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...
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: Inside Job

An unlatched portillon opens the floodgates of Kristin Espinasse’s overactive imagination Returning home from my morning walk, I noticed my mom pacing in the garden. “Kristi,” she said. “The front gate was open.” The two...
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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...

Le Français: The Common Language in the New World

Nearly a century before the Pilgrims sailed on the Mayflower in 1620 to Plymouth, now Cape Cod, the French ran a thriving fur trading business from eastern Canada and southward into what became the...

La Colo, Summer Camp: Learn French Language

Françoise Giordano of FastTrackFrench.com picks up her niece Naya and her little friend Marie from holiday camp and discovers the naughty pair have been up to no good FRANÇOISE: Alors les filles c’était comment cette...

French Word of the Week: Le Foyer

From feu ("fire") to the Hall of Mirrors at Versailles...

ISEFE in the Savoie Region: The Best French Language Schools

I.S.E.F.E is the only school of its type in the Savoie region, teaching adults from non-Francophone countries.
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Le Dernier Mot: Just a Matter of Culture

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