Following his last concert at La Cigale in Paris on April 12th, we proudly introduce you to Michel Sardou. Michel is one of the most iconic French singers, whose career spanned more than fifty years.
In France, everybody knows at least one of his songs.… Read More
Here’s the story of French nouns that were originally the last name of the person who invented them:
“ La Guillotine” is a machine designed to chop the head. It was invented by Doctor Joseph Guillotin to shorten the agony of the people sentenced to the death penalty.… Read More
Here the two fold story of the French nouns that were originally the last name of the person who invented them:
“Un Amphitryon” can be used in a very formal language as “a host who receives guests for diner”. This name became popular after the success of a Moliere play from the XVIIth century, whose main character was called this way.… Read More
To continue our series on the best ways to practice French, it felt logical to make a list of top movies after already listing the top songs.
It might be a bit more complicated to get your hands on these movies, as for the most part, they are not available for free.… Read More
We come back to you with the time-lapse by Dave Nizet which we introduced a few weeks ago on our blog.
For 2 years, Dave lived in Paris and observed the city, its people and its monuments. Through the night life, its glowing lights and its effervescence, he shows a wonderful open-air theater.… Read More