Les Gros Mots

Les Gros Mots

Literally translated as “big words”; “les gros mots” means swear words in French. And there are many of them in French, as there are in all languages. Sometimes they can acceptable, but in the wrong context, with the wrong inclination they can be extremely rude. For...
Give us our daily bread!

Give us our daily bread!

French bread is a serious business, bordering on a religion, shortages are what stirred the famous revolution. As such the baguette, could easily be considered the unofficial symbol of France. Did you know that there is even a French bread law! This states that...
Embracing French

Embracing French

Learning and understanding a language is only part of it process. It is not just about learning vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation. It is also about the inflections, timing, gestures and references that can make all the difference to a sentence and situation. Often...