Eurolingua One-to-One French Homestay Immersion Programme in France

Looking to learn French? Here's an opportunity to immerse yourself in the language while also living la vie française. The Eurolingua One-to-One French language homestay immersions are available year round in some of France’s most beautiful locations. Here's...

Le Dernier Mot: That Which We Call a Rose…

What’s in a nickname? Kristin Espinasse was hoping hers would be something cool(er)! When I moved to France as a young woman from Arizona, my boyfriend introduced me to all his amis (and amies). I...

À La Plage, At the Beach: French Language & Etiquette

Françoise Giordano from FastTrackFrench.com heads to the beach with friends to beat the summer heat, and makes plans to celebrate Bastille Day in style... Chez Françoise... FRANÇOISE: Je vais préparer une grosse salade de tomates avec...

Le Dernier Mot: France Isn’t All That Bad!

Kristin Espinasse gets to the bottom of her daughter’s change of heart about La Belle France On the last day of our two-week holiday to the US, we huddled around the breakfast table in my...

Not Your Typical Classroom: Live and Learn en Provence

If you want to learn French, properly, you will need to put some work in, but, as Dominic Bliss discovered, that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy yourself at the same time This is not your...

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...

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...