Since in France your flowers send a message, you need to know what you're saying

Le Dernier Mot: Just a Matter of Culture

Our correspondent discovers a "zillion curiosities" on a French beach, not least her husband...
Immersion France, the app

Editor’s App Choice: Immersion France

Language learning in France is big news (it’s the second most widely learned language in the world), bringing in thousand of visitors to the country. Estimates show that more than 130,000 students and foreigners arrive each year in...


Look up bureaucratie in Robert's Dictionnaire. First definition: "l'influence abusive de l'administration" (misuse of official power).
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...

Cherchez L’Homme

Has the combination of elegance, romanticism and bravado that characterized the French lover become a myth?