When speaking a language, one can feel the “cultural baggage” that comes with it. For example, French culture is often associated with elegance and romanticism, and American culture to productivity and dynamism. The use of either languages influences our behavior and personality.… Read More
The French Language Salon‘s team has been teaching French for more than 45 years in Manhattan. Over the years, we learned to adapt our methods to the current needs of our students. We realized that students are traveling (and working) more and are less available to take classes on-site.… 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